Igor Zhitomirsky


(email: zhitom@mcmaster.ca)


Laboratory: Electrochemical Lab (Canada)

Address: Department of Materials Science, McMasterUniversity,Hamilton,ON,Canada

Personal webpage: http://mse.mcmaster.ca/faculty_staff/faculty/zhitomirsky/



Electrophoretic deposition of ceramics, polymers, carbon nanotubes, graphene and composites. Electrosynthesis of oxides. Electropolymerization of conductive polymers. Polymer-mediated electrosynthesis of organic-inorganic nanocomposites. New methods of nanoparticles dispersion. Coatings for biomedical applications, containing biopolymers, bioceramics, bioglass, proteins, enzymes, antimicrobial agents and drugs. Electrophoretic deposition of functionally graded and multilayer coatings. Coatings for corrosion protection of metals and alloys. Electrochemical biosensors. Electrochemical supercapacitors for energy storage. Batteries. Solar cells. Solid oxide fuel cells. Ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials. Magnetic materials. Superparamagnetic nanoparticles. Magnetically ordered ferroelectrics. 


Selected publications

  • Y.  Liu, D. Luo, K. Shi, X. Michaud, I. Zhitomirsky, Asymmetric supercapacitor based on MnO2 and Fe2O3 nanotube active materials and graphene current collectors, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, Volume 15, 2018, Pages 98-106, ISSN: 2352-507X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoso.2017.08.010


  • A.Clifford,   I.Zhitomirsky,  Aqueous electrophoretic deposition of drugs using bile acids as solubilizing, charging and film-forming agents, Materials Letters,  Volume 227, 2018, Pages 1-4 ISSN: 0167-577X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.05.026


  • X.Zhao,  A. Clifford,  R.Poon, R.Mathews, I.  Zhitomirsky, Carboxymethyl cellulose and composite films prepared by electrophoretic deposition and liquid-liquid particle extraction, Colloid and Polymer Science, Volume 296, 2018, Pages 927-934, ISSN: 0303-402X, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-018-4314-y