Zukunftsweisende elektrochemische Energiespeicherung


Balducci, Andrea

  • Graduation: Chemistry (2001)

  University of Bologna (Italy)


  • PhD: Materials Sciences (2006)

  Paul Sabatier University of Toulouse (France)


  • Habilitation: Physical Chemistry (2014)

   Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany)

Research Focus

Electrochemical storage devices:

  •   Supercapacitors                                                                                              
  •   Lithium batteries                                                                                                    
  •   Hybrid, high power devices                                                                                           


Synthesis and chemical-physical investigation of materials for energy storage:

  •   Ionic liquids                                                                                                          
  •   Carbonaceous materials                                                                                             
  •    Nanostructured (lithium) metal oxides                                                                             


Research Experience

  • Member of the group Electrochemistry for Batteries at HIU (since January 2015)
  • Scientific leader of the independent research group "Supercapacitors and lithium-ion hybrid supercapacitors based on ionic liquids” at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany (2009 – 2014)
  • Coordinator of the project “IES”, Innovative Elektrochemische Superkondensatoren (03EK3010), Funding source: Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) (Förderinitiative Energiespeicher) (July 2012- December 2015)


Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer of the course “ “Forschungsstrategien in physikalischen, chemischen und pharmazeutischen Technologien” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. (2014/15)
  • Lecturer of the course “Thermodynamic” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. (2013/14)
  • Lecturer of the course “Physical Chemistry of the solid state” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. (2013/14)
  • Lecturer of the course “Materials for Energy Applications” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany (from 2011/12 till 2012/13).
  • Lecturer of the course “Energy module” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. (from 2010/11 till 2014/15)



  • International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)                                                               
  • Electrochemical Society (ECS)

Selected HIU Publications

Krummacher, J.; Passerini, S. & Balducci, A. Ionic liquid assisted solid-state synthesis of lithium iron oxide nanoparticles for rechargeable lithium ion batteries, accepted for publication in Solid State Ionics


Schütter, C.; Husch, T.; Korth, M. & Balducci, A. Toward New Solvents for EDLCs: From Computational Screening to Electrochemical Validation, Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C 119, 13413-13424 (2015)


Wolff, C.; Jeong, S.; Paillard, E.; Balducci, A. & Passerini, S. High power, solvent-free electrochemical double layer capacitors based on pyrrolidinium dicyanamide ionic liquids, Journal of Power Sources 293, 65-70 (2015)