Stanislav Fedotov

M.Sc. in Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University (2013)
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University (2017)


Research team leader at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, principal investigator (PI) of 10+ research projects, co-PI and key investigator of 15+ research projects (totally over 350 mln. rub since 2011), scientific advisor, lecturer. My group focuses mostly on design, synthesis and analysis of new prospective materials for energy storage and conversion, including electrode materials and electrolytes for rechargeable metal-ion batteries.
PhD in Chemistry defended at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) in 2017, had several internships at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, USA) and R&D practice in battery division at Haldor-Topsoe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark).
Have been working in battery materials field since 2011, established collaborations with MIT, KIT, IFW, Freiberg University, University of Antwerp, etc. Published 30+ original papers (in Q1), took part in 40+ conferences with oral and invited presentations and contributing lectures.
h-index 16, 860 citations (Google Scholar, February 2023). Reviewer in Nature Publishing Group (Nature Communications, Scientific Reports), American Chemical Society (ACS Energy Letters, Inorganic Chemistry), Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. and Elsevier journals (Energy Storage Materials, J. Power Sources). Instructor in Materials Chemistry, Materials Characterization Techniques, and Crystal Chemistry courses (Materials Science program at Skoltech). Interim Director of Materials Science program at Skoltech. Coordinator of MUCTR-Skoltech bachelor program. Received more than 15 research awards and distinctions, including Ludo Frevel ICDD award, LGChem scholarship, RF Presidential Scholarship, Youth Energy award, and others.

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Keywords: Metal-ion batteries, high-energy cathode materials, polyanion materials, crystal structure, ion transport, electrochemical techniques, X-ray and neutron diffraction.

  • Structure-property interrelations in materials for rechargeable batteries;
  • Analysis and tuning of crystal structure and chemical composition to modify electrochemical properties;
  • Synthesis and investigation of advanced electrode materials for rechargeable batteries.

Selected publications (for the full list see Google Scholar profile)

  1. S. S. Fedotov*, N. D. Luchinin, D. A. Aksyonov, A. V. Morozov, S. V. Ryazantsev, M. Gaboardi, J. Plaisier, K. J. Stevenson, A. M. Abakumov, E. V. Antipov. “Titanium-based potassium-ion battery positive electrode with extraordinarily high redox potential”, Nat. Commun. 11 (2020) 1484 (IF 11.880). DOI
  2. N. S. Katorova, S. S. Fedotov, D. P. Rupasov, N. D. Luchinin, B. Delattre, Y.-M. Chiang, A. M. Abakumov, K. J. Stevenson. Effect of Concentrated Diglyme-Based Electrolytes on the Electrochemical Performance of Potassium-Ion Batteries. ACS Appl. Energy. Mater. 8 (2019) 6051-6059 (IF to be announced). DOI
  3. S. S. Fedotov*, A. Sh. Samarin, V. A. Nikitina, K. J. Stevenson, A. M. Abakumov, E. V. Antipov. α-VPO4: a novel many monovalent ion intercalation anode material for metal-ion batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter. 11 (2019) 12431-12440 (IF 8.456). DOI
  4. S. S. Fedotov*, A. S. Samarin, V. A. Nikitina, D. A. Aksyonov, S. A. Sokolov, A. Zhugayevych, K. J. Stevenson, N. R. Khasanova, A. M. Abakumov, E. V. Antipov. Reversible facile Rb+ and K+ ions de/insertion in a KTiOPO4-type RbVPO4F cathode material. J. Mater. Chem. A, 6 (2018) 14420-14430 (IF 10.733). DOI
  5. V. Panin, O. A. Drozhzhin, S. S. Fedotov, N. R. Khasanova, E. V. Antipov. NASICON-type NaMo2(PO4)3: Electrochemical activity of the Mo+4 polyanion compound in Na-cell, Electrochim. Acta 289 (2018) 168-174 (IF 5.383) DOI
  6. D. A. Aksyonov, S. S. Fedotov, K. J. Stevenson, A. Zhugayevych. Understanding migration barriers for monovalent ion insertion in transition metal oxide and phosphate based cathode materials: A DFT study. Comp. Mater. Sci. 154 (2018) 449-458 (IF 2.530) DOI
  7. V. A. Nikitina, S. M. Kuzovchikov, S. S. Fedotov, N. R. Khasanova, A. M. Abakumov, E. V. Antipov. Effect of the electrode/electrolyte interface structure on the potassium-ion diffusional and charge transfer rates: towards a high voltage potassium-ion battery. Electrochim. Acta, 258 (2017) 814-824 (IF 5.383) DOI
  8. S. S. Fedotov*, A A. Kabanov, N. A. Kabanova, V. A. Blatov, A. Zhugayevych, A. M. Abakumov, N. R. Khasanova, E. V. Antipov. Crystal structure and Li-ion transport in Li2CoPO4F high-voltage cathode material for Li-ion batteries. J. Phys. Chem. C, 121 (2017) 3194-3202 (IF 4.309). DOI
  9. S. S. Fedotov*, N. R. Khasanova, A. S. Samarin, O. A. Drozhzhin, D. Batuk, O. M. Karakulina, J. Hadermann, A. M. Abakumov, E. V. Antipov. AVPO4F (A = Li, K): A 4 V Cathode Material for High-Power Rechargeable Batteries. Chem. Mater., 28 (2016) 411-415. (IF 10.159). DOI
  10. E. V. Antipov, N. R. Khasanova, S. S. Fedotov, Perspectives on lithium transition metal fluoride phosphates as cathode materials for a new generation of Li-ion batteries, IUCrJ, 2 (2015) 85-94 (IF 5.793). DOI

November 2017: PhD in Chemistry (Candidate of Science) Chemistry Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
June 2013: M. Sc., Chemistry, diploma with honours, Lomonosov Moscow State University.

2022: Excellence recognition Skoltech
2020: Moscow Government Award for young scientists.
2019: Gen-Y II conference – Travel Grant (Best Poster Award).
2019: “Vol’noe delo” Foundation Award.
2018: EMPNM III conference, Best Oral Talk.
2018: Youth Energy Grant (Global Energy Foundation).
2018: Presidential scholarship for young scientists.
2018: V.I. Vernadsky Scholarship for postdocs.
2017: Prof. Struchkov’s First Prize.
2017: ICDD Ludo Frevel Scholarship.
2016: Acad. A. N. Frumkin Award, Moscow State University.
2016: Prof. B. Popovkin Award, Moscow State University.
2016: Haldor-Topsoe PhD Student Scholarship.
2015: V.I. Vernadsky Scholarship for PhD students.
2014: LGChem Scholarship.
2013: Acad. V.A. Legasov Award, Moscow State University.
2013: V.I. Vernadsky Scholarship for undergraduates.
2012: Winner of Youth Scientific Innovative Competition “UMNIK”.
2011-2013: Threefold Winner of Presidential scholarship Award for academic progress.
2010: Dow “Run for Water” Prize.

Phd students:
Luchinin Nikita
Samarin Aleksandr
Tashlanov Mikhail
Dembitsky Artem
Agapkin Mikhail