Dr. Murat Yesbolat

Research Interest

Nanomaterial design and applications in energy storage

Lithium ion battery: cathode, anode materials;

Rechargeable Aqueous Lithium Battery: especially on cathode materials and electrolyte

Surface modification of nanomaterial



  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
        Master of Engineering Degree in Materials Science and Engineering  Graduated: 05/2013
        Thesis: Tin based materials for high energy density lithium ion battery
  • University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
        Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering  Graduated:07/2011
        Thesis: Synthesis and Characterization of Li3V2(PO4)3 as cathode material for lithium ion battery



KAUST scholarships                                                     2011-2013

Excellent Research Scholarship of Undergraduate Research Project of USTC 2010,2011
Outstanding Student Scholarship 2007, 2008,2009



Nulati Yesibolati, Muhammad Shahid, Wei Chen, M.N. Hedhili, M.C. Reuter, F. M. Ross, and H. N. Alshareef “SnO2 Anode Surface Engineering by Atomic Layer Deposition of HfO2 with Excellent Li Ion Battery Performance”

ACS Nano

submitted, 2013

Muhammad Shahid, Nulati Yesibolati, Wei Chen, and H. N.  Alshareef* “Layer-by-Layer Assembled Graphene/Carbon-Coated Mesoporous SnO2 Spheres as Anodes for Advanced Li-Ion Batteries ”

Journal of Materials Chemistry A

submitted , 2013

S. R. Li, N. Yesibolati, C.H. Chen . “Electrostatic spray deposition of porous Fe2V4O13 films as electrodes for Li-ion batteries”

 Journal of Alloys and Compound 2012

X.H. Rui, N. Yesibolati, S.R. Li, C.C. Yuan, C.H. Chen “Determination of the chemical diffusion coefficient of Li+ in intercalation-type Li3V2(PO4)3 anode material”

Solid State Ionics 2011

X.H. Rui, N. Yesibolati, C.H. Chen  “Li3V2(PO4)3/C  composite as an intercalation-type anode material for  lithium-ion batteries”

J. power sources