Yverick Pascal Rangom

Assistant Professor
 

Yverick Pascal RangomContact Information:

Email: yverick.pascal.rangom@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32540

Location: E6-3006

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Research Summary

Yverick Rangom is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on material bonding in advanced and complex systems where the original function and properties of the materials are to be preserved, enhanced and complemented with new advantageous properties such as increased mechanical strength or enhanced thermal properties. This research is currently targeted toward improving the performance of Li-ion, Na-ion battery electrodes, capacitors, and future solid-state batteries but it will be expanded to other systems. Assistant Professor Rangom is pioneering this multi-disciplinary field of research to foster new knowledge and know-how in the fields of chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering made to work at unison. His research is currently advancing the fast-charging capabilities of Li-ion batteries as it is believed to be a key factor for the mass adoption of electric vehicles.

Research Interests

  • Carbon electrodes for energy storage (graphite, hard carbon, advanced carbons and high surface area carbons)
  • Alkali-ion storage mechanisms
  • Solid electrolyte interphase formation mechanisms
  • Heterogeneous material joining techniques and processes
  • Electrically and ionically conductive materials and composites
  • Mechanical properties of composite materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Filtration devices

Education

  • 2020, Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, AUSTRALIA
  • 2014, Master of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, CANADA
  • 2011, Bachelor of Applied Science, Physics, York University, CANADA
  • 2006, Baccalauréat en Génie Mécanique, Université Laval, CANADA

Courses*

  • CHE 181 – Chemical Engineering Design Studio 2
    • To be taught in 2023
  • NE 225 – Structure and Properties of Nanomaterials
    • Co-taught in 2022

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Recent Publications

  • Gillian F. Hawes, Sarish Rehman, Yverick Rangom and Michael A Pope, Advanced manufacturing approaches for electrochemical energy storage devices, International Materials Reviews, 2022 DOI: 10.1080/09506608.2022.2086388
  • Yverick Rangom, Timothy T. Duignan and X.S. Zhao, Lithium-Ion Transport Behavior in Thin-Film Graphite Electrodes with SEI Layers Formed at Different Current Densities, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2021, 13, 36, 42662–42669
  • Yverick Rangom, Rohit R. Gaddam, Timothy T. Duignan, Yilan Wu, Zhe Hu and X.S. Zhao, Charge Storage Behavior of Carbon Nanoparticles toward Alkali Metal Ions at Fast-Charging Rates, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2021, 4, 11, 13272–13278
  • Yverick Rangom, Rohit R. Gaddam, Timothy T. Duignan, and X.S. Zhao, Improvement of Hard Carbon Electrode Performance by Manipulating SEI Formation at High Charging Rates, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2019, 11, 38, 34796-34804
  • Xiao Liang, Yverick Rangom, Chun Yuen Kwok, Quan Pang, Linda F. Nazar, Interwoven MXene Nanosheet/Carbon-Nanotube Composites as Li–S Cathode Hosts, Advanced Materials, 2017, 29, 1603040
  • Yverick Rangom, Xiaowu (Shirley) Tang, Linda F. Nazar, Carbon Nanotube-Based Supercapacitors with Excellent ac Line Filtering and Rate Capability via Improved Interfacial Impedance, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 7, 7248–7255

Graduate Studies

Will be considering applications from graduate students for candidatures starting in Winter 2023. A completed online application is required for admission; start the application process now.

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University of Waterloo
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