Zhumabay Bakenov, PhD

Doctor of Engineering, PhD, Professor, Acting Director of the Center for Energy and Advanced Materials Science

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Advanced materials for battery applications, thin film materials, lithium-ion and aqueous batteries, energy storage systems.

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Research Output 2001 2020

2017
Nanostructured materials
Energy storage
Fuel cells
Electrochemical sensors
Electric vehicles
10 Citations (Scopus)
lithium sulfur batteries
polyacrylonitrile
Graphite
Polyacrylonitriles
Sulfur
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of graphene nanosheets on electrochemical performance of Li4Ti5O12 in lithium-ion capacitors

Lu, C., Wang, X., Zhang, X., Peng, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, G., Wang, Z., Cao, G., Umirov, N. & Bakenov, Z., Jun 1 2017, In : Ceramics International. 43, 8, p. 6554-6562 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nanosheets
Lithium
Graphene
Capacitors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Electrodeposited Ni-Sn intermetallic alloy electrode for 3D sulfur battery

Tolegen, B., Adi, A., Aishova, A., Bakenov, Z. & Nurpeissova, A., 2017, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 4, 3, p. 4491-4495 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfur
Intermetallics
Electrodes
Tin alloys
Nickel alloys
43 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced cycle performance of Li/S battery with the reduced graphene oxide/activated carbon functional interlayer

Li, H., Sun, L., Zhang, Y., Tan, T., Wang, G. & Bakenov, Z., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Energy Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polysulfides
Graphite
Activated carbon
Oxides
Graphene
7 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced electrochemical performance of sulfur/polyacrylonitrile composite by carbon coating for lithium/sulfur batteries

Peng, H., Wang, X., Zhao, Y., Tan, T., Mentbayeva, A., Bakenov, Z. & Zhang, Y., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 19, 10, 348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
polyacrylonitrile
Polyacrylonitriles
Sulfur
Battery
6 Citations (Scopus)

Facile Synthesis of SiO2@C Nanoparticles Anchored on MWNT as High-Performance Anode Materials for Li-ion Batteries

Zhao, Y., Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Mentbayeva, A., Wang, X., Maximov, M. Y., Liu, B., Bakenov, Z. & Yin, F., 2017, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 12, 459.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric batteries
Anodes
anodes
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
7 Citations (Scopus)

Facile synthesis of zno nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes as high-performance anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Li, H., Liu, Z., Yang, S., Zhao, Y., Feng, Y., Bakenov, Z., Zhang, C. & Yin, F., Sep 21 2017, In : Materials. 10, 10, 1102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Anodes
Nitrogen
Nanoparticles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Li2.0Ni0.67N, a Promising Negative Electrode Material for Li-Ion Batteries with a Soft Structural Response

Cavoué, T., Emery, N., Umirov, N., Bach, S., Berger, P., Bakenov, Z., Cénac-Morthe, C. & Pereira-Ramos, J. P., Nov 20 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 22, p. 13815-13821 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrode materials
electric batteries
cycles
Electrodes
accommodation

Lithium metal free silicon/sulfur accumulator

Bakenov, Z., Hara, T., Kurmanbayeva, I., Mentbayeva, A. & Konarov, A., Feb 1 2017, Google Patents.

Research output: Other contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

MoS2 nanopowder as anode material for lithium-ion batteries produced by self-propagating high-temperature synthesis

Bozheyev, F., Zhexembekova, A., Zhumagali, S., Molkenova, A. & Bakenov, Z., 2017, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 4, 3, p. 4567-4571 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anodes
Graphite
Secondary batteries
Intercalation
Electrochemical properties
8 Citations (Scopus)

Na4Mn9O18/Carbon Nanotube Composite as a High Electrochemical Performance Material for Aqueous Sodium-Ion Batteries

Yin, F., Liu, Z., Yang, S., Shan, Z., Zhao, Y., Feng, Y., Zhang, C. & Bakenov, Z., 2017, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 12, 569.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
electric batteries
Carbon nanotubes
Sodium
carbon nanotubes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Novel silicon nanowire film on copper foil as high performance anode for lithium-ion batteries

Wang, X., Huang, L., Zhang, Y., Yin, F., Bakenov, Z., Umirov, N., Jin, M. & Zhou, G., Jul 16 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Ionics. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
Metal foil
Nanowires
electric batteries
Copper
1 Citation (Scopus)

On using splitter plates and flow guide-vanes for battery module cooling

Ismailov, K., Adair, D., Massalin, Y. & Bakenov, Z., Jan 1 2017, In : Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung. 53, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

guide vanes
near wakes
electric batteries
modules
Cooling
11 Citations (Scopus)

Silicon thin film on graphene coated nickel foam as an anode for Li-ion batteries

Mukanova, A., Nurpeissova, A., Urazbayev, A., Kim, S. S., Myronov, M. & Bakenov, Z., Dec 20 2017, In : Electrochimica Acta. 258, p. 800-806 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Silicon
Nickel
Graphene
Foams
2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and Characterization of Silicon Based Anode Materials

Ould Ely, T., Batyrbekuly, D., Sugurbekov, Y., Stambekova, D., Doherty, M. F. & Bakenov, Z., 2017, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 4, 3, p. 4502-4511 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
Anodes
Argon
Silicon Compounds
Bearings (structural)

Thermal Management of Lithium/Sulphur Cells Using a Simple 2D Model

Adair, D., Ismailov, K., Massalin, Y. & Bakenov, Z., Mar 28 2017, In : Modern Environmental Science and Engineering. 2, 04, p. 246-250 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sulfur
lithium
lithium sulfur batteries
cells
simulation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thiol-modified activated carbon material for sensor technology

Zhexembekova, A., Akhmetova, N., Molkenova, A., Bakenov, Z. & O'Hare, D., 2017, In : Materials Today: Proceedings. 4, 3, p. 4599-4602 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfur
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Activated carbon
Thermogravimetric analysis
Nitric Acid
7 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional carbon cloth-supported ZnO nanorod arrays as a binder-free anode for lithium-ion batteries

Huang, L., Wang, X., Yin, F., Zhang, C., Gao, J., Liu, J., Zhou, G., Zhang, Y. & Bakenov, Z., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 19, 2, 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium-ion Battery
Nanorods
nanorods
Binders
Electrode
39 Citations (Scopus)

Well-dispersed sulfur anchored on interconnected polypyrrole nanofiber network as high performance cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries

Yin, F., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Menbayeva, A., Bakenov, Z. & Wang, X., Apr 1 2017, In : Solid State Sciences. 66, p. 44-49 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
polypyrroles
Polypyrroles
Nanofibers
Sulfur
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

A simple approach to synthesize novel sulfur/graphene oxide/multiwalled carbon nanotube composite cathode for high performance lithium/sulfur batteries

Yuan, G., Zhao, Y., Jin, H. & Bakenov, Z., May 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Ionics. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
Graphite
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Sulfur
Oxides

Cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Bakenov, Z. & Taniguchi, I., Apr 19 2016, Lithium-Ion Batteries: Advanced Materials and Technologies. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 51-96 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

lithium
Cathodes
ion
battery
material
16 Citations (Scopus)

Corn stalk-derived activated carbon with a stacking sheet-like structure as sulfur cathode supporter for lithium/sulfur batteries

Yuan, G., Yin, F., Zhao, Y., Bakenov, Z., Wang, G. & Zhang, Y., Jan 1 2016, In : Ionics. 22, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
corn
activated carbon
Sulfur
Activated carbon
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of VO4 3− substitution for PO4 3− on electrochemical properties of the Li3Fe2(PO4)3 cathode materials

Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Hua, Z., Wang, X., Peng, H. & Bakenov, Z., Nov 20 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 219, p. 547-552 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrochemical properties
Cathodes
Substitution reactions
Lithium
Anions
31 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical performance of carbon-encapsulated Fe3O4 nanoparticles in lithium-ion batteries: morphology and particle size effects

Zhang, Y., Li, Y., Li, H., Zhao, Y., Yin, F. & Bakenov, Z., Oct 20 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 216, p. 475-483 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon
Particle size
Nanoparticles
Lithium-ion batteries
Composite materials
19 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring 3D microstructural evolution in Li-Sulfur battery electrodes using in-situ X-ray tomography

Yermukhambetova, A., Tan, C., Daemi, S. R., Bakenov, Z., Darr, J. A., Brett, D. J. L. & Shearing, P. R., Oct 17 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 35291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric batteries
sulfur
tomography
lithium sulfur batteries
electrodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and Properties of Carbon-Encapsulated Cobalt Nanoparticles over NaCl by CVD

Li, H., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Liang, C., Wang, H., Li, B., Adair, D. & Bakenov, Z., Dec 1 2016, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 11, 1, 432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cobalt
Chemical vapor deposition
cobalt
Carbon
vapor deposition

FLOW-ASSIST-FREE Zn/NiOOH BATTERY

Bakenov, Z., Hara, T., Zhang, Y., Kurmanbayeva, I., Mentbayeva, A., Konarov, A. & Bakenova, Z., Oct 1 2016, Google Patents.

Research output: Other contribution

17 Citations (Scopus)

High performance freestanding composite cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries

Mentbayeva, A., Belgibayeva, A., Umirov, N., Zhang, Y., Taniguchi, I., Kurmanbayeva, I. & Bakenov, Z., Nov 1 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 217, p. 242-248 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cathodes
Composite materials
Polyacrylonitriles
Sulfur
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)

High Performance Sulfur-Composite Cathode for Lithium-Ion Sulfur Batteries

Umirov, N., Mentbayeva, A., Konarov, A., Kurmanbayeva, I., Hara, T. & Bakenov, Z., 2016, Meeting Abstracts. p. 1154-1154 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

42 Citations (Scopus)

In situ sol-gel synthesis of ultrafine ZnO nanocrystals anchored on graphene as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Li, H., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, C., Wang, G., Zhao, Y., Yin, F. & Bakenov, Z., Aug 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 10, p. 12371-12377 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nanocrystals
Graphene
Sol-gels
Anodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Simple one-pot synthesis of hexagonal ZnO nanoplates as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Li, H., Wei, Y., Zhao, Y., Zhang, Y., Yin, F., Zhang, C. & Bakenov, Z., 2016, In : Journal of Nanomaterials. 2016, 4675960.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strain relaxation
Carbon Monoxide
Lithium
Electrolytes
Anodes
18 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and electrochemical investigation of highly dispersed ZnO nanoparticles as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Li, H., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y., Yin, F., Zhang, C., Wang, G. & Bakenov, Z., Aug 1 2016, In : Ionics. 22, 8, p. 1387-1393 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric batteries
Anodes
anodes
lithium
Nanoparticles

Synthesis and electrochemical performance of polypyrrole-coated sulfur/multi-walled carbon nanotube composite cathode materials for lithium/sulfur batteries

Wei, Y. Q., Li, Y., Bakenova, Z., Yin, F. X., Li, H. P., Zhang, Y. G. & Bakenov, Z., 2016, Materials Science Forum. Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 847. p. 33-38 6 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 847).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

lithium sulfur batteries
Carbon Nanotubes
polypyrroles
Polypyrroles
Sulfur
22 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of hierarchical MoS2 microspheres composed of nanosheets assembled via facile hydrothermal method as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

Zhang, Y., Li, Y., Li, H., Yin, F., Zhao, Y. & Bakenov, Z., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 18, 3, p. 1-9 9 p., 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium-ion Battery
Microspheres
Nanosheets
electric batteries
Anodes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of multiwalled carbon nanotube aqueous suspension with surfactant sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate for lithium/sulfur rechargeable batteries

Zhao, Y., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Bakenov, Z. & Yin, F., Jan 1 2016, In : Electrochemistry. 84, 1, p. 7-11 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secondary batteries
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Lithium
Sulfur
Surface-Active Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

ZnO nanorods grown directly on copper foil substrate as a binder-free anode for high performance lithium-ion batteries

Huang, L., Wang, X., Yin, F., Zhang, Y., Gao, J., Liu, J., Zhou, G. & Bakenov, Z., 2016, In : International Journal of Electrochemical Science. 11, 10, p. 8439-8446 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanorods
Metal foil
Binders
Copper
Anodes
2015
32 Citations (Scopus)

A Free-Standing Sulfur/Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotube Electrode for High-Performance Lithium/Sulfur Batteries

Zhao, Y., Yin, F., Zhang, Y., Zhang, C., Mentbayeva, A., Umirov, N., Xie, H. & Bakenov, Z., Dec 1 2015, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 10, 1, p. 1-6 6 p., 450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
Carbon Nanotubes
Sulfur
Carbon nanotubes
Nitrogen
14 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon/sulfur composite cathodes for flexible lithium/sulfur batteries: Status and prospects

Zhao, Y., Zhang, Y., Bakenova, Z. & Bakenov, Z., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Energy Research. 3, FEB, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
Graphene
Carbon nanotubes
Cathodes
Sulfur
Flexible electronics

Development of innovative lithium metal-free lithium-ion sulfur battery for renewable energy, electric transport and electronics

Hara, T., Konarov, A., Kurmanbayeba, I. & Bakenov, Z., 2015, Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application Symposium, LLIBTA 2015 and Large EC Capacitor Technology and Application Symposium, ECCAP 2015 - Held at AABC Europe 2015. Cambridge EnerTech, Cambridge Innovation Institute, p. 696-702 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lithium
Cathodes
Electronic equipment
Sulfur
Ions
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of VO43-Substitution for PO43-on Electrical Conductivity in the Nasicon Li3Sc2(PO4)3Compound

Geng, S., Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Ding, W., Wang, X., Peng, H. & Bakenov, Z., Jul 18 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 176, p. 327-333 7 p., 25172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substitution reactions
Ionic conductivity
Anions
Negative ions
Activation energy
14 Citations (Scopus)

Examining the effect of nanosized Mg0.6Ni0.4O and Al2O3 additives on S/polyaniline cathodes for lithium-sulphur batteries

Yermukhambetova, A., Bakenov, Z., Zhang, Y., Darr, J. A., Brett, D. J. L. & Shearing, P. R., Jun 26 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Polyaniline
Sulfur
Cathodes
Alumina

Free-Standing and Flexible Carbon Membrane for Lithium-Sulphur Batteries

Umirov, N., Sugurbekov, Y., Batyrbekuly, D., Mentbayeva, A., Konarov, A., Kurmanbayeva, I., Hara, T. & Bakenov, Z., 2015, Meeting Abstracts. p. 518-518 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Polysulfides
Cathodes
Sulfur
Stabilization
Composite materials
19 Citations (Scopus)

High performance sulfur/nitrogen-doped graphene cathode for lithium/sulfur batteries

Zhao, Y., Bakenova, Z., Zhang, Y., Peng, H., Xie, H. & Bakenov, Z., Feb 10 2015, In : Ionics. 21, 7, p. 1925-1930 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
Graphite
Sulfur
Graphene
graphene
23 Citations (Scopus)

Nickel Hexacyanoferrate Nanoparticles as a Low Cost Cathode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Omarova, M., Koishybay, A., Yesibolati, N., Mentbayeva, A., Umirov, N., Ismailov, K., Adair, D., Babaa, M. R., Kurmanbayeva, I. & Bakenov, Z., Dec 1 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 184, p. 58-63 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nickel
Cathodes
Lithium
Nanoparticles
Costs
2014
30 Citations (Scopus)

A novel lithium/sulfur battery based on sulfur/graphene nanosheet composite cathode and gel polymer electrolyte

Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y. & Bakenov, Z., Dec 1 2014, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 9, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., 137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
Graphite
Nanosheets
Sulfur
Graphene

A novel sulfur/polypyrrole/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposite cathode with core-shell tubular structure for lithium rechargeable batteries

Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y. & Bakenov, Z., 2014, AABC Asia 2014 - Advanced Automotive Battery Confernce, AABTAM Symposium - Advanced Automotive Battery Technology, Application and Market, AABTAM 2014. Advanced Automotive Batteries, Vol. 21.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Secondary batteries
Polypyrroles
Carbon nanotubes
Nanocomposites
Lithium

A novel sulfur/polypyrrole/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposite cathode with core-shell tubular structure for lithium rechargeable batteries

Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y. & Bakenov, Z., 2014, AABC Asia 2014 - Advanced Automotive Battery Confernce, LLIBTA Symposium - Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application, LLIBTA 2014. Advanced Automotive Batteries

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Secondary batteries
Polypyrroles
Carbon nanotubes
Nanocomposites
Lithium
29 Citations (Scopus)

A simple approach to synthesize nanosized sulfur/graphene oxide materials for high-performance lithium/sulfur batteries

Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y. & Bakenov, Z., 2014, In : Ionics. 20, 7, p. 1047-1050 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithium sulfur batteries
Graphite
Sulfur
Oxides
Graphene