Dr. Cleis Santos



  • Postdoctoral Researcher at Multifunctional Nanocomposites, IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain
  • PhD in Electrochemistry, Electrochemical Processes Unit at IMDEA Energy Institute, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain
  • Sc. in Energy and Fuels for the Future. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain
  • Sc. in Chemical Engineering. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Spain

Current Research:

  • Desalination Batteries
  • Development of novel electrode materials for electrochemical-based desalination applications (e.g. electrodes for capturing Cl-)
  • Advanced electrode materials characterization techniques
  • Electrochemical engineering: energy-efficiency, novel designs, scaling-up
  • Modelling of electrodes, modelling of battery systems
  • Lithium recovery

Research Interests:

  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Capacitive Deionization
  • CAPMIX Mixing Entropy Battery
  • Charging/Discharging mechanisms
  • Modelling
  • Advanced electrochemical techniques