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Scientist I


Polymer Composite (PMC) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634.

Research Details

• Polymer physics, Polymers and Nanocomposites.
• Material characterization (Mechanical properties, Physical and Electrical).
• Materials and Devises for Electrical Polarization and Energy Storage.
• Dielectric, Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Polymers.
• Nanofabrication and Thin Film Technology.
• Polymerization and Graft Copolymer Synthesize.
• Energy System Modelling, Sustainability.

  • Energy storage using nonlinear dielectric polymers

  • Urban Energy Modeling


  • Ph.D. (Material Science), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2013
  • M. Sc (Mechanical Engineering), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007
  • Singapore International Graduate Award (2009)
  • 10th place in Master of Physics Nationwide University Exam
  • Since 2010, Member of Materials Research Society, (Singapore)
  • M. Rahimabady, L. Qun, K. Yao, and L. Lu, “ High dielectric constant and energy density in poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene) graft copolymer ”, Applied Physic Letters, 103, 262904 (2013).
  • M. Rahimabady, K. Yao, and L. Lu, “High energy density nanocomposite multilayer capacitor”, (Under Review) (2013).
  • M. Rahimabady, M. Sharifzadeh, K. Yao, and L. Lu, “Dielectric and energy storage properties of novel nanocomposite of core-shell particles with poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene)”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 16242-16248 (2013).
  • M. Rahimabady, K. Yao, S. Arabnejad, L. Lu, V. P. W. Shim, D. C. W. Chet, “Intermolecular interactions and high dielectric energy storage density in poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene)/poly(vinylidene fluoride) blend thin films”, Applied Physic Letters, 100, 252907 ( 2012).
  • M. Rahimabady, S. Chen, K. Yao, F. E. H. Tay, and L. Lu, “High electric breakdown strength and energy density in vinylidene fluoride oligomer/poly(vinylidene fluoride) blend thin films”, Applied Physic Letters, 99, 142901 ( 2011).
  • K. Yao, , S. Chen, M. Rahimabady, M. S. Mirshekarloo, S. Yu, F. E. H. Tay, T. Sritharan, and L. Lu, “Nonlinear dielectric thin films for high power electric storage with energy density comparable with electrochemical supercapacitors”, IEEE Trans. Ultra. Ferroelec, 58, 1968 (2011).

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