Dennis Sheberla

Dennis Shebelra

Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Office: CV-28

Personal website:
Address: 12 Oxford Street, Mailbox 252, Cambridge, MA 02138


2011Ph.D. in Chemistry from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Advisor: Prof. Yitzhak Apeloig)

2011Certificate (comparable to B.A.) in Computer Science from The Open University of Israel

2005B.A. in Chemistry from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Cum Laude)

2003Practical Engineer in the Electronics of Computer Systems from The Open University of Israel (with honor)

Research Interests
  • High-throughput virtual screening
  • Machine learning
  • Materials discovery

Selected Publications
  1. Dennis Sheberla, John C. Bachman, Joseph S. Elias, Cheng-Jun Sun, Yang Shao-Horn, Mircea Dincă, Conductive MOF electrodes for stable supercapacitors with high areal capacitance, Nature Materials, 2016, in press. (
  2. Dennis Sheberla, Lei Sun, Martin Blood-Forsythe, Suleyman Er, Casey R. Wade, Carl K. Brozek, Alan Aspuru-Guzik and Mircea Dinca, High Electrical Conductivity in Ni3(2,3,6,7,10,11-hexaiminotriphenylene)2, a Semiconducting Metal-Organic Graphene Analogue, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 8859-8862. (
  3. Dennis Sheberla, Snehangshu Patra, Yair H. Wijsboom, Sagar Sharma, Yana Sheynin, Adva Hayoun Barak, Ori Gidron and Michael Bendikov, Conducting Polyfurans by Electropolymerization of Oligofurans, Chemical Science 2015, 6, 360-371. (
  4. Dennis Sheberla, Boris Tumanskii, Nicholas J. Hill, Robert West and Yitzhak Apeloig, Different Electronic Structure of Phosphonyl Radical Adducts of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes, Silylenes and Germylenes: EPR Spectroscopic Study and DFT Calculations Chemical Science 2010, 1, 234–241. (