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Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Department of Physics


M.Sc. in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Germany (2016)
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Germany (2014)


My interests revolve around the development of renewable energy sources, such as photoelectrocatalysis, thermoelectrics and photovoltaics. Currently, I am working on photovoltaic-photoelectrocatalytic cells, which can split water to produce hydrogen, or reduce atmospheric CO2 under solar light illumination. This interdisciplinary approach is fundamental for the wide-scale implementation of sustainable solar fuels. A further enhancement in the energy conversion efficiency can be expected by adding a thermoelectric component to these hybrid devices, to produce electricity from the existing residual heat.

Winton Scholar
Supervisor: Professor Erwin Reisner
Department of Chemistry
 Virgil  Andrei

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