Key Scientific personnel

Zhenan Bao

Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University. She will be responsible for advanced catalyst synthesis and testing, with special emphasis on carbon-based doped catalysts for fuel cell,CO2 reduction, and N2 reduction catalysis.

Tel.: (650) 723-2419

Stacey Bent

Jagdeep and Roshni Singh Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University. She will be responsible for advanced catalyst synthesis and testing using Atomic Layer Deposition techniques with applications in all catalysis subtasks.

Tel.: (650) 723-0385

Thomas Bligaard

Senior Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University and Deputy Director for Theory in the SUNCAT Research Center. He will be responsible for the theory work on thermal CO2 reduction and for theoretical method development.

Tel.: (650) 926-3716

Christodoulos Chatzichristodoulou

Senior Staff Research Scientist at DTU Energy. He will be the key researcher devoted to the experimental work on ceria based electrocatalysts for high temperature electrolysis.

Tel.: +45 46 77 58 93

Jakob

Jakob M. Christensen

Assistant Professor at DTU-Chemical Engineering. He will be a key researcher in the experimental investigations of the hydrogenation of CO2 into methanol and higher alcohols.

Tel.: +45 45 25 28 10

Christian D. Damsgaard

Associate Professor at DTU CEN and DTU Physics. He will be in charge of the structural characterization by means of electron microscopy and related spectroscopies as wellas operando methods such as XRD and XAS.

Tel.: +45 25 64 87

Heine A. Hansen

Staff Research Scientist at DTU Energy. He will be a key researcher devoted to atomic scale simulations of high temperature electrolysis, as well as the reduction of O2 and CO2.

Tel.: +45 45 25 83 11

Ole Hansen

Professor at DTU Nanotech. He will be the lead PI for the DTU Nanotech activities. He will be responsible for the research on cleanroom based devices for harvesting light and catalyst characterization.

Tel.: +45 45 25 57 15

Thomas W. Hansen

Associate Professor (Senior Researcher) at DTU CEN. He will head the work within the Villum Center in relation to dynamic structure-functionality relationships by means of environmental transmission electron microscopy.

Tel.: +45 45 25 64 76

Peter Vang Hendriksen

Professor at DTU Energy and heads the section Mixed Conductors. He acts as coordinator of the department’s R&D efforts in high temperature electrolysis and will be a key researcher on the experimental high temperature electrolysis

Tel.: +45 46 77 57 25

Jens Oluf Jensen

Professor and Head of Section for Proton Conductors at DTU Energy. He will be a key researcher and will coordinate the department’s experimental work on non-precious metal catalysts for oxygen reduction in PEM fuel cells.

Tel.: +45 25 23 14

Sebastian Horch

Associate Professor at DTU-Physics. He will be a key researcher devoted to in situ scanning probe microscopy in the surface science approach in electrocatalysis.

Tel.: +45 25 32 32

Mogens B. Mogensen

Research Professor at DTU Energy. He will be the lead PI for the experimental high temperature electrolysis activities with emphasis on identification of new and improved electrode materials.

Tel.: +45 46 77 57 26

Martin M. Nielsen

Professor at DTU-Physics and heads the section for Neutrons and X-rays for Materials Physics at DTU Physics. He will contribute characterization of ultrafast photo induced structural and electronic dynamics in light harvesting materials and catalytic processes.

Tel.: +45 45 25 32 26

Frank Abild Pedersen

Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University. He will be responsible for the theoretical work linking to the experimental work at the synchrotron and free electron X-ray Laser.

Tel.: (650) 926-2480

Brian

Brian Seger

Assistant Professor at DTU-Physics. He will be a key researcher devoted to corrosion mitigation and interfacing light harvesting devices with electrocatalysts.

Tel.: +45 45 25 31 30

Kristian S. Thygesen

Professor at DTU-Physics in theoretical physics. He will be a key researcher on computational screening of materials for water splitting with photo-electro-catalysis.

Tel.: 45 45 25 31 88 

Peter C. K. Vesborg

Associate Professor at DTU-Physics. He heads the photo-electro-catalysis group at DTU-Physics and will be the key researcher devoted to devices for harvesting light.

Tel.: +45 25 32 76

Aleksandra

Aleksandra Vojvodic

Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University. She will be responsible for the theoretical work on oxygen evolution and fuel cell catalysis at Stanford.

Tel.: (650) 296-2305

Jakob B. Wagner

Professor at DTU CEN. He is scientific director at DTU CEN and will take overall responsibility for the electron microscopy and associated techniques related to the Villum Center.

Tel.: +45 45 25  64 71