NanoMaterials for Energy and Environment 2016

Speaker's Details

Prof Silke Christiansen

Helmholtz Zentrum für Materialien und Energie, HZB (Berlin), Germany

Professor Silke Christiansen is appointed professor since November 2013 at the Freie University - Berlin and Director of the Institute of Nanoarchitectures for energy conversion at the Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy, Berlin, Germany. She in addition holds a Group Leader appointment for "Photonic Nanoarchitectures" at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany. She has significant experience in the field of nano-materials for energy applications, sensing and opto-electronics. She advances materials based on correlated microscopies and spectroscopies for which she operates a lab@location with Carl Zeiss AG. She gained her scientific experience at various institutions in Germany and the USA, e.g. IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, USA, Columbia University, NY, USA, Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics and the Science of Light in Halle and Erlangen, Leibnitz Institute for Photonic Technology and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. She has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, more than 10 patents/- applications, 5800 scitations and an h-index of 40