Dr. Antonio Abate
Antonio Abate is Team Lead at the Helmholtz-Centrum Berlin in Germany and Associate Professor at University of Naples Federico II in Italy. He is researching novel materials to make stable perovskite solar cells.
Before to move to the Helmholtz-Centrum Berlin, Antonio was leading the solar cell research at the Adolphe Merkle Institute within the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He was a Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Fellow at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne within the group of Prof. Grätzel. He worked for four years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Prof. Snaith and the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Prof. Steiner. Antonio graduated summa cum laude from University of Naples Federico II in 2006, and he got his PhD summa cum laude at Politecnico di Milano in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Resnati and Prof. Metrangolo.