New Chair for "Ageing Processes and Lifetime Prediction of Batteries"
In May 2016, Prof. Dr. Egbert Figgemeier accepted the professorship for ageing processes and lifetime prognosis of batteries.
The professorship belongs to the Helmholtz Institute "Ionics in Energy Storage", founded in 2015, in which RWTH cooperates with WWU Münster and Forschungszentrum Jülich.
Egbert Figgemeier resides at the Institute of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives, which also holds a stake in Helmholtz Institute.
|2012-2016||3M Deutschland GmbH: Head of Application Development for Battery and Electronic Materials with European Responsibility|
|2007-2012||Bayer Technology Services GmbH Leverkusen: Project and Laboratory Manager; IP Liaison, Business Development Manager|
|2004-2007||University of Basel: Research Group Leader and Substitute for the vacant professorship of Prof. Kaden in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry|
|2001-2004||University of Uppsala: Scientist at „Ångström Solar Center"; Marie Curie Scholarship of the European Union at the Institute of Physical Chemistry|
|1998-2000||Postdoctoral research stays at Dublin City University, University of Basel and University of Birmingham|
|1996-1998||Research on liquid crystalline systems in the research group of Prof. Stegemeyer at the Institute of Physical Chemistry at University of Paderborn; doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1998|
|1990-1996||Studies in Chemistry at the University of Paderborn, Germany. Degree: Diploma in Chemistry|