People

Stefan A. Freunberger

M.Sc. Vienna University of Technology, 2003

Ph.D. ETH Zürich, 2007

postdoc: University of St. Andrews, 2008 - 2012

ORCID, Researchgate, google scholar

Stefan Freunberger obtained his PhD in Chemistry from ETH Zürich and was post doc at the University of St Andrews, working on many aspects of Li-O2 chemistry. He is now PI at Graz University of Technology, Austria, with research interests embracing energy-storage materials, including alkaline-ion and metal-O2 batteries, electrolytes, and in situ techniques. His research has been recognized by the Srinivasan Young Investigator Award of The Electrochemical Society, the invited visiting professorship la Chaire Total de la Fondation Balard, and an ERC Starting Grant.


Contact Info

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Stefan A. Freunberger
Institut für Chemische Technologie von Materialien
Stremayrgasse 9
8010 Graz, Österreich
Tel.: +43 (316) 873 - 32284
E-Mail: freunberger(at)tugraz.at

Eléonore Mourad

M.Sc. Rennes (France), 2014

Ph.D. Montpellier (France), 2007

Eléonore obtained her Phd in Electrochemistry from the university of Montpellier working on redox active ionic liquids. She works now on reaction mechanisms in metal-O2 batteries and mixed conductors.

Lukas Schafzahl

M.Sc. Graz University of Technology, 2015

Lukas is working on non-aqueous electrolytes for intercalation and metal-O2 batteries and investigating bulk and interface provesses using ex-situ methods.


Bettina Schafzahl

M.Sc. Graz University of Technology, 2015

Bettina is working on porous electrodes for metal-O2 batteries and investigating reaction mechanisms. She also develops analysis methods and does life cycle analysis.


Nika Mahne

M.Sc. Graz University of Technology, 2013

Nika obtained her M.Sc. in Chemistry from Graz University of Technology. Her research is focused on new materials for metal-O2 batteries and in-situ and ex-situ spectroscopic and analytic methods to elucidate the analysis methods. She spent research stays at Syracuse university and UC Berkeley.


Aleksej Samojlov

M.Sc. Graz University of Technology, 2015

Aleksej obtained his M.Sc. in Chemistry from Graz University of Technology. His research is focused on porous electrodes for metal-O2 batteries and in-situ SAXS/WAXS.


Christian Leypold

M.Sc. Graz University of Technology, 2016

Christian obtained her M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Graz University of Technology. His research is focused on the synthesis and characterization of organic mixed conductors.


Yann K. Petit

B.Sc. Rennes, France

M.Sc. INP Phelma (Grenoble, France), KTH (Stockholm, Sweden), and Eindhoven (Nederlands), 2017

Yann obtained a double M.Sc. degree Chemical Engineering and Electrochemistry and Process Engineering from the KTH Stockholm and INP Phelma Grenoble. He spent reseach stays at Strasbourg and Delft universities. His research is focused on the electrochemistry in organic mixed conductors and reaction mechanisms in metal-O2 batteries.

Anjana Raj – M.Sc. (now IISER Pune)

Anita Leitgeb – postdoc (now Mayer-Melnhof)

Sandra Grumm – M.Sc.

Tobias Müller – M.Sc.