News

November 2019: We welcome Alessandro and Francesco as new members of our lab.

October 2019 We welcome Gustav and David as new members of our lab.

October 2019 Congratulations to Léo for winning the ECS Battery Division Student Research Award sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development. Léo will receive the award at the 236th ECS Meeting in Atlanta in October.

September 2019 Congratulations to Léo for successfully defending his PhD thesis at the University of Geneva.

September 2019 We welcome Florian and Fabian as new members of our lab.

August 2019 Our lab is organzing the 2nd edition of the Swiss & Surrounding Battery Days taking place from August 26 to 28 at Empa Academy. More information and registration here.

June 2019 We welcome Lukas and David as new members of our lab.

May 2019 Congratulations to Ryo for winning  a "Travel Award" from the International Society of Solid State Ionics..

May 2019 Congratulations to all the runners that defended the colors of our lab at this year's SOLA Stafette! Impressions can be found here.

April 2019 Congratulations to Ryo and Léo for winning each a "Chemistry Travel Award 2019" from the Swiss Academy of Sciences and the Swiss Chemical Society.

April 2019 We welcome Isabel and Rabeb as new members of our lab.

March 2019 We welcome Chengyin and Christos as new members of our lab.

February 2019 We welcome Maximilian as new member of our lab.

January 2019 Kick-off to an exciting new project on all-solid-state batteries with project partner Fraunhofer ISC. Press release can be found here.

January 2019 Congratulations to Léo for winning the UniGe/UniTec Impact Award for the "Most Promising Invention 2018". Press release and video can be found here.

Oktober 2018 We welcome Petroula, Reto and Jonathan as new members of our lab.

September 2018 Congratulations to David for winning the 1st price at the Falling Walls Lab Zurich. David qualified to pitch his project at the Falling Falls International Conference on Future Breakthroughs in Science and Society in Berlin on 8 and 9 of November. Keeping fingers crossed!

September 2018 We welcome André as new member of our lab.

August 2018 Congratulations to David for winning a 3 months fellowship in the framework of the Japanese-Swiss Young Researcher's Exchange Programme. David will do research in Prof. Yamada's group at the University of Toyko.

August 2018 Congratulations to Léo for winning a 3 months fellowship in the framework of the Korea-Swiss Young Researcher's Exchange Programme. Léo will do research in Prof. Jung's group at Hanyang University.

August 2018 We welcome Omar and Lukas as new members of our lab.

July 2018 We welcome Ilan as new member of our lab.

May 2018 Congratulations to David for winning the outstanding student poster award at the 233rd ECS Meeting in Seattle.

April 2018 We welcome Alexander and Francesco as new members of our lab.

March 2018 We welcome Arash as new member of our lab.

February 2018 Our lab in the radio. Listen here.

February 2018 Congratulations to David for winning one of this year's MDPI Technologies Travel Awards. David will present his work on aqueous batteries and supercapacitors at the 233rd ECS Meeting in Seattle.

January 2018 Our lab is representing Switzerland at the European Battery Cell Research & Innovation Workshop organized by the European Commission in Brussels.

January 2018 Yinglu's paper on the impact of the Ni content on Half-Heusler thermoelectrics was accepted for publication in Energy & Environmental Science and can be found here.

January 2018 The press release featuring Ruben and David's work on aqueous electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries can be found here. The corresponding paper published in ACS Energy Express can be found here. The corresponding article in the Tagesanzeiger can be found here.

January 2018 Our lab is representing Switzerland at the European Battery Cell Research & Innovation Workshop organized by the European Commission in Brussels.

January 2018 Yinglu's paper on the impact of the Ni content on Half-Heusler thermoelectrics was accepted for publication in Energy & Environmental Science and can be found here.

January 2018 The press release featuring Ruben and David's work on aqueous electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries can be found here. The corresponding paper published in ACS Energy Express can be found here. The corresponding article in the Tagesanzeiger can be found here.

January 2018 Congratulations to Léo for winning a 3 months fellowship in the framework of the Korea-Swiss Young Researcher's Exchange Programme. Léo will do research in Prof. Jung's group at the Hanyang University.

January 2018 We welcome Ryo as new member of our lab.

November 2017 Congratulations to Léo for winning a poster award at this year’s Empa PhD symposium. His paper on a 3 V solid-state battery was accepted in the journal Energy and Environmental Science and can be found here. The Empa press release can be found here.

November 2017 We welcome Jia En as new member of our lab.

Oktober 2017 We welcome Camilla and Daniel as new members of our lab.

August 2017 We welcome Yeojeong as new member of our lab.

July 2017 Congratulations to David and Ruben for winning the 1st poster prize at the 5th International Symposium on Enhanced Electrochemical Capacitors in Jena, Germany.

June 2017 We welcome Serkan as new member of our lab.

May 2017 We welcome Gwansik as new member of our lab and congratulate him on winning the Korean-Swiss Science and Technology Programme grant.

May 2017 The Swiss National Science Foundation published a press release on our novel ionic conductors, based on our recent papers that can be found here.

April 2017 We welcome Cristina, Josefa and Renato as new members of our lab.

March 2017 We welcome Kostadin as new member of our lab.

March 2017 Our research is featured in the ESRF Highlights 2016 and can befound here.

February 2017 Our lab on TV: the broadcast SRF Einstein "Zukunft ohne Bezin" can be found here.

January 2017 We welcome Daniel as new member of our lab.

October 2016 We welcome Lorenzo as new member of our lab.

August 2016 We welcome Peter as new member of our lab.

July 2016 We welcome Evelyn, Francesco and Eduardo as new members of our lab.

June 2016 We welcome Wenbo as new member of our lab.

May 2016 We welcome Marie-Claude and Beni as new members of our lab.

April 2016 We welcome Lukas and Matthias as new members of our lab.

March 2016 Congratulations to Remo for securing an EPSRC PhD fellowship!

March 2016 Congratulations to Alex for passing his PhD defense.

March 2016 We are proud to host the upcoming Japanese Swiss Energy Materials Workshop here at Empa -- program with details can be found here.

March 2016 We welcome Yinglu and David as new members of our lab.

February 2016 Review on silicon photovoltaics just published in Energy & Environmental Science can be found here.

February 2016 Paper on platinum thin-film electrodes prepared by AA-CVD in Adv. Eng. Mater. can be found here.

January 2016 We welcome Elsa and Léo as new members of our lab.

October 2015 Congratulations to Yuri for passing his PhD defense magna cum laude!

October 2015 Congratulations to Philipp for passing his PhD defense magna cum laude!

June 2015 Yigang and Arndt's paper made the backcover of the June issue of Chemical Communications and can be found here.

May 2015 Jagoda and Santhosh's paper made the cover of the May issue of Physica Status Solidi, Rapid Reserach Letters. Their paper can be found here.

December 2014 New paper in  on selective contacts for solar cells in collaboration with Australian National University can be found here here.

September 2014 Management changes at Empa. Press release can be found here