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PD Dr. Werner Lehnert

Prof. Dr. Werner Lehnert

Head of Functional Layer Systems

Werner Lehnert is Professor for Modeling in Electrochemical Process Engineering in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. He is also running the Functional Layer Systems department in the Institute of Energy and Climate Research - Electrochemical Process Engineering (IEK-14) at Forschungszentrum Jülich. Professor Lehnert studied physics at the University of Bonn. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Düsseldorf and habilitated at Ulm University.
During his career Professor Lehnert worked in research centres as well as in the automotive industry. In the field of SOFC, DMFC, PEFC and HT-PEFC he published more than 150 scientific papers in international journals and contributed to several book chapters. His current research focuses on PEM fuel cells and PEM electrolysis.


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