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Prof. Rüdiger Eichel

Prof. Rüdiger-A. Eichel heads the Fundamental Electrochemistry subinstitute (IEK-9) within the Institute of Energy and Climate Research and is the founding director of the industrial electrochemical competence centre ELECTRA. At the competence centre, the physicist and his team investigate innovative energy storage systems and energy converters. Their goal is to make batteries, fuel cells, and electrolyzers more efficient, affordable, long-lasting, and safer. Eichel is the coordinator of the Kopernikus Power-to-X project and head of the iNEW structural change project.