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K. Mayrhofer

Prof. Dr. Karl Mayrhofer

Director and Head of Research Unit

Electrocatalysis

Contact

Phone: +49 9131 85-20843
email: k.mayrhofer@fz-juelich.de

Address

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Helmholtz-Institut Erlangen-Nürnberg
Egerlandstr. 3
91058 Erlangen
Deutschland

Biography

  • 2015- : Director, Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy(Erlangen, Germany)
  • 2015- : Professor of Electrocatalysis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Erlangen, Germany)
  • 2010-2015 : Group leader, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (Düsseldorf, Germany)
  • 2006-2009 : Postdoctoral fellow, Technische Universität München (Munich, Germany) with Ulrich Heiz and Matthias Arenz
  • 2003-2005 : Visiting researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA, USA) with Philip N. Ross and Nenad M. Markovic
  • 1999-2000 : Graduate student exchange, Univesity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX, USA)
  • 1996-2005 : Masters and PhD in Technical Chemistry, Technische Universität Wien (Vienna, Austria)

Awards

  • 2014 : DECHEMA preis – award for excellent research in Technical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology by the Max-Buchner-Society
  • 2013 : Science Award Electrochemistry, award sponsored by BASF and Volkswagen
  • 2012 : NRW Innovationspreis, award for innovative research by the NRW State
  • 2012 : ISE Prize for Applied Electrochemistry, junior (<35) scientist prize by the International Society of Electrochemistry
  • 2011 : Anton-Paar Prize, junior (<35) scientist prize by the Austrian Chemical Society
  • 2009 : Hans-Jürgen-Engell Prize, junior (<35) scientist prize by the International Society of Electrochemistry
  • 2007-2009 : Erwin-Schrödinger Scholarship, postdoctoral research award by the Austrian Science Fund
  • 1996-2001 : Erich-Lackner Scholarship; Honors student award by the Erich-Lackner Stiftung

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