Doctoral Researchers

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Ismail-Hakki Acir
Germany
Thesis Project: Hochauflösende Protonen-Transfer-Reaktions-Massenspektromie zur Bestimmung der Kohlenstoffbilanz beim atmosphärischen Abbau organischer Spurenstoffe
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Wüst
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Ralf Tillmann
Starting date: 01.06.2012
Candidate of: University of Bonn

Limbania Aliaga
Bolivia
Thesis Project: Selection of biomasses for biogas production regarding the nutrient composition
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Roland Span
Scientific Advisor: Dr.-Ing. Mandy Gerber
Starting date: 01.11.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Uni Bochum

Yulia Arinicheva
Russia
Thesis Project: Monazite-type ceramics for the conditioning of minor actinides
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Stefan Neumeier
Starting date: 26.10.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

Nicole Asante
Great Britain
Thesis Project: Multi-elemental Speciation Analysis in Fine Dust by Online Sequential Extraction as a Novel Approach for the Identification of Dust Sources
Institute: ZEA-3
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Niemann Delius
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Volker Nischwitz
Starting date: 01.10.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

 

HITEC Fellow

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Mohammed Bawatna
Palestine
Thesis Project: Model based optimization of wireless underground sensor networks in hostile environments
Institute: ZEA-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan van Waasen
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Michael Schiek
Starting date: 1.12.2015
Candidate of: University Duisburg-Essen

Mitja Beckers
Germany
Thesis Project: System-Studie zur Evaluierung optimierter Parameter für einen DEMO-Fusionsreaktor
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Ulrich Samm
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Wolfgang Biel
Starting date: 15.10.2013
Candidate of: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Svenja Benning
Germany
Thesis Project: In-operando Untersuchungen von Energiematerialen mit dem Rasterkraftmikroskop
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Florian Hausen
Starting date: 01.04.2016
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Jan Bergholz
Germany
Thesis Project: Herstellung und Charakterisierung oxiddispersionsverstärkter Oxidationsschutzschichten
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Starting date: 01.09.2013
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

George Beridze
Georgia
Thesis Project: Ab initio investigation of actinide-bearing materials
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. D. Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. P. Kowalski
Starting date: 02.11.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Beatrix Blank
Germany
Thesis Project: Opto-elektrische Reziprozität und Reziprozitätsverletzung in Solarzellen
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Starting Date: 01.12.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Waldemar Braun
Germany
Thesis Project: Ermittlung grundlegender thermodynamischer Daten an elektrochemischen Hochtemperaturspeichern für stationäre Anwendungen
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr.-Ing. Torsten Markus
Starting date: 01.12.2013
Candidate of: TU Chemnitz

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Andrew Paolo Cadiz Bedini
Chile
Thesis Project: Development of liquid Silicon Hydride based Technologies
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor:Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Stefan Muthmann
Starting date: 10.12.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

Zhao Cao
Germany
Thesis Project: Untersuchung des lokalen Photostroms von mikro- und nanostrukturierten Absorbern mit optischer Nahfeldmikroskopie
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Taubner
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Karsten Bittkau
Starting date: 01.07.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Aryadeep Chakraborty
India
Thesis Project: Optimization of Passive Autocatalytic Recombiners to prevent gas-phase ignition
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor:Prof. Dr. H.-J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr.-Ing. E.-A. Reinecke
Starting date: 01.11.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Anja Costa
Germany
Thesis Project: Cirrus cloud formation, evolution and geographical distribution: linking
large-scale observations and 3D modelling
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Riese
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Martina Krämer
Starting date: 05.08.2013
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

HITEC Fellow

Philippe Czaja
Germany
Thesis Project: Microscopic parametrization of meso- and macroscopic models for the multiscale simulation of nanostructure-based solar cell devices
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yuriy Mokrousov
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Urs Aeberhard
Starting date: 01.05.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Michael Deiml
Germany
Thesis Project: Development of a Small Satellite  for Climate Research
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ralf Koppmann
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Martin Kaufmann
Starting date: 03.07.2014
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Marc Deppermann
Germany
Institute: RWTH Aachen University
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R. Kneer
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. R. Kneer
Starting date: 01.02.2011
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Sven Dickheuer
Germany
Thesis Project: Spektroskopische Untersuchung von schnellen Wasserstoffatomen in der Plasmarandschicht von linearen Plasmen mittels laserinduzierter Fluoreszenz
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: PD Dr. Oleksandr Marchuk
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Oleksandr Marchuk
Starting date: 01.11.2015
Candidate of: Ruhr University Bochum

Matthias Dohrn
Germany
Thesis Project: Untersuchungen zum Asche- und Spurstoffverhalten in Dampferzeugern bei brennstoff- und lastflexiblem Betrieb
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Michael Müller
Starting date: 01.01.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Marion Dostal
Germany
Thesis Project: Interplay between magnetic topology and plasma-wall interactions on W7-X
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Georg Pretzler
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Liang Yunfeng
Starting date: 01.10.2015
Candidate of: University of Düsseldorf

Yasin Emre Durmus
Turkey
Thesis Project: Resource-efficient metal-air batteries
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. L.G.J. de Haart
Starting date: 01.03.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Jan Wilhelm Engels
Germany
Thesis Project: Entwicklung von Tritiumpermeationsbarrieren für zukünftige Fusionskraftwerke
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Linsmeier
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Anne Houben
Starting date: 01.06.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Viktoria Erfurt
Germany
Thesis Project: Modellierung der Mikrostrukturveränderungen an Elektrodenmaterialien neuer Lithium Ionen Batterien unter Betriebsbedingungen
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD  Dr.-Ing. Torsten Markus
Starting date: 01.12.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Johannes Fleer
Germany
Thesis Project: Entwicklung eines zeitlich hoch auflösenden Dimensionierungsmodells zur Analyse der Einsatzmöglichkeiten von stationären Batteriespeichern im Stromnetz
Institute: IEK-STE
Supervisor:
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Peter Stenzel
Starting date: 01.07.2012
Candidate of: TU München

Phillip Franke
Germany
Thesis Project: Quantitative estimation of unexpected emissions in the atmosphere by stochastic inversion techniques
Institute: IEK-8, RIU (Köln)
Supervisor: PD Dr. Hendrik Elbern
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Hendrik Elbern
Starting date: 01.02.2014
Candidate of: Universität zu Köln

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Oliver Garbrecht
Germany
Thesis Project: Konvektionsverluste an solarthermischen Turmreceivern
Institution: RWTH Aachen
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kneer
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kneer
Starting date: 01.11.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Bastian Gillessen
Germany
Thesis Project: Analyse der Interdependenzen einer Gasinfrastruktur innerhalb eines Energiesystems
Institution: IEK-STE
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Heidi Heinrichs
Starting date: 01.01.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Georgios Gkatzelis
Greece
Thesis Project: Partitioning of oganic compounds between gas and particle phase in atmospheric aerosol
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: PD Dr. Andreas Hofzumahaus
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Thorsten Hohaus
Starting date: 01.10.2014
Candidate of: Universität zu Köln

Fabian Paul Gotzens
Germany
Institute: IEK-STE
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.-J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr. H. Heinrichs
Starting date: 15.01.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Lasse Götz
Germany
Thesis Project: Kopplung COCOSYS und ANSYS CFD
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr.-Ing. Stephan Kelm
Starting date: 01.12.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Marzella Görig
Germany
Thesis Project: Jahresertragsberechnungen und Modellierung von Dünnschicht Solarmodulen unter Berücksichtigung technologisch bedingter Zelldegradationen
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Bart Pieters
Starting Date: 01.01.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Tim Gronarz
Germany
Thesis Project: follows
Institution: RWTH Aachen
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kneer
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kneer
Starting date: 16.04.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Björn Grootoonk
Germany
Thesis Project: Großflächige Abscheidung von μc-Si bei stark reduziertem Wasserstofffluss
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Matthias Meier
Starting date: 01.10.2011
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Nikolas Grünwald
Germany
Thesis Project: APS-Schutzschichten und deren Einfluss auf die Alterung von Hochtemperatur-Brennstoffzellen (SOFC)
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Norbert Menzler
Starting date: 01.11.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Deniz Gündüz
Turkish
Thesis Project: Cationic solid electrolytes - Synthesis, Processing, Analysis and Characterization
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor:
Scientific Advisor:
Starting date: 01.07.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Petra Hansen
Germany
Thesis Project: Photoemissionsstudien fusionsrelvanter Ionenfestkörperwechselwirkungen in Be-N-Mischmaterialien
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Linsmeier
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Martin Köppen
Starting date: 01.06.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr Universität Bochum

Daniel Hanß
Germany
Thesis Project: Degradation of Ru-Doped LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathodes for Li-Ion Batteries
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R.-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Izaak C. Vinke
Starting date: 01.05.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Yucheng Hao
China
Thesis Project: Exploration of novel Actinides Borates or other OXO anion Borates
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Evgeny V. Alekseev
Starting date: 15.10.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Wenting He
China
Thesis Project: Columnar structured TBCs by thermal spray methods
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Georg Mauer
Starting date: 15.09.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Mohammad Hessan
Germany
Thesis Project: Verzörgerte Neutronen mit Monte Carlo Programm
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Stefan Kasselmann
Starting date: 01.09.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Simon Heuer
Germany
Thesis Project: Optimierung und Charakterisierung von Wolfram/Stahl-Verbindungen zur Anwendung in plasmazugewandten Komponenten von Fusionsreaktoren
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. W. Theisen
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Thomas Weber
Starting date: 09.04.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Alexandra Heymann
Germany
Thesis Project: Ceramic materials for the application in water - gas shift membrane reactors
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Michael Müller
Starting date: 01.11.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Michael Hubeny
Germany
Thesis Project: The Dynamics of Electrons in Linear Plasma Devices and its Impact on Plasma Surface Interactions
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Unterberg
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Unterberg
Starting date: 01.03.2013
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

HITEC Fellow

Alexander Hundhausen
Germany
Thesis Project:
Institute: RWTH Aachen University
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr. E.-A. Reinecke
Starting date: 01.11.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Bruno Jasper
Germany
Thesis Project: Entwicklung Wolfram-faserverstärkter Wolfram-Komposite
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Linsmeier
Scientific Advisor: Dr. J. Coenen
Starting date: 01.05.2013
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Hyeondeok Jeong
Korean
Thesis Project: Development of SOFC anodes resistant to sulfur poisoning and carbon deposition
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Olivier Guillon
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Norbert H. Menzler
Starting date: 01.09.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Akbar bin Kaderi
Malaysian
Thesis Project: Oxydation studies on model alloys with ambient pressure XPS
Institute: ZEA-3
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ing. D. Zander
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Astrid Besmehn
Starting date: 09.09.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

Tobias Kalfhaus
German
Thesis Project: Herstellung und Eigenschaften von Schutzschichtsystemen auf einkristallinen Superlegierungen
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R. Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. R. Vaßen
Starting date: 01.04.2016
Candidate of: Ruhr University Bochum

Pascal Kaienburg
Germany
Thesis Project: Synthesis and characterization of hybrid solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirchartz
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirchartz
Starting date: 01.01.2015
Candidate of: University Duisburg-Essen

Ayaz Khan
Pakistan
Thesis Project: Atmospheric Stability of Organic Molecular Markers: a stable carbon isotopes perspective
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Iulia Gensch
Starting date: 22.09.2014
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

HITEC Fellow

Talat Khattatov
Ukraine
Thesis Project: Development of an Airborne Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer for Reactive Trace Gas Measurements
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Riese
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Fred Stroh
Starting date: 6.12.2013
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Thomas Ketelaer
Germany
Thesis Project: Energieeffizienzmaßnahmen in der Eisen- und Stahl-Erzeugung – Wirtschaftliche Bewertung unter energetischen und umweltseitigen Aspekten
Institute: IEK-STE
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolf Fichtner
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Wilhelm Kuckshinrichs IEK-STE, Dr. McKenna (KIT)
Starting date: 01.12.2012
Candidate of: KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Corinna Kloss
Germany
Thesis Project: Measurements of OCS in the TTL with the AMICA- spectrometer and investigation of its contribution to the stratospheric sulfate aerosol loading
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Benter
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Marc von Hobe
Starting date: 15.05.2014
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

HITEC Fellow

Isabell Anna Krisch
Germany
Thesis Project: Airborne Imaging and 3-d Tomography of Gravity Waves
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Riese
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jörn Ungermann
Starting date: 01.10.2014
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

HITEC Fellow

Christian Kubelt
Germany
Thesis Project: Aerosol dispersion and resuspension in a pipe tube
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Allelein
Starting date: 09.04.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Anne Lange
Germany
Thesis Project: Observability and analyses of sudden aerosol injections by ensemble 4D variational assimilation of remote sensing data
Institute: IEK-8, RIU (Köln)
Supervisor: PD Dr. Hendrik Elbern
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Hendrik Elbern
Starting date: 01.03.2014
Candidate of: Universität zu Köln

Eike Langer
Germany
Thesis Project: Investigation of phase formation and their structures in oxo-selenate and oxo-silicate systems with U and Th
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Evgeny V. Alekseev
Starting date: 01.02.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Wencai Leng
China
Thesis Project: Modelling and Experimental Verification of Degradation Processes for MCrAlY coated Ni-base Alloy Components
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Rishi Pillai
Starting date: 28.09.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Haijian Li
China
Thesis Project: Synthesis and analysis of actinide silicate compounds using different methods
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Evgeny Alekseev
Starting date: 01.10.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Huimin Li
China
Thesis Project: Large-area processes for high-efficiency a-Si/c-Si heterojunction solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. U. Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. O. Astakhov
Starting date: 01.10.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Yun Li
China
Thesis Project: Ultra-Sensitive Measurements of Climate-Relevant Atmospheric Trace Species in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Benter
Scientific Advisor: Dr. F. Stroh
Starting date: 01.08.2015
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Yang Liu
China
Thesis Project: Oxygen transport membrane
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olivier Guillon
Scientific Advisor: Dr. S. Baumann
Starting date: 18.09.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Jennifer Lopez Barrilao
Germany
Thesis Project: Investigation of the early stages of precipitation and ageing mechanisms of Laves Phase strengthened ferritic steels by high resolution TEM
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tilmann Beck
Scientific Advisor: Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kuhn
Starting date: 01.06.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

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Ronald Middendorp
Netherlands
Thesis Project: Synthesis of calibration standards and reference materials for nuclear safeguard applications
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. D. Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. M. Dürr
Starting date: 01.05.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Markus Mutter
Germany
Thesis Project: Stress States of Thermally Sprayed Coatings
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Robert Mücke
Starting date: 01.09.2013
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Samia Nadi
Bangladesh
Thesis Project: Development of Novel Nano-textures for Photovoltaics
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. U. Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. M. Meier
Starting date: 01.06.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

Juliane Nonemacher
Brazil
Thesis Project: Indentation size efects in ceramics
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jürgen Malzbender
Starting date: 15.09.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

David Norta
Germany
Thesis Project: Integration of distributed controllable renewable generators in the Luxembourgish electricity system including innovative micro-hydrokinetic turbines
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. H.-J. Allelein, Prof. J. Sachau
Scientific Advisor: Prof. H.-J. Allelein, Prof. J. Sachau
Starting date: 15.03.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Jannis Oelmann
Germany
Thesis Project: Quantitative Untersuchung des Laserablationsprozesses mittels Kombination optischer und  massenspektroskopischer Verfahren.
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Linsmeier
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Niels Gierse
Starting date: 01.04.2016
Candidate of: Ruhr University Bochum

Rafael Oliveira Silva
Brazil
Thesis Project: Thermo-mechanical Properties of  Mixed Ionic Electronic Conducting Membranes for Oxygen Separation
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. L. Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. J. Malzbender
Starting date: 02.03.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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Anja Paulus
Germany
Thesis Project: Herstellung und elektrochemische Charakterisierung von Festkörperelektrolyten
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R.-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. H. Kungl
Starting date: 01.09.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Marc Christoffer Paulus
Germany
Thesis Project: Diffusion in Solid State Electrolytes
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R.-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. J. Granwehr and Dr. H. Kungl
Starting date: 01.08.2015
Candidate of: RWTH-Aachen University

Julia Perim de Faria
Brazilian
Development and evaluation of an instrument for measuring aerosol light extinction on board of passenger aircraft
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Andreas Petzold
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Ulrich Bundke
Starting date: 15.06.2015
Candidate of: University of Düsseldorf

Manuel Pomaska
Germany
Thesis Project: Development of microcrystalline SiC as a window layer for silicon heterojunction solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Kaining Ding
Starting Date: 01.02.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Liubov Poshyvailo
Ukraine
Thesis Project: Trends in stratospheric transport pathways and impacts on climate
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. C. Michael Volk
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Rolf Müller
Starting date: 01.08.2015
Candidate of: Bergische University Wuppertal

Marco Prill
Germany
Thesis Project: Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Thermodynamik von Li-Ionen Batterien als "Speicher im System"
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr.-Ing. Torsten Markus
Starting date: 09.01.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Iida Pullinen
Finland
Thesis Project: High resolution chemical ionization mass spectrometry of highly oxidized biogenic compounds
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Wahner
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Thomas Mentel
Starting Date: 01.07.2013
Candidate of: Universität zu Köln

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Thorsten Reppert
Germany
Thesis Project: Synthesis and Characterization of functional layers of solid state Li ion batteries
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: PD Dr. Martin Bram
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Martin Finsterbusch
Starting date: 01.08.2013
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Alexei Richter
Germany
Thesis Project: Novel silicon oxide materials and light trapping concepts in silicon heterostructure solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Kaining Ding
Starting date: 01.02.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Corrado Rizzato
Italy
Thesis Project: Radiocarbon on Spent Ion Exchange Resins from Nuclear Power Plants
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bruno Thomauske
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Werner von Lensa
Starting date: 01.07.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Michael Rolletter
Germany
Messung atmosphärischer Radikale mittels Cavity Ring-down Spektroskopie zur Anwendung in Simulationsexperimenten in der Atmosphärensimulationskammer SAPHIR
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: PD Dr. Andreas Hofzumahaus
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Hendrik Fuchs
Starting date: 01.04.2016
Candidate of: University of Cologne

Juri Romazanov
Germany
Thesis Project: 3D-Simulation des Verunreinigungstransports in einem Fusions-Randschichtplasma mittels eines massiv-parallelen Monte Carlo-Codes
Institute: IEK-4
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Linsmeier
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Dmitry Borodin
Starting date: 01.11.2014
Candidate of: Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Kevin Schiemann
Germany
Thesis Project: Chrom-Vergiftung in nicht Mangan-haltigen Kathoden für die Hochtemperatur-Brennstoffzelle
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. L.G.J. de Haart
Starting date: 01.11.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Holger Schmidt
Germany
Thesis Project: Untersuchungen zur Hydrolyse- und Radiolysestabilität von Partitioning-relevanten Extraktionsmitteln
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Guiseppe Modolo
Starting date: 01.02.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Sebastian Schmitt
Germany
Thesis Project: Aerosol mass spectrometric investigations of secondary organic aerosol
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Held
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr
Starting date: 01.01.2014
Candidate of: Universität Bayreuth

Markus Schweiger
Germany
Thesis Project: Energieerträge von unterschiedlichen PV-Modul-Technologien und deren Abhängigkeit von verschiedenen Einflussfaktoren
Institute: TÜV RheinlandEnergie und Umwelt
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. W. Hermann
Starting date: 01.05.2012
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Sören Seebold
Germany
Thesis Project: Modellierung und experimentelle Bestimmung der Viskosität von Schlacken aus der Biomassevergasung
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Michael Müller
Starting date: 01.01.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Aryak Singh
India
Thesis Project: Photolithography-free interdigitated back-contacted silicion heterojunction solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Kaining Ding
Starting date: 01.06.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

Dinesh Singh
Germany
Thesis Project: NACOK
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Allelein
Starting date: 02.05.2013
Candidate of:

Michael Smeets
Germany
Thesis Project: Photonic Light Trapping Concepts for Silicon Photovoltaics
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Ulrich W. Paetzold
Starting date: 17.02.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Benjamin Spilker
Germany
Thesis Project: Behaviour of beryllium under ITER relevant cyclic transient high heat fluxes
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jochen Linke
Starting date: 01.09.2013
Candidate of: Universität Bielefeld

Scarlet Stadtler
Germany
Modellierung sekundärer organischer Aerosole in einem globalen Chemie-Klimamodell
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: PD Dr. Martin Schulz
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Martin Schulz
Starting date: 01.06.2015
Candidate of: University of Bonn

Paul Martin Steffen
Germany
Thesis Project: Betriebsverhalten eines katalytischen Wasserstoffrekombinators unter den Randbedingungen eines Störfalls in einem Fusionsreaktor
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.-J. Allelein
Scientific Advisor: Dr. E.-A. Reinecke
Starting date: 09.04.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Isabel Steudel
Germany
Thesis Project: Investigation of PFMs under Fusion Relevant Thermal Loads
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jochen Linke
Starting date: 01.11.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Ruoheng Sun
Chinese
Thesis Project: Cathode materials for Lithium-ion battery with high energy density
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. L.G.J. de Haart
Starting date: 01.11.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

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FlorianThaler
Germany
Thesis Project: Verbesserung der Stabilität keramischer Hochtemperaturmembranen für Oxyfuel-Kraftwerke
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr.-Ing. Torsten Markus
Starting date: 01.12.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Johannes Többen
Germany
Thesis Project: Impacts of Energy- and Climate Policy on Structural Change in Germany: A Multiregional Analysis
Institute: IEK-STE
Supervisor: Prof. J. Oosterhaven, Prof. Erik Dietz
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Wilhelm Kuckshinrichs
Starting date: 01.09.2011
Candidate of: University of Groningen

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Unoaku Unije
Nigeria
Thesis Project: Simulation of Transport Processes through an Asymmetric Gas Separation Membrane
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. O. Guillon
Scientific Advisor: Dr. R. Mücke
Starting date: 01.08.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

HITEC Fellow

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Liming Wang
China
Thesis Project: Performance Analysis for the Tomographic Temperature Sounder
Supervisor: Dr. Prof. R. Koppmann
Scientific Advisor: Dr. M. Kaufmann
Starting date: 03.11.2015
Candidate of: University of Wuppertal

Panpan Wang
China
Thesis Project: Modelling of Plasma-particle interation in PS-PVD process
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Oliver Guillon
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Robert Mücke
Starting date: 01.09.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Jianping Wei
China
Thesis project: Thermomechanical properties of SOFC
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jürgen Malzbender
Starting date: 01.05.2013
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Simone Weigelt
Germany
Institute: IEK-6
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Bosbach
Scientific Advisor: PD Dr. Hartmut Schlenz
Starting date: 01.03.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Katharina Welter
Germany
Thesis Project: Development and stabilization of thin film solar cell for photoelectrochemical water splitting
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. W. Jägermann
Scientific Advisor: Dr. J.-P. Becker & Dr. V. Smirnov
Starting date: 01.08.2015
Candidate of: University of Darmstadt

Henning Werner Weinrich
Germany
Institute: IEK-9
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger-A. Eichel
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Hans Kungl
Starting date: 01.07.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Anna Windmüller
Germany
Thesis Project: Synthese und Analyse von nanostrukturierten Materialien zur Herstellung von Lithium-Batterien
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Oliver Guillon
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Hans-Gregor Gehrke
Starting date: 17.11.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen Univertity

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Yong Liu
China
Thesis Project: Microcrystalline silicon contacts in IBC silicon heterojunction solar cells
Institute: IEK-5
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Kaining Ding
Starting date: 01.10.2015
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Zhujun Yu
China
Thesis Project: Emissions of biogenic volatile organic compounds and their photochemical transformation
Institute: IEK-8
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Benter
Starting date: 01.08.2013
Candidate of: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

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Yajun Zhu
China
Thesis Project: Atomic oxygen and temperature in the middle atmosphere
Institute: IEK-7
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Riese
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Martin Kaufmann
Starting date: 29.10.2012
Candidate of:

Xiaoyan Yin
China
Thesis Project: Alterungs- und Degradationsvorgänge in Elektrodenmaterialien von Hochtemperaturbrennstoffzelle
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. L. Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. L. Singheiser
Starting date: 01.12.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University

Dapeng Zhou
China
Thesis Project: Colunmnar structured thermal barrier coatings sprayed with suspension plasma spraying
Institute: IEK-1
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Robert Vaßen
Starting date: 10.10.2015
Candidate of: Ruhr University Bochum

Ying Zou
China
Thesis Project: Thermomechanical characterization of advanced ceramic membrane materials
Institute: IEK-2
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Singheiser
Scientific Advisor: Dr. Jürgen Malzbender
Starting date: 01.03.2014
Candidate of: RWTH Aachen University