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Language Skills:
English
German

Research areas

We develop first-principles methods for the description of ground- and excited state properties of materials and use them to model and design materials for application within sustainable energy (photo-catalysis and photovoltaics) and nano (opto)-electronics. 

We have activities within the following areas:

  • Computational materials discovery including Big-Data driven approaches (machine learning, materials databases, etc.)
  • Novel 2D materials and van der Waals heterostructures
  • Description of quasiparticles in the solid state (plasmons, excitons, …) 
  • Many-body methods (RPA and beyond) for high-accuracy total energy calculations
  • Charge transport and -transfer at metal/molecule interfaces, e.g. molecular electronic devices 
  • Energy materials including materials for (photo-)catalysis and photovoltaics

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Technical University of Denmark

20022005

Physics engineer, Technical University of Denmark

19962002

External positions

Professor, DTU

2013 → …

Associate professor, DTU

20092013

Assistant professor, DTU

20062009

Post doc, Freie Universität Berlin

20052006

Keywords

  • User defined:
  • 2D materials
  • Energy materials
  • Computational materials design
  • Density Functional Theory
  • Green's function theory

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