FATWA F. ABDI
Fatwa is the deputy head of the Institute for Solar Fuels, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB). He obtained his BEng in 2005 from Nanyang Technological University, MEng & MSc in 2006 from National University of Singapore and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all in Materials Science and Engineering. After a short stint in the semiconductor industry, he pursued a PhD at TU Delft, the Netherlands, and graduated cum laude in 2013. Since then, he has been working at the HZB.
Keisuke obtained his BS and MS from University of Tokyo and his PhD from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He is currently working on multiphysics modeling and demonstration of coupled catalysis device, which is part of the UniSysCat excellence initiative.
Rowshanak obtained her BSc in Physics from Payame Noor University, MSc in Physics from University of Guilan, Iran, and PhD in Physics/Natural Sciences from TU Berlin. She is working on understanding the energetics at the semiconductor-catalyst interface.
Ciler obtained her BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, and her PhD in Materials Research and Nanosciences from University of Helsinki. She is currently working on multiphysics modeling and validation experiments of scale-up related losses in solar fuel devices.
Patrick obtained his BS and MS in Materials Science from TU Darmstadt. He is working on developing oxide-based tandem device for solar water splitting, and he is part of the Helmholtz International Research School HI-SCORE.
PhD candidate (DAAD)
Soniya is a visiting researcher from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, as part of the DAAD Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees program. She is working on incorporating defects and controlled substitution in order to extend the optical absorption of wide-bandgap complex oxides.
Tamar is an MSc student in Physics at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin. She is currently working on her master's thesis on the electrochemical analysis of the SnWO4/NiOx interface.
JOHN MARK DELA CRUZ
Mark is an MSc student in the Functionalized Advanced Materials and Engineering (FAME+) Erasmus Mundus program (Grenoble INP + TU Darmstadt), and he obtained his BSc from the Ateneo de Manila University. He is currently working on his master's thesis on the Pourbaix stability investigation of SnWO4 photoelectrodes.
JENNIFER VELÁZQUEZ ROJAS
MSc student (2019 - 2020)
Royal Golden Jubilee Thailand PhD student - Chiang Mai University (2018 - 2019)
PhD student (2015 - 2019)
DAAD PhD student - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2016 - 2018)
MSc student (2017 - 2018)
Postdoctoral researcher (2016 - 2018)
Postdoctoral researcher (2015 -2016)
PhD student (2013 - 2016)