BiographyCorsin Battaglia is directing the laboratory Materials for Energy Conversion at Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and is Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at ETH Zurich, Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Materials Science at EPFL, School of Engineering, Institute of Materials. His current research focuses on sustainable next-generation lithium-ion batteries, post-lithium-ion batteries, and the electrochemical conversion of CO2 to synthetic fuels. After receiving his PhD in Physics from the Université de Neuchâtel, he was a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL, the University of California Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, before joining Empa in 2014. He is co-author of more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 7 patent applications. He is currently the vice-president of the Swiss Battery Association iBAT and a member of the long-term large-scale European Battery Initiative Battery 2030 and the Battery European Partnership Association.
Phone number at Empa 41 58 765 4131