Head of the Group

Dr.-Ing. Tanja Vidakovic-Koch
Dr.-Ing. Tanja Vidakovic-Koch
Phone: +49 391 67 54630
Room: G25 - R314


Susanne Wandenälis
Phone: +49 391 6110 317
Fax: +49 391 6110 353
Room: N3.11

News/Latest publications

Otrin, L.; Kleineberg, C.; Caire da Silva, L.; Landfester, K.; Ivanov, I.; Wang, M.; Bednarz, C.; Sundmacher, K.; Vidaković‐Koch, T.: Artificial Organelles for Energy Regeneration. Advanced Biosystems, doi:10.1002/adbi.201800323 (2019)

Sorrentino, A.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.: Studying mass transport dynamics in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells using concentration-alternating frequency response analysis. Journal of Power Sources 412, pp. 331 - 335 (2019)

Electrochemical Energy Conversion

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Research Group: Electrochemical Energy Conversion

The necessary transition to renewable energies such as solar, hydro or wind power requires new solutions of the underlying fundamental scientific and technological problems. A key feature in this context is the storage of renewable energies, which are in principal abundant but subjected to strong fluctuations. Electrochemical processes, due to their fast dynamics and modular nature, are excellent candidates for the use of excess current.

However, most of the electrochemical processes that would be suitable for these new challenges are not yet technically mature. In this respect Electrochemical Energy Conversion (EEC) group focuses on understanding of existing process limitations as well as on development of new electrochemical processes and diagnostic methods. Our special focus is on dynamics of electrochemical processes and on bioelectrochemical processes.

Furthermore, EEC group works on conceptually new process designs. In this respect we extend toolboxes of (bio)electrochemistry by synthetic biology. By following a bottom up approach of the synthetic biology our motivation in our project area electrochemistry meets synthetic biology is to design and reconstitute energy conversion infrastructure of an artificial cell.

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