Prof Christina Roth,
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Speaker Biography (Christina Roth)
Christina Roth is a full professor in Physical Chemistry at the Freie Universität Berlin. Her research activities address electrochemical energy systems, such as fuel cells and redox-flow batteries, bridging the gap between fundamental science and engineering. Her recent work focuses on the synthesis of alternative catalyst supports, the advanced design of 3D electrode architectures, e. g. by electrospinning, and in-situ study of reaction and deactivation mechanisms in fuel cells and batteries using X-ray absorption spectroscopy.
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Founded in 1948 and located in the South-East of Berlin, the Freie Universität Berlin counts more than 30000 students and approx. 5000 employees.
It is one of the leading research institutions in the field of autonomous driving and mobile robotics in Germany. Started by Prof. Raúl Rojas in 2006, the autonomous vehicle project is part of the Dahlem Center of Machine Learning and Robotics (DCMLR) and part of the Computer Science department. It allows Postdoctoral researchers, PhD-students and undergraduates to work side by side and to learn from one another.