Senior Scientist/Head of the Battery Calorimeter Center Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Dr. Ziebert earned his Diploma degree and his PhD in Physics from the Saarland University Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2002 he joined the Research Center Karlsruhe (now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)). He has more than 15 years of international R&D experience in thin film technology, modelling and thermal characterisation of materials for energy systems and more than 60 peer-reviewed articles. Since 2011 his research is focused on electrochemical and thermal characterization of Li-ion cells. He has been project leader in 5 projects related to electrochemical energy storage and from 2011-2013 he was the manager of the EERA Joint Programme on Energy Storage. Currently, Dr. Ziebert is the head of the Battery Safety Center.