Daniel Rettenwander is a material scientist and solid-state chemist. He received his PhD from the University of Salzburg, Austria under the supervision of Prof. Georg Amthauer in 2014. Afterwards he worked as a postdoc for an additional year before he joined the group of Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies, USA. Since 2017, he leads a junior group (Energy Storage Materials Lab) at the Graz University of Technology, Austria. His research group focuses on the development, improvement, and understanding of materials for energy storage applications.

Curriculum Vitae

2019/04   Submission of Habilitation thesis
2018  Member of the International Advisory Board, International Conference on Electroceramics (ICE-2019)
2018  Habilitation Award of the Austrian Chemical Society (GÖCH), € 2,000.-
Since 2017 Member of editorial board - Journal of Electroceramics
2017 Co-Editor - Special Issue: All Solid-State Batteries published in the Journal of Electroceramics 
Since 2017/05 Habilitand at the Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Materials (ICTM), Graz University of Technology (TUG), Graz, Austria.
2016 – 2017 Postdoctoral Associate at the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang
2016 Christian-Doppler Award for Natural Science of the Austrian Government, € 3,000.-
2014 – 2015 Postdoctoral Associate at the Department of Chemistry and Physics of Materials at the University of Salzburg, Austria, Prof. Georg Amthauer
2014/07 Dr. techn. in Materials Science, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria. Thesis title: “A study to get a crystal chemical insight in Li7La3Zr2O12 doped with Fe3+, Al3+ and Ga3+”, Supervisior: Prof. Georg Amthauer
2011/10  Mag. rer. nat. in Chemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. Thesis title: Computational Characterization of Methionine Radicals, Supervisor: Prof. Georg Gescheidt and Prof. Walter Fabian