Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
KIT is one of the biggest research and education institutions worldwide and has the potential of reaching a top position in selected research areas on an international level. The objective is to turn KIT into an institution of top research, excellent scientific education, and a prominent location of academic life, life-long learning, comprehensive advanced training, unrestricted exchange of know-how, and sustainable innovation culture.
Prof. Thomas Schimmel
Director at the Institute of Applied Physics
Work Package Leader
Thomas Schimmel is Professor of Physics and Director at the Institute of Applied Physics, University of Karlsruhe / KIT and Head of Department at the Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He is Chair of the Research Network “Functional Nanostructures” of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Editor-in-Chief of the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. He also is Director of a Research Unit at the Materials Center for Energy Research (MZE) and was Zijin Chair Professor at the Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience, Nanjing.