CELEST contact

Director of CELEST



Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fichtner
Helmholtz-Institute Ulm
Helmholtzstr. 11
89081 Ulm, Germany
Email: maximilian.fichtner@kit.edu

Deputy Director of CELEST



Prof. Dr. Helmut Ehrenberg
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute for Applied Materials - Energy Storage Systems (IAM-ESS)
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Email: helmut.ehrenberg@kit.edu

CELEST Office


Dr. Stephan Hensel
Head of CELEST Office
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Material Research Center for Energy Systems (MZE)
Straße am Forum 7, Building 30.48
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Phone: +49 721 608 43140
Email: stephan.hensel@kit.edu


Top News


4.04.2020


BATTERY2030+: Roadmap for battery research in Europe

In order to develop future batteries, partners from science and industry from all over Europe have launched the BATTERY 2030+ research initiative. A roadmap specifies the milestones: a platform for material development using artificial intelligence (AI), networked sensors and self-healing technology for batteries as well as sustainable manufacturing and recycling processes. Via the research platform CELEST, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the University of Ulm and the Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) are involved in the consortium.


9.10.2019


Freshly chosen Nobel Prize winner at ABAA12 in Ulm

M. Stanley Whittingham, John B. Goodenough, and Akira Yoshino receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their invention of the lithium-ion battery. M. Stanley Whittingham was at the ABAA 12 (Advanced Lithium Batteries for Automobile Applications) conference in Ulm when the news of the award went around the world.

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