International Excellence Fellows

Prof. Dr. Hoshin V. Gupta

 

Dr. Maria Veronica Ganduglia-Pirovano

 

  • Scientific Researcher at the Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain
  • Research Stay from 1 September 2022 until 31 October 2022
  • Research Topic: Rational Design of Materials for Energy Production and a Cleaner Future
  • Host Institute: Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG) 
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jennifer Pazour

 

  • Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA
  • Research Stay from 15 September 2022 until 15 December 2022
  • Research Topic: Optimization Approaches for Omnichannel Facility Designs
  • Host Institute: Institute for Material Handling and Logistics (IFL)
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Po-Ya Abel Chuang

 

  • Associate Professor at the School of Engineering, University of California, Merced, USA
  • Research Stay from 16 May 2022 until 22 June 2022, and from 5 December 2022 until 13 January 2023
  • Research Topic: Characterization of 3-D Multiscale Pore Structure in Electrochemical Cells using Diagnostic Imaging Tools Aiming to Develop a Fundamental Understanding of the Interfacial Transport Phenomena for advancing energy conversion and storage technologies
  • Host Institute: Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU)
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Dr. Martina Gamba

 

  • Assistant Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina
  • Assistant Professor at the National University of La Plata, Argentina
  • Research Stay from 1 September 2022 until 30 November 2022
  • Research Topic: Synthesis and characterization of materials for use as a solid electrolyte in lithium batteries
  • Host Institute: Institute for Applied Materials - Ceramic Materials and Technologies (IAM-KWT)
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Prof. Dr. Karen Renaud

 

  • Chancellor's Fellow at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland 
  • Research Stay from 3 November 2022 until 3 December 2022
  • Research Topic: Supporting Password Manager Selection and Improving the Usability and Accessibility of Password Manager Interfaces
  • Host Institute: Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Prof. Dr. Kamran Behdinan

 

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Research Stay from 1 June 2021 until 31 July 2021
  • Research Topic: Connecting the Concepts of Knowledge/Design Reuse using the Understanding of the Reference System of the Model of PGE
  • Host Institute: Institute for Product Engineering (IPEK)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Prof. Dr. Estrin Yuri

 

  • Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Research Stay from 2 May 2022 until 31 July 2022
  • Research Topic: Design and Characterization of Novel Structural Materials in Terms of Inner Architecture and Defect Structure
  • Host Institute: Institute of Engineering Mechanics - Continuum Mechanics (ITM-KM)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr. Pooja Ghosh

 

  • Research Associate at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Research Stay from 1 May 2022 until 31 August 2022
  • Research Topic: Peptide-based Polymeric Inhibitors to Ameliorate Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Host Institute: Institute for Biological Interfaces 3 (IBG3)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Prof. Dr. Raffaela Mirandola

 

  • Associate Professor at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Polytechnic University of Milan, Milan, Italy
  • Research Stay from 1 May 2022 until 31 July 2022
  • Research Topic: Uncertainty and View Consistency in Cyber-Physical Systems Design
  • Host Institute: Institute of Information Security and Dependability (KASTEL)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr. sc. ETH Zurich Isabella Schalko

 

  • Senior Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology, ETH Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland; Research Affiliate at the Nepf Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, USA
  • Research Stay from 2 May 2022 until 29 July 2022
  • Research Topic: Design of Wood Retention Structures in Rivers
  • Host Institute: Institute for Water and River Basin Management (IWG-WB)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr. John Vinson

 

  • Research Scientist at the Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
  • Research Stay from 30 May 2022 until 30 July 2022
  • Research Topic: Theoretical X-Ray Spectroscopy of Energy-relevant Material Systems
  • Host Institute: Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation (IPS)
  • Testimonial
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr. Edwin Bobga Fohtung

 

  • Associate Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA
  • Research Stay from 26 June 2022 until 27 October 2022
  • Research Topic: Topological Excitations and Phase Transitions in Ferroic Nanostructures
  • Host Institute: Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation (IPS)
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Adam Jatowt

 

  • Full Professor at the Institute of Computer Sciences, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Research Stay from 1 July 2022 until 31 July 2022
  • Research Topic: Developing Machine Learning Approaches to Enable Recommendation of Scholarly Content
  • Host Institute: Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)
  • Testimonial
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Dr. Guillermo López Quesada

 

  • Postdoctoral researcher at Institut clément ader (ICA), National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Toulouse, France
  • Research Stay from 20 June 2022 until 20 October 2022
  • Research Topic: Developing a Multi-Stage Micro Pump without Moving Parts and Enabling the Drive of a Micro Cryo Cooler without any Induced Vibrations
  • Host Institute: Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT)
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr.-Ing. Maria Paula Zappitelli

 

M. Sc., Ph. D. Abraham Alexis Becerra Araneda

 

  • Junior Professor at the Institute of Architecture and Urbanism of the University National at San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Research Stay from 27 September 2021 until 26 January 2022
  • Research Topic: Technical and Environmental Characterization of Plastic Waste in the Context of Industrial Residues Management
  • Host Institute: Institute of Regional Science (IfR)
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Dr. Shatabdi Mallick

 

  • Postdoctoral Fellow at the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-SERC, Chennai, India
  • Research Stay from 28 October 2021 until 28 Febraury 2022
  • Research Topic: Creep in Concrete Structures with Sustainable Cement Systems
  • Host Institute: Institute of Concrete Structures and Building Materials (IMB)
  • ResearchGate Profile here.

Ph.D. David John Jones

 

Ph.D. Akira Miyazaki

 

Dr. Eng. Matias Rolf Hampel

 

  • Researcher at the Instituto de Tecnologias en Teledeteccion y Astroparticulas (ITeDA) (CNEA-CONICET-UNSAM); UTN-FRBA, Argentina
  • Research Stay from 16 August until 15 December 2021
  • Research Topic: The Development of Cryogenic Quantum-Technology Based Microbolometer Prototype with Applications in Telescope Instruments
  • Host Institute: Institute of Micro- and Nanoelectronic Systems (IMS)
  • Testimonial
  • iNSPIRE Profile here.

Dr. Hawwa Kadum

 

Prof. Dr. Marcel Utz

 

  • Professor, Department of Chemistry at University of Southampton, UK
  • Research Stay from 15 August until April 2022
  • Research Topic: Massively Parallel Microfluidic NMR–Towards Metabolomic Cell and Spheroid Cultures (MPM-NMR)
  • Host Institute: Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT)
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Eugen Rabkin

 

Prof. Dr. Antonina Pirrotta

 

Dr. Goran Vladisavljevic

 

  • Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University, UK
  • Research Stay from 1 July to 31 August 2021
  • Reseach Topic: Investigation of new microfluidic technology
  • Host Institute: Food Process Engineering (LVT)
  • Testimonial
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Dr. Kazunori Okada

 

  • Associate Professor, Agro-Biotechnology Research Center (AgTECH), Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences (GSALS), University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Research Stay from 23 June to 17 September 2021
  • Research Topic: Defence Compounds (Phytoalexins) in the two Model Crops Grapevine (Host Lab) and Rice (Dr. Okada) for hypothesis-driven Application
  • Host Institute: Institute of Botany, Molecular Cell Biology
  • Testimonial 
  • Google Scholar Profile here.

Prof. Dr. Igor Komarov

 

 

"The collaboration with KIT has demonstrated to be a perfect match of expertise and knowledge which is necessary to solve challenging problems for society."

Dr. Katherina Kuschel

 

 
"Say “yes” to every opportunity that appears at KIT.