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Prof. Dr. Peter Strasser

Prof. Dr. Peter Strasser

The Electrochemical Catalysis, Energy, and Material Science Group
Technische Universität Berlin
School II
Department of chemical engineering
secretariat TC 03
Straße des 17. Juni 124
10623 Berlin

phone: +49 30 314 29542
fax: +49 30 314 22261

room: TC 202
TC building

WoS Researcher ID: A-1868-2012


roles, memberships and functions:

  • BaföG-commissioner of the institut of chemistry
  • GKmE Master Catalysis, chairman
  • GKmE Chemical Engineering, member
  • Edidorial Board Member "Electrocatalysis"

Curriculum Vitae


Technical University Berlin, Germany, Department of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Division (Institut für Chemie, Fachbereich Technische Chemie)
Chaired Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Head of The Electrochemical Catalysis, Energy, and Materials Science Laboratory 

2004 - 2007       

University of Houston, Houston, TX, Department of Chemical Engineering:
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

2001 - 2004

Symyx Technologies, Santa Clara, CA:
Senior Staff Scientist/Group Leader – 
Electronic Materials Group / Heterogeneous Catalysis Group

2000 - 2001   

Symyx Technologies, Santa Clara, CA:
Postdoctoral Research – Combinatorial and High Throughput Catalysis

1996 – 1997     

Sony Corporation, Yokohama, Japan:
Visiting scientist, Frontier Materials Science Laboratory

1995 - 1999      

Fritz-Haber-Institut of Max-Planck-Society, Berlin, Germany:
PhD - degree with Prof. Gerhard Ertl (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2007)

1988 - 1995       

Tuebingen University, Germany:
"Diplom" in Physical Chemistry (Prof. O. E. Roessler)

  • Master thesis 'oscillations and spatial self-organization in enzyme kinetics'

1992 – 1993       

Pisa University, Italy: 
Research Fellowship (Prof. F. Calderazzo, Department of Chemistry) 

1991 – 1992       

Stanford University, USA:
Research Fellowship (Prof. J. Ross, Department of Chemistry)  

  • Chemische Selbst-Organization, Oszillation und Chaos in der Chemie


Curriculum Vitae of Professor Strasser


International Association of Hydrogen Energy
Sir William Grove Award 2018 for achievement and leadership in Electrochemistry
Springer-Nature Publishing group
Annual Authorship Award
Gerhard Ertl Center for Electrochemistry and Catalysis
Ertl Prize for research work in electrochemistry and catalysis
German Catalysis Society
Otto-Roelen Medal for outstanding scientific work in catalysis
University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering
Research Excellence Award at the Assistant Professor level
Max-Planck Society, Germany
Otto-Hahn Medal for outstanding PhD dissertation in Physical Chemistry
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max Planck Gesellschaft
"Summa cum laude" -  PhD with honors

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Assistant Professor
of Chemical and

Cullen College of
University of Houston,
Houston TX 77204-4004