Steffen Czioska

  • Engesserstr. 20, 76131 Karlsruhe

Research Interests

  • Research on different electrochemical systems for the storage and conversion of renewable energy (green hydrogen production, CO2 conversion)
  • 电化学绿氢制备及二氧化碳转化


  • Catalysts and reactors under dynamic conditions for energy storage and conversion, SPP2080



Since 2022

Coordinator SPP2080

  • coordination and management of the DFG Priority Program SPP 2080 "Catalysts and reactors under dynamic conditions for energy storage and conversion"
  • research on electrocatalytic system (water electrolysis (OER and HER) and CO2 reduction): synthesis of nanoparticulate catalyst, structural characterization (XRD, XPS), electrochemical investigation by CV etc, and operando investigation by XAS, EXAFS, XRF, XPS etc.
  • collaborations in several scientific projects with a large number of research institutes in Germany and all over Europe
March 2019 - 2022

Postdoctorate at Karlsruher Institute for Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe

  • Research on catalysts for PEM-electrolysis and electrochemical CO2 reduction 
  • Investigation of electrochemical system by synchrotron based methods (XAS, Fluorescence, XPS)

September 2015 – January 2019

Tongji University, Shanghai, PR China

Ph.D. in Chemistry 

  • Synthesis and characterization of new nanostructured electrode
  • materials for alkaline electrolysis
  • Honored as an outstanding student (优秀学生)
  • Speech to the Chinese minister of education

March 2015 – July 2015

Tongji University, Shanghai, PR China

 Master thesis in the field of electrochemical Luminescence

September 2014 – February 2015

Huazhong University (HUST), Wuhan, PR China

Internship in the field of organic photovoltaic

September 2010 – September 2013

Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg

 B.Sc. Molecular Nano Science

  • Focus on physical chemistry
  • Bachelor thesis in the field of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)