Dr. Andreas Fischer International

Andreas Fischer is active in the field of electrochemical energy storage and conversion for more than 20 years. He did his master studies on “Investigations on the Synthesis of Photovoltaic Elements based on CuxS/CdS” in 1993 and finished his doctoral studies with a thesis on “Investigations on the Technology of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells” in 1996 at the Technical University of Darmstadt / Germany.

Andreas Fischer joined BASF in Ludwigshafen / Germany in 1997 as Laboratory and Project Manager in the field of Electrochemical Research working on Electroorganic Synthesis, Electrodialysis and Fuel Cells. Early 2000 he spent three years in Marketing Inorganic Specialties in BASF and returned to R&D taking over the group leader position “Electrochemical Research” in BASF. He started to work on materials for lithium ion batteries (LIB) and post-LIB ten years ago and is since 2011 Vice President “Research Battery Materials” in BASF.

Since 2006 Andreas Fischer is appointed member of the working group “Electrochemical Processes”. Since 2012 he is member of the board of trustees of the DECHEMA Research Institute. Until 2014 he was board member and deputy chairman of the expert group “Electrochemistry” of the German Chemical Society. Since 2014 he is member of the board of INREP (Israel National Research Center for Electrochemical Propulsion) and since 2016 member of the advisory council “Battery Research Germany” of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.