By Dr. Andreas Hintennach, Mercedes-Benz, Germany.
Dr. Andreas Hintennach is a chemist and medical doctor. He received his PhD in electrochemistry from the ETH Zurich and Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland) in 2010. After a postdoc stay at MIT 2010-11 he joined the research department of Mercedes-Benz in 2011. His present focus in the field of electrochemistry is fundamental research on next generation electrical energy storage and conversion materials and systems, sustainability and toxicology.