i-MEET Chair, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Christoph J. Brabec holds the chair "materials for electronics and energy technology (i-MEET)" at the materials science department of the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Further, he is the scientific director of the Erlangen division of the Bavarian research institute for renewable energy (ZAE Bayern, Erlangen). He received his Ph.D. (1995) in physical chemistry from Linz University, joined the group of Prof. Alan Heeger at UCSB for a sabbatical, and continued to work on all aspects of organic semiconductor spectroscopy as assistant professor at Linz University with Prof. Serdar Sariciftci. He joined the Siemens research labs as project leader for organic semiconductor devices in 2001 and joined Konarka in 2004, where he held the position of CTO before joining the university. He has authored and co-authored more than 150 papers and holds 200 patents and patent applications.