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Elena Stefan

Research Scientist

Fabrication and characterisation of electrodes for (ceramic or metal supported) Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) and Proton Ceramic Electrolyser Cells (PCEC), Ceramic membranes and proton conducting materials.
Currently focusing on thin films electrodes and electrolytes for PCEC, by Pulsed Laser Deposition and various ceramic fabrication methods;
Additive manufacturing of ceramics for piezoelectric applications


Diplome Eng. in Applied Chemistry and Materials Science from “Politehnica” University of Bucharest
PhD at University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK in the field of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: "Development of spinel-based electrode supports for solid oxide fuel cells"

Competence and research areas

Pulsed Laser Deposition of oxides for electrode and electrolyte applications in high and intermediate temperature SOFC and PCEC
Additive manufacturing of ceramics (oxides)
Fabrication and characterisation of ceramics: dip-coating, spin coating, sintering.




Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1