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Nikolai Helth Gaukås

Research Scientist

Meet Dr. Nikolai Helth Gaukås, a dedicated Research Scientist in the Thin Film and Membrane Technology group within the Sustainable Energy Technology department at SINTEF Industry since 2021. Dr. Gaukås specializes in synthesis and testing of functional ceramics and inorganic materials, bringing a diverse expertise and a good dose of optimism to his role.


Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, 2020, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
M.Sc. (Master of Technology) in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 2016, NTNU.

Competence and research areas

• Ceramic and inorganic materials synthesis (solid-state reaction, wet-chemical and aqueous synthesis).
• Fabrication of thin films, layers, and bulk ceramics (pelletizing, chemical solution deposition, tape casting, screen printing, photolithography).
• Lead-free piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials.
• Solid-state battery ceramic materials.
• Proton and oxygen conducting ceramics.
• Dry processing of battery electrodes.
• Ceramics tailored for biomedical applications.




Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1