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Per Martin Rørvik

Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Per Martin Rørvik is Senior Research Scientist in the Thin Film and Membrane Technology research group, in the Sustainable Energy department in SINTEF Industry. He has worked at SINTEF since 2010. His background is mainly within ceramic materials for energy conversion technologies: fuel cells, electrolysis, hydrogen, ammonia, piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, and solid state batteries.


PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2008, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Sivilingeniør (Master of Technology) in Chemistry, 2004, NTNU

Competence and research areas

- Ceramic materials
- Solid oxide fuel cell and electrolysis (SOFC/SOEC)
- Protonic ceramic fuel cell and electrolysis (PCFC/PCEC)
- Use of ammonia in fuel cells
- Lead-free piezoelectric and ferroelectric ceramic materials
- Solid state battery ceramic materials
- Protonic conduction in adsorbed water layers (surface protonics)
- Electrochemical testing / impedance spectroscopy
- Thin film deposition


Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1