Head of the Young Investigator Group Nanooptical Concepts for PV, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
Junior Professor, Freie Universität Berlin
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH - Solar Energy, Nanooptical Concepts for PV
Role in the project : WP9 co-Leader: Advanced light management for thin-film PV
Martina Schmid holds a Diploma in physics from the University of Augsburg and a PhD from the Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) c/o Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB). She has gained international research experience at the University of New South Wales (UNSW, Sydney), the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech, USA). Since 2012 she is heading a Helmholtz Young Investigator Group at HZB and in 2013 she became a Junior Professor at FUB. Her research interests are photonics, plasmonics, photovoltaics and renewable energy devices with a special focus on nano- and microoptical concepts for light guiding and concentration. She has experience with European projects (ATHLET, SOLAMON, SOPHIA) and is now leading WP9 in CHEETAH.