Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory, Physical Chemistry
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Gerrit Boschloo studied Molecular Sciences at the Wageningen Agricultural University (the Netherlands) and obtained his degree (Landbouwkundig Ingenieur) in 1991. His examination work in Physical Chemistry was on photochemical production of hydrogen using Ru(bpy)3 and colloidal RuO2. He performed PhD research at Delft University of Technology 1992-1996 in the Applied Inorganic Chemistry group led by Prof. J. Schoonman, under supervision of Dr. A. Goossens, and defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Solar Energy Conversion by Porphyrin-Sensitized Titanium Dioxide" on December 10th, 1996 (Delft, the Netherlands). He held post-doctoral positions at University College Dublin (Ireland) with Prof. D.J. Fitzmaurice (spectroelectrochemistry of porous nanostructured metal oxides) and at Uppsala University (Sweden) with Prof. Anders Hagfeldt (p-type NiO and dye-sensitized solar cells). Between 2005-2008 he was employed a researcher at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Currently, he is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, in the section Physical Chemistry, where he leads the solar cell research group. His main research interests are advanced photoelectrochemical characterization of dye-sensitized solar cells and in-depth investigation of lead halide perovskite solar cells. He is author of more than 230 peer-reviewed articles and appears on the Highly Cited Researchers list for 2018 (Clarivate Analytics) .
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