Petr Krtil is a senior scientist and head of Electrocatalysis group at the J. Heyrovsky of the Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague. He received his PhD degree in Physical Chemistry at the J. Heyrovsky Institute in 1993. Following postdoctoral stays at the State University of New York in Buffalo and Tokyo Institute of Technology. He re-joined the J. Heyrovsky Institute in 1998. His main research interests focus on fundamental aspects of electrochemical energy storage namely material aspects of electrode material design for batteries and electrocatalytic applications. He coordinates the European innovative training network on the conversion of renewable electricity into chemicals Elcorel, he is also a member of the steering committee of the „Molecules and materials for life“ of The Czech Academy of Sciences.
Speaker of PILLAR 1: NANO for ENERGY. PARALLEL 1.1 Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials for a Carbon-neutral Society by 2050