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Dr. Olga Kasian

Dr. Olga Kasian

Material Transformations in Electrocatalysis


  • 01/2013 Ph.D. in Electrochemistry, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine), Supervisor: Prof. A.B. Velichenko.
  • 06/2009 M.Sc. in Chemistry, Dnepropetrovsk National University (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine).


  • since 05/2019 Head of the Helmholtz Young Investigator Group ‘Material Transformations in Electrocatalysts’, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin GmbH (Berlin, Germany)
  • since 04/2015 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Postdoc, Department of Interface Chemistry and Surface Science, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (Düsseldorf, Germany). Host: Prof. K. J.J. Mayrhofer
  • 08/2014 – 03/2015 Postdoc, Department of Biotechnology, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (Senftenberg, Germany). Supervisor: Prof. V. M. Mirsky
  • 09/2011 – 08/2016 Assistant of Professor, Department of Physical Chemistry, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine).
  • 02/2010 – 07/2014 Researcher, Institute of Electroplating and Chemistry, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine). Supervisor: Prof. A. B. Velichenko

Honours, Awards, Fellowships:

  • 2019 Helmholtz Young Investigator Group
  • 2015-2017 Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researches
  • 2015 Award of the President of Ukraine for Young Scientists
  • 2013 The best young scientist of Dnepropetrovsk region in field of chemical technology


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