Valerie Siller graduated in 2016 from the Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany with a M. Sc. in Material Science and started her PhD at IREC in the following year. She has spent several research stays as student in laboratories at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) mainly focusing on phenomena in electrochemical processes. In her PhD at IREC Valerie Siller is currently developing solutions for all-solid state thin film lithium ion batteries and enhancing interface dominated challenges in suitable battery materials.

Date of birth: 25/04/1992