Head of Energy and Material Department, ABB
Dr. Daniel Chartouni is the Head of the Energy & Materials Department at the ABB Corporate Research Center in Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland. The department focuses on developing and applying new materials for ABB’s power products and on physics-related research topics in energy transition and energy management. Parallel to leading the department, he was the Global Program Manager for the Energy Storage Research Program within the ABB Corporate Research organization.
From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Chartouni was Group Leader of the Applied Physics Group within the Electro-technology Department at ABB Corporate Research. This group develops novel cooling solutions for power devices and supports the ABB Group on developing energy storage solutions. He joined ABB as a Scientist in 1999 after a one-year Post Doc on Fuel Cells at the Osaka National Research Institute, Japan. He earned his Diploma and PhD degrees in Solid-State Physics from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.