Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993 – 1998
    Studies in Materials Science at TU Darmstadt; specialization (external subject) in physical chemistry and technical chemistry

  • 2001
    Stay abroad, Prof. Claude Lamy, UMR 6503 CNRS – Université de Poitiers

  • 2003 – 2004
    Stay abroad, Prof. Richard Nichols, Electrochemistry – University of Liverpool

  • 2006
    Stay abroad, Prof. Richard Nichols, Electrochemistry – University of Liverpool

Selected publications

Book chapters:

  • C. Roth, D. E. Ramaker, "EXAFS investigations of PEM fuel cells". Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, ed. C. Vayenas, 51, chapter 3 (2011) 159-201.

  • H. Schulenburg, C. Roth, "Advanced electron microscopy techniques for the detailed characterization of fuel cell components", Polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell technology (PEMFCs and DMFCs), Vol. 2, ed. C. Hartnig, C. Roth, Woodhead Publishing 2012, 26-64.

Publications in peer review:

  • C. Roth, N. Benker, Th. Buhrmester, M. Mazurek, M. Loster, H. Fuess, D. C. Koningsberger, D. E. Ramaker, "Determination of O(H) and CO Coverage and Adsorption sites on PtRu electrodes in an Operating PEM Fuel Cell", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (42) (2005) 14607-14615.

  • L. Cao, F. Scheiba, C. Roth, F. Schweiger, C. Cremers, U. Stimming, H. Fuess, L. Chen, W. Zhu, X. Qiu, "Novel nano-composite Pt/RuO2-xH2O/CNT catalysts for DMFC", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45 (2006) 5315-5319.

  • M. Michel, F. Ettingshausen, F. Scheiba, A. Wolz, C. Roth, "Using layer-by-layer assembly of polyaniline fibers in the fast preparation of high performance fuel cell nanostructured membrane electrodes", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10 (2008) 3796-3801.

  • J. Melke, A. Schoekel, D. Dixon, C. Cremers, D. E. Ramaker, C. Roth, "Ethanol oxidation on carbon-supported Pt, PtRu and PtSn catalysts studied by operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. C 114 (2010) 5914-5925.

  • S. Zils, M. Timpel, T. Arlt, A. Wolz, I. Manke, C. Roth, "3D visualization of PEMFC electrode structures using FIB nanotomography", Fuel Cells 10 (2010) 966-972.

  • M. Rauber, I. Alber, S. Müller, R. Neumann, O. Picht, C. Roth, A. Schoekel, M. E. Toimil-Molares, W. Ensinger, "Highly-ordered supportless 3-D nanowire networks with tuneable complexity and interwire connectivity for device integration", Nano Letters 11 (6) (2011) 2304-2310.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Alternative support materials and electrode preparation processes for fuel cells

  • Novel methods for the in-situ characterization of degradation mechanisms in fuel cell catalysts and electrodes

  • Hierarchical and structured 3D electrode design for fuel cells and batteries

Additional qualifications

  • DAAD Kurzzeitdozentur Washington D.C. with Prof. D. E. Ramaker, 2008


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