Birgit Scheppat

Head of The Hydrogen Lab, University of Applied Sciences RheinMain,

Member of the Board H2BZ-Initiative, Hess, Germany,

Member of the Board DWV, German Hydrogen Association

Green Hydrogen is a technology field with a lot of oppertunities and it could give many chances to women all over the world.

Germany / Ruesselsheim/Frankfurt am MAin

1978-1983 Physics at the University of Kaiserslautern (diploma in 1983, doctorate in 1989)

1987 Change from university to industry, Phototronics Solartechnik (PST), Munich; thin film solar cells.

1989 Head of the quality and characterization laboratory for thin film photovoltaics; PST

1990 Project management photovoltaic

design, planning and installation of solar roofs and first PV systems for

Industrial facades / public buildings.

Neuenburg vorm Wald: 1st solar hydrogen project.

1995 Foundation of a start-up company Traffic Management Systems, MBB Senstec: laser

systems for automatic toll systems.

1996 Managing Director of MBB Senstec, Technical development.

1997 Start at New Product Development at W.L. Gore and Associates,

Since 6/2000 Professor for hydrogen technology at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

2003 Founding member of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Initiative Hessen e.V. (still member of the board)

2011 Election into the board of the German Hydrogen Association as deputy chairwoman

11/2015 - 9/2018 Member of the Board of Directors of the German Physical Society.eV

Since 2002 until today active as reviewer in EU framework programmes, national and other country programmes.

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