Prof.Dr., Dr.h.c. ing. Wilhelm Schabel
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Plenary Lecture: Economic, environmental and processing challenges of battery technologies with a perspective 2030+ for future applications
Wilhelm Schabel is Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Germany. He is a process engineer and doctor with a thesis summa cum laude in the field of polymeric film drying. He was honored with the Carl-Freudenberg Award in 2006, the Arnold Eucken Award in 2007, the L.E. Scriven Award in 2008. In 2012, Prof. W.Schabel was honored with a Doctor Honoris Causa from “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania and in 2015, Prof. Schabel received the NEULAND Innovation Award for 2 Patents in Battery Research. He is active in German, European, American and Asian Coating Societies as Scientific Committee member as past chairman, director and vice president. He is author and co-author of more than 110 ISI listed publications with his group.