Dr. Philipp C. Verpoort

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Philipp Verpoort has been a postdoctoral researcher in Research Department 3 (Transition Pathways) since May 2021, where he is a member of Dr Falko Ueckerdt's team on Hydrogen, Electrification, and Industry Transformation. His current main research focus is trade with hydrogen and energy-intensive basic materials (steel, chemicals).

He is a physicist by training and previously completed a PhD in the Theory of Condensed Matter Group at the University of Cambridge, where he conducted research in solid-state physics, statistical physics, materials research, and artificial intelligence.

Please visit his personal website for more details and a list of publications.


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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
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