Moritz Riede

-Professor in the Department of Physics, University of Oxford, UK
-ISC Fellow

Moritz Riede is Professor of Soft Functional Nanomaterials in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford. With his team he is working on organic photovoltaics, a renewable energy technology that is already now the solar cell technology with the lowest environmental footprint of all and has the potential to become the cheapest for providing clean electricity globally, as well.

He is founder and co-director of UK’s National Thin Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional Materials, hosted by Oxford, co-founder of Ark Metrica (an open science hardware & software startup) and trustee of the Joseph Rotblat Memorial Trust. He has published extensively not only on his research, but also contributed to several statements on Open Science, early career researcher support and the role of young academies and is passionate about working at the interface between science and society.

He served on the advisory boards of the Federation of German Scientists (2015-2022) and the machine learning startup Noble.AI (2019-2023) as well as on the council of the German Physical Society (2012-205) and as co-chair of the Global Young Academy (2017/2018).

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