Head of Innovation Field Membranes
Dr. Thomas Schiestel is head of the IGB Innovation Field Membranes. He obtained his PhD at Saarland University on “Electrochemical detection of radionuclides in the demolition waste of nuclear power plants”. During his postdoctoral stay at the Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, he focused on the development of nanoparticles for medical applications. After a short period at the Institute for Interfacial Engineering (IGVT), University of Stuttgart, he joined Fraunhofer IGB. There, he is responsible for membrane development for more than 18 years.