Updated: Oct 23, 2022
Rhys Jacob is an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow currently working at the Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. He holds a PhD for his research on high temperature thermal energy storage systems from the University of South Australia and a Bachelors of Sustainable Energy Engineering-Chemical from the University of Adelaide.
He is an expert in novel high temperature thermal storage materials, with a focus on molten salts, phase change materials, and recyclable materials, and energy system analysis and optimisation. He has a strong interest in renewable energy and implementing cutting-edge research to improve efficiency, increase cost-effectiveness, and to facilitate the decarbonisation of energy delivery systems.