Chris­tian Sat­tler – Di­vi­sion­al Board Mem­ber for En­er­gy and Trans­port

Christian Sattler
Chris­tian Sat­tler
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Christian Sattler

Act­ing Di­vi­sion­al Board Mem­ber for En­er­gy and Trans­port.

Curriculum vitae

Christian Sattler has been the acting Divisional Board Member for Energy and Transport at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) since November 2021. He has also been acting head of the DLR Institute of Future Fuels since 2020.

From 2011 to 2020, he was head of the department of Solar Chemical Engineering at the DLR Institute of Solar Research in Cologne, and prior to that – from 2003 to 2010 – the research area of Solar Material Conversion at the DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics in Cologne. In 2015, Sattler was appointed Professor for Solar Fuels at TU Dresden, where he conducts research into the conversion of solar energy into liquid fuel.

His research focuses on solar fuels, in particular hydrogen, solar heat for industrial processes and (solar) photochemistry.

Sattler studied chemistry at the University of Bonn and received his doctorate in chemistry from the Kekulé Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Bonn in 1997. He has been a DLR employee since 1997.

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