Academic Career and Research Areas
Prof. Rupp FRSC (* 1980) earned her PhD degree at ETH Zurich Switzerland and was affiliated as a visiting and senior scientist at MIT (2012-2011) and the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan (2011). She was a non-tenure track Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich (2012-2016), where she held two prestigious externally funded career grants, namely an ERC Starting Grant (SNSF) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) professorship. In 2017, she joined as faculty MIT, where she was promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (MIT). Recently, she joined TU Munich in the Department of Chemistry as a faculty member as well as TUM International Energy Research as CTO.