Nadine Menzel


Dr.-Ing. Nadine Menzel, Acting Group Manager »Hydrogen Material Analytics«

Areas of research

  • Characterization and evaluation of different water electrolysis technologies (alkaline, AEM, and PEM)
  • Microstructural and electrochemical characterization of stack components
  • Evaluation of the reliability and service life of materials and components
  • Error analysis and material design


Academic/professional resume


Since 05/2016

Acting Group Manager »Hydrogen Material Analytics«, Fraunhofer IMWS

12/2013 – 04/2016

Research associate, Fraunhofer IMWS

05/2008 – 05/2013

Doctoral candidate (Dr.-Ing.) at TU Berlin (Technical Chemistry, Prof. Strasser), in cooperation with Bayer AG, Material Science Department, topic: »Kinetic studies of electrocatalytic chlorine evolution on Ru/Ir/Ti oxide anodes«

10/2002 – 03/2008

Studies in Chemical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at TU Berlin (Technical Chemistry, Prof. Schomäcker), thesis in cooperation with Atotech Deutschland GmbH, topic: »A feasibility study for the control of the tin content in galvanic tin baths«




On the faradaic selectivity and the role of surface inhomogeneity during the chlorine evolution reaction on ternary Ti-Ru-Ir mixed metal oxide electrocatalysts

Zeradjanin, A. R.; Menzel, N.; Schuhmann, W.; Strasser, P. 
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16(27) (2014), DOI: 10.1039/c4cp00896k


Dimensionally stable Ru/Ir/TiO2-anodes with tailored mesoporosity for efficient electrochemical chlorine evolution

Menzel, N.; Ortel, E.; Mette, K.; Kraehnert, R.; Strasser, P.
ACS Catalysis 3(6):1324–1333 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/cs4000238


Role of water in the chlorine evolution reaction at RuO2-based electrodes - Understanding electrocatalysis as a resonance phenomenon

Zeradjanin, A. R.; Menzel, N.; Strasser, P.; Schuhmann, W.
ChemSusChem 5(10):1897-904 (2012); DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201200193


Electrocatalysis using porous nanostructured materials

Menzel, N.; Ortel, E.; Kraehnert, R.; Strasser, P.
ChemPhysChem 13(6):1385-94 (2012); DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201100984


Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of Templated Mesoporous Oxide Coatings Applied as Catalysts for the Chlorine Evolution Reaction (ClER)

Strasser, P.; Menzel, N.; Kraehnert, R.; Ortel, E.
Zeitschrift für anorganische Chemie 636(11) (2010); DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201009101