Tejs Vegge

Tejs Vegge

Professor, Head of Section

Department of Energy Conversion and Storage

Technical University of Denmark


Building 309, room 156

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Fax +45 46 77 57 58
E-mail teve@dtu.dk
ORCID 0000-0002-1484-0284
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Keywords Density Functional Theory (DFT) | Materials for energy conversion and storage | Atomic scale kinetics | Computational materials design | Electrochemistry and catalysis

Main Research Area: Integrated computational and experimental design and characterization of novel materials for energy storage and conversion:

  • Density functional theory (DFT) based design of new materials for energy storage from model structures, predictors and genetic algorithms  
  • Molecular, ionic, defect and electronic transport in energy materials from integrated ab initio rate calculations and in situ scattering techniques
  • Electrode and electrolyte materials for metal-air, Li/Na-ion and flow batteries
  • Materials for electrochemical production and storage of ammonia
  • Materials for hydrogen storage, membranes and electrolytes
  • Nanoparticle (electro)catalysts for sustainable production of synthetic fuels
  • Database and multiscale techniques for computational materials design

Publications Overview: see Research ID A-9419-2011 or ORCID 0000-0002-1484-0284 (H-Index 27, pr 01-09-2015)

Main Research Projects:

  • ​LiRichFCCA new class of powerful materials for electrochemical energy storage: Lithium-rich oxyfluorides with cubic dense packing (EU Horizon 2020, FET Open, 2016-2019)
  • Villum Anniversary Grant: The Villum Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals (The Velux Foundations, 2016-2024)
  • ZASZinc Air Secondary innovative nanotech based batteries for efficient energy storage (EU Horizon 2020, NMP 13, 2015-2018)
  • NonPreciousInitiative Towards Non-Precious Metal Polymer Fuel Cells  (Innovation Fund Denmark, 2015-2018)
  • ReLiableReversible Lithium-Air Batteries (Det Strategiske forskningsråd – Bæredygtig Energi og Miljø, 2012-2016)
  • SMARTCatSystematic, Material-oriented Approach using Rational design to develop break-Through Catalysts for automotive PEMFC (FP7 JTI FCH-JU, 2013-2017)
  • Hi-CNovel in situ and in operando techniques; improving rechargeable batteries and super-capacitors (FP7-Energi, 2013-2017)