Jens Noack studied chemical engineering and environmental technology at the Dresden University of Applied Sciences and recieved his PhD from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Since 2007, he has been working at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology in the Department of Applied Electrochemistry, where he has mainly been involved in the development of redox flow batteries as a project lead, scientist and senior engineer. Since 2020 he is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney/Australia (QS rank 19th) and since 2023 a guest lecturer at the University of the Bundeswehr in Munich.

Dr.-Ing. Jens Noack
Dr.-Ing. Jens Noack

His research and development focuses on stationary energy storage systems for renewable energies and the development of novel energy storage and conversion systems. He is the German project lead of the German-Australian Alliance for Electrochemical Technologies for Storage of Renewable Energy (CENELEST), project lead of the European-Australian SONAR project as well as other publicly funded projects from industry.

Jens Noack is the author of over 100 publications, including 57 peer reviewed papers, 29 patent applications and three review articles. He has also given over 70 talks at conferences worldwide, including several invited talks. He is a member of the scientific committee of the International Flow Battery Forum since 2016 and a member of several national and international standardisation committees. He is chairman of the German national committee “Flow Batteries” in the German Commission for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology DKE AK 371.0.6, member of DKE K 371 “Batteries” and DKE K 384 “Fuel Cells”. He is also a member of the International Electrotechnical Commission IEC in the groups TC 105/21 JWG 7 “Flow Batteries” and JWG 82 “Secondary cells and batteries for renewable energy storage”.

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Flow Battery Forum
  • Chairman DKE 371.0.6 “Flow Batteries”
  • Member of DKE K371 „Batteries, DKE K384 „Fuel Cells“, IEC JWG 7 „Flow Batteries“, IEC JWG 82 “Secondary cells and batteries for renewable energy storage”
  • Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI)
  • Member of The Electrochemical Society (ECS)
  • Member of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
  • Member of The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
  • Founding member of Flow Battery Europe
  • Founding member of the Fraunhofer Network Australia
  • Founding member of the Australia / New Zealand Flow Battery Network
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