S.S.T. Husein PhD (Sebastian)

Impact Development Manager, Battery Centre Twente

About Me

Sebastian Husein develops programs and builds (public + private) consortia for energy-related topics. He works within the Battery Centre Twente, supporting four research pillars: 1) Next Generation Materials and Cells, 2) Advanced Manufacturing, and 3) Efficient Packs and Systems, and 4) Smart Applications & System Design.

As part of the Strategic Business Development Department, Sebastian also works with many researchers across the UT's strong base of innovative energy technologies and approaches: for advanced battery technologies, solar energy, sustainable data centres, [green] hydrogen, and other topics for the energy transition. He has expertise in coordinating and leading large, multi-EU-member state funding schemes such as IPCEIs (Important Project of Common European Interest). 

Sebastian earned his Ph.D. in 2020 from Arizona State University with his thesis, "Enhanced Carrier Mobility in Hydrogenated and Amorphous Transparent Conducting Oxides." With his technical background in semiconductors and thin films for photovoltaic devices, he links academic vision with industry expertise to effectively position resources for energy transition challenges.


Durmaz, Z., Husein, S. , & Saive, R. (2021). Thin silicon interference solar cells for targeted or broadband wavelength absorption enhancementOptics express29(3), 4324-4337. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.413294

Husein, S., Saive, R. , & Saive, R. (2020). 1500% Efficient Solar Power Plants. In 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC 47) https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC45281.2020.9300396

Husein, S., Medvedeva, J.E., Perkins, J.D., & Bertoni, M.I. (2020). The Role of Cation Coordination in the Electrical and Optical Properties of Amorphous Transparent Conducting OxidesChemistry of Materials, 32(15), 6444-6455. http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01672

Husein, S. Saive, R., Jordan, M., & Bertoni, M.I. (2019). Podcasts: An under-utilized form of science communication. In 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC46) https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980967 

Husein, S., Stuckelberger, M., West, B., Ding, L., Dauzou, F., Morales-Masis, M., Duchamp, M., Holman, Z. and Bertoni, M.I. (2018). Carrier scattering mechanisms limiting mobility in hydrogen-doped indium oxideJournal of Applied Physics123(24), p.245102. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5033561

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University of Twente
Strategic Business Development
Citadel (building no. 09), room H309
Hallenweg 15
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Strategic Business Development
Citadel  H309
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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