Chief Scientific Officer, Cambridge Nanosystems
Cambridge Nanosystems (CNS) produces high-quality graphene that can be used for a range of purposes, including wearable sensors that check your movements or breathing and in making batteries charge faster and last longer.
Chief Scientific Officer Catharina Paukner explains what makes CNS unique: “We have an environmentally-friendly production process that is able to convert greenhouse gas methane into solid graphene powders and hydrogen. A clean and efficient way to get rid of a harmful gas.”
Catharina was awarded a Fellowship of the RSA in 2016 in recognition of her role in the design of new nanomaterial manufacturing system.
She says her proudest achievements include the development of the CNS technology as well as “surviving 2015 – the year in which I got married, finished my PhD and moved CNS into its own state-of-the-art facilities.”