University of Siegen, Germany
Carsten Engelhard was born in Germany, in 1977. He received his PhD ("Dr. rer. nat.") in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Münster, Germany, in 2007, and was a postdoctoral associate at Indiana University, USA, with Prof. Gary M. Hieftje from 2008–2010. In 2010, Carsten started his independent research group at University of Münster, Germany, in the laboratories of Prof. Uwe Karst. He joined the Chemistry department of the University of Siegen, Germany, as an assistant professor in 2013 and was promoted to associate professor in 2017.
Research interests include fundamentals and applications of plasma-based techniques, development of instrumentation, nanomaterials characterization, and ambient desorption/ionization. He has received awards including the Analytical Chemistry Division Award of the German Chemical Society and the "Adolf Martens Award" from BAM (Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing) and Adolf Martens Fonds, Germany.