Katja Kress is a PhD in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Sheffield. She gained a B.Eng. in Materials Engineering and a M.Sc. in Materials Science with a focus on Solid State Chemistry in Germany. Due to her work experience both in industry and research with the Fraunhofer Institute, she will be developing novel cathode architectures and characterise the material properties with regard to particle morphology and electrochemical performance.