Prof. Peter obtained his PhD degree from Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie and NRW Graduate School of Chemistry, Universität Münster, Germany in 2006. He pursued his post-doctoral research under Prof. Yuri Grin at the Max Plank Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany and Prof. M. G. Kanatzidis at Northwestern University, Chemistry Department, USA .
Prof. Peter joined JNCASR, Bangalore in 2010 as a Ramanujan Fellow and is an Associate Professor since 2017. His research interests include fuel cells, water splitting and CO2 reduction. He has been selected as a young research investigator by ACS, RSC, IOP and MRSI. He is the recipient of the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship (2017-18). Apart from fundamental research Prof. Peter is involved in translational research and is the founder and director of the start-up Breathe India Pvt. Ltd, which aims to convert CO2 into chemicals and fuels. The developed technology received the National Award 2021 from the Technology Development Board in DST. Prof. Peter has been awarded the CRSI Bronze medal 2021.
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