Research Manager, SINTEF
Magnus Thomassen is a research manager at SINTEF; Scandinavia’s largest independent research institute. He holds a PhD in electrochemistry and has 20 years R&D experience within hydrogen as an energy carrier, fuel cells, electrolysis and batteries.
Thomassen has coordinated several national and international research projects from materials development for next-generation fuel cells and electrolysers to techno-economic evaluation of the use of hydrogen and batteries in the transport sector, stationary energy storage and as input to the process industry. Thomassen has coordinated three European projects on the development of PEM electrolysers over a period of 10 years and is working closely with Norwegian and international industry.