29.11.2019: Prof. Dr. Tabea Arndt joined KIT Division III as Professor for Superconducting Magnet Technology and Member of the Board of Directors at the Institute for Technical Physics (ITEP) on 1 October 2019.
Tabea Arndt is a physicist who started her studies at KIT on the subject of HTS RE-123 thin films gaining her PhD in 1995. After internships at the IBM research center, she got a grant “Secure Talents for Innovation” and moved to Vacuumschmelze GmbH working on magnetic materials, alloys and wires of low and high temperature superconductors. She continued her work on superconducting wires and tapes in carve outs of Vacuumschmelze GmbH and various companies. In 2008 she joined Siemens Corporate Technology in Erlangen and became Head of Research Group “Superconducting Applications”. In 2015 she was promoted to the position of the Principal Key Expert “Electromagnetic Systems”. She served as a German delegate to the International Energy Agency, Technical Collaboration Program HTS, as a panel member of DKE/IEC (TC90), as a board member of Conectus, ISIS and ESAS, and as a panel member (deputy chair) of European Research Council, Grants for Starters and Consolidators, 2008-2014.ITEP