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Research Staff Member
IBM Research - Zurich



Patrick Ruch is Research Staff Member in the Science & Technology department at IBM Research - Zurich. Dr. Ruch studied materials science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and received his Ph.D. degree in 2009 from the same institution for his work performed at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) on electrochemical capacitors. His main research interests are in energy conversion and storage with applications to efficient computing systems and sustainable energy technology. He is currently responsible for exploratory and applied research regarding microfluidic electrochemical energy conversion and the development of solid sorption heat pump technology.