Peter Lamp received his degree and PhD in general physics from the Technical University of Munich (PhD done at the Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Munich; finalized in 1993). Since 1994 he has held different positions in non-profit research organizations as well as industry; continuously working on applied research in the field of energy storage and conversion. Dr. Lamp joined BMW in 2001 as development engineer for fuel cell systems. From 2008 to 2012 he was responsible for product development of Li-Ion cells. Since 2012 he has been head of the department ‚Research Battery Technology‘. His present focus is research on next generation electrical energy storage systems and strategy for application at BMW.