Antonio Abate is a Helmholtz Association Young Group leader fellow at the Helmholtz-Centrum Berlin in Germany and Visiting Professor at Fuzhou University in China. He is an expert in hybrid organic-inorganic materials for optoelectronics. His group is currently researching active materials and interfaces to make stable perovskite solar cells. Before to move to the Helmholtz-Centrum Berlin, Antonio was leading the solar cell research at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, and he was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. After getting his PhD at Politecnico di Milano in 2011, he worked for 4 years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.