Christian Kuss studied chemistry at University of Technology, Dresden in Germany, and completed his Ph.D. in battery chemistry at Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. He continued his training in electrochemical materials at McGill University, Canada and the University of Oxford, UK as an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow. In the process of developing battery materials, he worked with General Motors, Johnson Matthey and other key industrial partners. His research has been published in high-impact outlets, including Nature Materials, Joule, Energy & Environmental Science and Chemical Science. Since 2018, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Manitoba Institute for Materials, where he conducts research on novel battery materials, battery electrode structures, and charge transport properties.