Matías Acosta, Lindau Alumnus 2017, received his materials engineering degree from the Prof. Jorge A. Sabato Institute, Argentina in 2011. He received his doctoral degree in materials science from the Technical University of Darmstadt (TU-DA) in 2015. During his doctorate, he also worked at the Tokyo University of Science. During 2016 he was a Postdoc at the TU-DA. Currently, he holds a Feodor Lynen Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include synthesis and characterization of piezoelectric and ionic conductor ceramics, nanomaterials, and oxide thin films. He is also actively involved in the communication of science to broad audiences and science policy projects in Argentina, Germany and the UK.