D.Tech. Zareh Topalian, Senior Research Officer. Has a MSc in materials engineering and Ph.D. in solid states physics from Uppsala University. He worked as researcher at EU-funded projects such as GRINDOOR (Green Nanotechnology for the Indoor Environment) and SESBE (Smart Elements for Sustainable Building Envelopes) before joining Svenska Aerogel. Zareh has worked with many projects involving nano-based materials used in solid states gas sensors, self-cleaning surfaces and smart windows. He likes fishing, watching documentaries and doing fun stuff with his family and friends.