School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Prof. Dr. Ullrich Scherf - Curriculum Vitae

Macromolecular Chemistry Group &
Institute for Polymertechnology
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Gauss-Str. 20

D-42097 Wuppertal, Germany

http://www.makro.uni-wuppertal.de

Education

Habilitation, Organic Chemistry, 1996, Johannes-Gutenberg Universität, Mainz

PhD, Polymer Chemistry, 1988, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena

Diploma in Chemistry, 1983, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena

Professional Experience

1992 - 2000 Senior Researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz

1990 - 1992 Research Associate (VCI fellow), Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz
Research Adviser: Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen

1988 - 1989 Research Associate,, Institut für Tierphysiologie,
Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, DDR
Research Adviser: Prof. Dr. Heinz Penzlin

1984 - 1988 Graduate Studies, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, DDR
Thesis Adviser: Prof. Dr. Hans-Heinrich Hörhold

Positions

08/2010 acting director of the interdisciplinary research cluster "Institut für Polymertechnologie" at Bergische Universität Wuppertal

09/2002 professor (C4, since 2007 W3) for “Macromolecular Chemistry”, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

10/2000 professor (C3) for “Polymer Chemistry”, Universität Potsdam, Germany

Calls

2011 “Macromolecular Chemistry”, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgien

2007 “Macromolecular Chemistry”, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgien

2002 “Macromolecular Chemistry” (C4), Bergische Universität Wuppertal

1999 “Polymerchemie” (C3), Universität Potsdam

1999 “Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry” (C3), Bergische Universität Wuppertal

1999 “Chemical Technology of Organic Materials” (chair), Graz Technical University, Austria

Research Visits

2009 FORTH (Polymer Physics Group, G. Fytas), Iraklio/Greece

1987 State University of Tiflis/USSR

Honors and Scientific Functions

2011 Odysseus Award (FWO, Belgium)

2006 organizer of the DAAD-funded Summer School “Frontiers in Polymer Science”, IISc Bangalore, India

1998 Meyer-Struckmann Research Award

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