Short CV/Education and training

  • 2002
    Master thesis; University of Munich and Tübingen, Germany; Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Paul Knochel und Prof. Dr. Martin Maier. Title of the thesis: Functionalised Quinolinones and Quinolines via Iodine Magnesium Exchange and Cross-Coupling Reactions

  • 2003 – 2006
    Ph. D. (Organic Chemistry), University of Bristol, UK; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Varinder Aggarwal Statistical planning of experiments and process optimisation; studies towards the synthesis of a natural product, Rocaglamide

  • 2007
    Ph. D. awarded Title of the thesis: Towards the Asymmetric Synthesis of Rocaglamide and Optimisation of the Mizoroki-Heck Reaction Using Design of Experiment Undergraduate Studies (Biochemistry, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen)

  • 2006 – 2009
    Post-Doctoral Worker (Inorganic Polymer Chemistry), University of Bristol, UK; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ian Manners; Research projects in the area of the catalytic dehydrocoupling of group 13 – group 15 adducts, DFT calculations concerning metallocenophanes, mechanistic studies on polyphosphazenes

  • Since 2010
    Assistant Professor (Organic Chemistry), University of Kiel, Germany

Selected publications

  • Chemoselective Cross-Coupling Reactions with Differentiation Between Two Nucleophilic Sites on a Single Aromatic Substrate.

    J. Linshoeft, A. C. J. Heinrich, S. A. W. Segler, P. J. Gates, A. Staubitz,* Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 5644.

  • Dual Selectivity: Electrophile and Nucleophile Selective Cross-Coupling Reactions on a Single Aromatic Substrate A. C. J. Heinrich, B. Thiedemann, P. J. Gates, A. Staubitz,* Org. Lett.2013,15, 4666.

  • Joining the Un-Joinable: Adhesion Between Low Surface Energy Polymers Using Tetrapodal ZnO Linkers.

    X. Jin, J. Strueben, L. Heepe, A. Kovalev, R. Adelung,* S. N. Gorb,* A. Staubitz,* Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 5676.

  • Ammonia-Borane and Related Compounds as Dihydrogen Sources.

    A. Staubitz,* A. P. M. Robertson, I. Manners,* Chem. Rev. 2010, 110, 4079.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • nucleophile selective cross-coupling reactions

    functionalisation of heterocycles

    heterocycles with higher main group elements

    living polymerisation

    switchable polymers

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)


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