Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991 – 1996
    Diploma in Chemistry, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Ukraine

  • 1997 – 2001
    Teaching and Research assistant, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Ukraine

  • 2002 – 2003
    Training in frames of European Graduate School "Advanced Polymeric Materials", Czech Republic and Germany

  • 2002 – 2005
    Dr. rer. nat. in Physical Chemistry and Polymer Physics, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

  • 2004
    & 2005, Pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellow, University of Modena, Italy

  • 2006 – 2008
    Postdoctoral fellow, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany

  • 2011
    Visiting scientist, ESPCI Paris Tech Laboratory of Soft Matter Science and Engineering, France

  • Since 2009
    Research Group Leader, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany, Lecturer, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

  • Since 2012
    Habilitandin, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

  • Since 2017 Head of Department Polymer Interfaces, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany

Selected publications

  • C. Marschelke, I. Raguzin, A. Matura, A. Fery, and A. Synytska, Controlled and Tunable Design of Polymer Interface for Immobilization of Enzymes: Does Curvature Matter? Soft Matter 2017, 13, 1074 – 1084

  • A. Kirillova, L. Ionov, I. Roismann, and A. Synytska,

    Hybrid Hairy Janus Particles for Anti-Icing and De-Icing Surfaces: Synergism of Properties and Effects

    Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28 (19), pp 6995–7005

  • A. Kirillova, C. Marschelke, J. Friedrichs, C. Werner, and A. Synytska, Hybrid Hairy Janus Particles as Building Blocks for Anti-Biofouling Surfaces

    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8 (47), pp 32591–32603

  • A. Kirillova, G. Stoychev, and A. Synytska, Programmed Assembly of Oppositely Charged Homogeneously Decorated and Janus Particles

    Faraday Discussions 2016, 191, 89-104

  • A. Kirillova, C. Schliebe, G. Stoychev, A. Jakob, H. Lang, and A. Synytska, "Hybrid Hairy Janus Particles Decorated with Metallic Nanoparticles for Catalytic Applications", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (38), pp 21218–21225

  • A. Kirillova, G. Stoychev, L. Ionov, and A. Synytska, "Self-assembly Behaviour of Colloidal Particles with Different Architectures: Mixed vs. Janus", Langmuir 2014, 30, 12765-12774

  • A. Synytska, E. Bielig, and L. Ionov, "Adaptive PEG-PDMS brushes: Effect of Architecture on Adhesiveness in Air and Under Water", Macromolecules 2014, 47, 8377–8385

  • A. Kirillova, G. Stoychev, L. Ionov, K.-J. Eichhorn, M. Malanin, and A. Synytska, "Platelet Janus Particles with Hairy Polymer Shells for Multifunctional Materials", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2014, 6 (15), 13106-13114

  • A. Synytska, A. Kirillova, and L. Isa, "Synthesis and Contact-Angle Measurements of Janus Particles", CHEMPLUSCHEM 2014, 79, 656-661

  • A. Synytska and Ionov, L., "Stimuli-Responsive Janus particles", Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 2013, 30 (11), 922-930

  • M. Kampermann and A. Synytska, "Switchable Adhesion by Chemical Modification and Surface Topography", Journal of Material Chemistry 2012, 22, 19390-19401

  • A. Synytska, E. Svetushkina, D. Martina, C. Bellmann, F. Simon, L. Ionov, M. Stamm, and C. Creton, "Intelligent Materials with Adaptive Adhesion Properties Based on Comb-like Polymer Brushes", Langmuir 2012, 28, 16444−16454

  • S. Berger, L. Ionov, and A. Synytska, "Engineering of Ultrahydrophobic Functional Coatings Using Controlled Aggregation of Bicomponent Core-Shell Janus Particles", Advanced Functional Materials, 2011, 21 (12), 2338–2344

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • BioSmartTrainee – Training in Bio-Inspired Design of Smart Adhesive Materials, EU H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014 (PI + Coordinator)

  • Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Stimuli-Responsive Core-Shell Janus Particles, DFG (PI)

  • Entwicklung von schaltbaren Janus-Partikeln zur Immobilisierung und zum mehrfachen Einsatz von Enzymen in technischen Prozessen, AiF (PI + Coordinator)

  • Nanostructured Smart Polymer Materials with Adaptive / Responsive Adhesion Properties, DFG (PI)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh)

  • Member of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband, DHV)

Additional qualifications

  • Additional education in Pedagogic and Psychology

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Social competences, team work, leadership potential, networking

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married and have two children


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