Short CV/Education and training

  • 2004 – 2009
    Studies of chemistry, process engineering, and materials science in Würzburg (DE), Lyon (FR), and Southampton (UK); graduated with as Dipl.-Chem. (Univ. Würzburg), Dipl.-Ing. (ESCPE Lyon), and MSc (materials science, Univ. Lyon I)

  • 2009 – 2011
    Doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Colloid Chemistry, Golm (DE); Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti

  • 2011
    Dr. rer. nat., Univ. Potsdam (DE); Thesis title: "From Monomer Salts and Their Tectonic Crystals to Aromatic Polyimides – Development of Neoteric Synthesis Routes"

  • 2011 – 2012
    Postdoc at the École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI), Paris (FR); Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler

  • Since 2012
    Independent research group leader at Technische Universität Wien, Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna (AT)

  • 2018
    Habilitation (venia docendi) in materials chemistry, TU Wien, Vienna (AT); Thesis title: "Geomimetic approaches towards organic high-performance materials"

  • Since 2018
    Additional affiliation to the Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, TU Wien, Vienna (AT)

  • Since 2018
    Adjunct Principal Investigator at CeMM – Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • Since 2019
    Tenure-track Assistant Professor at TU Wien, Institute of Materials Chemistry and Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna (AT)

Selected publications

  • M. J. Taublaender, F. Glöcklhofer, M. Marchetti-Deschmann and M. M. Unterlass*: “Green and Rapid Hydrothermal Crystallization and Synthesis of Fully Conjugated Aromatic Compounds“, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12270-12274. doi: 10.1002/anie.201801277

  • M. M. Unterlass*: “Hot Water Generates Crystalline Organic Materials”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2292-2294. doi: 10.1002/anie.201713359.

  • L. Leimhofer, B. Baumgartner, M. Puchberger, T. Prochaska, T. Konegger and M. M. Unterlass*: “Green one-pot synthesis and processing of polyimide-silica hybrid materials”, J. Mater. Chem. A. 2017, 5, 16326-16335. doi: 10.1039/C7TA02498C

  • B. Baumgartner, A. Svirkova, J. Bintinger, C. Hametner, M. Marchetti-Deschmann and M. M. Unterlass*: “Green and highly efficient synthesis of perylene and naphthalene bisimides is nothing but water”, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 1229-1232. doi: 10.1039/C6CC06567H

  • B. Baumgartner, M. J. Bojdys, P. Skrinjar and M. M. Unterlass*: “Design Strategies in Hydrothermal Polymerization of Polyimides”, Macromol. Chem. Phys.2016, 217, 485-500. doi: 10.1002/macp.201500287

  • K. Kriechbaum, D. A. Cerrón-Infantes, B. Stöger and M. M. Unterlass*: “Shape-Anisotropic Polyimide Particles by Solid-State Polycondensation of Monomer Salt Single Crystals”, Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8773-8780. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01545

  • B. Baumgartner, M. J. Bojdys, M. M. Unterlass*: “Geomimetics for Green Polymer Synthesis: Highly Ordered Polyimides via Hydrothermal Techniques”,

    Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 3771-3776. doi: 10.1039/C4PY00263F

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