Short CV/Education and training

  • 1966 – 1974
    8 years of general education at secondary school

  • 1974 – 1978
    Extended grammar school (EOS) in Freital, Germany; A-levels

  • 1978 – 1983
    Studied synthesis chemistry for 5 years at Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

  • 1983
    Diplom degree

  • 1983 – 1987
    Post-graduate studies at Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg

  • 1987

  • 1987 – 1988
    Research associate at Chemiekombinat Piesteritz (Chemistry Combine of Piesteritz, GDR) with a workplace at the Institute of Chemistry, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg

  • 1988 – 1991
    Research associate at the Academy/Institute of Polymer Chemistry in Teltow-Seehof (GDR); synthesising cationic polyelectrolytes by means of radical polymerisation

  • 1992 – 1999
    Research associate in the Department of Synthetic Polymers, Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research, Potsdam, Germany; conducted independent projects in the electrochemical deposition of amino resins, synthesis of special polymers; hazardous materials officer, Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research

  • 1998 – 2000
    Participation in Alexander Christiani's seminar series on management training in Bonn, Germany, organised by the central office of the Fraunhofer Society

  • 2000 – 2005
    Assembled and directed the Polymers and Electronics working group of the Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research; assembled the synthesis knowhow on active organic materials for their use in electronic components, as well as technologies for constructing organic components; in charge of autonomous project acquisition and processing in the area of polymer electronics

  • Since 2005
    Head of the Polymers and Electronics Department, Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research, in charge of autonomous project acquisition and processing in the areas of polymer electronics, development of synthesis strategies for constructing organic, active materials, their characterisation in devices such as OLED, OTFT and OPV and their technological implementation in device components

Selected publications

  • Janietz, S. et al.: n-Type Copolymers with fluorene and 1,3,4-heterodiazole moieties. In: Chem. Phys. 205, 2004. pp. 187-198.

  • Janietz, S. et al.: Poly-(-4-hexyl-1,2,4-triazole-4H) an electron semiconducting analogue to regioregular poly(hexylthiophene). In: Macromol. Chem. Phys. 205, 2004. pp. 1916-1922.

  • Barche, J. et al.: Crosslinked liquid crystalline materials? A possible strategy to ordered organic semiconductors. In: Chem. Mat. 16, 2004. pp. 4286-4291.

  • Janietz, S., Sainova, D.: Significant Improvement of the Processability of Ladder-Type Polymers by Using Aqueous Colloidal Dispersions. In: Macromol. Rapid Commun. 27, 2006. pp. 943-947.

  • Janietz, S. et al.: Improving the Stability of Polymer FETs by introducing fixed acceptor units into the main chain: Application to Poly (alkylthiophenes). In: Chem. Mater. 19, 2007. pp. 1472-1481.

  • Janietz, S. et al.: Hybrid supramolecular naphthalene diimide-thiophene structures and their application in polymer electronics. In: Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2007. pp. 3715 -3723.

  • Thesen, M. et al.: Investigation of Spacer Influences in pshophorescent-emitting nonconjugated PLED Systems. In: Journal of Polymer Science: Part A Polymer Chemistry 48, 2009. pp. 389-402.

  • Janietz, S. et al.: Tailoring of low bandgap polymer and its performance analysis in organic solar cells. In: Macromol. Chem. Phys. 210, 2009. pp. 1493-1503.

Selected projects

  • TEXOLED; Development of new technologies for producing textile surfaces and threads with high luminance (Texoled), funding number: W3TEX004; funding period: 01 March 2007 – 28 Feb. 2010; project administrator: VDI/VDE/ITVDI Berlin, Germany; a division of the Microsystem Technology programme, 2000 – 2009; BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

  • Key innovation in organic light-emitting diodes: CARO; highly efficient, highly dependable OLED devices for customer-specific automotive applications? Subproject: Polymer-based OLED devices, funding number: 01 BD 0685; funding period: 01 March 2006 – 28 Feb. 2009; project administrator VDI/VDE/ITVDI Cologne, Germany; BMBF

  • ORFUNSYS; Organic functional systems based on nanoelectrode structures? funding number 16SV3738; funding period: 01 Jan. 2009 – 31 Dec. 2012; project administrator VDI/VDE/ITVDI Berlin; a division of the Microsystem Technology programme, 2000 – 2009; BMBF

  • SOHYB; Self-organisation in organic hybrid solar cells; Subproject: Developing custom-designed polymers for nanostructured organic hybrid solar cells; funding number: 03X3525C; funding period: 01 Nov. 2008 – 31 Oct. 2011; project administrator Jülich, New Materials and Chemistry/NMT; BMBF

  • 3PLAST. Pyroelectrical and piezoelectrical printable large area sensor technology, funding number: 215036, funding period: 01 Feb. 2008 – 31 Jan. 2011; STREP in FP7-ICT-2007-1, EU project

  • OLatronics. Development and integration of process and technologies for the production of organic, low-cost large area flexible electronics, funding number: 216211; funding period: 01 Jan. 2008 – 31 Dec. 2010 STREP in FP7-ICT-2007-1; EU project

  • Polyapply. The application of polymer electronics towards ambient intelligence, funding number: 507143, funding period: 01 Jan. 2004 – 31 March 2008, integrated project in the sixth framework, EU project

Additional qualifications

  • Obtained teaching authorisation and held an annual lecture: Modern aspects of electrochemistry, at the University of Potsdam, Germany, 2005


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