Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992 – 1997
    Studied chemistry at Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany, and Université Bordeaux 1, France

  • 2000 – 2002
    Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Knowledge-Based Information Engineering, Japan

  • 2003 – 2008
    Otto Diels Institute of Organic Chemistry, Kiel University

  • Since 2008
    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Bavarian University of Würzburg, Germany

Selected publications

  • ACS Nano 3, 2009. pp. 2288-2296.

  • Nature 455, 2008. pp. 648-651.

  • Langmuir 24, 2008. pp. 4200-4204.

  • Chem. Eur. J. 14, 2008. pp. 1382-1390.

  • Nano Lett. 7, 2007. pp. 3588-3591.

  • Adv. Mater. 19, 2007. pp. 1201-1206.

  • J. Mater. Chem. 16, 2006. pp. 2322-2328.

  • Textbook: Carbon Materials and Nanotechnology. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2010, ISBN 978-3-527-31803-2.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Vascubone (7th Framework Programme of the European Commission)

  • DINAMO (7th Framework Programme of the European Commission)

  • EQUIND (6th Framework Programme of the European Commission)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Associate editor of the journal Diamond and Related Materials (Elsevier)

  • Federal jury of the Germany-wide competition Jugend forscht (Youth Research) for the field of chemistry

  • Member of ASIIN Review Board 09: chemistry

Additional qualifications

  • Junior professor at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Kiel University, 2007 – 2008

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Cultural and scientific life in Japan

  • Music (cello)

Soft Skills

  • Many years of experience in student advising

  • Many years of experience in collaborations with Japan


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