Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991 – 1998
    Studied chemistry at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and the University of Groningen, Netherlands

  • 1997 – 1998
    Diplom thesis under the supervision of Prof. Hartwig Höcker, RWTH Aachen, Germany, and Prof. Robert Langer, MIT, Cambridge, USA

  • 2001

  • 2009
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification)

  • 2009 – 2010
    Professor (leave replacement) at the University of Bonn, Germany (replacement for Prof. Dötz)

Selected publications

  • Reinicke, S. et al.: Magneto-Responsive Hydrogels Based on Maghemite/Triblock Terpolymer Hybrid Micelles. In: Soft Matter 2010, DOI: 10.1039/c000943a.

  • Gelbrich, T. et al.: Reversible Thermoflocculation of Magnetic Core-Shell Particles Induced By Remote Magnetic Heating. In: Polymer 2010, DOI:10.1016/j.polymer.2010.02.032.

  • Frickel, N. et al.: A Versatile Pathway for the Surface Modification of Magnetite Nanoparticles. In: Langmuir 26(4), 2010. pp. 2839-2846.

  • Kaiser, A., Schmidt, A.M.: Magnetic Capsules and Pickering Emulsions Stabilized by Core-Shell Particles. In: Langmuir 25, 2009. 7335.

  • Kaiser, A., Schmidt, A.M.: Kinetic Studies of Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization in the Synthesis of Magnetic Fluids. In: J. Polym. Sci Part A: Polym. Chem. 47(24), 2009. pp. 7012-7020.

  • Feyen, M. et al.: Magnetic Nanorotors with Tailored Field-induced Dynamics. In: Chem. Mater. 20, 2008. pp. 2942-2948.

Selected projects

  • European Research Area (ERA) NanoSci+: "MagNaSwimmers"

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) Priority Programme SPP 1259: "Intelligent hydrogels",

  • DFG Collaborative Research Centre SFB TR6: "Physics of colloids in external fields",


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