Nano and Interfacial Catalysis Group Headed by Prof.Dr.Xinhe Bao

IR spectroscopic investigations of chemical and photochemical reactions on metal oxides
2017-09-04 10:00:00

 

Prof.  Christof Wöll

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Academic Education
Study of Physics (1979 - 1984), University of Göttingen, Diploma graduation
Scientific Education
Habilitation: Faculty for Physics, University of Heidelberg, 1992
Promotion: Physics, University of Göttingen, MPI Strömungsforschung
PhD graduation: Physics, University of Göttingen, MPI Strömungsforschung, 1987 (with J.P. Toennies)
Career:
2009 – present Director, Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, (KIT), Campus North
1997 – 2009 Full Professor (C4), Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie I, Ruhr-University Bochum
1993 – 1996 Heisenberg Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Research Activities at the Institut für Physikalische Chemie, University of Heidelberg and MPI für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen
1989 – 1992 Research Assistant, Inst. Phys. Chemie, University of Heidelberg, (Prof. M. Grunze)
1988 – 1989 Postdoc at IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose, California, USA
1984 – 1987 Scientific Staff, MPI Strömungsforschung, University of Göttingen
Selected other professional activities:
2016 – present Spokesperson of the Surface Physics Division of the German Physical Society
2016 – present Elected member of the Council on Physic. Chemistry of Solid-State Bodies, Surfaces, and Characterization of Materials of the German Science Foundation
2011 – present Speaker of the program BioInterfaces in Technology and Medicine (BIFTM), 
funded by the German Helmholtz-Association
2010 Scientific Program organizer (together with A. Gölzhäuser, Bielefeld) of the Annual German Physical Chemistry Society (Bunsengesellschaft) Meeting
2009 – present Member of the KIT Senat
2006 – 2009 Coordinator of the EU-strep-Program SURMOF, “Anchoring of metal-organic  frameworks, MOFs, to surfaces”
2004 – 2007 Speaker of the DFG Transfersection (part of the SFB 558) “CVD -Präparation von Cu/Zn/Al-Trägerkatalysatoren für die Methanolsynthese
2001 – 2007 Speaker of the DFG-Schwerpunkt-Program 1121 “Organische Feldeffekttransistoren”
2000 – 2009 Speaker, DFG Priority Program 558 "Metall-Substrat-Wechselwirkungen in der Heterogenen Katalyse"
Since 2000 Member of the Editorial Boards of “Progress in Surface Science”
Since 1998 Member of the Editorial Boards of “Surface Review and Letters”
Honors:
2013 elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
2006 -2007 Visiting Professor at the Nagoya University, Japan, Prof. K. Seki
2001 Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Materials Research Laboratory, Prof. Dr. R. Nuzzo
1994 – 1996 Heisenberg Fellow of the German DFG
1988            Otto-Hahn Medal of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft for PhD-Thesis
 
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