Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker

Curriculum Vitae

 

Academic CV

 

02/2015                  

Director Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP and Chair of Polymer Materials and Polymer Technologies at the University of Potsdam

 

2008 - 2015

Deputy Scientific Director of the DWI-Leibnitz Institute for Interactive Materials e.V. and Chairman of the Department for Macromolecular Materials and Surfaces at RWTH Aachen

 

2006 - 2008

Lichtenberg Professorship for Colloid Chemistry, University of Bayreuth

 

2004 - 2006

Scientific assistant at Chair of Physical Chemistry II, University of Bayreuth (Prof. G. Krausch)

 

2002 - 2004

Postdoc at Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA (Prof. T.P. Russell)."Self-Assembly of Functionalized Nanoparticles at liquid/liquid Interfaces".

 

1998 - 1999

Central Research Physics, Bayer AG, Leverkusen

 

1996 - 1997

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (Prof. C.K. Ober)
"Synthesis of Semifluorinated Block Copolymers and their Application in Thin Films".

 


Education

 

2007

Habilitation in Physical Chemistry, University of Bayreuth:
"Template-Directed Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles".

 

1999 - 2002

PhD thesis in Macromolecular and Physical Chemistry (Prof. G. Krausch, Prof. A.H.E. Müller, University of Bayreuth):"Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in External Fields".

 

1998 - 1999

Diploma thesis (Prof. R. Stadler, Prof. B.A. Wolf, University of Mainz; Dr. K. Reihs, Bayer AG):
"Seitenkettenfluorierte Blockcopolymere als molekulare Funktionsschichten an Polymeroberflächen".

 

1993 - 1998

Chemical studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Mainz and at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

 

1992 - 1993

Military service

 

1992

Abitur

 


Prizes and Scholarships

 

2015

ERC Consolidator Grant

 

2006

Lichtenberg Professorship of VolkswagenStiftung

 

2006

Emmy Noether Independent Junior Research Group of DFG

 

2005

Science Prize of the University Association of the University of Bayreuth

 

2003 - 2004

Scholarship of the Max Kade Foundation

 

2002

Science Prize of the City of Bayreuth for an extraordinary scientific dissertation

 

1999 - 2001

Kekulé Scholarship of the Chemical Industry Fund

 

1996 - 1997

DAAD Scholarship Abroad

 


Memberships

 

Review Board "Polymeric Materials" Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)

 

Reimund Stadler Minerva Center for Mesoscale Macromolecular Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel

 

Editor-in-Chief of Polymers (MDPI)

 

International Advisory Board of Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics (Wiley-VCH)

 

Editorial Board of Colloid & Polymer Science (Springer) and Polymer (Elsevier)

 

Member of the supervisory board pearls - Potsdam Research Network

 

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V.