CV Dr. Jochen Niemeyer

Dr. Jochen Niemeyer


Institute of Organic Chemistry

University of Duisburg-Essen

Universitätsstraße 7

45117 Essen

Room: S07 S04 C25

Phone: +49 201 183 3148

Email: jochen.niemeyer[at]

Curriculum vitae


Professional career

since 06/2014                 Young Group Leader (Habilitand), University of Duisburg-Essen (with Prof. Carsten Schmuck)

04/2011 – 05/2014          Laboratory head, Evonik Industries AG, Marl

03/2010 – 03/2011          Postdoctoral stay, University of Oxford (Prof. Simon Aldridge)

09/2005 – 07/2009          Doctoral studies, University of Münster (Prof. Gerhard Erker)

09/2006 – 02/2007          Research stay, University of Nagoya, Japan (Prof. Yoshihito Watanabe, Prof. Takafumi Ueno)

06/2004 – 11/2004          Research stay, Emory University, Atlanta, USA (Prof. Lanny S. Liebeskind

10/2000 – 08/2005          Studies in chemistry, University of Münster


Fellowships and awards 

12/2017                           Thieme Chemistry Journal Award

10/2015 – 04/2017          Member of the Global Young Faculty IV

07/2015                           Participant of the 65. Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting

since 06/2014                 Liebig-Fellowship by the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, FCI

                                        (positive interim-evaluation in 02/2017)

03/2010 – 03/2011          Postdoc fellowship by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

03/2006 – 02/2008          PhD-Fellowship by the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, FCI

01/2006 – 02/2006          PhD-Fellowship by the International Research Training Group Münster-Nagoya 

06/2004 – 11/2004          Fellowship for Studies Abroad by the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

07/2002 – 08/2005          Graduate Fellowship by the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes



since 01/2018                 Exploration Grant by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation

07/2017                          Grant for young researchers by the Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CENIDE

since 01/2017                 Sachbeihilfe by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

since 08/2016                 Start-up grant by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR)

07/2017                          Grant for chemical costs by the Deutsches Stiftungszentrum 

02/2016 - 01/2019          PhD fellowship by Evonik Industries AG, awarded to Mrs. Martha Kohlhaas

09/2015 - 04/2017          Travel grant, associated to the membership in the Global Young Faculty

since 03/2015                 Start-up grant by the University of Duisburg-Essen

since 06/2014                 Liebig-Fellowship by the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, FCI

                                        (positive interim-evaluation in 02/2017)