Prof. Dr. Roland Schmechel

Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. rer. nat.  Roland Schmechel


Consultation Hour: on appointment
Room: BA 212
Phone: +49 (0)203 37 93347
Fax: +49 (0)203 37 93268


Scopus ID: 7003380705

Researcher ID: S-3013-2016

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5976-4975

Born: 07.08.1967 in Erfurt
1989 – 1991 Study of Physics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
1991-1994 Study of Physics with focus on Solid State Physics, University Duisburg
1994-1998 PhD Thesis about “Optical and electronic properties of beta-rhombohedral boron” (Supervisor: Prof. Werheit), Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg.
Professional Experiences:  
1998-2005   Research Assistant in the "Electronic Materials” Group (Prof. Heinz von Seggern) at the “Materials Science Department”, Darmstadt University of Technology
2002 Visiting Scientist at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Group of Prof. Alan Heeger (funded by DFG)
2004   Habilitation about „Charge Transport in organic Semiconductors“
2005-2006 Group Leader of “Printable Electronics Group” at the Institute of Nanotechnology (INT) , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2005 Call to a Professorship “Applied Functional Polymers” at the University Bayreuth; call declined
2006 Call to a Professorship “Nanostrukturtechnik” at the University Duisburg-Essen; call accepted
Since 2007 Head of the department “Nanostrukturtechnik” at the University
Former Major Projects:  
2001-2007 “Control of Interface Properties in Organic Field Effect Transistors”; funded by the DFG (SCHM1523/3) in the framework of the SPP1121
2002 “Charge Transport in organic Semiconductors”, funded by the
DFG (SCHM1523/4).
2001-2004 “Optical and electrical Properties of Materials” part of the EU Project “Organic Injection Laser” (IST-2001-33037).
2002-2005 Subproject in the BMBF Project „Grundlegende Erforschung von kompakten Flächenstrahlenquellen auf der Basis von Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)“ as subcontractor of former Covion (now MERCK)
2003-2006 Subproject ”Fatigue of organic light emitting diodes” in the SFB 595, TU-Darmstadt
2004-2007 “Mechanism on organic light emitting transistors” funded by DFG (SCHM1523/5)
2005-2006 Industrial Project about “Printable Electronics” with former DEGUSSA (now Evonik Industries)
  Current projects see here!