Scientific Staff

Area A - Catalysis

A1 - Thermal Catalysis: Activity and Selectivity Patterns of Transition Metal Oxides in Different Oxidtion Reactions

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens, Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Klaus Friedel Ortega +49 201 183 6289 E-Mail
Dr. Baoxiang Peng +49 234 322 6605 E-Mail
Sven Anke +49 234 322 7693 E-Mail
Maik Dreyer +49 201 183 3379 E-Mail
Tobias Falk   E-Mail
Daniel Waffel +49 234 322 5702 E-Mail

 

A2 - Electrocatalysis and In-Depth Electrochemical Characterization of Structure-Activity and Defect-Activity Relations

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Kristina Tschulik, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Stefan Barwe +49 234 322 5586 E-Mail
Dr. Yen-Ting Chen +49 234 321 9052 E-Mail
Dr. Sabine Seisel +49 234 322 5464 E-Mail
Abdelilah El Arassi +49 234 321 9062 E-Mail
Matin Karimnia +49 234 321 9067 E-Mail
Markus Kratz +49 234 321 9063 E-Mail
Tobias Löffler +49 234 322 4151 E-Mail
Thomas Quast +49 234 322 4151 E-Mail
Tsvetan Tarnev +49 234 322 7255 E-Mail
Patrick Wilde +49 234 322 7255 E-Mail

 

A3 - Structure-Activity Correlations in Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Wilma Brusser +49 234 322 6475 E-Mail
Henning Jansen +49 234 322 6475 E-Mail

 

A4 - Surface Reactivity of Advanced Model Oxides Catalysts

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Arno Bergmann +49 308 413 4126 E-Mail
Dr. Ruben Rizo Parraga +49 234 322 3645 E-Mail
Dr. Janis Timosenko +49 308 413 4137 E-Mail
Felix Haase +49 308 413 4158 E-Mail

 

A5 - Quantum Chemical Investigation of Catalytic Cycles on Transition Metal Oxides

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Christof Hättig

Name Phone E-Mail
Marius Frank +49 234 322 6846 E-Mail
Arjeta Rushiti +49 234 322 2125 E-Mail

  

A6 - Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Transition Metal Oxide-Water Interfaces

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Eckhard Spohr

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Stéphane Kenmoe +49 201 183 2497  

Area B - Analysis and Model Materials

B1 - Structural Characterization of Complex Oxides for Oxidation Catalysis

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Markus Winterer

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Detlef Kramczynski +49 203 379 2962 E-Mail
Jeremias Geiß +49 203 379 4416 E-Mail

  

B2 - Element-specific Electronic, Magnetic and Local Geometric Structure Effects in Mixed Oxide Catalysts

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Heiko Wende

Name Phone E-Mail
Prof. Dr., emeritus Werner Keune +49 203 379 2387 E-Mail
Dr. Katharina Ollefs +49 203 379 2387 E-Mail
Dr. Soma Salamon +49 203 379 2384 E-Mail

 

B3 - Charge Carrier Dynamics in Spinel and Perovskite Oxides

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Gerd Bacher

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Tilmar Kümmell +49 203 379 3403 E-Mail
Laura Kampermann   E-Mail
Oliver Pfingsten +49 203 379 3189 E-Mail

 

B4 - Theoretical Understanding and Trends in Reactivity of Transition Metal Oxides: Role of Structural Patterns and Control of Electronic State

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Rossitza Pentcheva

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Hamidreza Hajiyani +49 203 379 2261 E-Mail
Yuman Peng +49 203 379 2261 E-Mail

 

B5 - In situ Vibrational Spectroscopy

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Eckart Hasselbrink

Name Phone E-Mail
Denise Franziska Bullert +49 201 183 3060 E-Mail
Katharina Maus +49 201 183 3559 E-Mail

  

B6 - Advanced X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of Heterogeneous Oxidation Catalysts

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Serena DeBeer

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Sergey Peredkov +49 308 062 14807 E-Mail
Dr. Olaf Rüdiger +49 208 306 3880 E-Mail
Dr. Benjamin van Kuiken +49 208 306 3590 E-Mail
Minmin Chen   E-Mail

  

B7 - Advanced TEM and in situ X-Ray Spectroscopy

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Robert Schlögl

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Axel Knop-Gericke +49 308 413 4422 E-Mail
Dr. Thomas Lunkenbein +49 308 413 4499 E-Mail
Dr. Thomas Götsch +49 308 413 4500 E-Mail
Dr. Alexander Klyushin +49 308 413 4421 E-Mail

  

B8 - Multiscale Methods for Theoretical Spectroscopy of Oxide Surfaces under Electrochemical Conditions

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Frank Neese, Prof. Dr. Rochus Schmid

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Dimitrios Manganas +49 208 306 3589 E-Mail
Arcesio Castaneda Medina

+49 234 322 4304

E-Mail
Daniel Oelert   E-Mail

 

Area C - Synthesis

C1 - Synthesis of Transition Metal Oxides with Controlled Mesostructure

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens, PD Dr. Harun Tüysüz

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Klaus Friedel Ortega +49 201 183 6289 E-Mail
Eko Budiyanto +49 208 306 2374 E-Mail
Anna Rabe +49 201 183 3379 E-Mail

 

C2 - Spray-Flame Synthesis of Catalyst Nanoparticles

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Christof Schulz

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Hartmut Wiggers +49 203 379 8087 E-Mail
Baris Alkan +49 203 379 8079 E-Mail
Malini Dasgupta +49 203 379 8078 E-Mail
Steven Angel +49 203 379 8084 E-Mail    

 

C3 - Synthesis of Spinel-Type Materials with Tailored Composition and Morphology

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Stephan Schulz

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Georg Bendt +49 201 183 2137 E-Mail
Sascha Saddeler +49 201 183 6152 E-Mail

 

C4 - Identifying Composition-Processing-Structure-Defect-Property Correlations in Continuous A-B-O Thin-Film Composition Spreads

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Ludwig, Jun. Prof. Dr. Tong Li

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Aleksander Kostka +49 234 322 8982 E-Mail
Dr. Yujiao Li +49 234 322 6160 E-Mail
Dr. Sigurd Thienhaus +49 234 322 9972 E-Mail
Dario Grochla +49 234 322 5596 E-Mail
Xiao Wang +49 234 322 9898 E-Mail

 

C5 - Pulsed Laser Post Processing of Transition Metal Oxide Nanocatalysts with Defined Defect Structure

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Barcikowski

Name Phone E-Mail
Dr. Sven Reichenberger +49 203 379 8118 E-Mail
Friedrich Waag +49 201 183 3750 E-Mail
Swen Zerebecki +49 203 379 8119 E-Mail

  

C6 - Metal‐organic frameworks as molecularly defined single‐site catalysts and precursor species for bimetallic Co/Fe materials in liquid phase oxidation reactions

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kleist

Name Phone E-Mail
Milada Teubnerova +49 234 32 19082 E-Mail
Ceylan Yildiz +49 234 32 19082 E-Mail

Service and General Projects

S - Materials Characterization at the Interdisciplinary Center for Analytics on the Nanoscale (ICAN)

Principal Investigator: Apl. Prof. Dr. Nils Hartmann

Name Phone E-Mail
Prof. Dr. Axel Lorke +49 203 379 3265 E-Mail
Dr.-Ing. Steffen Franzka +49 203 379 8031 E-Mail
Dr. Ulrich Hagemann +49 203 379 8035 E-Mail
Dr. Markus Heidelmann +49 203 379 8037 E-Mail