Technische Chemie II - Forschung

Membranforschung und -technologie

Funktionelle Polymermaterialien

With our research we aim at establishing foundations for and contributing to the development of novel or improved polymer-based materials for applications in water purification, bioseparation, sensing, surface protection or energy conversion.

We use or adapt advanced methods in polymer and colloid chemistry to synthesize building blocks or to tailor surface-anchored layers with controlled structure, architecture and thus functionality. This basis is utilized to prepare functional materials such as membranes, adsorbers or coatings with tailored properties according to the requirements of the intended applications. The obtained materials are characterized and evaluated with respect to their performance, for instance for water desalination, for protein purification, as antifouling coating, for stimuli-responsive release of active compounds or as catalytic nanocomposite.



Prof. Dr. Mathias Ulbricht
Lehrstuhl für Technische Chemie II
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Universitätsstr. 7
45141 Essen

Tel.: 0201 183-3151
Fax: 0201 183-3147
Gebäude/Raum: S07 S01 C48