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People

Team of Spokespersons

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe

Spokesperson, Deputy Coordinator Research Area C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Anna Fischer

Spokesperson, Deputy Coordinator Research Area A
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck

Spokesperson, Principal Investigator Research Areas B, C and D, Coordinator of the Demonstrator line
Institute for Biology II

Board Members

Prof. Dr. Chris Eberl

Coordinator Research Area C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Anna Fischer

Spokesperson, Deputy Coordinator Research Area A
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Stefan Glunz

Innovation and Transfer Coordinator
Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr. Lore Hühn

Coordinator Research Area D
Department of Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen

Coordinator Research Area B
Institute for Organic Chemistry

Dr. Charalampos Pappas

Junior Research Group Leader, Representative Early Career Researchers

Prof. Dr. Bastian E. Rapp

Deputy Coordinator Research Area B
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe

Spokesperson, Deputy Coordinator Research Area C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck

Spokesperson, Principal Investigator Research Areas B, C and D
Institute for Biology II

Prof. Dr. Peter Woias

Coordinator Research Area A
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Principal Investigators

Dr. Céline Calvino

Junior Research Group Leader

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Laura Maria Comella

University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe

Prof. Dr. Chris Eberl

Principal Investigator Research Areas B and C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Christian Elsässer

Principal Investigator Research Area A
Institute of Physics

Dr. Isabella Fiorello

Junior Research Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Anna Fischer

Spokesperson, Principal Investigator Research Areas A and B
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Stefan Glunz

Principal Investigator Research Area A
Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr. Laura Hartmann

Principal Investigator Research Area B
Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Harald Hillebrecht

Principal Investigator Research Area A
Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Lore Hühn

Principal Investigator Research Area D
Department of Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel

Principal Investigator Research Areas A, B and C
Institute of Physical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Henning Jessen

Principal Investigator Research Areas B and C
Institute for Organic Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Andrea Kiesel

Principal Investigator Research Area D
Institute for Psychology

Prof. Dr. Ingo Krossing

Principal Investigator Research Area A
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Edoardo Milana

Principal Investigator Research Area C and Demonstrators

Prof. Dr. Michael Moseler

Principal Investigator Research Areas A, B and C
Institute of Physics

Dr. Charalampos Pappas

Junior Research Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Lars Pastewka

Principal Investigator Research Areas A, B and C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Bastian E. Rapp

Principal Investigator Research Areas B and C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Günter Reiter

Principal Investigator Research Areas B and C
Institute of Physics

Prof. Dr. Ralf Reski

Principal Investigator Research Areas B, C and D
Institute for Biology II

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe

Spokesperson, Principal Investigator Research Areas A, B, C and D
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Dr. Viacheslav Slesarenko

Junior Research Group Leader

Dr. Olga Speck

Principal Investigator Research Areas C and D
Institute for Biology II

Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck

Spokesperson, Principal Investigator Research Areas B, C and D
Institute for Biology II

PD Dr. Michael Walter

Principal Investigator Research Areas A and B
Institute of Physics

Prof. Dr. Peter Woias

Principal Investigator Research Areas A, B and C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Hans Zappe

Principal Investigator Research Area B
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Prof. Dr. Roland Zengerle

Principal Investigator Research Areas B and C
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

Responsible Investigators

Prof. Dr. Jennifer Andexer

Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Daniel Biro

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg

Dr. Bizan Balzer

Institute of Physical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Patrick Dondl

Department for Applied Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Joachim Dzubiella

Institute of Physics

Dr. Friederike Gallenmüller

Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg, Botanic Garden

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hiermaier

Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering

Dr. Martin Möller

Öko-Institut e.V.

Prof. Dr. Claas Müller

Department of Microsystems Engineering

Prof. Dr. Oliver Müller

Department of Philosophy

Dr. Uwe Pelz

Department of Microsystems Engineering

Dr. Thomas Pfohl

Institute of Physics

PD Dr. Simon Poppinga

Technical University Darmstadt

Dr. Stefan Schiller

Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Prof. Dr. Tanja Schilling

Institute of Physics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrike Wallrabe

Department of Microsystems Engineering

Prof. Dr. Daniel B. Werz

Institute of Organic Chemistry

Dr. Uli Würfel

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg

Junior Research Group Leaders

Dr. Céline Calvino

Junior Research Group Leader

Dr. Isabella Fiorello

Junior Research Group Leader

Dr. Charalampos Pappas

Junior Research Group Leader

Dr. Viacheslav Slesarenko

Junior Research Group Leader

Doctoral Researchers

Mohamed Abdelrasoul

Reasearch Areas B and C

Fiza Asif

Research Area A

Vanessa Barth

Research Area B

Pooja Bhat Mulki

Research Areas B and C

Jan Büttner

Research Area A

Stefan Conrad

Demonstrators | Hermann Staudinger Fellowship

Rodrigo Delgado

Research Area A

Asiye Dogan

Research Area C | Agnes Pockels Fellowship

Franziska Dreher

Research Area A

Patrick Elsässer

Associated member, Research Area A

Gerrit Felsch

Research Areas B and C

Santiago Franco

Research Areas A and B

Maria Gastearena

Research Area C

Naeim Ghavidelnia

Research Area C

Michael Gorki

Research Area D | Herman Staudinger Fellowship

Wilhelm Gros

Research Area D

Nadira Grübel

Associated member

Simone Hermann

Research Areas B and Demonstrators | Agnes Pockels Fellowship

Patrick Huber

Research Area C

Zohreh Izadi

Research Area A

Armin Jamali

Demonstrators

Max Jentzsch

Research Area B

Ershuai Jiang

Research Area A, Demonstrators

Indre Jödicke

Associated member, Research Area C

Esther Johnsen

Research Area A | Agnes Pockels Fellowship

Peter Kappel

Demonstrators

Jasleen Kaur Lall

Research Area B

Frederike Klimm

Associated member, Research Area B

Jann Landgraf

Research Area A

Jannis Langer

Research Area B

Christoph Lehmann

Research Area B

Sabrina Livanec

Research Area D

Claudius Lupfer

Research Area B

Niklas Maier

Research Area A and Demonstrators

Stella Milferstädt

Research Area B

Michelle Modert

Associated member

Mejdeddine Mokthar

Research Area A

Stefano Morese

Research Area A

Jan Oechsler

Research Area A

Sven Pattloch

Research Areas B and C

Mahesh Pol

Research Area B

Thejus Pramod

Research Area B | Herman Staudinger Fellowship

Maryam Ramezaniaghdam

Research Area B | Agnes Pockels Fellowship

Alexander Ripp

Research Area B

Seyedali Sabzpoushan

Research Areas A and C | Hermann Staudinger Fellowship

Karima Saddedine

Associated member

Dennis Schuldzinski

Research Area D

David Schwarz

Research Areas B and C

Abhishek Sharma

Research Area A

Shalini Soman

Research Area B

Dan Song

Research Area C | Hermann Staudinger Fellow Recipient

Qingchuan Song

Research Areas B and C

Abhishek Srivastava

Research Area C

Claas-Hendrik Stamp

Research Area B and C

Joscha Teichmann

Demonstrators

Kim Ulrich

Research Area C

Ali Usama

Research Area B

Yu Wang

Research Area A

Wei Wei

Research Area A

Franziska Wenz

Associated member

Christiane Wenzel

Research Area B

Robin Weßling

Research Area A

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Olivia Basu

Research Area A | Agnes Pockels Fellowship

Dr. Kun Dai

Research Area B

Dr. Louisa Estadieu

Research Area D

Dr. Sima Heidari

Research Area A

Dr. Martin Ladecky

Associated member

Dr. Johan Liotier

Research Area C

Dr. Joel Monti

Research Area B

Dr. Max Mylo

Research Area C

Dr. Sven Porath

Research Area A

Dr. Nisha Ranjan

Research Area A

Dr. Falk Tauber

Demonstrators

Dr. Kaiyang Yin

Associated member

Associated Scientists

Prof. Lokman Alpsoy

Project leader of "Generations and functionalization of the dropled-based carries and research its antiproliferative and apoptotic effects on cancer cell lines"

Prof. Dr. Frank Balle

Project leader of "Bi-O-AKTOR: Biosphärische und -inspirierte Multi-Material-Systeme für autarke Aktoren"

Dr. Juliane Borchert

Project leader of "Vector Nachwuchsgruppe – Die Solarzelle der Zukunft"

Dr. Thomas Brandstetter

Project leader of "Generations and functionalization of the dropled-based carries and research its antiproliferative and apoptotic effects on cancer cell lines"

Dr. Dorothea Helmer

Leader of subproject "Evaluation of droplet shape and three-phase contact line movement on dynamically switchable spiropyran surfaces"

Dr. Linnea Hesse

Project leader of "The functional morphology of monocotyledons and their mechanical adaptability can inspire technology"

Dr. Severin Vierrath

Project leader of "AlkaCell - Neue Materialien und Strukturen für die alkalische Brennstoffzelle"

Guest Researchers

Prof. Jérôme Casas

Université de Tours, France

Dr. Vipul Sharma

Tampere University, Finland

Lab Technicians

Maximilian Arndt

Lab technician Shared Labs A and B

Nicole Bayer

Lab technician Research Areas B and C

Sandra Caliaro

Lab technician Research Areas B and C
on parental leave

Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Rigoberto Advincula

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dr. Bernd Bruchmann

BASF's Joint Research Network on Advanced Materials and Systems (JONAS)

Dr. Camélia Matei Ghimbeu

Mulhouse Materials Science Institute (IS2M)

Prof. Dr. Kurt Kremer

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

Dr. Erik Licht

Advanced Polymer Solutions (APS), LyondellBasell

Prof. Dr. Barbara Mazzolai

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Prof. Dr. Véronique Michaud

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Dr. Naomi Nakayama

Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London

Prof. Dr. Christopher K. Ober

Cornell Nanoscale Facility (CNF)

Prof. Zoubeida Ounaies

Intercollege Graduate Degree Program Faculty, Penn State University

Prof. Dr. Christina Roth

Faculty of Engineering Science, University of Bayreuth

Dr. Joachim Schätzle

Research & Business Unit Construction Adhesives, fischerwerke GmbH & Co. KG

Armin Senne

Center for Functional Printing Technologies (CFPT), Continental Surface Solutions

Prof. Dr. Martina Stenzel

School of Chemistry, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sidney

Prof. Nancy Tuana

Penn State University

Prof. Dr. Christoph Weder

Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI)

Management

Gregg Dubow

Graduate Coordinator

Laura Mahoney

Writer's Studio Trainer

Dr. Frank Daniel Scherag

Intellectual Property Manager

Sonja Seidel

Science Communication (Public Relations and Public Outreach)

Lucia Brunold

Visualization and Public Outreach

Annette Weiler

Finance Manager