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As part of the Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry , the professorship of Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert currently has about 80 members from 10 different countries. With more than 980 scientific publications, 40,900 citations and an h-index of 94, Professor Schubert is one of the world's leading chemists and materials scientists. He is listed as "highly cited researcher" in the field of materials sciences since 2014. In addition, he is a scientific member of the Max Planck Society (MPG) and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

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Curriculum Vitae Professor Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert

General Information Show content

Schubert, Ulrich S., Prof. Dr., 17.07.1969, male

Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Humboldtstr. 10, 07743 Jena

Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry Jena (CEEC Jena)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Philosophenweg 7a, 07743 Jena

Phone: +49 (0) 3641 948200
E-mail: ulrich.schubert@uni-jena.de

Professor (W3)

5 children

University education with degree Show content

Diploma in chemistry, University of Bayreuth, polymer chemistry (03/1993)

Study of chemistry, University of Bayreuth (10/1990-03/1993)

Study of chemistry (undergraduate), University of Frankfurt (10/1988-09/1990)

Scientific degrees Show content

Venia legendi in chemistry, TU Munich (07/1999)

Habilitation in chemistry, TU Munich (11/1996-07/1999; mentor Prof. O. Nuyken)

PhD in chemistry, University of Bayreuth (07/1995; supervisor Prof. C. D. Eisenbach)

PhD studies, University of Bayreuth and University of South Florida, USA (04/1993-07/1995; supervisors Prof. G. Newkome and Prof. C.-D. Eisenbach)

Professional career since final degree Show content

04/2007–to date            
Professor (W3), FSU Jena

01/2005–12/2014           
Scientific Chairman TA HTE, Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI), NL

06/2000–03/2007           
Full-Professor, Laboratory for Macromolecular Chemistry and Nano­science, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

2000                            
Privatdozent (Heisenberg-Fellowship), TU Munich

04/1999–03/2000           
Associate professor, Center for NanoScience, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

11/1995–10/1996           
Postdoc, Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, France (Prof. J.-M. Lehn)

Others Show content

Prices and honors:

Federal Cross of Merit (“Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande”, by the German President Steinmeier)

Guest professorship Université Bordeaux, France (within the framework of the “Visiting Scholar Campaign” of the “Initiative of Excellence”) (2018)

Elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), USA (2018)

External scientific member Max Planck Institute for Colloid and Interfaces, Potsdam (2017)

Call W3 full professorship (Chair) from the Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster/Germany and position as Director at the Helmholtz Institute Muenster (2017, declined)

Thüringer Forschungspreis (2017)

Call Executive Director IMRE A*STAR Singapore (declined, 2016)

Thüringer Innovationspreis (SmartDyeLivery, 2015)

Elected member of acatech (2015)

IQ Innovationspreis Mitteldeutschland (JenaBatteries, 2015)

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), RSC, UK (2014)

ISI “Highly cited researcher” in Materials Science (2014-2018)                      

ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Division Fellow, USA (2013)

Call Professor Materials Discovery and Director Materials Discovery Centre, University College London (UCL) (declined, 2013)

International Biannual BPG Award, Belgian Polymer Group (2010)

Jan Pieter Lemstra Innovation Award, Dutch Polymer Institute (2009)

VICI award of the Netherland Organization for Scientific Research (1.25 M€, 2004)

Guest professorship Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2003)

Lecturer scholarship, FCI (2000) and Heisenberg scholarship, DFG (1999)

Habilitation award, GDCh (Section Macromolecular Chemistry, 1998)

Bavarian habilitation award (Zehetmair Price, 1996)

Editorial duties and membership advisory boards:

Member of the editorial advisory board of: Soft Matter, Macromol. Rapid Commun., Macromol. Chem. Phys., Polymer Chem., J. Polym. Sci.: Part A: Polym. Chem., ACS Comb. Sci., NPG Asia

Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences (2013-2017)

Director Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry Jena (CEEC Jena; since 2014)

Coordinator of the DFG Priority Program (SPP 1568) “Design and Generic Principles of Self-healing Materials” (2011-2017)

Member of the Board of the Division Macromolecular Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (since 2012), vice chairman (since 2015)

Spokesman of the research focus “Innovative Materials and Technologies” of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (2008-2014), vice chairman research profile “light” FSU Jena (since 2015)

Member of the DFG Fachkollegium 306 polymer materials (since 2016; vice-spokesman polymer science areas)

Spokesman DFG Collaborative Research Center (SFB 1278, „PolyTarget“)

Publications (last five years) Show content

In total 980 refereed publications, 40900 citations, h-index 94

C. Englert, I. Nischang, C. Bader, P. Borchers, J. Alex, M. Pröhl, M. Hentschel, M. Hartlieb, A. Träger, G. Pohnert, S. Schubert, M. Gottschaldt, U. S. Schubert, “Photo-induced release from nano- and microparticle containers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2479-2482.

T. Hagemann, J. Winsberg, M. Grube, I. Nischang, T. Janoschka, N. Martin, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, “An aqueous all-organic redox-flow battery employing a (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-yl)oxyl-containing polymer as catholyte and dimethyl viologen dichloride as anolyte”, J. Power Sources 2018, 378, 546-554.

R. Tepper, S. Bode, R. Geitner, M. Jäger, H. Görls, J. Vitz, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, “Polymeric halogen bond based donor systems showing self-healing behavior in thin films”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 4047-4051.

A. Wild, M. Strumpf, B. Häupler, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, “All-organic battery composed of thianthrene- and TCAQ-based polymers”, Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1601415.

S. Münch, A. Wild, B. Häupler, C. Friebe, T. Janoschka, U. S. Schubert, “Polymer-based organic batteries”, Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 9438 – 9484

A. Fuhrmann, R. Göstl, R. Wendt, J. Kötteritzsch, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, K. Brademann-Jock, A. F. Thünemann, U. Nöchel, M. Behl, S. Hecht, “Conditional repair by locally switching the thermal healing capability of dynamic covalent polymers with light”, Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13623.

J. Winsberg, T. Janoschka, S. Morgenstern, T. Hagemann, S. Muench, G. Hauffman, J.-F. Gohy, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, “Poly(TEMPO)/zinc hybrid-flow battery: A novel, “green,” high voltage, and safe energy storage System”, Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 2238-2243.

T. Janoschka, N. Martin, U. Martin, C. Friebe, S. Morgenstern, H. Hiller, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, “Aqueous, polymer-based redox-flow battery using non-corrosive, safe and low-cost materials”, Nature 2015, 527, 78-81.

A. T. Press, A. Traeger, C. Pietsch, A. Mosig, M. Wagner, M. G. Clemens, N. Jbeily, N. Koch, M. Gottschaldt, N. Bézière, V. Ermolayev, V. Ntziachristos, J. Popp, M. M. Kessels, B. Qualmann, U. S. Schubert, M. Bauer, “Cell type-specific delivery of short interfering RNAs by dye-functionalised theranostic nanoparticles”, Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 5565.

T. Janoschka, A. Teichler, B. Häupler, T. Jähnert, M. D. Hager,U. S. Schubert, “Reactive inkjet printing of cathodes for organic radical batteries”, Adv. Energy Mater. 2013, 3, 1025-1028

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