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Portrait Prof. Schubert

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 1.000 scientific publications, 43,000 citations (Google Scholar 59.000) and an h-index of 95 (Google Scholar 112), 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

Professor Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert
Full Professor Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Humboldtstr. 10, D-07743 Jena

Tel.: +49 (0) 3641 9 48200
Fax: +49 (0) 3641 9 48202
ulrich.schubert@uni-jena.de

Children: 5

Education and Scientific Career Show content

1988-1993
Studies of chemistry, University of Frankfurt and University of Bayreuth, with stay abroad in Richmond / Virginia / USA

1993
Chemistry Diploma, University of Frankfurt and University of Bayreuth

1993-1995
Doctorate Dr. rer. nat., University of Bayreuth (Prof. Eisenbach) and University of South Florida / USA (Prof. Newkome)

1995-1996
Postdoc, Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg / France (Prof. Lehn, Nobel laureate 1987)

1996-1999
Habilitation in Chemistry, TU Munich (Mentor Prof. Nuyken)

1999
Venia legendi in Chemistry, TU München

1999-2000
Substitute professorship (C3), Center for Nanoscience, LMU Munich

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

2005-2014
Scientific Chairman Technology Area HTE, Dutch Polymer Institute / Netherlands

2007-heute
Full Professor (W3), Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena

Administrative Tasks and Memberships Show content

2007-2013               
Director (“Geschäftsführender Direktor”) of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC), FSU Jena

2008-2013               
Spokesman of the research focus “Innovative Materials and Technologies”, FSU Jena

since 2008                  
Member of the Advisory Board ENAS / Fraunhofer Chemnitz

2010-2013               
Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, FSU Jena

2010-2017               
Coordinator of the DFG Priority Program (SPP 1568) “Design and Generic Principles of Self-healing Materials”

since 2011                  
Director of the Jena Center for Soft Matter (JCSM), FSU Jena

since 2012                  
Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, FSU Jena

since 2013                  
Member of the Board of the Division Macromolecular Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), since 2015 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

2013-2017               
Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, FSU Jena

since 2011                  
Director of Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry Jena (CEEC Jena), FSU Jena

since 2014                  
Member coordination group “research region Jena”, State of Thuringia

since 2014                  
Chairman of the supervisory board of the BMBF “zwanzig20” consortium “smart3”

since 2015                  
Member Advisory board POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastián, Spain

since 2015                  
Vice-Spokesman of the Research Profile Line “Light”, FSU Jena

2016-2019               
Member of the Review Board 306-03 ("Polymer Materials") of the DFG, Vice-speaker for Polymer Sciences

since 2017                  
Spokesperson of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 1278 (CRC PolyTarget)

since 2018      
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, DWI Aachen

Research Highlights Show content
  • Tailored functional macromolecules and nanoparticles
  • Pharmaceutical polymers and drug delivery
  • Responsive materials and metallo-supramolecular polymers
  • High-throughput experimentation
  • Printable polymer batteries and polymer redox flow batteries
  • Nanolithography and nanochemistry, inkjet printing
  • Characterization (AUZ, AF4, MALDI-MS, ESI-MS, (cryo)TEM, ...)
Prizes and Awards Show content

1996                          
Bavarian habilitation award (Zehetmair Price)

1998                          
Habilitation award, GDCh (Section Macromolecular Chemistry)

1999                          
Heisenberg scholarship, DFG

2000                          
Lecturer scholarship, FCI

2003                          
Guest professorship Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

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

2007                         
W3 calls to Jena (accepted) and to Stuttgart as well as to Hamburg (declined)

2009                          
Jan Pieter Lemstra Innovation Award, Dutch Polymer Institute

2010                          
International Biannual BPG Award, Belgian Polymer Group

2012                          
ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry, POLY Award, USA

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

2013                          
Molecular Science Forum Professorship, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), Beijing (China)

since 2014                  
ISI Highly cited researcher in Materials Science

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

2015                          
IQ Innovationspreis Mitteldeutschland (JenaBatteries)

2015                          
Thüringer Innovationspreis (SmartDyeLivery)

2016                          
Elected member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

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

2016                          
ISI Highly cited researcher in Chemistry

2017                          
Helmholtz-Institut Münster / Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Call W3-Full Professorship & Director HIM (declined)

2017                          
Thuringian Research Award for Applied Research

2017                          
Science Council, Einwerbung 91b Forschungsbau als Antragsteller (Neubau CEEC Jena II)

2017                          
Ranking Web of Universities, listed Highly Cited Researchers (h-index > 100)

2017                          
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Appointment as an external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam and as a scientific member of the Max Planck Society

2018                          
National Academy of Inventors (NAI), USA, Fellow

2018                          
Université Bordeaux, France, Guest professorship as part of the Visiting Scholar Campaign of the Initiative of Excellence

2018                          
Federal Cross of Merit with Ribbon

2019
University Teacher of the Year, German University Association (DHV) and DIE ZEIT

Please find the PDF-Version of the CV HERE [pdf 183KB].

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