Name Thesis title Year

Present employment

Alexandra Heidecker Organometallic Pillarplexes as Building Blocks for Supramolecular and Porous Solid-State Materials 2023  
Kathrin Kollmannsberger Defined guest-MOF systems toward tailored catalysts 2023 Avantgarde Talents @ BMW Group
Karina Hemmer Designing Multifunctionality and Confined Environments in Porphyrin-based Metal-organic Frameworks 2023 Heraeus Precious Metals, Hanau
Stefan Burger Structure-Property Relations of Functional Materials Featuring a Perovskite Structure Motif 2023 Wehrwissenschaftliches Institut für Werk- und Betriebsstoffe
Jan Berger Elucidating Dynamic Responsiveness in Model Rigid and Flexible Metal-Organic Frameworks 2023 XARION
Philip Stanley Solar Fuel Production with Metal-Organic Framework and Molecular Catalyst Assemblies 2023 EY-Parthenon
Dardan Ukaj Interactions of Small Functional Molecules with Metal-Organic Frameworks 2022  
Maximilian Muhr Accessible Sites at Bimetallic Complexes and Clusters 2022 ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Oberkochen
Patricia Weishäupl Additive-Controlled Synthesis of Hume-Rothery Inspired Intermetallic Clusters for Catalytic Application 2022 Wacker AG
Sebastian Weishäupl

Chromophore-based Coordination Polymers (CPs) as Materials for Optical Applications

2022 Clariant
Shujin Hou

Understanding Structural Transformations in Metal-Organic Frameworks to Design Activ Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysts


João Guilherme Machado de Carvalho

Investigations of Physical Properties of Metal-Organic Frameworks with Functional Ligands

2022 Litricity GmbH, Rosenheim
Lena Staiger Nanometallurgy in Solution: Synthesis Strategies for Nano-Sized Materials and Investigation on their Catalytic Performance in the Alkyne Semi-Hydrogenation 2022 United Initiators
Fabian Schmidt Design of Supramolecular Nanocatalysts for the Biphasic Epoxidation of Olefins 2022 GWP Gesellschaft für Werkstoffprüfung
Zhenyu Zhou Porphyrinic MOF: Film Preparation and Properties of Electrochemical sensing/catalysis 2021  
Zhiying Fan Copper-Paddlewheel-Based Mixed-Linker Metal-Organic Frameworks for Heterogeneous Catalysis 2021 Midea Group, Foshan, China
Max Schütz Fundamental understanding of living cluster libraries in solution 2021  

Werner Heinz

Defects in Functional Porous Materials Ruthenium and Rhodium HKUST-1 Analogues as Case Study for Precious Group Metal-Organic Frameworks Synthesis, Characterization, Defect-Engineering and Catalysis

2021 Pharmpur GmbH

Anna Lisa Semrau

Positioning of Coordination-Networks at Surfaces Case Studies Targeting Vectorial Catalysis Based on Nanometre-Sized Metal-Organic Frameworks Integrated into Microfluidic Devices, Ferroelectric Capacitors Built from Organic Perovskites, and Zr-based Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films 


Pia Vervoorts

Tailoring Responsiveness of Metal-Organic Frameworks

2020 Giesecke + Devrient
David Mayer Metal-Organic frameworks (MOFs) as Materials for Non-Linear Optical Properties 2020 Labor Augsburg MVZ GmbH
Kathrin Kratzl Encapsulation of Atom-Precise Clusters in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Electrocatalytic Applications 2020 W. L. Gore & Associates
Zheng Wang Copper Paddlewheel-Based Surface-Mounted Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films 2019 Northwest University, Shaanxi, China
Christian Schneider Retrofitting Metal-Organic Frameworks: TCNQ@Cu3BTC2 as a Case Study for Functional Material Design 2019 Boston Consulting Group
Julius Hornung Hume-Rothery inspired Complexes and Clusters as Molecular Models for Intermediates in Heterogeneous Catalysis 2019 Freudenberg Sealing Technologies
Konstantin Epp Metalloporphyrin-based Metal-Organic Frameworks as Multi-Functional Heterogeneous Catalysts 2019 Ekato Rühr- und Mischtechnik GmbH
Stefano Dissegna Defect Engineering of Zr-based MOFs 2018 Taka Srl
Jana Weßing From Intermetallics to Intermetalloid Clusters - Molecular Alloying of Aluminum and Gallium with Transition Metals 2018

explorhino, Aalen

Suttipong Wannapaiboon Structural Design and Modification of Surface Anchored Metal-Organic Frameworks: from Fundamental Study towards Applications 2017 Synchrotron Light Research Institute, Thailand
Hung Banh Atom-Precise Organometallic Cluster Construction - Exploring the Molecular Zinc Tool Box 2017 Covestro
Inke Hante Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks Targeted Design and Modification of Advanced Properties of MOFs via Organic Linker Functionalisation 2017 Evonik Industries AG
Andreas Schneemann Linker functionalization as a tool for imparting functionality into metal-organic frameworks 2016 Technische Universität Dresden
Christoph Rösler Encapsulation of mono- and bimetallic nanoparticles into metal-organic frameworks 2016 Pall Corporation
Max Kauer UHV-FTIRS and HR-XPS studies on defect-engineered metal-organic frameworks 2016 Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Wenhua Zhang Controlled Modification of Metal-Organic Frameworks at Metal Sites: Local Environment Study and Properties 2016 Zhengzhou University, China
Min Tu Engineering Functional Metal-Organic Framework Thin Film Devices 2015 Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT)
Kerstin Freitag Molekulare Metallatomarchitektur – Hume-Rothery Phasen inspirierte Molekülchemie 2014 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Clarissa Kroll Organometallische Synthese von Nanopartikeln, Kolloiden und Clustern unter wasserfreien Bedingungen 2014  
Christian Wiktor Characterization of Metal-Organic Frameworks and other Porous Materials via Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy 2014 McMaster University in Hamilton, Kanada
Kira Khaletskaya Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks: From Bulk to Surface Engineered Properties 2014 Evonik Industries AG
Nagendra Srinivasan MOCVD of Metal nitride thin films: Deposition, film characteristics and functional properties 2014  
Olesia Halbherr Advanced Functional Materials based on Metal‐Organic Frameworks — Elaboration of Redox‐Active & Mixed‐Component “Defect Engineered” MOFs 2014 Landesamt für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucher­schutz (LANUV) Nordrhein-Westfalen
Arik Puls From metal rich molecules to novel intermetallic clusters : a new synthesis concept for metal doped gold clusters 2014 Bachem AG
Sun Ja Kim MOCVD of TiO2 Thin Films from Ti Alkoxide and Amide Based Precursors for Photoelectrochemical Applications 2014  
Michael Krasnopolski Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) routes for fabrication of rare earth nitride thin films: precursor evaluation, thin film deposition and characterization 2014 Isola GmbH
Vanessa Gwildies Gaining energy from sunlight: photoelectrochemical water splitting of nitrogen-doped tungsten oxide thin films fabricated by MOCVD using a new W precursor 2014  
Mariusz Molon Metallatomreiche Koordinationsverbindungen und Cluster: Synthese, Charakterisierung und Funktionalisierung 2014 Dreve ProDiMed GmbH
Michał Błędowski Visible light-driven photooxidation of water at hybrid photoanodes 2014  
Manish Banerjee Design, synthesis and evaluation of guanidinates, ketoiminates and aminoalkoxide based precursors for thin film deposition of ZrO2 and TiO2 2013 Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Technology Patna
Ke Xu Contribution towards ALD and MOCVD of rare earth oxides and hafnium oxide : from precursor evaluation to process development and thin film characterization 2013 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Adinarayana Doddi Synthesis and structures of low valent Gallium (I) supported organometallic compounds and new organometallic routes to intermetallic Nickel-Gallium nanoparticles 2012 Postdoc bei Prof. Matthias Tamm, Technische Universität Braunschweig
Angélique Bétard Growth and Chemistry of Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films: Toward Functional Coatings 2012 Evonik Industries AG 
Daniela Bekermann Advanced perspectives in the vapor-phase deposition of multifunctional metal oxide nanomaterials 2012 RHI AG
Malte Hellwig Vapor phase approaches to nanostructured thin films of transparent metal oxides : from precursor development to application 2012 Heinrich Heine Gymnasium, Dortmund
Markus Halbherr The coordination chemistry of Ga+ at gallium-rich transition-metal complexes 2012 SCOPEIN Management Consultant
Mahmoud Sliem Preparation and laser-aided characterization of metal oxide, metal/metal oxide and semiconductor nanocolloids : Cu/ZnO-based colloidal catalyst for methanol synthesis 2011 Assistant Professor at NILES, Cairo University
Daniel Esken Stabilization of cavity-size matching metal clusters and compound semiconductors inside frameworks (MOFs) 2011 Evonik Industries AG, Hanau
Sebastian Henke Metal-organic frameworks with additional flexible substituents: modulating responsiveness, gas sorption selectivity and network topologies 2011 Technische Universität Dortmund
Denise Zacher Surface Chemistry of Metal-Organic Frameworks at the Liquid / Solid Interface MOFs on Surfaces – Surfaces of MOFs 2011 Postdoc, TU Dortmund
Timo Bollermann Intermetallic Chemistry: Molecular Compounds at the Borderline to Cluster Science 2011 M+S SILICON GmbH & Co. KG
Tobias Thiede From molecules to functional materials: systematic evaluation of all nitrogen coordinated metal organic complexes as precursors for the MOCVD of metal nitride thin films 2011 Sachtleben Chemie, Duisburg
Saaed Amirjalayer Investigation of structural and dynamic properties of metal-organic frameworks 2011 Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Maike Müller Synthesis and Characterization of Porous Coordination Polymers Loaded with Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles 2011 Universität Duisburg-Essen
Mikhail Meilikhov Functional materials based on porous coordination polymers: From host-guest chemistry to new properties 2011 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf
Xiaoning Zhang Microstructural characterization of composite nanomaterials for catalysis: Cu/ZnO colloids & nanoparticles@MOFs 2010 Patentanwältin bei Bals & Vogel
Andrian Milanov MOCVD and ALD of rare earth containing multifunctional materials: from precursor chemistry to thin film deposition and applications   2010 2010 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Thomas Cadenbach Zwischen Koordinationsverbindungen und Clustern: Prinzipien und Konzepte zur Synthese hochkoordinierter, metallreicher Moleküle 2009 Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador
Todor Hikov Photo-assisted preparation of nanocomposites: Preparation and decoration of semiconducting supports 2009 PA Partikel-Analytik-Messgeräte GmbH
Felicitas Cokoja (geb. Schröder) Synthesis and Microstructural Characterization of Metals@MOF-5 2008 Clariant, Deutschland
Daniel Rische MOCVD of Tungsten and Molybdenum Nitrides 2008 Dorfner ANZAPLAN
Mirza Cokoja Nanometallurgy in Organic Solution: Organometallic Synthesis of Intermetallic Transition Metal Aluminide and ‐Zincide Nanoparticles 2007 Technische Universität München
Andreas Kempter Coordination chemistry of the low-valent group 13 NHC-analogue Ga(DDP) to transition metal centers: insertions, substitution reactions and cluster formation   2007 2007 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Marie Katrin Schröter Kolloidale Cu-Katalysatoren für die Methanolsynthese in der flüssigen Phase 2007 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Stephan Hermes Poröse Metallorganische Netzwerkverbindungen als Trägematrices für funktionelle Nanopartikel 2006 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Arne Baunemann Precursor Chemistry of Tantalum and Niobium Nitride for MOCVD and ALD Applications 2006 Bayer CropScience
Jayaprakash Khanderi Group III Nitrides: Contribution to Precursor Chemistry, MOCVD, Nanostructures, and Multiscale Simulation Studies 2006 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi-Arabien
Raghunandan Krishna Bhakta Rational Development of Precursors for MOCVD of TiO2: Precursor Chemistry, Thin Film Deposition, Mechanistic Studies 2005 Sandia National Laboratories, CA, USA
Tobias Steinke Beiträge zur Koordinationschemie der niedervalenten Aluminium, Gallium und Indium-Organyle EICp* an Übergangsmetallen 2005 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Urmila Patil Precursors for metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) of ZrO2 and HfO2 thin films as gate dielectrics in complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) devices 2005 2005 CRNS Toulouse, Frankreich
Eva Maile Beiträge zur precursorchemischen Präparation von Cu/ZnO und Pd/ZnO Trägerkatalysatoren 2005 Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Frank Stowasser Strukturelle Charakterisierung von Galliumnitrid-Nanopartikeln 2004 Novartis, Basel
Harish Parala Precursor Routes to Selected Metal and Semiconductor Nanomaterials: Crystals, Composites, Colloids of Au, GaN, InN, CdSe and TiO2 2003 Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Frank Hipler Chemie gegen Reibung und Verschleiß: Untersuchung molekularer Wirkungsmechanismen von Thiadiazol-Schmierstoffadditiven 2003 Kerr-McGee Pigments, Krefeld
Ralf Becker Metallorganische Precursorchemie für das Cu/ZnO-System 2003 Infineon, Dresden
Julia Hambrock Nichtwässrige Nano-Kolloide - Halbleiter-, Metall- und Kompositpartikel aus metallorganischen Precursoren 2003 SAP, Walldorf
Oliver Stark Beiträge zur Precursorchemie von GaN-Materialien: Gruppe-III-Amid/Azide und Gruppe-III-Tris(trimethylstannyl)amin-Addukte 2002  
Andreas Wohlfart MOCVD und Charakterisierung von GaN-Dünnschichten und -Nanostrukturen unter Verwendung eines Single-Molecule-Precursors 2002 SiCrystal AG, Erlangen
Ulrike Weckenmann Selektive Metallorganische Chemische Dampfabscheidung von Gold und Palladium auf Selbstorganisierten Monolagen 2002 BASF Coatings, Münster
Nicola Oberbeckmann Die Einführung von funktionalisierten Cyclopentadienyl-Liganden an Platin(II)-Zentren über Diolefin-Platin-Komplexe 2001 Springer Science+Business Media, Frankfurt
Oliver Segnitz Neutrale und kationische Komplexe donorfunktionalisierter Cyclopentadienyl-Liganden an Nickelzentren 2001 SAP, Walldorf
Dana Weiß Koordinationschemie von Organylerdmetallspezies an Platinkomplexfragmenten 2001 Technische Universität München 
Matthias Ruttert Didaktik: Problemorientierte Lernumgebungen in Chemie 2001 Sankt-Antonius-Gymnasium, Lüdinghausen
Carl Winter Chemische Dampfabscheidung von Gold, Kupfer und Aluminiumoxid auf selbstorganisierten Monolagen 2001 Realtech AG, Walldorf-Baden
Holger Winkler Mesoskopische Galliumnitridkompositmaterialien 2000 Merck, Darmstadt
Holger Fölsing Neue Carbonylmetall-Komplexe von Aluminium, Gallium und Indium: Synthese, Struktur, Reaktivität und Bindungsverhältnisse 2000 Saint-Gobain, Pont-a-Mousson, Frankreich
Andreas Manz Kolloidales Galliumnitrid: Untersuchungen zur Synthese nanoskaliger Galliumnitrid-Partikeldurch precursorchemische Methoden in Lösung 2000 Freudenberg Vliesstoffe KG, Weinheim
Wolfram Rogge MOCVD von Gruppe-13 Nitriden mit Einkomponentenvorstufen 2000 Infineon, München
Holger Hoffmann Funktionalisierte Cp-Liganden 1999 SBB AG, Bern
Harald Sussek Intramolekular Adduktstabilisierte Al, Ga, In-Organyle 1998 Realtech AG, Walldorf-Baden
Alissa Zeller (geb. Frank) CdS und GaN Nanochemie 1998 BASF SE Ludwigshafen
Jurij Weiß Precursorchemie für MOCVD 1997 Schreiner Group Schleißheim
Alexander Miehr Precursorchemie von GaN 1997 Wacker Siltronics
Markus Schulte Carbonylmetallat-Komplexe von Al, Ga und In 1996 Shell Catalysts & Technologies Leuna GmbH

Name Topic Year Present employment
Soumya Mukherjee   2022 Principal Investigator, Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland
Wei-Jin Li   2021 Tenure-track Professor, School of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Juan Liu   2021  
Raghavender Medishetty   2018 Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai, India
Sebastian Henke   2015 Technische Universität Dortmund
Mohammad Alaghemandi   2014 Research Scientist, Photonics Center at Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Nadia El-Gamel   2014 Universität Kairo, Egypt
Zhenlan Fang   2014 Nanjing University of Technology, China
Bo Liu   2012 University of Liverpool, UK
Kirill Yusenko Kristallographie von mesoporösen Materialien 2011 solid-chem GmbH
Ganesamoorthy Chelladurai Metallorganische Synthese 2010 Postdoc bei Prof. Stephan Schulz, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Ganesan Prabusankar Metallorganische Synthese 2010 Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India
Sandra González-Gallardo Metallorganische Synthese 2010 Wiley-VCH
Maxim Tafipolsky Theoretische Chemie 2009 Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Ramasamy Pothiraja MOCVD von Metalloxiden 2008 Postdoc, Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Elektrotechnik und Plasmatechnik, RUB
Emmanuel Lamoroux Nanopartikel @ MOFs 2006 Laboratoire Structure et Réactivité des Systèmes Moléculaires Complexes-CNRS, Nancy, France
Jelena Sekulic Mesoporöse Materialien 2006 SKF Research & Development Company, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Wenhua Zhang Mesoporöse Materialien 2006 University College Cork, Ireland
Younsoo Kim MOCVD von HfN 2005 Samsung, South Korea
Ned Hardman MOCVD auf SAMs 2003 Cabot Corporation, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Lianhai Lu Heterogene Katalyse, SFB-558 2002 Dalian University of Technology, China
Barbara Wehner SAMs @ Gold und Silber 2001 Caesar, Bonn
Quin-Min Cheng Gruppe 13 Nitrid Nanomaierialien 2000  
Anjana Devi MO-Precursor für Gruppe 13 Nitride 1998 Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Sylvain Nlate Funktionalisierte Cp-Liganden 1995 Institut de Chimie & Biologie des Membranes & des Nano-objets-CNRS, Bordeaux, France