Kara Müller

PhD Student




since 04/2021

PhD Thesis in Analytical Chemistry with PD Dr. Natalia P. Ivleva, Institute of Hydrochemistry, Chair of Analytical Chemistry and Water Chemistry, Technical University of Munich.


09/2019 – 02/2020

External Master Thesis: „Synthesis and Characterization of Doped Titanium Dioxides“. The practical part was performed at the Automotive Catalysts, Research and Technology Devision of Umicore AG & Co. KG in Hanau and the thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Klaus Köhler, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry, Technical University Munich.


10/2017 – 02/2020

Master of Science in Chemistry with Inorganic Chemistry as major and Physical Chemistry as minor at Technical University of Munich.


10/2017 – 02/2018

External Research Project at Syft Technologies in Christchurch, New Zealand: „Monitoring volatiles in CO2 using SIFT-MS“.


10/2014 – 11/2017

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Technical University of Munich.
Bachelor Thesis: „An Improved UHV-catalysis setup – Modification and Calibration“, supervised by Prof. Dr. Ueli Heiz at Chair of Physical Chemistry, Technical University of Munich.



Poster Presentation

Müller, K.; Weng, J.; Elsner, M.; Ivleva, N.P., Exploring the potential of Raman microspectroscopy for the analysis of microbial degradation of microplastics. 17th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium, 27.09.-01.10.2021, (online).