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Günter Tovar

Prof. Dr.

Director (acting)
Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology IGVP


+49 711 685 62304
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70569 Stuttgart

Peer-reviewed papers

[80]      Hydrogels with multiple clickable anchor points: synthesis and characterization of poly(furfuryl glycidyl ether)- block-poly(ethylene glycol) macromonomers.
K.K. Adatia, S. Keller, T. Götz, G.E.M. Tovar*, A. Southan*
Polymer Chemistry 2019.

[79]      Einsatz von perowskitischen Hohlfasermembranen in einem Mikrowellenplasma. Use of Perovskite Hollow Fiber Membranes in a Microwave Plasma.
F. Buck*, I. Kistner, C. Rösler, A. Schulz, M. Walker, GE.M. Tovar, T. Schiestel
Chemie Ingenieur Techik 2019, 91, No. 8, 1117–1122.

[78]      Tribological Conditions Using CO 2 as Volatile Lubricant in Dry Metal Forming.
M. Liewald, G.E.M. Tovar, C. Woerz*, G. Umlauf*
International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing-Green Technology 2019.

[77]      Expanding the range of available isoelectric points of highly methacryloylated gelatin.
C. Claaßen, L. Rebers, M.H. Claaßen, K. Borchers, G.E.M. Tovar*, A. Southan*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2019, 1900097.

[76]      Physical interactions strengthen chemical gelatin methacryloyl gels.
L. Rebers, T. Granse, G.E.M. Tovar*, A. Southan, K. Borchers*
Gels 2019, 5, 4.

[75]      Plant virus-based materials for biomedical applications: trends and prospects.
S. Eiben, C. Koch, K. Altintoprak, A. Southan, G.E.M. Tovar, S. Laschat, I.M. Weiss, C. Wege*
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 2019.

[74]      Synthesis of Soft Polysiloxane-urea Elastomers for Intraocular Lens Application.
N. Riehle, S. Thude, A. Kandelbauer, G.E.M. Tovar, G. Lorenz*
Journal of Visualised Experiments 2019, 145, e58590.

[73]      Active ester containing surfmer for one-stage polymer nanoparticle surface functionalization in mini-emulsion polymerization.
V. Albernaz, M. Bach, A. Weber, A. Southan*, G.E.M. Tovar*
Polymers 2018, 10 (4), 408.

[72]      Nano-MIP based sensor for penicillin G: Sensitive layer and analytical validation.
P. Weber, B.R. Riegger, K. Niedergall, G.E.M. Tovar*, M. Bach*, G. Gauglitz*
Sensors and Actuators B 2018, 267, 26–33.

[71]      Influence of PDMS molecular weight on transparency and mechanicalproperties of soft polysiloxane-urea-elastomers for intraocular lens application.
N. Riehle, S. Thude, T. Götz, A. Kandelbauer, S. Thanose G.E.M. Tovar, G. Lorenz*
European Polymer Journal 2018, 101, 190-201.

[70]      Beyond the modification degree: impact of raw material on physicochemical properties of gelatin type a and type b methacryloyls.
L. Sewald, C. Claaßen, T. Götz, M.H. Claaßen, V. Truffault, G.E.M. Tovar, A. Southan, K. Borchers*
Macromolecular Bioscience 2018, 18 (12).

[69]      Data on the synthesis and mechanicalcharacterization of polysiloxane-based urea-elastomers prepared from amino-terminatedpolydimethylsiloxanes and polydimethyl-methyl-phenyl-siloxane-copolymers.
N. Riehle, T. Götz, A. Kandelbauer, G.E.M. Tovar, G. Lorenz*
Data in Brief 2018, 18, 1784–1794.

[68]      Triazole-based cross-linkers in radical polymerization processes: tuning mechanical properties of poly(acrylamide) and poly(n,n-dimethylacrylamide) hydrogels.
T. Götz, N. Schädel, N. Petri, M. Kirchhof, U. Bilitewski, G.E.M. Tovar*, S. Laschat*, A. Southan*
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances 2018, 8, 34743–34753.

[67]      A systematic approach of chitosan nanoparticle preparation via emulsion crosslinking as potential adsorbent in wastewater treatment.
B.R. Riegger, B. Bäurer, A. Mirzayeva, G.E.M. Tovar*, M. Bach*
Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, 180, 46-54.

[66]      Chitosan nanoparticles via high-pressure homogenization-assisted miniemulsion crosslinking for mixed-matrix membrane adsorbers. Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, B.R. Riegger, R. Kowalski, L. Hilfert, G.E.M. Tovar*, M. Bach*
201, 172-181.

[65]      Photoinduced cleavage and hydrolysis of o-nitrobenzyl linker and covalent linker immobilization in gelatin methacryloyl hydrogels.
C. Claaßen, M.H. Claaßen, F. Gohl, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers, A. Southan*
Macromolecular Bioscience 2018, 18 (9).

[64]      Covalent incorporation of tobacco mosaic virus increases the stiffness of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogels.
A. Southan*, T. Lang, M. Schweikert, G.E.M. Tovar, C. Wege, S. Eiben*
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances 2018, 8, 4686–4694.

[63]      Quantification of substitution of gelatin methacryloyl: best practice and current pitfalls.
C. Claaßen, M.H. Claaßen, Truffault V, Sewald L, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers, A. Southan*
Biomacromolecules 2018, 19, 42–52.

[62]      Interactions of methacryloylated gelatin and heparin modulate physico-chemical properties of hydrogels and release of vascular endothelial growth factor.
C. Claaßen, A. Southan, J. Grübel, G.E.M. Tovar*, K. Borchers*
Biomedical Materials 2018, 13, 55008.

[61]      Extrusion-based 3D printing of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogels containing positively and negatively charged groups.
S. Joas, G.E.M. Tovar, O. Celik, C. Bonten, A. Southan*
Gels 2018, 4, 69.

[60]      Bone matrix production in hydroxyapatite-modified hydrogels suitable for bone bioprinting.
A. Wenz, K. Borchers, G.E.M. Tovar, P.J. Kluger*
Biofabrication 2017, 9, 044103.

[59]      Controlled Release of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor from Heparin-Functionalized Gelatin Type A and Albumin Hydrogels.
C. Claaßen, L. Sewald, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers*
Gels 2017, 3, 35.

[58]      clickECM: Development of a cell-derived extracellular matrix with azide functionalities.
S.M. Ruff, S. Keller, D.E. Wieland, V. Wittmann, G.E.M. Tovar, M. Bach, P.J. Kluger*
Acta Biomaterialia 2017, 52, 159–170.

[57]      Impact of intermediate UV curing and yield stress of 3d printed poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogels on interlayer connectivity and maximum build height.
A. Hiller, K. Borchers, G.E.M. Tovar*, A. Southan*
Additive Manufacturing 2017, 18, 136–144.

[56]      Influence of shear thinning and material flow on robotic dispensing of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate/poloxamer 407 hydrogels.
G. Kraut, L. Yenchesky, F. Prieto, G.E.M. Tovar, A. Southan*
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2017, 45083.

[55]      Physically and chemically gelling hydrogel formulations based on poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate and Poloxamer 407.
F. Markus, F. Dreher, S. Laschat*, S. Baudis, G.E.M. Tovar*, A. Southan*
Polymer 2017, 108, 21-28.

[54]      Hydroxyapatite-modified gelatin bioinks for bone bioprinting.
A. Wenz, K. Janke, E. Hoch, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers, P.J. Kluger*
BioNanoMaterials 2016, 17, 179–184.

[53]      Charged Triazole Cross-Linkers for Hyaluronan-Based Hybrid Hydrogels.
M. Martini, P. S. Hegger, N. Schadel, B. B. Minsky, M. Kirchhof, S. Scholl, A. Southan, G.E.M. Tovar, H. Boehm*, S. Laschat*
Materials 2016, 9, 11.

[52]      Methacrylated gelatin and mature adipocytes are promising components for adipose tissue engineering.
B. Huber, K. Borchers, G.E.M. Tovar, P. J. Kluger*
Journal of Biomaterials Applications 2016, 30, 699-710.

[51]      Biopolymer-based hydrogels for cartilage tissue engineering.
E. Hoch, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers*
Bioinspired Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials 2016, 5, 51-66.

[50]      Blood-Vessel Mimicking Structures by Stereolithographic Fabrication of Small Porous Tubes Using Cytocompatible Polyacrylate Elastomers, Biofunctionalization and Endothelialization.
B. Huber, S. Engelhardt, W. Meyer, H. Kruger, A. Wenz, V. Schonhaar, G. E. M. Tovar, P. J. Kluger, K. Borchers
Journal of Functional Biomaterials 2016, 7, 11 (18 pages). https://doi:10.3390/jfb7020011

[49]      Gelatin methacrylamide as coating material in cell culture.
M. Egger, G.E.M. Tovar*, E. Hoch, A. Southan*
Biointerphases 2016, 11, 8.

[48]      Heparin molecularly imprinted surfaces for the attenuation of complement activation in blood.
J. P. Rosengren-Holmberg, J. Andersson, J. R. Smith, C. Alexander, M. R. Alexander, G.E.M. Tovar, K. N. Ekdahl, I. A. Nicholls*
Biomaterials Science 2015, 3, 1208-1217.

[47]      Simulation of imprinted emulsion prepolymerization mixtures.
G. D. Olsson, K. Niedergall, M. Bach, B. C. G. Karlsson, G.E.M. Tovar, I. A. Nicholls*
Polymer Journal 2015, 47, 827-830.

[46]      Side chain thiol-functionalized poly(ethylene glycol) by post-polymerization modification of hydroxyl groups: synthesis, crosslinking and inkjet printing.
A. Southan, E. Hoch, V. Schonhaar, K. Borchers, C. Schuh, M. Muller, M. Bach, G.E.M. Tovar*
Polymer Chemistry 2014, 5, 5350-5359.

[45]      Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Waveguides for Direct Optical Detection of Low-Molecular-Weight Analytes.
N. Sharma, C. Petri, U. Jonas, M. Bach, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Mrkvova, M. Vala, J. Homola, W. Knoll, J. Dostalek*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2014, 215, 2295-2304. 1

[44]      Removal of micropollutants from water by nanocomposite membrane adsorbers.
K. Niedergall, M. Bach, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar*, T. Schiestel*
Separation and Purification Technology 2014, 131, 60-68.

[43]      Synthesis of Pyridine Acrylates and Acrylamides and Their Corresponding Pyridinium Ions as Versatile Cross-Linkers for Tunable Hydrogels.
M. Mateescu, I. Nuss, A. Southan, H. Messenger, S. V. Wegner, J. Kupka, M. Bach, G.E.M. Tovar*, H. Boehm*, S. Laschat*
Synthesis 2014, 46, 1243-1253.

[42]      Bioprinting of artificial blood vessels: current approaches towards a demanding goal.
E. Hoch, G.E.M. Tovar*, K. Borchers*
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2014, 46, 767-778.

[41]      Surface etching of methacrylic microparticles via basic hydrolysis and introduction of functional groups for click chemistry.
C. Speyerer, K. Borchers, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar, A. Weber*
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2013, 397, 185-191.

[40]      Toward Controlling the Formation, Degradation Behavior, and Properties of Hydrogels Synthesized by Aza-Michael Reactions.
A. Southan, M. Mateescu, V. Hagel, M. Bach, C. Schuh, C. Kleinhans, P. J. Kluger, S. Tussetschlager, I. Nuss, T. Haraszti, S. V. Wegner, J. P. Spatz, H. Boehm*, S. Laschat*, G.E.M. Tovar*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2013, 214, 1865-1873.

[39]      Nanostructured Composite Adsorber Membranes for the Reduction of Trace Substances in Water: The Example of Bisphenol A.
K. Niedergall, M. Bach*, T. Schiestel, G.E.M. Tovar
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2013, 52, 14011-14018.

[38]      Chemical tailoring of gelatin to adjust its chemical and physical properties for functional bioprinting.
E. Hoch*, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar*, K. Borchers*
Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2013, 1, 5675-5685.

[37]      Desmosine-Inspired Cross-Linkers for Hyaluronan Hydrogels.
V. Hagel, M. Mateescu, A. Southan, S. V. Wegner, I. Nuss, T. Haraszhi, C. Kleinhans, C. Schuh, J. P. Spatz, P. J. Kluger, M. Bach, S. Tussetschlager, G.E.M. Tovar*, S. Laschat*, H. Boehm*
Scientific Reports 2013, 3, 5.

[36]      Surface Functionalization of Toner Particles for the Assembly of Three-Dimensional Objects via Click Chemistry.
C. Speyerer, K. Borchers, S. Guttler, G.E.M. Tovar, T. Hirth, A. Weber*
Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2012, 84, 322-327.

[35]      Triphenylene Silanes for Direct Surface Anchoring in Binary Mixed Self-Assembled Monolayers.
M. Mansueto, S. Sauer, M. Butschies, M. Kaller, A. Baro, R. Woerner, N. H. Hansen, G.E.M. Tovar*, J. Pflaum*, S. Laschat*
Langmuir 2012, 28, 8399-8407.

[34]      Optical sensors with molecularly imprinted nanospheres: a promising approach for robust and label-free detection of small molecules.
F. Kolarov*, K. Niedergall, M. Bach, G.E.M. Tovar, G. Gauglitz.
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2012, 402, 3245-3252.

[33]      Stiff gelatin hydrogels can be photo-chemically synthesized from low viscous gelatin solutions using molecularly functionalized gelatin with a high degree of methacrylation.
E. Hoch, C. Schuh, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar*, K. Borchers*
Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Medicine 2012, 23, 2607-2617.

[32]      Evaluation of Cell-Material Interactions on Newly Designed, Printable Polymers for Tissue Engineering Applications.
E. C. Novosel, W. Meyer, N. Klechowitz, H. Kruger, M. Wegener, H. Walles, G.E.M. Tovar, T. Hirth, P. J. Kluger*
Advanced Engineering Materials 2011, 13, B467-B475.

[31]      Preparation and characterisation of dry thin native protein trehalose films on titanium-coated cyclo-olefin polymer (COP) foil generated by spin-coating/drying process and applied for protein transfer by Laser-Induced-Forward Transfer (LIFT).
S. Genov, D. Riester, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Borchers, A. Weber*
Chemical Engineering and Processing 2011, 50, 558-564.

[30]      Fabrication of 2D protein microstructures and 3D polymer-protein hybrid microstructures by two-photon polymerization.
S. Engelhardt*, E. Hoch, K. Borchers, W. Meyer, H. Kruger, G.E.M. Tovar, A. Gillner.
Biofabrication 2011, 3, 9.

[29]      Ink Formulation for Inkjet Printing of Streptavidin and Streptavidin Functionalized Nanoparticles.
K. Borchers, V. Schonhaar, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar, A. Weber*
Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 2011, 32, 1759-1764.

[28]      C-VIS: Intraoperative Visualisation of Tumor Cells Based on Nanoparticles.
A. Weber*, M. Herz, T. Hirth, G.E.M. Tovar, J. Stallkamp, D. Kaltenbacher
Endoskopie Heute 2009, 22, 36-39.

[27]      Biomimetic nanoparticles – concept, design and applications in biotechnology and biomedicine.
Weber, A., Gruber-Traub, C., Herold, M., Borchers, K., Tovar, G.E.M.*
NanoS 2006, 02.06, 20-27.

[26]      Smart Material Composite Membranes Based on Molecularly Imprinted Nanoparticles used for Selective Filtration.
Herold, M., Lehmann, M., Brunner, H., Tovar, G.E.M.*
Filtration 2006, 6, 250-253.

[25]      Modular Surfmers with Activated Ester Function - A Colloidal Tool for the Preparation of Bioconjugative Nanoparticles.
Herold, M., Håkanson, M., Brunner, H., Tovar, G.E.M.*
Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science 2006, 133, 30 – 35.

[24]      Mixed self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) consisting of methoxy-tri(ethylene glycol)-terminated and alkyl-terminated dimethylchlorosilanes control the non-specific adsorption of proteins at oxidic surfaces.
C. Hoffmann, G.E.M. Tovar*
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2006, 295, 427-435.

[23]      Protein-microarray constituted from streptavidin-coated nanoparticles deposited via poly(electrolyte) multilayers for analysis of biotinylated ligands by MALDI mass spectrometry and fluorescence imaging.
A. Weber, K. Borchers, J. Schmucker, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Canadian Journal of Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy 2005, 50, 49-53.

[22]      Binding of JAB1/CSN5 to MIF is mediated by the MPN domain but is in dependent of the JAMM motif.
A. Burger-Kentischer, D. Finkelmeier, M. Thiele, J. Schmucker, G. Geiger, G.E.M. Tovar, J. Bernhagen*
Febs Letters 2005, 579, 1693-1701.

[21]      Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-functionalized nanostructured particles for the stimulation of membrane TNF-Specific cell responses.
S. Bryde, I. Grunwald, A. Hammer, A. Krippner-Heidenreich, T. Schiestel, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar, K. Pfizenmaier, P. Scheurich*
Bioconjugate Chemistry 2005, 16, 1459-1467.

[20]      K. Borchers, A. Weber, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Microstructured layers of spherical biofunctional core-shell nanoparticles provide enlarged reactive surfaces for protein microarrays. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2005, 383, 738-746.

[19]      Modular structure of biochips based on microstructured deposition of functional nanoparticles.
A. Weber, S. Knecht, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Engineering in Life Sciences 2004, 4, 93-97.

[18]      Bioconjugative polymer nanospheres studied by isothermal titration calorimetry.
A. Weber, M. Herold, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Thermochimica Acta 2004, 415, 69-74.

[17]      Controlled surface functionalization of silica nanospheres by covalent conjugation reactions and preparation of high density streptavidin nanoparticles.
T. Schiestel, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2004, 4, 504-511.

[16]      Affinity parameters of amino acid derivative binding to molecularly imprinted nanospheres consisting of poly (ethylene glycol dimethacrylate)-co-(methacrylic acid).
M. Lehmann, M. Dettling, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Journal of Chromatography B-Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences 2004, 808, 43-50.

[15]      Modular construction of biochips by microstructured deposition of functional nanoparticles.
A. Weber, S. Knecht, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2003, 75, 437-441.

[14]      Molecularly imprinted polymer nanospheres as fully synthetic affinity receptors.
G.E.M. Tovar*, I. Krauter, C. Gruber
Topics in Current Chemistry 2003, 227, 125-144.

[13]      Nanoparticles identify proteins.
G.E.M. Tovar*
Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2003, 22, VI-VII.

[12]      Molecularly imprinted nanoparticles as selective phase in composite membranes: Hydrodynamics and separation in nanoscale beds.
M. Lehmann, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2003, 75, 149-153.

[11]      Polymer nanoparticles with activated ester surface by using functional surfmers.
M. Herold, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2003, 204, 770-778.

[10]      Development of an MHC-class I peptide selection assay combining nanoparticle technology and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry.
T. Flad, T. Schiestel, H. Brunner, J. Tolson, Q. Ouyang, G. Pawelec, G.A. Mueller, C.A. Mueller, G.E.M. Tovar, H. Beck*
Journal of Immunological Methods 2003, 283, 205-213.

[9]        Isothermal titration calorimetry of molecularly imprinted polymer nanospheres.
A. Weber, M. Dettling, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2002, 23, 824-828.

[8]        Molecularly imprinted polymer nanospheres as synthetic affinity receptors obtained by miniemulsion polymerisation.
D. Vaihinger, K. Landfester, I. Krauter, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2002, 203, 1965-1973.

[7]        Selective separations and hydrodynamic studies: a new approach using molecularly imprinted nanosphere composite membranes.
M. Lehmann, H. Brunner, G.E.M. Tovar*
Desalination 2002, 149, 315-321.

[6]        A successive dry-wet process for fabricating conductive thin film of bis(ethylenedithio)tetrathiafulvalene salt.
Y. F. Miura, G.E.M. Tovar, S. Ohnishi, M. Hara, H. Sasabe, W. Knoll*
Thin Solid Films 2001, 393, 225-230.

[5]        Specific bio-recognition reactions observed with an integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer.
M. Weisser, G.E.M. Tovar, S. Mittler-Neher, W. Knoll, F. Brosinger, H. Freimuth, M. Lacher, W. Ehrfeld
Biosensors & Bioelectronics 1999, 14, 405-411.

[4]        Microstructuring of molecularly thin polymer layers by photolithography.
O. Prucker, M. Schimmel, G.E.M. Tovar, W. Knoll, J. Rühe*
Advanced Materials 1998, 10, 1073.

[3]        Neural cell pattern formation on glass and oxidized silicon surfaces modified with poly(N-isopropylacrylamide).
T. Bohanon, G. Elender, W. Knoll, P. Koberle, J. S. Lee, A. Offenhausser*, H. Ringsdorf, E. Sackmann, J. Simon, G.E.M. Tovar, F. M. Winnik
Journal of Biomaterials Science-Polymer Edition 1996, 8, 19-39.

[2]        Patterning Molecularly Thin Films of Polymers - New Methods for Photolitho­graphic Structuring of Surfaces.
G.E.M. Tovar, S. Paul, W. Knoll, O. Prucker, J. Rühe*
Supramolecular Science 1995, 2, 89-98.

[1]        Strukturuntersuchung von flüssigen Vanadium(V)oxoalkoxiden durch Röntgenweit­winkeluntersuchung (LAXS).
G.E.M. Tovar, A. Mosset, H. Fueß, J. Galy*
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 1993, 7, 243.

Academic career

since 2004 Teaching load Process Engineering, Technical Biology and Chemistry (since 2010 Medical Engineering) / University of Stuttgart
2004 Habilitation / University of Stuttgart
Mentor Prof. Dr. Herwig Brunner
1995 Dissertation Dr. rer. nat. / University of Mainz
Dissertation adviser Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll, Examiner Prof. Dr. Helmut Ringsdorf
1992 Dipl.-Ing. (Chemistry) / TU Darmstadt
1986–1991 Chemistry studies / TU Darmstadt

Stays abroad

1994 Research stay / Institute for Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN, Wako-shi (bei Tokyo), Japan
1991–1992 Procope Scholarship, research stay / CNRS CEMES, Toulouse, France
1988–1989 ERASMUS Scholarship, exchange studies and research stay / Université de Bordeaux I, CNRS LSMC, Bordeaux, France

Professional career

since 2016 Acting director of the IGVP, University of Stuttgart
2007–2016 Deputy director of the Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology IGVP, University of Stuttgart
2007–2011 Deputy Head of the Department of Interfacial Engineering and Materials Science at the Fraunhofer IGB
2004–2007 Head of working group „Biomimetische Grenzflächen“ at the Fraunhofer IGB und the University of Stuttgart
1998–2004 Head of junior research group „Biomimetische Grenzflächen“ at the IGVT of University of Stuttgart and Fraunhofer IGB
1995–1998 Scientific employee at the IGVT, University of Stuttgart
1992–1995 Scientific employee at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, working group of Professor Dr. Wolfgang Knoll
1992 Scientific employeeat the working group of Professor Dr. Hartmut Fueß / TU Darmstadt
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