April 2017

 

Macroarc Team - KIT Node


May 2017

Macroarc Team - QUT Node

 

May 2017

Cover ChemPhotoChem

Understanding Reactivity Patterns in Light Induced Nitrile Imine Mediated Tetrazole-Ene Cycloadditions
Blasco; E.; Sugawara, Y.; Lederhose, P.; Blinco, J. P.; Kelterer, A.-M.; Barner-Kowollik, C. ChemPhotoChem 2017, 1,159-163.

 

 

 


May 2017

 

A part of the Macroarc Team attended the APME conference 2017 in Ghent, Belgium.

Great science, great organization, great people.


April 2017

 

Silvana, Hannah, Thomas, Hatice and Kilian
presented their work at the
14th Annual
UNESCO/IUPAC Conference on Macromolecules & Materials

in Stellenbosch, South Africa


 

April 2017

Video Interview Christopher Barner-Kowollik
Advanced Science News

Christopher talks to Wiley-VCH about his science and role on an
executive advisory board
http://www.advancedsciencenews.com/video-interview-christopher-barner-kowollik-2/


 

April 2017

Congratulations
Dr. Alexander Schenzel,
Dr. Katrin Kockler
and
Dr. Tanja Claus
for having successfully defended your PhD theses ! Well done !

 

 

 


January 2017

 

Front Cover ACS Macro Letters
of Caro´s Paper

Photochemically Induced Folding of Single Chain Polymer Nanoparticles in Water
Heiler, C.; Offenloch, J.; Blasco, E.; Barner-Kowollik, C. ACS Macro Lett. 2017, 6, 56-61.


19.12.2016

Congratulations to Hatice for having successfully defended her PhD thesis !

Hatice is the first graduated PhD student of Guillaume´s group !

 

 

 


 

08.12.2016

The annual Macroarc Xmas bowling event - lots of fun.

Very proud of all team members for their science this year!

 

 


Movember 2016

 

Macroarc MOBros
show solidarity in the face of men´s health

Congratulations to Diego
for the
best Mo 2016 !


 

 


20.-24.11.2016

Congratulations to Jan Steinkönig, who won the
International Early Career Research Prize at the Australasian Polymer Symposium for his excellent work, research activity and oral presentation in Lorne, Australia!

 

 


20.-24.11.2016

Katrin, Jan, Nadine, Anja, Guillaume and Christopher attended the 36th Australasian Polymer Symposium in Lorne, Australia.
Great conference at a great location !

 

 

 


21.10.2016

 

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Lederhose, our first joint KIT/QUT PhD graduate, for having successfully
defended his dual PhD !


21.10.2016

Congratulations to
Dr. Marcel Langer and Dr. Kai Hiltebrandt
for having successfully defended their PhD theses !

 

 


23.09.2016

The Stifterverband Science Award – Erwin Schrödinger Prize 2016
of the HELMHOLTZ Association goes to
Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Martin Wegener and Martin Bastmeyer !
CONGRATULATIONS for this outstanding achievement !

 

 


26.-28.09.2016

 

Siham, Leonie and Anja attended the 25th Lecture Conference on
Photoconference in Jena, Germany.

Anja was awarded a Poster Prize at the conference! Congratulations !

 

 

 


 

12.-14.09.2016

 

Janin, Andrea and Christopher attended the
European Symposium of Photopolymer Science in Leipzig, Germany.

 


06.09.2016

QUT Luncheon in Stuttgart:
Anja Goldmann and our collaboration partners Kay Bernhard and Thomas Richter from Evonik Industries meet Peter Coaldrake (Vice Chancellor), Bronwyn Harch (Executive Director of the Institute for Future Environments) and Shelagh Whittleston (European Representative) of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane.

 

 


22.07.2016

Congratulations Dr. Kai Pahnke for having successfully defended your PhD thesis ! Very well done !

 

 


22.07.2016

Christopher among the top cited researchers in materials science !
Congratulations !

 

 


July 2016

 

Front Cover of Macromolecules
- Perspective Article -

Polymer Interfaces: Synthetic Strategies Enabling Functionality, Adaptivity and Spatial Control
Barner-Kowollik, C.; Goldmann, A. S.; Schacher, F. H. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 5001-5016.


July 2016

Front Cover of Polymer Chemistry Investigating the Propagation Kinetics of a Novel Class of Nitrogen-Containing Methacrylates via PLP-SEC
Kockler, K. B.; Fleischhaker, F.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 4342-4351.

 

 


18.06.2016

Macroarc @KIT and CAMD @UNSW, Sydney Reunion:
First Alumni Meeting, 18.6.2016
It was a great day! Thanks to all who participated!

 

 


10.-14.07.2016

 

A part of the Macroarc Team attended the
Warwick Polymer
Conference.

What a great conference !

Thanks to Dave, Seb and all organizers !


22.04.2016

Congratulations Dr. Elena Frickfor having successfully defended
your PhD thesis !

 

 


 

 

April 2016

 

The Macroarc Team April 2016


23.02.2016

Scholarship Holders Meeting of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI) at the KIT.
Thanks to all participants for great presentations
and ample discussions !

 


24.-26.02.2016

Alex Schenzel and Nils Jasinski presented their work at the Makromolekulares Kolloquium in Freiburg.
Congratulations to Alex for winning the poster prize !

 


22.04.2016


Pre-Alumni Meeting at Elena´s Defense Party
It´s always a pleasure to meet again our former group members !

 


19.12.2015

Congratulations to
Andrea Hufendiek and
Johannes Willenbacher
for having successfully defended their PhD theses ! Very well done !

 


 

COVER of J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Photo- and Metallo-Responsive N-alkyl α-Bisimines as Orthogonally Addressable Main Chain Functional Groups in Metathesis Polymers


Greb, L.; Mutlu, H.; Barner-Kowollik, C.; Lehn, J. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1142−1145.

 

 


15./16.02.2016

MacroBEGE 2016
3rd Belgian-German Macromolecular Meeting
Houffalize, Belgium

Thanks to all speakers, poster presenter and sponsors for a fantastic conference !

 


February 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Tara Lovestead for winning the
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers -

- the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on
science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers !


19.11.2015

SFB 1176 -
Molekulare Strukturierung weicher Materie

New Collaborative
Research Center at the KIT granted by the DFG


15. - 20.12.2015

Doris, Marcel and
Christopher
attended the
Padicifchem Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

 

 

 


04.12.2015

MACROARC
X-Mas Party

with Bowling,
Trash Bingo, Hot Wine and
a yummy dinner.

 

 

 


Movember 2015

Macroarc MOBros
show solidarity in the face of men´s health


Congratulations to
Thomas Gegenhuber
for the
best Mo of 2015 !

 

 


29.10.2015

Yearly excursion to
LANXESS in La Wantzenau, France

Getting insight into the rubber research and innovative materials industry


19.11.2015

Janin Offenloch
and
Jan Steinkönig
won the
Procter & Gamble Prize for the best Master Thesis 2015 !

Congratulations !

 

 


23.10.2015

Congratulations

Astrid Hirschbiel

for having excellently defended your PhD thesis !

 

 

 


29.10.2015

Yearly excursion to
LANXESS in La Wantzenau, France

Getting insight into the rubber research and innovative materials industry


October 2015

Cover - Polymer Chemistry

Ready Access to End-Functional Polystyrenes via a Combination of ARGET ATRP and Thiol−Ene Chemistry
Altintas, O; Josse, T.; De Winter, J.; Matsumoto N. M.; Gerbaux, P.; Wilhelm, M.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 6931-6935.

 


01.10.2015

Students and Macroarc members visiting the Competence Center
Analytics and the
Acrylic Acid Plant of the BASF in Ludwigshafen.
We had an an exciting day!


20.-23.09.2015

Astrid, Alex I, Jan, Thomas, Alex II, Anja and Christopher
presented their work at the Bayreuth Polymer Symposium
BPS 2015

 


 

Congratulations !

Alexander Quick won the
best poster prize at the
Bayreuth Polymer
Symposium BPS `15

 

 


September 2015

Follow-Up on our Macroarc Babys !

Congratulations to
Mareike and Mathias on the birth of their daughter Liv
11th of March 2015 !


 

Conference
Announcement

3rd Belgian-German Macromolecular
Meeting
Dynamic and Responsive Polymer Systems
Houffalize, Belgium - February 15-16, 2016

 


August 2015


Cover
Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

Visible Light Induced Click Chemistry

Mueller, J. O.; Schmidt, F. G.; Blinco, J. P.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 10284 –10288.


3.-16.9.2015

Eva Blasco, Elena Frick and Christopher presented at the
conference
‚Photopolymerization Fundamentals 2015'
in Boulder, CO USA

 


August 2015

‚Grafting Thick Films by Surface-Initiated Photo-Polymerization'

Cooperation Research with
C. Rodriguez-Emmenegger (Prague) and T. Junkers (Hasselt University) was highlighted on
Materials View

 


02.07.2015

Summer Group Trip to the Climbing Park in Kandel

 


10.07.2015

Katrin Kockler´s work featured on Materials View:

‚No Apparent Correlation for Branched Acrylates'

and

highlighted by Sebastian Seiffert in his MCP Board’s Choice.

 


17.07.2015

Congratulations Jan Müller, Lukas Stolzer and Alexander Quick for defending your PhD theses ! Very well done !


17.07.2015

 

The three PhD
defenders
Jan Müller,
Lukas Stolzer and Alexander Quick next to the
Fridericiana statue at the KIT campus.


21.-26.06.2015

Macroarc Members presented their work at the European
Polymer Federation Conference
(EPF 2015)
in Dresden.

 


17.04.2015

Congratulations Corinna Preuß
for having successfully
defended your PhD thesis !

 


April 2015

Congratulations to

Dr. Eva Blasco

for receiving the award
‚Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado'
for one of the best PhD thesis in Science at the University of Zaragoza, Spain.

 

 



 

June 2015

Macroarc Paper selected as
‚Hot Paper' in Angewandte Chemie
‚Macromolecular Surface Design:
Photopatterning of Functional Stable Nitrile Oxides'


June 2015

‚Polymers Curl Up and Take Control'

Macroarc research
was highlighted in
Chemistry World
of the Royal Society of
Chemistry

 

 



11.06.2015

Front Cover
Polymer Chemistry
Pd-Complex Driven Formation of Single-Chain Nanoparticles
Willenbacher, J.; Altintas, O.; Trouillet, V.; Knoefel, N.; Monteiro, M. J.; Roesky, P. W.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 4358-4365.

09.-13.03.2015

Christiane Lang and
Anja Goldmann presented their work at the
4th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials in Sitges, Spain.

 


17.04.2015

New Macroarc Group Picture

 



10.-13.12.2014

Corinna Preuß
was awarded the Silver Poster Presentation Award at the Zing Conference in Cancun, Mexiko.

Congratulations!

 


26.01.2015

Front Cover Chemical Communications

Photo-Induced Sequence Defined Macromolecules via Hetero
Bifunctional Synthons

Zydziak, N.; Feist, F.; Huber, B.; Mueller, J. O.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1799-1802.

 



12.12.2014


MACROARC
X-Mas Party 2014
at the Bowling Center


 

 


02.12.2014

Students visiting
LANXESS in
La Wantzenau, FranceGetting insight into the rubber research and innovative materials industry

 



25.11.2014

 

MOVEMBER 2014

...and the award for the best moustache 2014 goes to
Alex Quick !

 

 


10.07.2014


Summer Group Trip: Breakfast...Canoeing...BBQ

 

 


 

18.07.2014

Congrats
Alexander Hähnel
and
Kim Öhlenschläger
for having successfully defended your PhD theses !

 



21.05.2014


Polymer Chemistry
Editorial Board Meeting
at the Polymer Chemistry Insight Day in Warwick

 

 


13.05.2014


KIT Press Release 058/2014:
Spitzenforschung aus der Keramik-Werkstatt
Aus maßgeschneiderten Kunststoffmolekülen entwickelt Andrew P. Vogt Prototypen von nanostrukturierten Kohlenstoffmaterialien etwa für Batterieelektroden oder chemische Katalysatoren.

 

 


 

17.04.2014

Congratulations to
Christiane Lang, Thomas Tischer and Michael Kaupp,
who successfully defended their PhD thesis !



 

17.04.2014

New Macroarc Group Picture

 

24.03.2014

KIT Press Release 36/2014:
Neue selbstheilende Kunststoffe entwickelt
Macroarc und Evonik Industries haben ein neuartiges Polymernetzwerk entwickelt, das sich bei relativ niedrigen Temperaturen sehr schnell und beliebig oft wiederholbar selbst heilt.



 

13.02.2014

Frontispiece
Macromolecular Rapid
Communications
Single-Chain Self-Folding of Synthetic Polymers Induced by Metal-Ligand Complexation
Willenbacher, J.; Altintas, O.; Roesky, P. W.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2014, 35, 45−51.


26.-28.02.2014


Dr. Andrew Vogt presented at "Makromolekulares Kolloquium" in Freiburg research work
of Michael Kaupp and Andrew Vogt

 

 


01.12.2013

Macroarc MOBros and MoSis show solidarity in the face of men´s health Congratulations to
Özcan Altintas for
best Mo of 2013 !

01.-06.12.2013

Alexander Quick, Corinna Preuß and Christopher Barner-Kowollik presented at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.Alex, Corinna and Christopher in front of the Harvard Medical School where Christopher gave a lecture.

 

 

 


 

11.12.2013

Joint BASF/Macroarc Workshop on New Innovative Materials

30.10.2013

KIT Press Release 136/2013: Punktgenaue Andockstellen für Zellen
"Designer Petrischalen"
lassen sich gezielt verändern – Oberflächen und dreidimensionale Gerüste werden photochemisch modifiziert

 


26.11.2013

Macroarc and students visiting LANXESS in Dormagen:
Getting insight into the rubber research and innovative materials industry

 

 


 

19.07.2013

The four defenders in front of the Fridericiana statue.


19.07.2013


Congratulations to
Thomas Paulöhrl, Bernhard Schmidt, Christoph Dürr and Jördis Eisenblätter,
who successfully defended their PhD thesis !

 


18.08.-23.08.2013

Guillaume, Christopher, Ozcan and Alexander attended the APME 2013 IUPAC 10th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering in Durham (UK)


18.08.-23.08.2013


Congratulations to
Alexander Hähnel
who was awarded a poster prize
at the APME 2013
IUPAC 10th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering
in Durham (UK)!

 


30.06.-03-07.2013


César Rodriguez-Emmenegger and Corinna Preuss at the
Lindauer Nobel Laureats Meeting 2013

 


19.04.2013

Congratulations to Nicolas Zydziak who successfully defended his PhD thesis !

 


19.04.2013

New MACROARC Group picture

 


12.03.2013

MaterialsViews Video Interview
with Christopher Barner-Kowollik about work on surface functionalization and light-triggered chemistry in biological systems

http://www.materialsviews.com/video-interview-christopher-barner-kowollik/


01.03.2013


Follow Up on
Isabella and Mehmet Selim



01.03.2013



PhD position open
in the Junior Group of
Dr. Guillaume Delaittre
on Polymeric Materials for Biotechnological Applications

- Position Filled -



10.12.2012



X-Mas Bowling




 

28th of MOvember 2012

Macroarc MOBros show solidarity in the face of men´s health

 


10.12.2012

MACROARC members attended the MacroBEGE conference in Houffalize, Belgium.

 


19.10.2012


Congratulations !
Dominik Voll
successfully defended
his PhD Thesis !


27.08.2012


Christiane Lang
attended the International Summer Courses for Scientists and Engineers at
BASF, Ludwigshafen


09.-12.07.2012



Congratulations to Christina Schmid and Özcan Altintas who successfully defended their PhD theses !





09.-12.07.2012



Congratulations to
Dr. Guillaume Delaittre
as winner of a poster prize award at the
MacroGroup UK Conference in Warwick !





05.07.2012



Macroarc Group Excursion 2012: Canoeing on the river Enz !




09.-12.07.2012


Christoph, Bernhard, Guillaume, Andrew, Nicolas, Eva, Anja and Christopher attended the great
MacroGroup UK Conference in Warwick





16.06.2012


The MACROARC soccer team
CBKillers
has won the 2nd place in the KIT ChemCup 2012 !




25.06.2012

Follow-up on Otto! Otto (the first Macroarc Baby) is doing research on the most comfy elements to chill out on. Surprising result:
transition metals!



12.06.2012



Congratulations to Thomas Paulöhrl

who was awarded the
LANXESS Talent Award at the DWI/RWTH Summer School !



 


11.05.2012


The International Biannual BPG Award was awarded to
Christopher Barner-Kowollik

Congratulations!


 


23.04.2012

Congratulations to Anna-Marie Zorn

who successfully defended her PhD thesis !



23.04.2012

MACROARC receives funding from the DFG for a

400 MHz NMR spectrometer


26.03.2012

New MACROARC Group Picture


29.02.2012


Congratulations to
Christoph and Claudia
on the birth of their
daughter Isabella
(26th of February)
from the entire
macroarc team !


09.01.2012


PSS (Polymer Standard Service)
releases
Mass spectrometry module for Win GPC

developed in collaboration with the
MACROARC Group


 


04.11.2011


Mass Spectrometry in
PolymerChemistry

edited by C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Gründling, J. Falkenhagen, S. Weidner

can be purchased NOW
from Wiley-VCH !


 


14.12.2011

X-MAS Bowling

 


30.11.2011

Macroarc and students visiting La Wantzenau, France

getting insight into the rubber research and innovative chemical industry


 


31.10.2011

Dr. Andrew Inglis


has won the
2011 KIT Doctoral Award
in the field of Material Science
for his excellent doctoral research work !

Congratulations to Andrew !

 


 

20.10.2011

Congratulations to Mathias Dietrich

who successfully defended his PhD thesis !

 

 


 

11.-13.09.2011

Anna, Bernhard, Anja and Nathalie presented their work at the
"Bayreuth Polymer Symposium" (BPS ´11)

 

 


 

25.07.2011

Group Excursion

Hochseilgarten

 


 

01.05.2011

Congratulations to
Christina Schmid!
as winner of a poster prize award at the 11th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials and Composites in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

 


 

28.02.2011

Christoph Dürr and Sebastian Emmerling presented at
"Makromolekulares Kolloquium" in Freiburg PosterContribution in cooperation with LANXESS

 



23.02.2011

New Group Picture
Macroarc still continues growing...


02.06.2011

Position opening:
Macroarc is offering a position for a
diploma or master thesis

in an industrial cooperation with LANXESS in a project concerned with
Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Prepared via Living/Controlled
Radical Polymerization

 


01.04.2011

Position opening - Position Filled

We are seeking applications for a

Post-doctoral position

in cooperation with Prof. Martin Wegener (Institute of Applied Physics, KIT) in a project concerned with the optimization of a Direct Laser Writing (DLW) process, to be filled immediately. Applicants with a strong synthetic polymer background and a demonstrated publication track record in high impact journals are invited to apply. Applications must include a CV, a complete publication list as well as two detailed academic reference letters, one of which must come from the PhD supervisor. Please send your application to: projects@macroarc.de

 

12.01.2011
Follow-Up on Otto !

Otto, the first Macroarc Baby is really into science. However, his key concern in any of his enterprises is lab safety.

Otto wishes you all the best and many great discoveries for 2011 !



27.11.2010

Dominik Voll attended the "chemtogether@evonik" in Marl 17.-19.11.2010


22.10.2010
Congratulations to Andrew Inglis!

Who defended his PhD thesis with "Summa cum laude" (Highest honours)!




28.09.2010
Congratulations to Thomas Paulöhrl

As winner of the best diploma thesis 2010 sponsored by Procter & Gamble!
The award ceremony takes place 28th of october 2010, 5.30 pm, Criegee lecture hall (Building 30.41).

 


08.09.2010
We are seeking applications for a PhD position - position filled -

Beginning from January 2011 in an industrial
cooperation in the field of reversibly crosslinked
polymer systems.
Highly motivated students interested in the field of polymer science are invited to apply.Applications must include a CV, diplomas and one reference letter from the diploma or master thesis supervisor.

please send your application to: projects@macroarc.de

 


08.09.2010
Position opening - position filled -

we are seeking applications for a

Post-doctoral position (2 years)

Beginning from January 2011 in an industrial cooperation in the field of reversibly crosslinked polymer systems. highly motivated applicants with a very strong synthetic polymer background are invited to apply. applications must include a CV, diplomas, a complete publication list as well as two detailed academic reference letters, one of which must come from the phd supervisor.

Please send your application to: projects@macroarc.de

 


25.08.2010
Check out our latest publication
(click here)

Single chain self-assembly: Preparation of a,w-donor-acceptor chains via living radical polymerization and orthogonal conjugation

O. Altintas; P. Gerstel; N. Dingenouts; C. Barner-Kowollik, Chem. Comm., 2010, 46, 6291-6293.

 



24.08.2010
Attend the ...

... 150th anniversary Weltkongress Chemie - Progress and challenges in chemistry !


September 3.-4., 2010 in Karlsruhe

 



16.07.2010
Congratulations to Leena Nebhani and Sandy Koo

Who successfully defended their PhD theses !

>> click photo to enlarge



13.07.2010
Our 2nd macroarc baby:

Mehmet Selim was born 12th of july 2010 !


Congratulations to the proud parents Halime and Özcan Altintas from the entire team !

 



21.05.2010
Position opening - position filled -

We are seeking applications for a

Post-doctoral position (1 year)

In an industrial cooperation. applicants with a very strong synthetic polymer background and a demonstrated publication track record in high impact journals are invited to apply. applications must include a CV, a complete publication list as well as two detailed academic reference letters, one of which must come from the phd supervisor.

Please send your application to: projects@macroarc.de



02.07.2010
Ceck out our latest publication:

Facile conversion of raft polymers into hydroxyl functional polymers:
A detailed investigation of variable monomer and RAFT agent combinations

 

 



10. 05. 2010
Macroarc is offering a position for a diploma thesis to work in an

Exciting field of polymer chemistry in cooperation with BASF! - position filled -

Please contact Prof. Barner-Kowollik for further details.



10. 05. 2010
Upcoming Macroarc guest lectures:

Prof. Stefan Hecht · 31.05.2010
Switchable molecules for smart materials

Prof. Dieter Schlüter · 14.06.2010
Polymers going thick and laterally infinite

 

 



07. 04. 2010
Macroarc and students visiting La Wantzenau, France

getting insight into the rubber research and innovative chemical industry

 



19. 03. 2010
Position opening - position filled -

we are seeking applications for a

Post-doctoral position (1 year)

In the field of modular polymer conjugation, to be filled immediately. applicants with a very strong synthetic polymer background and a demonstrated publication track record in high impact journals are invited to apply. Applications must include a CV, a complete publication list as well as two detailed academic reference letters, one of which must come from the phd supervisor.

Please send your application to: projects@macroarc.de



16. 03. 2010
Macroarc is searching for a "Vertiefungsstudent"

To work in an exciting field of polymer chemistry! - position filled -

Please contact Dr. Anja Goldmann for further details.

 



11. 03. 2010
Check out our latest publication with the Du Prez group:

Limitations of radical thiol-ene reactions for polymer-polymer conjugation

 



18. 02. 2010
Follow-up on Otto!

Otto, the first Macroarc baby is fascinated by carbohydrate chemistry.
However, polymer chemistry is shifting more and more into the center of his activities ...



09. 02. 2010
2010 Photoshoot

Macroarc continues growing...

 



04.01.2010
Connecting footballs: clickit !

Macroarc was highlighted in the student's magazine clickit



16.12.2009
Macroarc X-Mas activities

Having good times at the bowling alley


22.11.2009

Macroarc was highlighted in a report of

Alles Elite ? Forschen in der Championsleague



26.10.2009

upcoming Macroarc Guest Lectures:

++ Dr. Oren Sherman +++ 02.11.2009 +++

Stoichiometrically Controlled Architectures in Supramolecular Self
Assembly with Cucurbit[n]urils

 

+++ Prof. Rudolf Zentel +++ 09.11.2009 +++

Actuators or Self-Organized Materials for Optoelectronics from Functional Liquid-Crystalline Polymers

 

 



16.10.2009

in memory of Prof. Mike Guilhaus

† 2009


A good friend and colleague has passed away last night.

He will always be remembered.

 

 

 

 



23.09.2009

Macroarc Received New Polymer Characterization Equipment

Ssmall Angle X-Ray Scattering (Hecus)

 

LTQ Orbitrap XL (Thermo)
(joint instrument with the bioanalytical mass spectrometry
facility at UNSW, located at BMSF)


 



21.09.2009

the meeting in Houffalize took place on 17th and 18th of September

we look forward to the next Belgian-German meeting

 

 



28.08.2009

Visit of the Schubert group from Jena and Eindhoven

an exciting day with talks from both groups and many discussions

 

 

 


04.08.2009


Macroarc field excursion 2009

 

 

 


25.06.2009


upcoming macroarc guest lectures:

+++ Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecking +++ 06.07.2009 +++

From ‚Missing Polymerization Reactions’ to Nanoscale Polymer Crystals with Functional Group Tolerant Organometallic Catalysts

___________________________

+++ Dr. Didier Gimes +++ 23.07.2009 +++
Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization: From
Alkoxyamines to Materials

+++ Dr. Yohann Guillaneuf +++ 23.07.2009 +++
Radical Chain-End Functionalization of SG1-based Polystyrene

 

 

 


08.06.2009


SandyLeenaAndrewthomas

macroarc successfully presented at the
frontiers in polymer science symposium
in Mainz and at the EUPOC 09 in Gargnano

 

 

 


05.05.2009

+++ Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit +++
Controlled Radical Polymerization Employed for the Preparation of Nanostructured
and Multifunctional Polymers for Thin Film Application Electrophoresis

12.05.2009
___________________________

+++ Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski +++

Macromolecular Engineering for Nanostructured Materials via ATRP

05.06.2009

 

 


28.04.2009


Kids@Macroarc:

The kidsMSStickstoff

the next generation
of polymer scientists


 

 


25.03.2009

Upcoming Macroarc Guest Lectures:

+++ Dr. Patrice Castignolles +++
Characterization of Polyacrylates and otherComplex Branched
Polymers by Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) and Capillary
Electrophoresis

14.04.2009
___________________________

+++ Prof. Dr. Markus Biesalski +++
Using Biosynthetic Peptide-Polymer Materials forTailor-Made
Functional Surfaces

27.04.2009

 

 


18.02.2009


2009 photoshoot



Macroarc is growing... Crikey! The aussies have been outnumbered!

 

 

 


19.12.2008


See the upcoming conference on living radical polymerization in Houffalize/Belgium Sep. 17th-18th '09

CRP

organized by

Prof. F. Du Prez (UGent, Ghent, Belgium)
Prof. C. Barner-Kowollik (Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Prof. P. Dubois (UMH, Mons, Belgium)

 

 

 


01.12.2008


check out the highlight in JPSA on

backbiting in acrylate polymerization

many thanks to gene for his coverpage artwork!

 

 

 


16.11.2008


Congratulations to Nina and Sebastian

Otto Sinnwell

the first MacroArc Baby (Otto Sinnwell) was born on Sunday,
the 16th of November 2008 !
Congratulations from the entire team !

 

 

 


20.10.2008



Highly motivated diploma student sought
to work on the synthesis of block copolymers via living polymerization techniques. This diploma thesis entails a stay at the University of Marseille in their polymer chemistry department (Prof. Denis Bertin, Dr. Didier Gigmes and Dr. Cathy Lefay).

   

Enquieries most welcome

 

 

 


10.10.2008



macroarc goes TV!

RTV

 

 

 


23.09.2008


Hiwi wanted

for the upcoming wintersemester to work on

pulsed laser polymerization

PLP

interested students with a highly marked vordiplom can apply

a background in polymer chemistry is not strictly required

 

 

 


03.09.2008


Open post-doc position to fill immediatly

on controlled/living polymerization in an industrial collaboration

- applications welcome -


A background in polymer chemistry is not strictly required

 

 

 


01.09.2008


Till's work on quantitative mass spectrometry is featured in



read the article 'weight watchers'

 

 

 


27.08.2008


macroarc field excursion to europapark

Polymer chemistry and roller coasters always go together...
(thanks Chris!)

 

 


15.07.2008


Check out our latest paper in macromolecular rapid communications



good work Leena!

 

 


15.05.2008


check out the new Handbook of RAFT Polymerization

 


with contributions from

M. H. Stenzel
G. Moad
C. Barner-Kowollik
M. L. Coote
E. Rizzardo
D. Taton
M.-T. Charreyre
M. Destarac
S. Perrier
L. Barner
M. Monteiro
A. Lowe
C. McCormick
T. M. Lovestead
T. Junkers
B. Benicewicz
A. Favier
S. Thang
S. Zard

...and others

Read the book reviews (mrc / jacs) and order now

 

 


01.05.2008


The newly established group will commence research on July 1st, 2008

  The whole team is looking forward to the move from Sydney to Karlsruhe!

 

Sebastian Sinnwell Sebastian Sinnwell Sandy Koo Sandy Koo Fabian Guenzler Fabian Guenzler Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik
Andrew Inglis Till Gruendling Till Gruendling memberpage Leena Nebhani Leena Nebhani Thomas Junkers Thomas Junkers

  If you are keen on working in an exciting field of polymer chemistry

  and you are interested in organic and polymer synthesis and/or physical chemistry,

  feel free to contact us!

  PhD and undergraduate scholarships as well as "Hiwi"-jobs are available!