Dr. Christian Merten

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Dr. Christian Merten



Organic Chemistry II, Physical Organic Chemistry
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44780 Bochum / Germany

Room NC 4/173
Phone +49 234 32-24529
Email christian.merten[@]ruhr-uni-bochum.de



Education and Professional Career


October 2002 - May 2007
Studies of Chemistry at the University of Bremen, Germany

January 2007 - May 2007
Diploma thesis "Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy of Solid Polymers"
at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Bremen, Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hartwig (Adhesives and Polymer Chemistry Group)

July 2007 - August 2010
Doctoral thesis "Investigation of the molecular conformations and the intermolecular interactions of chiral molecules"
at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Bremen, Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hartwig (Adhesives and Polymer Chemistry Group)

August 2010 - February 2011
Postdoctoral research fellow
at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Adhesives and Polymer Chemistry Group, Bremen, Germany

March 2011 - August 2013
Postdoctoral research fellow
in the group of Yunjie Xu at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

since October 2013
Research Group Leader
at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Chair for Organic Chemistry II


Awards


September 2011 - August 2013
Feodor-Lynen Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

since October 2013
Liebig Fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie