Cluster of Excellence RESOLV (EXC 1069)
RUB » Solvation Science RUB

Participating Scientists

Research Area A “Understanding and Exploiting Solvation in Chemical Processes"

Research Area B “Connecting Solvation Dynamics with Biomolecular Function"

Research Area C “Ion Solvation and Charge Transfer at Interfaces”
Research Area A, B, C
Title, Full Name, Institute
Research Fields
Research Area(s)
Prof. Dr. Roland Boese
Universität Essen-Duisburg
(Emeritus)
Measurement of structures and vibrational spectra of hydrates and clathrates; Methods: X-ray crystallography and Raman spectroscopy coupled with in situ cryo-crystallization techniques
B
Dr. Andreas Erbe
Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH Düsseldorf

 

In situ study of water to frozen ice transition at interfaces; Methods: IR-ellipsometry, time-resolved IR reflection spectroscopy coupled with potential jump experiments
C
Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias M. Fieback
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für Thermodynamik
Ad/Absorption of gases on solid/liquid interfaces under harsh conditions, sorption of gas mixtures, sorption kinetics, forced flow through gravimetric method, thermo-physical property and process data
A,C
Dr. Matthias Heyden
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Mülheim an der Ruhr
Influence of surrounding solution on the dynamics and stability of proteins
B
Dr. Natham Jukam
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Festkörperphysik
Development of ultrafast high power THz laser sources: amplification and phase
B
Dr. Fabio La Mantia
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
CES
Investigation of interfacial processes during electrocatalysis; Methods: SECM-based local electrochemical impedance technique
C
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Frank Marlow
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Mülheim an der Ruhr
Nanostructures and optical materials
C
Dr. Christian Merten
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Organic Chemistry II
Intermolecular interactions and chiral induction studied by vibrational CD
A
Prof. Dr. Nils Metzler-Nolte
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Bioinorganic Chemistry I
Synthesis of bioconjugates of metal complexes with peptides and peptide nucleic acid oligomers. Tailor-made peptides of increasing complexity, in particular polypeptide/metal complexes
B
Dr. Christian Müller
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Physical Chemistry II
Determination of vibrational state-selective, mass-resolved, and conformer-specific spectra of isolated molecules as well as their microsolvated clusters; Methods: molecular beam single-conformation UV-UV, IR-UV, and stimulated Raman-UV methods
A, B
Prof. Dr. Frank Neese
Max-Planck-Institut für
Chemische Energiekonversion
Mühlheim an der Ruhr
Theoretical Method Development, ab initio wavefunctions, experimental and theoretical spectroscopy (X-Ray, EPR, MCD, absorption, resonance Raman), open shell transition metals, reaction mechanisms, magnetism. ORCA, bioinorganic chemistry
A
Prof. Dr. Jörg Neugebauer
Max-Planck-Institut für
Eisenforschung
Düsseldorf
Computational Materials Design
C
Prof. Dr. Franz Narberhaus
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Microbial Biology
Synthesis of temperature-labile "RNA thermometers" and characterization of their unusual properties in terms of hydration effects; Methods: small to medium RNA synthesis, rational design of point mutations, small to medium RNA synthesis, enzymatic and chemical probing of RNA structures, RNA-RNA and RNA-protein interactions, bioinformatic prediction of RNA structures
B
Dr. Frank Uwe Renner
Max-Planck Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH Düsseldorf
Investigation of electrolyte/electrode interfaces with a focus on alloying and dealloying. Methods: surface-sensitive x-ray diffraction under electrochemical conditions
C
Prof. Dr. Matthias Rögner
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für Biochemie der Pflanzen
Solvent channels in control of catalytic center solvation in water-splitting Photosystem 2; Methods: Photoelectrochemistry, quantitative mass spectrometry, SPR, purification of intrinsic membrane protein complexes, fluorescence- & CD-spectroscopy
B
Prof. Dr. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik VI
Surface Science, heterogeneous catalysis, synthesis of size- and shape-controlled nanoparticle catalysts, microscopic and spectroscopic characterization of nanocatalysts in situ and under operando conditions in liquid and gas phase with synchrotron radiation, x-ray absorption fine-structure spectroscopy, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, grazing-incidence small angle scattering
C
Prof. Dr. Axel Rosenhahn
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Analytical Chemistry
Biointerfaces, biofouling, advanced surface chemistry, in-situ interface analysis, X-ray imaging, microfluidic adhesion experiments, 3D tracking
C
Dr. Elsa Sanchez Garcia
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Mülheim an der Ruhr
Simulation of electronic structure and dynamical properties of peptides and proteins in solvents; Methods: force field MD and QM/MM
B
PD Dr. Rochus Schmid
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
CMC
Charge transfer at electrolyte/electrode interfaces; Methods: Coupling of periodic real-space DFT code to the Poisson-Boltzmann approach
C
Prof. Dr. Frank Schulz
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Organic Chemistry I
Bioorganic chemistry, natural products chemistry, enzymology
B
Prof. Dr. Katrin Sommer
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Didaktik der Chemie
Didactics and chemical education, model experiments
-
Dr. Jennifer Strunk
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Technical Chemistry
Investigation of selective oxidation of short-chain alcohols in aqueous solutions; Methods: ATR-FTIR spectroscopy and fast on-line product analysis
C
Dr. Harun Tüysüz
Max-Planck-Institut für
Kohlenforschung
Mülheim an der Ruhr
Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Energy
C
Prof. Dr. Hermann Weingärtner
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Physical Chemistry II
Physico-chemical properties of liquids and solutions; Methods: Dielectric spectroscopy and thermal methods such as DSC
A, B