|Since 01.09.2018||Professor (W3) for Inorganic Chemistry (TU-Dortmund)|
|10/2017||Appointment as Lecturer (Privatdozent)|
|09/2017||Habilitation, Venia Legendi (Dr. habil.)|
|09/2015||Positive Mid Term Evaluation|
|10/2013||Appointment as Emil-Fischer-Fellow (Status Juniorprofessor)|
|seit 04/2013||Start of Habilitation Work (Univ. Würzburg)|
|07/2011||Appointment as Akademischer Rat|
|07/2010-06/2011||Start of independent work at WWU Münster with Prof. Luisa De Cola|
|02/2010-05/2010||Research stay at CNRS Rennes (France) with Prof. Dr. A. Boucekkine and Dr. J.-F. Halet "DFT-/TD-DFT-Studies of Diethynylmetallacyclopentadienes"|
|01/2008-06/2010||Postdoc at Durham University (UK) with Prof. Dr. Todd B. Marder and Prof. Dr. Andrew Beeby "Photophysics of Organic and Organometallic Compounds"|
|10/2007-12/2007||Postdoc with Prof. Dr. Thomas Braun (HU Berlin)|
|04/2004-10/2007||PhD studies with Prof. Dr. Thomas Braun (Universität Bielefeld/HU Berlin) „From bond activation to catalytic derivatization: transition metal mediated C-F bond cleavage as a key step“|
|09/2003-02/2004||Diploma thesis with PD Prof. Dr. Thomas Braun (Univ. Bielefeld) „Catalytic cross coupling of a fluorinated pyrimidine by C-F activation in the presence of a C-Cl bond“|
|02/2002-08/2002||Research stay at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada) with Prof. Dr. Derek P. Gates Thesis "Metathesis reactions of vinyl functionalized borazines"|
|10/1998-02/2004||Undergraduate studies Chemistry and Biochemistry (Univ. Bielefeld)|
|2021||Teaching Award of the TU Dortmund (Category 1, Lectures with more than 60 participants)|
|2017||Award of the Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung|
|2016||Award of the Dr. Otto Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung|
|2013 - 2017||Emil-Fischer-Fellow, JMU Würzburg|
|2011 - 2016||Habilitation grant of the DFG|
|2010||Reintegration grant of the DAAD|
|2009 - 2010||Marie-Curie-Research-Fellow of the European Union (FP7)|
|2008 - 2009||DAAD-Postdoc-Fellowship|
|2007||PhD with "Summa cum laude"|
|2000 - 2003||Student travel grants to visit the Bunsentagungen of the DBG|
|Since 12/2021||Member of the Editorial Board of Inorganics|
|Since 10/2021||Fachgruppe Photochemie (GDCh)|
|Since 10/2021||Wöhler-Vereinigung für Anorganische Chemie (GDCh)|
|Since 10/2020||Member of the Faculty Council of the Department CCB|
|Since 02/2020||Member of the Senate Commission Quality Development in Studies and Teaching (SK QSL)|
|seit 04/2017||Steering Committee/Advisory Board SPP 2102 "Light controlled reactivity of metal complexes"|
|seit 11/2015||Deutscher Hochschulverband e.V.|
|seit 04/2004||Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh)|
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Location & approach
The campus of TU Dortmund University is located close to interstate junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is "Dortmund-Eichlinghofen" (closer to Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dortmund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). Signs for the university are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dortmund.
To get from Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.
TU Dortmund University has its own train station ("Dortmund Universität"). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dortmund main station ("Dortmund Hauptbahnhof") and Düsseldorf main station via the "Düsseldorf Airport Train Station" (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The university is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.
You can also take the bus or subway train from Dortmund city to the university: From Dortmund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station "Stadtgarten", usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At "Stadtgarten" you switch trains and get on line U42 towards "Hombruch". Look out for the Station "An der Palmweide". From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dortmund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dortmund main station to the stop "Dortmund Kampstraße". From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop "Dortmund Wittener Straße". Switch to bus line 447 and get off at "Dortmund Universität S".
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. One ("Dortmund Universität S") is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the university directly with the city of Dortmund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the "Technologiepark" and (via Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.
The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.
The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".