Klaus Meerholz

Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Dr. Klaus Meerholz

Professional Activities

     

  • since 2011 Director Center of Organic Production Technologies (COPT) in NRW eV
  • since 2009 Managing Director, Center for Organic Electronic Cologne (COEC) gGmbH
  • 2008 - 2013 Director of the Chemistry Department, University of Cologne
  • since 2007 Technology Transfer Officer of the Rectorate, University of Cologne
  • since 2006 Editorial Board member of the Macromolecular Physical Chemistry
  • 2006 - 2009 President of the Photochemistry division within the GDCh
  • 2002 - 2005 Board member of the Photochemistry division within the GDCh

Employment History

     

  • since 02/02 W3-Professor (Chair), Physical Chemistry Department, University of Cologne
  • 09/99 - 01/02 Associate Professor, Physical Chemistry Dept., LMU Munich
  • 10/98 - 08/99 C3-Professor of Physical Chemistry, LMU Munich
  • 09/98 Habilitation, Physical Chemistry Dept., (Prof. Christoph Bräuchle, LMU Munich), ?Multifunctional Polymers with Photorefractive and Electroluminescent Properties?.
  • 09/95 - 09/98 Habilitant (Assistant Professor), Physical Chemistry Dept., LMU Munich
  • 09/93 - 08/95 Research Assistant Scientist, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona (Prof. Nasser Peyghambarian)
  • 02/93 - 08/93 Postdoc, State University of New York at Buffalo (Prof. Paras N. Prasad)
  • 08/91 - 02/93 Material Research Center, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 04/91 - 08/91 Center d'Energie Atomique de Grenoble, France (Prof. Eric Vieil)

Education

     

  • 06/92 Ph.D.-Thesis, University of Freiburg (Prof. Jürgen Heinze) ?Conjugated Oligomers - Model Compounds for the Understanding of Charge Storage and Conductivity Mechanism in Conducting Polymers?, summa cum laude
  • 03/85 - 08/87 University of Freiburg, Germany, Master of Chemistry (Diploma)
  • 10/82 - 02/85 University of Bielefeld, Germany, Bachelor of Chemistry (Vordiplom)

Awards and Nominations

     

  • Max-Dellbrück Award, University of Cologne 2014
  • Willstätter Lecture (GDCh / Hebrew University) 2013
  • Albertus-Magnus Award (category ?Research?), University of Cologne 2011
  • Nominee for the German Future Award 2011
  • Innovation Award of North Rhine-Westphalia 2010
  • Olympus Award 2009
  • DSM Innovation Award 2009
  • Innovation platform ?Solution-Processed Organic Electronics? sponsored by the German Ministry of Science & Education (BMBF) 2007
  • Innovation Award Cologne 2004
  • Erich-Schott award 2002
  • Visiting professor, Université Luis Pasteur, Strasbourg / France (2001/2002)
  • Nernst Haber Bodenstein Prize, German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry 2000
  • Award for best habilitation, University of Munich 1999

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