Group

 

Our Team

 

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Seiffert
Principal Investigator

Office: 03 110 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 23887

 

 

Dr. Karl Fischer
Academic Staff for Light Scattering

Office: 03 424 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21887

 

 

PD Dr. Wolfgang Schärtl
Academic Staff for Rheology
Lecturer on Physical Chemistry for Students of School Teaching/Students of Pharmacy
Coordinator and Instructor of the Advanced Practical Course on Physical Chemistry

Office: 01 104 (Building 2221)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 22319

 

 

Prof. Dr. Mostafa Ahmadi
Humboldt Fellow

Office: 02 424 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 23881

Research Topic:
Double-Network Model Hydrogels

 

 

Dr. Amir Jangizehi
Postdoc

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21870

Research Topic:
Supramolecular Hydrogels

 

 

Willi Schmolke
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21844

Research Topic:
Supra- and Macromolecular Dynamics in Transient Polymer Networks

 

 

Martha

Martha Koziol
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21893

Research Topic:
Dynamics and Relaxation Processes of Associative Metallo-Supermolecular Polymer Model Networks

 

 

Elena

Elena Stengelin
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21893

Research Topic:
Functional Microgels for Cell Biology

 

 

Katharina Breul
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21844

Research Topic:
Cooperativity and Clustering in Supramolecular Polymer Networks

 

 

Paola Nicolella
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21870

Research Topic:
Structure and Diffusion in Double Dynamic Polymer Networks

 

 

Nora Fribiczer
PhD Student

Office: 03 434 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21870

Research Topic:
Structure and Dynamics of Amphiphilic Model Co-Networks

 

 

Samuel Meffert
PhD Student

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21870

Research Topic:
Structure-Property Relations of Model-Network Hydrogels

 

 

Torsten G. Linder
PhD Student

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21894

Research Topic:
Influence of crosslinker hydrophobicity / hydrophilicity on the
swelling of microgels

 

 

Inés Krüger
Master Student

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21895

Research Topic:
Self-Diffusion of Associating Star-Shaped Polymers Probed by Fluorescence
Correlation Spectroscopy

 

 

Theresa Emt
Bachelor student

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21894

Research topic:
UV-Photovernetzte Polyurethangele mit einstellbarer Volumenphasenübergangstemperatur

 

 

Evgeny Gorelik
Research Assistant

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21895

Research Topic:
Automated Data Evaluation of Microscopy Images for Diffusion-Model Fitting

 

 

Dipl. Biol. Sandra Decker
Lab Technical Assistant

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21892

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Dipl. Ing. G. Conrad

Engineer for Electronics and IT

Office: 03 438 (Building 2121)
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 39 21854

 

 

Completed Research Projects

 

PhD Theses

 

Dr. Axel Habicht

Struktur und Dynamik von Polymer-Modellnetzwerken.
Published in:
Soft Matter 2019, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2017, J. Rheol. 2017, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2017, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2017, Macromolecules 2016, J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2015, Macromolecules 2014, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014,
Time in our team: 08/2012–05/2019
Defense date: May 10, 2019

Dr. Sebastian Hackelbusch

Functional Polymeric Toolkits: From Supramolecular to Hybrid Polymer Gels.
Published in:
Polymer Chem. 2013, Macromolecules 2013, Macromolecules 2014, Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2015
Time in our team: 03/2011–03/2016
Defense date: March 9, 2016
Since then:
> 05/2016–04/2017: postdoc with Annabelle Bertin at BAM Berlin
> 06/2017–05/2018: training and reorientation to management
> Since 05/2018: project manager at Nitrochem. Wimmis, CH

Dr. Fany Di Lorenzo

Nanostructural Complexity in Polymer Gels and Microgel Packings. Published in:
Macromolecules
2013, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2013, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014, Soft Matter 2015, ACS Macro Lett. 2015, Polymer Chem. 2015, Macromol. React. Eng. 2016.
Time in our team: 06/2011–10/2015
Defense date: October 27, 2015
Since 11/2015 researcher for physical chemistry at Adocia SA, Lyon, France

Dr. Torsten Rossow

Functional Polymer Gels by Click- and Supramolecular Chemistry. Published in:
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, Polymer Chem. 2013, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2013, Macromolecules 2013, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, Polymer Chem. 2014, Macromolecules 2014, Macromol. Biosci. 2014, Adv. Polym. Sci. 2015.
Time in our team: 01/2011–09/2015
Defense date: September 26, 2014
Since then:
> 09/2015–06/2016: postdoc with David Mooney at Harvard Univ.
> Since 07/2016: research scientist at Siemens AG, Berlin

 

 

Master Theses

 

Torsten Gereon Linder
Influence of crosslinker hydrophobicity/hydrophilicity on the swelling of microgels

Nora Fribiczer
Mikrorheologie basierend auf Fluoreszenzkorrelationsspektroskopie

Samuel Meffert
Strukturelle Untersuchungen unterschiedlicher tetra-PEG Makromonomer basierter Hydrogele mittels statischer und dynamischer Lichtstreuung

Matthias Richter
Sondenkettendiffusion in dichtgepackten Mikrogelsuspensionen

Simon Kunz
Kolloidales vs. Makromolekulares Fließverhalten von Mikrogelpasten

Sascha Schmitt
Simultane dynamische und statische Lichtstreuung an unterschiedlichen tetra-PEG-Makromonomer basierten Hydrogelen

Katharina Breul
Sondenkettendiffusion in dichtgepackten Mikrogel-Suspensionen

Karin Lichtenstein
Microrheology of Transient Telechelic Chains in Semidilute Solution

Martha Koziol
Mikrorheologie an schwach assoziierten PEG-Ketten in halbverdünnter Lösung

Elena Stengelin
Zell-beladene Mikrogele zur in-vivo Gewebegenerierung

Nadine Manzl & Maria Pawlik
Das Fließverhalten hochkonzentrierter Mikrogelsuspensionen

Sebastian Blum
Mikrorheologie von polymeren Hydrogelen

Moritz Eisel
Mechanische Spektroskopie supramolekularer polymerer Hydrogele

Sebastian Czarnecki
Step-Strechable Supramolecular Polymer Gels

David Rochette
Volume Phase Transitions of Weakly Charged Microgels

Willi Schmolke
Functional Microgels with Designed Structure

Axel Habicht
Volumen-Phasen-Übergänge von Mikrogelen

Fany Di Lorenzo
Mechanics of Heterogeneous Microgel Suspensions

Sebastian Hackelbusch
Linear Poly(N-Isopropylacrylamide) with Sticky Sidegroups

 

Bachelor Theses

 

Paul Perske
Optimierung und Charakterisierung der Beschichtung von GoldNanopartikeln mit α-Amino-ω-mercapto-poly(ethylenglykol)

Cora Sprenger
Control of the reassembly of a model supramolecular hydrogel by thermal treatment

Sebastian Seitel
Polyethylenglykol-basierte UV-vernetzbare Polyurethane mit einstellbarer LCST

Sebastian Kissel
Metallo-supramolekular vernetzbare Polyethylenglykol-basierte Multiblockcopolymer mit benachbarten Terpyridin-Gruppen

Sarah Pschierer
Polyethylenglykol-basierte thermoresponsive Polyurethane mit vernetzbaren Methacrylat-Seitengruppen

Evgeny Gorelik
Automated Data Evaluation of Microscopy Images for Diffusion-Model Fitting

Patrick Schmidt
Functionalized Microgels with Tailored Volume Phase Transition Temperature

Daniel Lauxen
Parameterraum der Belousov-Zhabotinsky-Reaktion in wässrigen Polymerlösungen

Laura Stein
Quellverhalten teil-thermoresponsiver Mikrogele

Jennifer Anders
Dynamics of Metallo-Organic Model Polymers

Dorian Donath
Quellverhalten thermo- und pH-sensitiver Mikrogele

Felix Kähne
Quellverhalten thermoresponsiver Mikrogele mit komplexer Struktur

Frank Obermeit
Effekt des Gegenions auf die mechanischen Eigenschaften Metallo-Supramolekularer Polymermodellnetzwerke

Sara Lange
Synthese von photovernetzbarem Acrylamid und monodisperser Poly(N-isopropylacrylamid) Mikrogele zur Darstellung thermoresponsiver Kern-Schale Partikel

Katrin Gromball
Wässrige Copolymerisation von Poly(N-Isopropylacrylamid) zur supramolekularen Vernetzung

Viviane Wagner
Sensitive Mikrogele

Jonas Schröder
Synthetic Route towards Hydrogen-Bonded Hydrogels

Hendrik Becker
Supramolecular Polymer Hydrogels

 

Research Internships

 

Alena Kuzmina
Viabilität von Mikrogel-verkapselten Zellen

Nora Fribiczer
Mikrorheologie an PEG-Ketten in halbverdünnter Lösung

Vanshika Rana
Synthesis and fractionation of fluorescently labelled poly-(N-isopropyl acrylamide)

Robert Forster
Synthesis of a Hydrophilic Terpyridine Linker for the Design of an Artifical, Metal Chelating Amino Acid

Sebastian Binz
Rheologische Eigenschaftfen von metallo-supramolekularen Tetra-Arm Poly(ethylenglycol)-Netzwerken

Samuel Meffert
Synthese von 4′-Chloro-2,2′:6′,2′′-terpyridine

Phuong Loan Nguyen
Determination of thermodynamic equilibrium constants of different metal-terpyridine complexes in aqueous solution

Jolanta Szelwicka
Oszillierende Kettenverlängerung von metallo-supramolekularen Polymeren durch die Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaktion

Phil Opitz
Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching an linearen supramolekularen Polymeren

Martha Koziol
Dynamische Lichtstreuung an Metallo-Supramolekularen Polymermodellnetzwerken

Elena Stengelin
Darstellung von Zell und Vaterit-Nanopartikel enthaltenden Hydrogelkapseln zur Anwendung als Knochenaufbau-Materialien über das Mikrofluidik-Verfahren

Cui Wang
Mechanical Heterogeneity of Supramolecular Polymer Gels

Sebastian Czarnecki
Supramolecular Polymer Gels with Multiple Plateau Moduli

Abdul Fetyan
Microfluidic Synthesis and Thermodynamic Investigation of Polyelectrolyte Microgels

Emanuel Glitscher
Thermosensitive Microgels Formed at Different Conditions

Julia Schacht
Struktur und Dynamik in schaltbaren Polymergelen

Willi Schmolke
Synthesis and Swelling Measurements of p(NIPAAm-co-DMMIAAm) Microgels

Maria Baumann
Terpyridin funktionalisierte Poly(N-isopropylacrylamid)-Hydrogele

Claudia Gutsche
Synthesis and Functionalization of Linear Polyglycerol

Peter van Assenbergh
Rheology of Supramolecular Polymer Networks

Sebastian Bayer
Supramolecular Microgels for Reversible Cell Encapsulation

Axel Habicht
SANS und SLS Untersuchungen an pNIPAAm Hydrogelen

Hendrik Ronneburg
Investigations on the Swelling Behavior of Microgel Particles

Michael Giulbudagian
Swelling of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Thermo-Responsive Microgels

Enrico Miceli
Synthesis of Smart Microgel Colloids

Mohammed Amin
Droplet-Based Microfluidic Fabrication of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Microgels

Fany Di Lorenzo
Synthesis of Thermo-Sensitive Nano- and Microgels