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Professur Koordinationschemie
Prof. Dr. Michael Mehring
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Technische Universität Chemnitz
Institut für Chemie
Professur Koordinationschemie
Straße der Nationen 62
D-09111 Chemnitz
+49 (0) 371 531 - 35128

Education and professional career

08/81 – 05/90 Galilei-Gymnasium in Hamm/Westf.
10/90 – 07/95 study of chemistry (University of Dortmund)
degree: Diplom-Chemiker
08/95 – 03/98 Ph.D. in chemistry (University of Dortmund)
degree: Dr. rer. nat.
08/95 – 09/98 Scientific worker (University of Dortmund)
10/98 – 09/99 Post-doc as scientific worker of the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) at the Université de Montpellier 2 (France)
10/99 – 6/02 Scientific worker (University of Dortmund)
07/02 – 8/04 DFG-(habilitation) support
09/04 Appointment to scientific assistant (University of Dortmund)
10/05 Habilitation in chemistry (University of Dortmund)
01/06 Appointment to Adjunct Professor (University of Dortmund)
since 04/06 University Professor for Coordination Chemistry (Technische Universität Chemnitz)

Academic activities
since 2013 Dean of the faculty of natural sciences
   
since 2015 Dean for studying of the Master study Advanced Functional Materials
since 2015 Member of the Extended Governing Board of the Centre of "Economy & Knowledge Transfer"
since 2010 Member of the council of the faculty (entitled to vote)
since 2009 Member of the studying commission and examination commission of chemistry (diploma)
2010 - 2013 Dean for studying and chairman of the Bachelor and Master study course chemistry
2010 - 2013 Chairman of the of the examination commission of chemistry (Bachelor and Master studies)
2009 - 2011 Representative executive director of the institute of chemistry

Scientific activities
  Member of the Gesellschaft deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
  Reviewer for the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), Romanian Research Council, Hong Kong Research Government, Humboldt Foundation
  Advisory Board Member of the Journal "Main Group Metal Chemistry"
  Reviewer for Diverse International Journals, e.g. Angew. Chem., Chem. Eur. J., Chem. Commun., Dalton Trans., CrystEngComm, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., Inorg. Chim Acta, J. Organomet. Chem., Organometallics, J. Mater. Chem., Inorg. Chem.

Support and awards
01/94–06/95 Fellowship of WASAG-foundation
05/98 Award of Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (final degree)
02/99 Ph.D. price 1998 from the University of Dortmund 
07/02-09/04 DFG-(habilitation) support
06/09 Price for best lecturer in Chemistry 2009 (Awarding by student representatives of chemistry)
06/11 Price for best lecturer in Chemistry 2011 (Awarding by student representatives of chemistry)
06/12 Price for best lecturer in Chemistry 2012 (Awarding by student representatives of chemistry)
06/13 Price for best lecturer in Chemistry 2013 (Awarding by student representatives of chemistry)
06/14 Price for best lecturer in Chemistry 2014 (Awarding by student representatives of chemistry)

Scientific working areas
01/95 – 06/95 Diploma thesis (University of Dortmund)
Title: Synthese und strukturelle Charakterisierung alkylverbrückter Di- und Tetrazinnverbindungen für die Synthese neuartiger Zinncluster mit Doppel- und Dreifach-Leiterstruktur.
Supervisor: Prof. K. Jurkschat
08/95 – 03/98 Ph.D. thesis (University of Dortmund)
Title: Neue intramolekulare Donorliganden zur Synthese zur Synthese hyperkoordinierter Organoelementverbindungen.
Supervisor: Prof. K. Jurkschat
10/98 – 09/99 Postdoctoral research at the Université de Montpellier 2, France
Title: Novel soluble Phosphonato- and Phosphinato-bridged titanium oxo alkoxides and their use as precursors in sol-gel applications.
supervisor: Prof. R. J. P. Corriu / Prof. A. Vioux
04/00 – 10/05 Habilitation (University of Dortmund)
Title: Beiträge zur Chemie des Bismuts: Silanolate, Phosphonate und polynukleare Käfigverbindungen als potenzielle Bausteine für neue Materialien.
 
Current research topics
Prof. Michael Mehring