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Prof. Dr. Holger Kohlmann

KFN candidate 2020

 

hk-150 Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Universität Leipzig
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 97-36201

holger.kohlmann@uni-leipzig.de
 

Current research topics:   

  • Preparative solid state chemistry
  • functional materials for energy storage and conversion
  • Metal hydrides and intermetallic phases
  • in-situ studies of reaction pathways
  • Neutron Diffraction


 

In the KFN, I would stand up for: 

  • Public relations, especially acceptance in society
  • Dissemination of neutron-based methods in chemistry
  • Promotion of young researchers
  • Networking with stakeholders from other large research institutions, e.g. synchrotron or heavy ion sources


 

Scientific career:

since 2015:

Managing Director of the Institute for Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Leipzig

seit 2012:

W2-Professorship Inorganic Chemistry - Functional Materials, University of Leipzig

2009:

Habilitation, Venia legendi in Inorganic Chemistry, Saarland University, Writing: Hydrogen as a structure-conducting element in metal hydrides

2003-2012:

Academic Council / Senior Council / Director, Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, Saarland University

2002:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

2001:

Postdoc at High Pressure Science and Engineering Center, Department of Physics (Prof. Dr. M. F. Nicol), University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

1997-2000:

Postodoc at the University of Genf, Schwitzerland (Prof. Dr. K. Yvon)

1996:

PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), Saarland University (Prof. Dr. H. P. Beck), Synthesis, crystal structure and binding situation of the actinide chalcogenides U3S5, γ-US2, γ-USe2, Th2Se5, UOS and FeU8S17

1993:

Diploma in chemistry, Saarland University

1990-1993:

Study of chemistry at Saarland University

1988-1990:

Study of chemistry at the Justus-Liebig-Universiy of Gießen