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Prof. Dr. Axel Rosenhahn

KFS candidate 2020
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Prof. Dr. Axel Rosenhahn

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Analytische Chemie – Biogrenzflächen

Universitätsstr. 150NC

44801 Bochum

 

 

Current research focus:

  • X-ray fluorescence analysis and coherent scattering on biological samples
  • Instrumentation and cryogenic sample environments
  • Mechanisms of action of antimicrobial and cytostatic agents
  • Biofilms and biointerfaces
  • Functional coatings for marine and medical applications


 

In the KFS, I would stand up for:

  • Upgrades and new instrumentation at photon sources
  • Interdisciplinary research projects and research networks
  • Communication with current and new users of synchrotron radiation sources
  • Promotion of young talents

 

Scientific career

since 2012

W2-Professor for Analytical Chemistry - Bio Interfaces at the Ruhr-University Bochum

2009-2012

Head of the group Biointerfaces & Holography at the Institute of Functional Interfaces, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

2002-2010

Habilitation at the Chair of Applied Physical Chemistry at the University of Heidelberg under Prof. Dr. M. Grunze

2001-2002

Postdoc am Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory und an der Advanced Light Source in Berkeley, USA bei Prof. Dr. C.S. Fadley

1997-2000

Doctorate at the Institute for Physical Chemistry at the University of Bonn under Prof. Dr. K. Wandelt

1992-1997

Diploma studies in chemistry at the University of Bonn

 

Boards and awards

2019

Fellow of the American Vacuum Society

since 2012

Member of the Permanent International Committee for Research on the Preservation of Materials in the Marine Environment (COIPM)

2014-2017

Chair of the Biointerfaces Division der American Vacuum Society