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Assoc. Prof. (PD) Dr. Hans-Georg Braun

Institute of Biofunctional Polymer Materials
+49 351 4658 548 +49 351 4658 533

Heading the Microstructure Group of the IPF Research Unit Biofunctional Polymer Materials at the Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials research is oriented along the following lines:

Fields of Research

  • Micro- and nanostructuring techniques for polymers and liquids
  • Structure formation at surfaces and interfaces
  • Fundamentals of polymeric microdevices
  • Microscopic techniques
  • Lectures and infos for students

Curriculum vitae

1974-1980 studies of chemistry at the University of Freiburg
1980 diploma in macromolecular chemistry, topic:" Electron Microscopic Investigations on the Oligomerisation and Polymerisation of Distyrylpyrazine"
1980-1984 PhD at Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the University of Freiburg with Prof. G. Wegner on the topic:"The Oligomerisation of Distyrylpyrazine in the Solid-State - A topochemical Single Crystal to Single Crystal Reaction"
1980/1981 Guest visit at the Institute of Materials Science at University of Saarbrücken with Prof. Petermann, Prof. Gleiter
1984-1985 post-doc at the Dept. of Chem. Eng. Kyoto University with Prof. Hashimoto, Research on the influence of physical ageing on drawing behaviour and crystallisation of PET
1985-1994 Head of the Electron Microscopy Lab. at the Polymer Physics Dept. of BASF Central Polymer Research Laboratory in Ludwigshafen
1994- Head of the polymer micro- and nanostructure group at the IPF
since 2006 Faculty member of the Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering
2011 Habilitation in Materials Science at the Faculty of Mechanical Eng. TU Dresden (Priv. Doz. /Associate Professor )


Participation in International Education Programs

Private interests

Literature, Travelling, Wildlife Protection (Focus on elephants), Science