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News from Institute Theory of Polymers

New DFG research unit examines the micro structure of stimuli-responsive polymer gels

The group "Adaptive Polmyergele mit kontrollierter Netzwerkstruktur" is closing a gap in Germany's research landscape and combines the expertise of six research facilities. 

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Seiffert
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Fachbereich Chemie, Pharmazie und Geowissenschaften
Institut für Physikalische Chemie

Co-Speaker: Dr. Michael Lang
Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.
Institut: Theorie der Polymere

Front Cover in Soft Matter 15 (18) 2019

"Tendomers – force sensitive bis-rotaxanes with jump-like deformation behavior"

by T. Müller, J.-U. Sommer and M. Lang was highlighted as Front Cover in Soft Matter 15 (18) 2019

April 2019

The talk of Toni Müller excelled in the winter semester 2019

Toni Müller received Certificate of Merit and Best Talk Award in recognition of the exellence of his presentation given at the ITP seminar on January, 22nd 2019.

11th April 2019

PhD thesis of Jan Domurath is awarded a prize by the Association of Supporters of the IPF

In his thesis, Jan Domurath developed a new method for the calculation of material properties to characterize the flow behaviour of polymer melts filled with hard particles.

March 2019

New project (Eigene Stelle) of Dr. Olga Guskova funded by DFG

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) will support Dr. Olga Guskova and her PhD student over the next three years through her project „Optically Reconfigurable Nanoscale Junctions for Organic Electronics“.

February 2019

Marina Grenzer is elected into the excutive board of RTG 2430

The first general assembly of DFG Research Training Group 2430 "Interactive Fiber Rubber Composites" took place on 22th of February.
Subproject leaders Prof. Martina Zimmermann and PD Dr. Marina Grenzer were elected into the excutive board.

January 2019

TUD Young Investigators Award

Dr. Abhinav Sharma is going to recieve the TUD Young Investigators award in March 2019 in Dresden.

November 2018

Jan Domurath and Markus Koch receive Best Talk Awards in St. Petersburg

From 12th to 14th November 2018 the Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of the Russian Academy of Sciences hosted the 14th International Saint Petersburg Conference of Young Scientists “Modern Problems of Polymer Science”. In the sessions „composite materials“ as well as „theory and simulations“ Dr. Jan Domurath and Markus Koch won an award for the best talk, respectively.