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Curriculum vitae

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit was born 4th of April 1963 in Bayreuth, Germany.

Curriculum vitae

1973 - 1969 Elementary School Goldkronach
1982 - 1973 Gymnasium Christian Ernestinum Bayreuth
1982 Abitur (high school diploma, general admission qualification for university)
1987 - 1982 Study of Chemistry/Diploma at University Bayreuth (UBT)
1987 Diploma graduation (diploma thesis in Macromolecular Chemistry)
1990 - 1988 PhD thesis at Chair for Macromolecular Chemistry 1 (UBT), Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. O. Nuyken
Topic: “Water soluble photo resins based on azosulfonates”
1989 Visiting scientist at University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, Prof. H. Hall jr.
1990 PhD graduation (summa cum laude)
1992 - 1991 Postdoctoral position at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, NY, USA, Corporate Research Laboratories
1997 - 1992 Research assistant at Technical University Munich (TUM), Chair Macromolecular Materials
1996 Habilitation in Macromolecular Chemistry
Topic: “Functional polymers with globular structure – dendritic polymers based on polyesters and polyamides”
since 1997 C4/W3-professorship (full professor, tenure) for “Organic Chemistry of Polymers ” at the Department of Chemistry and Food Chemistry at TU Dresden, as well as Head of Institute Macromolecular Chemistry at the Leibniz-Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF)
since 2002 Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF)

Publications

  • at present: ~ 580 scientific papers (>430 peer reviewed),  > 340  lectures, >210 posters, 35 patents (families)
  • number of citations (June 2016) > 10000; Hirsch index: 40

Awards

  • Habilitation Award of the Division Macromolecular Chemistry of the GDCh (German Chemical Society), 1996
  • Georg Manecke Award of the GDCh, May 2000
  • Weissenberger Williams Lectureship, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester NY, USA, 2005
  • Durham University Musgrave Lectureship Durham, UK, 2014

Other (Academic) Positions:

  • 2000 - present
  • Member of the Kuratorium/Scientific Advisory Board of the Georg-Manecke Foundation
  • 2000 - present
  • Member of the selection board of the Karl Heinz Beckurts Foundation
  • 2005 - present
  • Member of the Kuratorium of the BAM (Bundesanstalt für Materialprüfung), Berlin, Germany
  • 2005 - present
  • Member of the Scientific Reference Committee of the Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI)
  • 2007 - present
  • Faculty Member DIGS-BB (International Graduate School, Excellence Initiative)
  • 2007 - present
  • Principle Investigator CRTD (Excellence cluster): Dresden Centre for Regenerative Therapies
  • 2008 - present
  • Elected “Fachkollegiatin” DFG (member of DFG review board) for Chemistry; election renewed 2012
  • 2009 -present
  • Member of the “Vorstand” (Board) DECHEMA
  • 2010 - present
  • Member of the European Research Council (ERC) Evaluation Panel PE5 Starting Grants
  • 2009 - present
  • Member of the Kuratorium Angew. Chemie
  • 2010 - present
  • Member of the Wiley “Verlagsbeirat”
  • 2011 - present
  • Member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Macromolecular Journals (Wiley)
  • 2011 - present
  • Speaker of Section D of Leibniz Association and Member of the Leibniz Board (Präsidium)
  • 2012 - present
  • Member of the Administrative Council Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der TU Dresden e. V.
  • 2012 - present
  • Principle Investigator cfaed (Center for Advancing Electronics, Exzellenzcluster)
  • 2014 - present
  • President European Polymer Federation (EPF)