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Dr. Dirk Romeis

Institut Theorie der Polymere
+49 351 4658 754 +49 351 4658 752

Fields of research

  • Analytical and numerical field-theoretical calculations
  • Polymers at surfaces and depletion phenomena
  • Polymer brushes
  • Magneto-sensitive elastomers (SPP 1713)


Diploma in physics at Technical University Dresden (2009)

Ph.D. in physics at Technical University Dresden (2014)


Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E, Journal of Chemical Physics

Selected Publications

Romeis, D.; Toshchevikov, V. ; Saphiannikova, M.
‘Elongated micro-structures in magneto-sensitive elastomers: a dipolar mean field model’
Soft Matter 12 (2016), 9364-9376

Romeis, D.; Sommer, J.-U.
‘Binary and Bidisperse Polymer Brushes: Coexisting Surface States’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7 (2015), 12496-12504

Zimmermann, R.; Romeis, D.; Bihannic, I.; Stuart, M. C.; Sommer, J.-U.; Werner, C.; Duval, J. F. L. ‘Electrokinetics as an alternative to neutron reflectivity for evaluation of segment density distribution in PEO brushes’
Soft Matter 10 (2014), 7804-7809

Romeis, D.; Merlitz, H.; Sommer, J.-U.
‘A new numerical approach to dense polymer brushes and surface instabilities’
Journal of Chemical Physics 136 (2012), 044903

Romeis, D.; Usatenko, Z.
‘Polymer chains in confined geometries: Massive field theory approach’
Physical Review E 80 (2009), 041802