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Curriculum vitae

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

Curriculum vitae

1969-1973 Elementary School Goldkronach
1973-1982 Gymnasium Christian Ernestinum Bayreuth
1982 Abitur (high school diploma, general admission qualification for university)
1982-1987 Study of Chemistry/Diploma at University Bayreuth (UBT)
1987 Diploma graduation (diploma thesis in Macromolecular Chemistry)
1988-1990 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)
1991-1992 Postdoctoral position at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, NY, USA, Corporate Research Laboratories
1992-1997 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 Faculty 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: 725 journal publications (>550 ref.), >380 lectures, 38 patents/patent families
  • number of citations (Aug.2020): > 15300/20700; Hirsch factor: 54/63 (researcher ID/google scholar)

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
  • Covestro Distinguished Lectureship Award, Texas A&M, USA, 2017
  • Saxon Order of Merit, May 2017
  • Staudinger Award of the GDCh, 2018
  • PTN Medema Lecture Award 2020
  • Macher 30 Award, Science Category, "Verein Berliner Kaufleute und Industrieller", 2020

Other (Academic) Positions:

  • 2000 - present
  • Member of the Kuratorium/Scientific Advisory Board of the Georg-Manecke Foundation
  • 2005 - present
  • Member/vice chair of the Kuratorium of the BAM (Bundesanstalt für Materialprüfung), Berlin, Germany
  • 2007 - present
  • Faculty Member DIGS-BB (International Graduate School)
  • 2007 - present
  • Member of "Verwaltungsrat" Sächsisches Staatstheater
  • 2008 - 2016
  • Elected “Fachkollegiatin” DFG (member of DFG review board) for Chemistry
  • 2009 - 2016
  • Member of the “Vorstand” (Board) DECHEMA
  • 2009 - 2016
  • Member of the Kuratorium Angew. Chemie
  • 2010 - 2017
  • Member of the European Research Council (ERC) Evaluation Panel PE5
  • 2010 - present
  • Board Member (since 2015 Head) "of Materialforschungsverbund Dresden"
  • 2010 - present
  • Member of DRESDENconcept Board (since 2020 Vorstand)
  • 2010 - present
  • Member of the Wiley “Verlagsbeirat”
  • 2011 - present
  • Member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Macromolecular Journals (Wiley)
  • 2011 - 2017
  • Speaker of Section D of Leibniz Association and Member of the Leibniz Board (Präsidium)
  • 2012 - present
  • Principle Investigator cfaed (Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden)
  • 2014 - 2015
  • President European Polymer Federation (EPF)
  • 2015 - present
  • acatech member
  • 2019 - present
  • Member Int. Advisory Board of Centre for Doctoral Training SOFI2, UK
  • 2019 - present
  • Member SKLFPM International Advisory Committee, Donghua Uni. Shanghai
  • 2019 - present
  • Member "Fachbegleitsrat" ProMatLeben-WIN (BMBF)
  • 2020 - present
  • Member of Advisory Board IMC (Academy of Science), Prague, Cz Rep.
  • 2021 - present
  • Member of Advisory Board Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse (LIKAT), Germany
  • 2021 - present
  • Member of the Supervisory Board (Aufsichtsrat) of Polymaterials AG