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Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers





+32 (11) 26 8318
junkers@polymatter.net



 


Professional work

06/2010 Visiting Professor in the group Chemie Radicalaire Organique et Polymere de Spécialité at the Université Aix-Marseille I (France).  

since 03/2010 Professor, Organic and Bio-Polymer Chemistry, Institute for Materials ResearchUniversiteit Hasselt 
(Belgium).

07/2008 - 02/2010 Senior Research Scientist in the MacroArc group, Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany).

07/2006 - 06/2008  Research Associate at the Centre for Advanced Macromelecular Design, School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia).
01/2005 - 03/2005 Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Advanced Macromelecular Design, School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia).
04/1999 - 06/2006 Research Staff/Tutor at the Insitute for Physical ChemistryUniversität Göttingen (Germany).


Education

07/2006 -
02/2010
Postdoc (Sydney) / Habilitation (Karlsruhe) in the group of Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik.


09/2002 - 06/2006 PhD-thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) on the topic of "Novel Single Pulse - Pulsed Laser Polymerization Methods for the Determination of Chain-Length Dependent Termination Kinetics in Conventional and Controlled Free-Radical Polymerrization", under supervision of Prof. Michael Buback.


09/2003 - 05/2006 Member of the DFG-funded graduate school 782, "Spectroscopy and dynamics of molecular aggregates, chains and coils".

10/1997 - 05/2002  Undergraduate studies in Chemistry at the Georgia Augusta Universität Göttingen and graduation with Diploma (M.SC.) on the topic "Terminierungskinetik der radikalischen Polymerisation von Methylmethacrylat bis zu hohen Umsätzen" under supervision of Prof. Michael Buback.

1977  Born in Leverkusen (Germany).


Miscellaneous

Since 
01/2016
Editorial advisory board of  journal "Polymer Chemistry".


Since 01/2015  Flow Chemistry Society.


02/2014 Carl-Duisberg Gedächnispreis der GDCh.


Since 
04/2010
Belgian Polymer Group


Since
10/2010
Editorial board of the open access journal "Polymers".


Since
10/2010
Deutscher Hochschulverband.


09/2009 -
08/2010
Treasurer of the Karlsruher Chemische Gesellschaft (GDCh Ortsgruppe Karlsruhe).


Since 
08/2009
Member of the Subcommittee on Modelling of Polymerization Kinetics and Processes of the IUPAC Polymer Division.

Since 
11/2008
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh).