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Dr. Joachim Laun



Office: G1.82

+32 (11) 26 8325
joachim.laun@uhasselt.be

 

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since
12/2017

 Postdoctoral Researcher, Polymer Reaction Design Group, UHasselt, Belgium
01/2014
12/2017
PhD Student, Polymer Reaction Design Group, UHasselt, Belgium

“Development of Polymer Grafting Methodologies for Advanced Surface Engineering”  under supervision of  Prof dr. Tanja Junkers (UHasselt) and Prof dr. C. Barner-Kowollik, KIT/QUT (Germany/Australia)
  • Best Oral Presentation at the Winter School "Functional Coatings" 2016, Diepenbeek, Belgium
  • Best Oral Presentation, 2nd Prize at ChemCYS 2016, Blankenberge, Belgium
  • Since 10/2014 PhD Fellowship from the Research Foundation Flanders - FWO

2008 -
2013
Studies of Pure Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
  • Master Dissertation in the group of Prof. dr. C. Barner-Kowollik, Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.
  • Award (05/2012): Research Student Award of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for outstanding course achievements.
  • Award (05/2010): KIT-Alumni-Stipendium 2010 of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for outstanding course achievements.
  • Award (10/2009): Full study scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation.

1999
2008

Secondary School examination (Abitur), Gymnasium bei St. Michael, Schwäbisch Hall (Germany).


Publications

 (4)Reversible Surface Engineering via Nitrone-Mediated Radical Coupling
 J. Laun, W. Marchal, V. Trouillet, A. Welle, H., A. T. Hardy, M. K. Van Bael, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Junkers, Langmuir 2018.
  
 (3)2D Laser Lithography on Silicon Substrates viaPhotoinduced Copper-mediated Radical Polymerization
 J. Laun, Y. De Smet, E. Van de Reydt, A. Krivcov, V. Trouillet, A. Welle, H. Möbius, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Junkers, Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 751-754
  
 (2)Photomediated Controlled Radical Polymerization
 X. Pan, M. A. Tasdelen, J. Laun, T. Junkers, Y. Yagci, K. Matyjaszewski, Prog. Polym. Sci. 2016, 62, 73-125.
  
(1) Surface Grafting via Photo-induced Copper-mediated Radical Polymerization at Extremely Low Catalyst Concentrations
  J. Laun, M. Vorobii, A. de los Santos Pereira, O. Pop-Georgievski, V. Trouillet, A. Welle, C. Barner-Kowollik, C. Rodriguez-Emmenegger, T. Junkers, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2015, 36, 1681-1686.


Abstract and Conference Presentations

Talks: 

(3) Winter School "Functional Coatings", 2016, Diepenbeek (Belgium) 
"Surface Grafting via Photo-Induced Copper-Mediated Radical Polymerization at Extremely Low Catalyst Concentrations" - Best Oral Presentation  

(2) Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists (ChemCYS) 2016, Blankenberge (Belgium)  
"Surface Grafting via Photo-Induced Copper-Mediated Radical Polymerization at Extremely Low Catalyst Concentrations" - Best Oral Presentation, 2nd Prize

(1) KNMF User Meeting 2016, Karlsruhe (Germany)
"Surface Grafting via Photo-Induced Copper-Mediated Radical Polymerization at Extremely Low Catalyst Concentrations"

Posters:

(4)"Toolbox photoATRP – Contributions to access complex functions in solutionand on surfaces"
J. Laun, G. Ramakers, B. Wenn, J. Vandenbergh, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Junkers, European Polymer Federation 2017, Lyon (France)
  
(3) "Grafting-to via nitrone-mediated radical coupling"
J. Laun, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Junkers, Belgian Polymer Group Annual Meeting 2016, May 2016, Hasselt (Belgium).

(2) "Surface grafting via photo-induced copper-mediated radical polymerization at extremly low catalyst concentrations"
J. Laun, M. Vorobii, A. Pereira, O. Pop-Georgievski, V. Trouillet, A. Welle, C. Barner-Kowollik, C. Rodrigues-Emmenegger, T. Junkers, Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2015, May 2015, Houffalize (Belgium)
(1) "Exploiting nitrone chemistry for surface patterning"
J. Laun, A. Welle, C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Junkers, Belgian Polymer Group Annual Meeting 2014, May 2014, Gent (Belgium).