Prof. Dr. Manfred Schmidt

 Prof. Dr. Manfred Schmidt
Main Research Fields

Bio and Bio-Inspired Systems


Functional Polymers and New Polymer Architectures

Novel Characterization Methods 

Scientific Career 

1970 - 1977                     Study of Chemistry at the Universities of Bochum (Germany) and Freiburg

1977 - 1980 PhD degree in Polymer Science at the University of Freiburg (with Prof. W. Burchard)

1980 - 1981 Feodor Lynen Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with Prof. W. H. Stockmayer, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH-USA

1981 - 1983 DFG-Fellow at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Freiburg, Germany

1984 - 1991 Research Assistant at the Max Planck Institute of Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany

1989 Habilitation in Physical Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

1991 - 1995 Associate Professor (C3) of Macromolecular Chemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany

Since 1995 Full Professor (C4) for Physical Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Scholarships, Awards and Honors 

1981                                Feodor Lynen Scholarship of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation

1982 Goedecke Research Prize, University of Freiburg, Germany

1983 Personal Scholarship of the German Science Foundation (DFG)

1991 Fiebiger Professor at the University of Bayreuth (Personal Professorship)