Prof. Dr. Holger Frey

Prof. Dr. Holger Frey
Main Research Fields

Polymer Synthesis and Functional Materials, Novel Polyether Structures, Epoxide Chemistry, Ring-opening Polymerization, Functional Polymers, Block Copolymers, Silicon-based Polymers, Polymer Synthesis Using Micro Reaction Technology, Biomedical Materials, Materials for Energy Storage and Novel Ion Conductors.

Scientific Career

1984 -  1990 Studies of Chemistry at the University of Freiburg, Germany
1990  Research stay at Carnegie-Mellon University USA in the group of Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Diploma thesis
1990 - 1993  PhD student at University of Twente (Netherlands), Prof. Martin Möller; PhD thesis on “Structure and Function of Polysilylene Copolymers”
1994 - 1998  Habilitation and project leader FMF “Freiburger Materialforschungs zentrum” and Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Freiburg, Hermann-Staudinger Haus
1999 - 2001  Senior Lecturer (Hochschuldozent, C2) at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Hermann-Staudinger Haus, University of Freiburg
2002  Associate Professor (C3) at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Since 2003  Full Professor (C4) at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Chair of Organic and Macromol. Chemistry
Sincce 2009 Vice Dean FB 09 (Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutics and Geosciences)
Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1998  Hermann-Schnell Award of the professional group „Makromolekulare Chemie“ of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
2000  IUPAC World Polymer Congress (Warschau), Young Scientist Award
2001  Lecturer fellowship („Dozentenstipendium“), Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

Principal Investigators,Steering Committee