Prof. Dr. Rudolf Zentel

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Zentel

Main Research Fields

Functional Polymers, Organic/Inorganic Nanoparticles, Bio-related Polymers

Scientific Career

1973 - 1983 Study of Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Diploma 1980, PhD 1983)
1983 - 19889 Research Associate/Scientific Assistant at the University of Freiburg and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Habilitation (Mainz, Organic Chemistry) 1989
1989 - 1990 Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, USA
1990 - 1992 Lecturer at the Institute of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
1992 - 1996 University professor (C3) for Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
1996 - 2000 Chair of Polymeric Materials (C4) within the Department of Chemistry, University Wuppertal
Since 2000 Chair of Polymer Science (C4) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1985 Fellowship of the „Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation” for the promotion of chemistry, medicine and pharmacy for a project about: LC-elastomers
1990 „Chemiedozentenstipendium“, Fond der Chemischen Industrie
1995 Visiting professor at the University Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium