Past Projects

Formation mechanism and stability analysis of liquid marbles stabilized with stimulus-responsive polymer particle monolayer

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service (Programme of project-related exchanges of persons, Japan), 2020 – 2021

Coordinator: Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

LimnoPlast – Microplastics in Europe’s freshwater ecosystems: From sources to solutions

Horizon 2020 (ITN – Innovative Training Networks), 2019 – 2023

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

Collaborative Research Centre 1357 Microplastics: Understanding the mechanisms and processes of biological effects, transport and formation: From model to complex systems as a basis for new solutions

DFG – German Research Foundation (CRC – Collaborative Research Centre), 2019 – 2022

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

Freie Sicht für Endoskope: Selbstreinigende, transparente Oberflächen inspiriert durch die Nepenthes Kannenpflanze

Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection (BayBionik), 2019 – 2021

Coordinator: Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

PLAWES – An across-ecosystem approach: Microplastic contamination of the model system Weser-National Park Wadden Sea

BMBF – Federal Ministry of Education and Research (FONA – Research for Sustainable Development), 2017 – 2020

Coordinators: University of Bayreuth/Alfred Wegener Institute – Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Entwicklung eines Enzym-basierten Trockenstoffes für wasserverdünnbare Alkydharzlacke zum Ersatz umweltbelastender Ölkunstharzlacke und zur Verbesserung des derzeitigen technischen Standes von Wasserlacken

DBU – German Federal Environmental Foundation, 2017 – 2020

Coordinator: IRSA Lackfabrik – Irmgard Sallinger GmbH

VISIRday – VISible to far-IR optical tuning: passive DAYtime cooling by hierarchical structures and hybrid materials

Horizon 2020 (ERC Starting Grant), 2017 – 2022

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

EUSMI – European infrastructure for spectroscopy, scattering and imaging of soft matter

Horizon 2020 (Infrastructure), 2017 – 2021

Coordinator: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Fabrication of metal-organic frameworks (MOF) superstructures with controlled porosity

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service (Programme of project-related exchanges of persons, Japan), 2017 – 2018

Coordinator: Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Thermal transport in microphase-separated block-copolymers: Molding the flow of heat in polymer materials?

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service (Programme of project-related exchanges of persons, USA), 2016 – 2017

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

PlaMoWa – Network for Plastic Monitoring in Waters (Project: Raman spectrometer combined with sample preparation)

BMWI – Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (ZIM – Central Innovation Programme for SMEs), 2016 – 2018

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

Bavarian Polymer Institute

State funding, 2016 – 2020

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth

Bayreuth-Melbourne Colloid/Polymer Network

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service (Strategic Partnerships and Thematic Networks), 2015 – 2020

Coordinator: University of Bayreuth