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Postdoc

Dr. Daniel Thiel

Telefon: + 49 241 80 - 26 579
Office: 42B 357
E-Mail: Daniel.Thiel@CatalyticCenter.RWTH-Aachen.de


Research interests

    • Catalyst and material development
    • Synthesis of sustainable building blocks for polymers
    • Biocatalysis
    • Techniques: NMR, FTIR, GC-MS, chiral GC, HPLC, GPC, UV/VIS

    Curriculum vitae and education

     

    • Aug 2016 - present
      Postdoctoral Fellow at CAT Catalytic Center, ITMC, RWTH-Aachen
    • May 2016 July 2016
      Postdoctoral Fellow at Aalto University, Finland, with Prof. Dr. Mauri Kostiainen
    • Jan 2016 Apr 2016
      Freelancer at University of Cologne, Department of Organic Chemistry
      Area: Biocatalysis, Organic Synthesis
    • Feb 2012 – Jun 2015
      Ph. D student at University of Cologne, Department of Organic Chemistry with Prof. Dr. Jan Deska
      Area: Biocatalysis, Organic Synthesis
    • Feb 2011 – Oct 2011
      Diploma thesis at University of Cologne, Department of Organic Chemistry with Prof. Dr. Jan Deska
    • Oct 2005 – Jan 2011
      Chemistry studies (Diploma) at Universität zu Köln

     

     


    Selected publications

     

     

    • J. Deska, D. Thiel, E. Gianolio
      The Achmatowicz Rearrangement: Oxidative Ring Expansion of Furfuryl Alcohols
      Synthesis
      2015, 47, 3435 – 3450.
    • L. E. Heim, D. Thiel, C. Gedig, J. Deska, M. H. G. Prechtl
      Bioinduced Room Temperature Methanol Reforming

      Angew. Chem.
      2015, 127, 10447 10451; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 10308 10312.
    • D. Thiel, D. Doknic, J. Deska
      Enzymatic Aerobic Rearrangement of Optically Active Furylcarbinols

      Nature Commun
      . 2015, 5, 5278.
    • D. Thiel, J. Deska
      On a Chemoenzymatic Desymmetrization/Ring Expansion Strategy towards Functionalized N-Heterocycles
      Synlett
       2013, 24, 1529 – 1532.