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M.Sc. Robin Ammenhäuser

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Research interests

– Polymer synthesis from renewable resources and characterization

– Development of chromatographic methods

– Organic Synthesis 

– Techniques: HPLC, GPC, NMR, IR, DSC, TGA, UV/VIS, PL, CD, MS

Curriculum vitae and education


June 2022 – present

Postdoctoral Fellow in the CAT Catalytic Center at ITMC, RWTH-Aachen, Germany 

January 2019- March 2022

Ph.D. Student at the University of Wuppertal, Germany (under supervision of Prof. Ullrich Scherf)

Topic: Helical Ladder Polymers 

January 2018 – March 2018

Research internship at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, USA

October 2017 – December 2017

Research internship at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Adhesive Technologies), Düsseldorf, Germany

October 2016 – December 2018

Studies of Chemistry (M.Sc.) at the University of Wuppertal, Germany

October 2013- September 2016

Studies of Chemistry (B.Sc.) at the University of Wuppertal, Germany

Selected publications 

01) F. J. Kahle, A. Rudnik, S. Wedler, R. Saxena, R. Ammenhäuser, U. Scherf, S. Bagnich, H. Bässler, A. Köhler, Adv. Energy Mater. 2022, 15, 12103063.

02) J. A. Tent, R. Ammenhäuser, M. Braun, U. Scherf, RSC Adv. 2021, 11, 4654–4659.

03) R. Ammenhäuser, A. Helfer, U. Scherf, Org. Mater. 2020, 2, 159–164.

Awards + Scholarships


November 2019 

„Bayer Absolventenpreis Wuppertal“

January− March 2018 

DAAD scholarship for an abroad internship