Person

Prof. Dr.

Andreas Herrmann

Chair Holder

Photo of Professor Andreas Herrmann
DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials and Chair of Macromolecular Materials and Systems

Address

Building: 5393
Room: B 3.72
Forckenbeckstrasse 50
52074 Aachen, Germany

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 23304
Fax: +49 241 80 23301
 

Scientific Career

since 2018 Vice Director of the DWI - Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials
since 2017 Chair for Macromolecular Materials and Systems, RWTH Aachen University
Scientific Board Member at the DWI - Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials
2007 - 2017

Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, Chair for Polymer Chemistry and Bioengineering

2004 - 2007 Junior research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz
2002 - 2003 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
2001 Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Munich
2000 PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz
Chemistry studies at the University of Mainz

Institutional responsibilities

  • Head of Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University (2018 - present)
  • Cofounder of the start-up company AGILeBiotics (2017)
  • Head of the Board of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials (2014 - 2017)
  • Board member of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials (2012 - 2014)
  • Program director at the UMCG for the research line “Nanobiotechnology and Advanced Therapeutic Materials" (NANOBIOMAT, 2011 - 2017)
  • Member of the W.J. Kolff Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG, 2011 - 2017)
  • Associate member of the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen (2009 - 2017)
  • Cofounder of the “Center for Synthetic Biology” at the University of Groningen (2008)
  • Faculty member in the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (2007 - present)

Commissions of Trust

  • Editorial advisory board of Nanofabrication, De Gruyter Journal (2017 - present)
  • Reviewer for Leibniz Society, Germany (2015)
  • Executive Advisory Board of Advanced Science, Wiley Journal (2014 - present)
  • Editorial Advisory Board “Bioconjugate Chemistry”, ACS Journal (2013 - present)
  • Member of founding committee of Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in South Korea (2013)
  • Editorial Advisory Board “Recent Patents on Nanomedicine” (2009 - present)
  • Program coordinator of the Dutch Nano-Initiative NNI (2008)
  • Editorial Advisory Board “The Open Nanomedicine Journal” (2008 - present)

Awards

  • DOG Patent-Prize from the German Ophthalmology Society (2018)
  • Fellow of Max-Planck Reserach School "Matter of Life" (2018)
  • Pineapple Science Award from the Zhejiang Science and Technology Association (2018)
  • ERC Advanced Grant from the European Commission (2016)
  • Coordinator of MSCA Cofund Grant from the European Commission: Local training network for 19 early stage researchers working on the development of new antibiotics and antibacterial coatings. (2016)
  • Winner of the Eyenovative Prize from Novartis (2013)
  • Winner of the Dutch Venture Challenge Fall organized by the Netherlands Genomic Initiative (NGI, 2012)
  • The office Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities (QANU) performed an assessment of all chemistry groups in the Netherlands with an international review panel. This rating placed the Herrmann laboratory among the top 10 Dutch chemistry groups (click here, page 31). (2011)
  • VICI Grant from the Dutch Science Organization (NWO, 2010)
  • ERC Starting Grant from the European Commission (2009)
  • Dr. Hermann-Schnell-Prize from the German Chemical Society (GDCh, 2009)
  • Raimund-Stadler-Prize from the German Chemical Society (GDCh, 2008)
  • Ph.D "summa cum laude" from the University of Mainz, Germany (2000)