Dr. rer. nat.

Marc Schmitz

Coordinator of the profile area MSE, project work for Carbon2Chem and scientific assistant

Marc Schmitz
Lehrstuhl für Technische Chemie und Petrolchemie


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38B 417

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 26451
Fax: +49 241 80 22177

Research interests

  • Catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide and further C1 building blocks
  • Mechanisms and Structural Interactions in Organometallic Catalysis
  • Hydrocarboxylation of alkenes and oxygenated compounds


"Highly Versatile Catalytic Hydrogenation of Carboxylic and Carbonic Acid Derivatives using a Ru-Triphos Complex: Molecular Control over Selectivity and Substrate Scope"

T. vom Stein, M. Meuresch, D. Limper, M. Schmitz, M. Hölscher, J. Coetzee, D. J. Cole-Hamilton, J. Klankermayer, W. Leitner, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13217-13225 [DOI: 10.1021/ja506023f]

"Carbon Dioxide as a C1 Building Block for the Formation of Carboxylic Acids by Formal Catalytic Hydrocarboxylation"

T. G. Ostapowicz, M. Schmitz, M. Krystof, J. Klankermayer, W. Leitner, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12119-12123. [DOI: 10.1002/ange.201304529]