Person

Dr. rer. nat., Universitätsprofessor

Jürgen Klankermayer

Prof. Klankermayer
Chair of Translational Molecular Catalysis

Address

Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38B 410

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 28137

Office Hours

nach Vereinbarung
 

Lectures

 

Curriculum vitae

since 2021 Acting Director of the Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) at RWTH Aachen University
since 2019 Chair (W3) of "Translational Molecular Catalysis", Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) at RWTH Aachen University
2016 - 2019 Teaching- and Research Area (W2) "Translational Molecular Catalysis", Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) at RWTH Aachen University
2009 - 2016 Professor as Assistant Professor (W1) "Mechanisms in Catalysis", Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) at RWTH Aachen University
2004 - 2009 Research Assistant (C1), Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) at RWTH Aachen University
2003 - 2004 Postdoctoral research with Dr. John M. Brown, Dyson Perrins Laboratory and Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford, U.K.
2002 - 2003 Post-Doc, Prof. Dr. Francois Mathey and Dr. Duncan Carmichael, École Polytechnique, Paris, Frankreich
1998 - 2002 Ph.D. Thesis University of Regensburg. Prof. Dr. Henri Brunner,
1993 - 1999 Diploma Thesis under supervision of Prof. Dr. Henri Brunner, University of Regensburg
1993 - 1999 Study of Chemistry (Diploma), University of Regensburg


Research Interests

  • Mechanisms in Catalysis
  • NMR Spectroscopy in Catalysis
  • Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass
  • Sustainable industrial Chemistry
  • Catalytic Recycling of Polymers
  • Valorization of Carbon dioxide (CO2) as C1-synthon

Selected Publications

  • K. Beydoun, J. Klankermayer: Efficient Plastic Waste Recycling to Value‐Added Products by Integrated Biomass Processing,. ChemSusChem 2020, 13, 488-492. Link
  • B. G. Schieweck, N. F. Westhues, J. Klankermayer,: A highly active non-precious transition metal catalyst for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formates . Chemical Science 2019, 10, 6519-6523. Link
  • K. Beydoun, J. Klankermayer,: Ruthenium‐Catalyzed Synthesis of Cyclic and Linear Acetals by the Combined Utilization of CO2, H2, and Biomass Derived Diols. Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 11412-11415. Link
  • S. Westhues, J. Idel, J. Klankermayer: Molecular catalyst systems as key enablers for tailored polyesters and polycarbonate recycling concepts., Sci Adv 2018, 4, eaat9669 .Link
  • B. G. Schieweck, J. Klankermayer: Tailor‐made Molecular Cobalt Catalyst System for the Selective Transformation of Carbon Dioxide to Dialkoxymethane Ethers., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2017, 56, 10854-10857. Link
  • W. Leitner, J. Klankermayer, S. Pischinger, H. Pitsch, K. Kohse-Hoinghaus: Advanced biofuels and beyond: chemistry solutions for propulsion and production. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5412-5452. Link
  • S. Westhues, M. Meuresch, J. Klankermayer: Ruthenium‐Catalyzed Modular Synthesis of Cyclic Tertiary Amines from Lactams., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2016, 55, 12841-12844. Link
  • K. Thenert, K. Beydoun, J. Wiesenthal, W. Leitner, J. Klankermayer: Ruthenium‐catalyzed synthesis of dialkoxymethane ethers utilizing carbon dioxide and molecular hydrogen., Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 12266-12269. Link
  • M. Meuresch, S. Westhues, W. Leitner, J. Klankermayer,: Tailor‐Made Ruthenium‐Triphos Catalysts for the Selective Homogeneous Hydrogenation of Lactams. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1392-1395. Link
  • J. Klankermayer, S. Wesselbaum, K. Beydoun, W. Leitner,: Selective catalytic synthesis using the combination of carbon dioxide and hydrogen: catalytic chess at the interface of energy and chemistry. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 7296-7343.Link

Awards

2014 European Sustainable Chemistry Award
2002 Novartis Award