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Stand: December 12, 2018

Dr. Markus Behnke

Programme Director
Chemistry and Engineering Sciences 2

E-Mail: Markus.Behnke@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2181
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

IUPAC Task Group "International Research Funding in the Chemical Sciences"
Knowledge Transfer

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

302-01 Chemical Solid State and Surface Research

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

303-01 Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1613 Fuels Produced Regeneratively Through Light-Driven Water Splitting: Clarification of the Elemental Processes Involved and Prospects for Implementation in Technological Concepts
1708 Material Synthesis near Room Temperature
1928 Coordination Networks: Building Blocks for Functional Systems

Research Units

1277 Mobility of Lithium Ions in Solids (molife)
2213 Nanoporous gold - A prototype for a rational design of catalysts
2433 Switchable Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOF-Switches)

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


88 Cooperative Effects in Homo- and Heterometallic Complexes (3MET)
247 Heterogeneous Oxidation Catalysis in the Liquid Phase – Mechanisms and Materials in Thermal, Electro-, and Photocatalysis

Clusters of Excellence

314 Unifying Concepts in Catalysis

Collaborative Research Centres

953 Synthetic Carbon Allotropes
1214 Anisotropic Particles as Building Blocks: Tailoring Shape, Interactions and Structures

International Research Training Groups

2022 Alberta/Technical University of Munich International Graduate School for Environmentally Responsible Functional Hybrid Materials (ATUMS)

Research Training Groups

2204 Substitutionsmaterialien für nachhaltige Energietechnologien