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Professor Dr. Roland A. Fischer

Vice President of the DFG since 2016

Academic Vita

Since 2016Full Professor of Inorganic and Metal-Organic Chemistry, TU Munich
1997 – 2015Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Ruhr University Bochum
1996 – 1997Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Heidelberg University
1995Habilitation for Chemistry, TU Munich
1989 – 1990Postdoc, University of California, Los Angeles
1989Doctorate in Chemistry, TU Munich
1981 – 1986Study of Chemistry, TU Munich
1980Abitur, Finsterwalder-Gymnasium, Rosenheim

Professional Activities

Since 2016Coordinator, Priority Program 1928,
"Coordination Networks as Building Blocks for Functional Systems" (COORNETs)
Since 2015Coordinator, European Graduate Colleague
"Defect Network Materials Science and Engineering" (DEFNET)
2012 – 2016Senate Committee on Collaborative Research Centres
2012 – 2015Speaker, Ruhr University Research School Plus (GSC 98/II)
2009 – 2013Coordinator, European Graduate Colleague "New Materials: Innovative Concepts for their Fabrication, Integration and Characterisation" (ENHANCE)
2006 – 2009Speaker, Ruhr University Research School (GSC 98/I)
2009 – 2012Deputy Speaker, CRC 558 "Metal-Support Interaction in Heterogeneous Catalysis”, Ruhr University Bochum
2004 – 2012Director, Alfried Krupp Pupils’ Laboratory, Ruhr University Bochum
2005 – 2008Dean and Vice Dean, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ruhr University Bochum
2001 – 2007Coordinator, Priority Program 1119 “Inorganic Materials through Gas-Phase Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Development, Understanding and Control of CVD-Processes”
2000 – 2008Central Selection Committee, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2000 – 2002Prorector Teaching and Studies, Ruhr University Bochum

Fellowships, Awards

2011Guest Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
2010Guest Professor (JSPS), Kyoto University
1996Alfried Krupp Award for Young University Teachers
1995Lecturer Fellowship, Karl Winnacker Foundation
1993Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award for Chemistry and Physics of Thin Films
1992Habilitation Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
1990Liebig-Fellowship, Fund of the Chemical Industry