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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)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, SFB 558 „Metal-Support Interaction in Heterogeneous Catalysis”, Ruhr-University Bochum
2004 - 2012Director, Alfried-Krupp Pupils’ Laboratory, Ruhr-University Bochum
2005 - 2008Dean and Vice Dean, Department 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
1995Lecturer Fellowship, Karl-Winnacker-Stiftung
1993Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-Award for Chemistry and Physics of Thin Films
1992Habilitation Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
1990Liebig-Fellowship, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie