• Welcome to the Mecking Research Group

Current news

Regarding its properties and structure, the novel polyester resembles high density polyethylene (HDPE), but at the same time, it is recyclable and biodegradable. Copyright: Mecking lab

Strong and Biodegradable

A polyester plastic of great mechanical stability, which is also easily recyclable and even compostable: Stefan Mecking, chemist at the University of Konstanz, and his research group present a new material.

Read more

 

 

uni'kon: Kunststoffe neu gedacht: vom Rohstoff bis zum Recycling

Stefan Mecking, Professor für Chemische Materialwissenschaft, entwickelt und erforscht mit seiner Arbeitsgruppe am Fachbereich Chemie der Universität Konstanz katalytische Verfahren, die auf mehreren Ebenen die Umweltvertäglichkeit von Kunststoffen steigern.

Algae as Microscopic Biorefineries

Chemist from the University of Konstanz succeeds in taking a key step towards the production of sustainable chemicals in living microfactories.

Read more