Prof. Dr. Alexander Wittemann

Professor of Colloid Chemistry - Group Leader

Research Interests

  • Colloid and polymer chemistry
  • Supracolloidal assemblies
  • Functional and responsive nanostructures
  • Shape-related properties
  • Colloidal interactions
  • Protein immobilization on colloids

Curriculum Vitae


June 2011Venia legendi for physical chemistry, University of Bayreuth
May 2004Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
June 2000Diploma in chemistry, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
1994-2000Chemistry study, University of Karlsruhe (TH)

Academic Experience

since 2011Professor (W3) for colloid chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Konstanz
2011Academic senior councilor ("Akademischer Oberrat"), University of Bayreuth, Physical Chemistry I
2005-2006Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
2004-2011Assistant professor ("wissenschaftlicher Assistent"), Physical Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth
2003-2004Research fellow, Physical Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth
2000-2003Research fellow, Polymer Institute, University of Karlsruhe (TH)

Awards and Honors

2009Richard-Zsigmody award of the German Colloid Society
2008Award of the Dr. Otto Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung
2008Science Award of the Universitätsverein Bayreuth
2005-2006Research grant of the German Science Foundation (DFG)