Prof. Dr. Bettina V. Lotsch

Nanochemistry Department
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Heisenbergstr. 1
70569 Stuttgart

Room: 6B02
Phone: +49 (0)711 689-1610
Email: b.lotsch@fkf.mpg.de



Chemistry Department
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Butenandtstr. 5-13 (Haus D)
81377 München

Room: D2.084 
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-77429
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180-77806
Email: bettina.lotsch@cup.uni-muenchen.de



SUMMARY OF CAREER

2019 –

05/2018 –

2018 –

2018 –

09/2017 –

01/2017 –

08/2011 – 01/2017

02/2009 – 01/2017

Excecutive board, Cluster of Excellence e-conversion

Chemical Science, Advisory Board

Excecutive board, Collaborative Research Center 1333

The Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science committee

Honorary Professor, LMU Munich

Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

Independent group leader, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

Assistant professor (tenure 2014), Chemistry Department, LMU Munich, Germany


SUMMARY OF EDUCATION

2007 – 2008

2006

Postdoc, University of Toronto, Canada (with Prof. G. A. Ozin)

PhD in Chemistry (summa cum laude), University of Munich (LMU), Germany
(supervisor: Prof. W. Schnick),

2002

1999 – 2000

Diploma in Chemistry (1.0, with distinction), University of Munich (LMU), Germany

Visiting Student, University of Oxford, Balliol College (supervisor: Prof D. O’Hare)


PUBLICATIONS SUMMARY

ca. 120 publications, 1 patent, 1 patent application, 1 book contribution; h-index 33/35, 3387/4310 citations
(ISI/Google Scholar, October 2017).


OTHER INDICATORS OF ESTEEM

Awards/prizes:

 

–    EU-40 Materials Prize 2017, European Materials Research Society (EMRS)

–    2015 and 2016: Selected as “Young Elite - the Top 40 under 40 in Economy, Politics, and Society“
      by CAPITAL

–    ERC Starting Grant, 2014

–    Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2014

–    Fast Track Scholarship, Robert Bosch Foundation, 2008-2010

–    E.ON Culture Prize, 2007

–    Feodor Lynen Postdoc Scholarship (Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation), 2007

–    Dissertation award (Stiftungspreis), LMU Munich, 2007

–    PhD scholarship, German National Academic Foundation, 2004

–    PhD scholarship, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI), 2003

–    Faculty Prize (best diploma), 2002

–    Herbert-Marcinek Prize (best preliminary diploma), 2000

–    Scholarship, German National Academic Foundation, 1997

–    Scholarship of the Stiftung Maximilianeum, 1997

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INVITED CONFERENCE TALKS AND INSTITUTIONAL SEMINARS:

 

>95 total since 02/2009 (including several Frontiers of Chemistry and Frontiers of Science Symposia)

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST:

 

–    Professorial committee member, IST Austria (2018-)

–    Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the EPSRC Doctoral Training Center Nanoscience
      and Nanotechnology
NanoDTC), University of Cambridge, UK (2014-)

–    Scientific Selection Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2014-)

–    Advisory Board Member, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie (2017-)

–    Advisory Board Member, Chemistry of Materials, ACS (2016-)

–    Advisory Board Member, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, RSC (2013-)

–    Editorial Board Member, The Annual Review of Materials Research, Annual Reviews (2013-)

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

 

–    Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2014-)

–    PI, Max Planck – EPFL Center for Molecular Nanoscience and Technology (2013-)

–    Member, Research Network “AcademiaNet” (2013-)

–    PI, Nanosystems Initiative Munich (Cluster of Excellence) (2009-)

–    PI, Center for Nanoscience (CeNS) (2009-)

–    German Chemical Society (GDCh), German Crystallographic Society (2004-)


RESEARCH SUMMARY

Rational materials synthesis at the interface between solid-state chemistry, materials chemistry and nanochemistry: New materials for energy conversion and storage, including porous frameworks for (photo)catalysis and carbon capture & storage and ultrafast lithium solid electrolytes for all-solid-state batteries; photonic nanostructures for optical sensing; 2D nanosheet materials and artificial heterostructures.

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