Prof. Dr. Claudia Backes


Backes, Claudia
+49 561 804-4425
+49 561 804-4555
University of Kassel
Faculty 10, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Physical Chemistry of Nanomaterials
Heinrich-Plett-Str. 40
34132 Kassel
IBC, 3102

Short CV

Since 10/2021: W3 Professor, Physical Chemistry of Nanomaterials, Kassel University

11/2019 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher 2019. The full list can be found here:

11/2019 ETH Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators

11/2018 Lautenschläger Award for Junior Researchers (25,000 Euro)

09/2017 Hengstberger Award to organise international symposium (12,000 Euro)

10/2015-10/2021: Junior research group leader, Heidelberg University, awarded with the Emmy Noether Grant (~ 1.25 Mio Euro)

11/2014-10/2015: Senior research fellow, Low dimensional nanostructures group , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

11/2012-11/2014: DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellowship , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

05/2011-10/2012: Scientific coordinator, Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials” , University Erlangen-Nuremberg

11/2007-06/2011: PhD in Chemistry, Institute of Advanced Materials and Processes and Chair of Organic Chemistry II , University Erlangen-Nuremberg

09/2002-08/2007: M. Sc. In Molecular (Nano-) Science, University Erlangen-Nuremberg