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: https://recognition.webofscience.com/awards/highly-cited/2019/

11/2019 ETH Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators https://mat.ethz.ch/materials-research-prize-for-young-investigators.html

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) https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/286918789

11/2014-10/2015: Senior research fellow, Low dimensional nanostructures group https://www.tcd.ie/Physics/1D_Nanostructures/ , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

11/2012-11/2014: DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellowship http://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/231514088 , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

05/2011-10/2012: Scientific coordinator, Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials” http://eam.uni-erlangen.de/home/ , University Erlangen-Nuremberg

11/2007-06/2011: PhD in Chemistry, Institute of Advanced Materials and Processes http://zmp.uni-erlangen.de/ and Chair of Organic Chemistry II http://www.hirsch.chemie.uni-erlangen.de/en/welcome.html , University Erlangen-Nuremberg

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