Dissertation Uni Stuttgart Chemier

Apl. Prof. Dr. Thomas Sottmann

Scientific Staff
Phone+49 (0)711/685-64494
Fax+49 (0)711/685-64443
Office09.304
eMailthomas.sottmann @ ipc.uni-stuttgart.de
AddressInstitut für Physikalische Chemie
Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
 


Professional
Curriculum Vitae
since 10/2013Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, group of Prof. C. Stubenrauch
28/01/2010Habilitation in Physical Chemistry, Universität zu Köln, Germany, Topics: "Self-Assembled Nanostructured Fluids: Fundamentals and Applications"
03/1998 – 09/2013Researcher and Lecturer, Universität zu Köln, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey
08/1997 – 02/1998PostDoc position, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit
10/1994 – 07/1997PhD Thesis in Physical Chemistry, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit and Prof. R. Strey, Topic: "Microemulsions: Properties of internal interfaces"
07/1994Diploma in Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey and Prof. M. Kahlweit
1989 – 1994Study of Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Visiting Professor
07/2006 – 10/2006Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Achievements
Honours & Awards3
Fund Raising Total5.2 million € (2.2 million € for own research)
Number of Publications68 peer reviewed plus 2 invited reviews and 3 book articles
(1578 citations, H-factor = 23 according to science citation index)
Number of Patents / Patent Applications11
Number of Oral Presentations74 altogether – 49 conference contributions & seminars (30 invited talks), 25 presentations at industrial companies
Contributions
Professional AssociationsMember of Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft (German Physical Chemistry Society)
Member of Deutsche Kolloidgesellschaft (German Colloid Society)

Teaching
Lectures
2013 – 2017 “Statistical Thermodynamics”, “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs and “Surfaces and Colloids”, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
2005 – 2013“Basics of Physical Chemistry” and “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs, Universität zu Köln, Germany
Laboratories
2003 – 2013Responsible for the Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Universität zu Köln, Germany

Research
Research Projects
”PuNaMi: Polyurethan-Nanoschaum aus Treibmittel-basierten Mikroemulsionen zur Hochleistungswärmedämmung“. BMWi-Project in cooperation with Covestro Deutschland AG, Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH, Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Paul Fröba and PD. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Bräuer (Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Prof. Holger Frey (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz), PD Dr. habil. Ingo Alig (Fraunhofer LBF) and Dr. Hubert Kuhn (CAM-D Technologies GmbH).
”Investigations on surfactant aided gas flooding techniques for enhanced oil recovery application“. Project in cooperation with Dr. Renke Rommerskirchen (Sasol Germany GmbH).
“Synthesis of Nanoporous Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials with Adjustable Pore Size”. Project in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Bill (Institute for Materials Science - Universität Stuttgart).
”Properties of thermo-/pressure responsive hydrogel particles in water-in-oil microemulsions“. Project in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Thomas Hellweg (Universität Bielefeld)
Recent Publications
[68]Diving into the finestructure of macroporous polymer foams synthesized via emulsion templating: A phase diagram study,A. Quell, T. Sottmann and C. Stubenrauch,Langmuir,2017,33,537–542.
[67]Formation kinetics of oil-rich, nonionic microemulsions,H.F.M. Klemmer, C. Harbauer, R. Strey, I. Grillo and T. Sottmann,Langmuir,2016,32,6360–6366.
[66]A novel process concept for the three step Boscalid® synthesis†,I. Volovych, M. Neumann, M. Schmidt, G. Buchner, J.-Y. Yang, J. Wölk, T. Sottmann, R. Strey, R. Schomäcker and M. Schwarze,RSC Adv.,2016,6,58279–58287.
[65]Alcohol as tuning parameter in an IL-containing microemulsion: The quaternary system EAN-n-octane-C12E3-1-octanol,J. Thater, T. Sottmann and C. StubenrauchColloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects,2016,494,139–146.
[64]A Journey toward Sulfolane Microemulsions Suggested as Inert, Nonaqueous Reaction Media,T. Wielpütz, H.F.M. Klemmer, R. Strey and T. SottmannLangmuir,2015,31,11227–11235.
[63]Gelled lytropic liquid crystals,Y. Xu, M. Laupheimer, N. Preisig, T. Sottmann, C. Schmidt and C. Stubenrauch,Langmuir,2015,31,8589–8598.
[62]Unexpected efficiency boosting in CO2-microemulsions: A cyclohexane depletion zone near the fluorinated surfactants evidenced by a systematic SANS contrast variation study,Y. Pütz, L. Grassberger, P. Lindner, R. Schweins, R. Strey and T. Sottmann,Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,2015,17,6122-6134.
[61]Sugar-based microemulsions as templates for nanostructured materials: A systematic phase behavior study,R. Schwering, D. Ghosh, R. Strey and T. Sottmann,J. Chem. Eng. Data,2015,60,124-136.
[60]Studying orthogonal self-assembled systems:microstructure of gelled bicontinuous microemulsions,M. Laupheimer, T. Sottmann, C. Stubenrauch,Sotf Matter,2014,10,8744-8757.
Full Publication List

 

Apl. Prof. Dr. Thomas Sottmann

Scientific Staff
Phone+49 (0)711/685-64494
Fax+49 (0)711/685-64443
Office09.304
eMailthomas.sottmann @ ipc.uni-stuttgart.de
AddressInstitut für Physikalische Chemie
Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
 


Professional
Curriculum Vitae
since 10/2013Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, group of Prof. C. Stubenrauch
28/01/2010Habilitation in Physical Chemistry, Universität zu Köln, Germany, Topics: "Self-Assembled Nanostructured Fluids: Fundamentals and Applications"
03/1998 – 09/2013Researcher and Lecturer, Universität zu Köln, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey
08/1997 – 02/1998PostDoc position, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit
10/1994 – 07/1997PhD Thesis in Physical Chemistry, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit and Prof. R. Strey, Topic: "Microemulsions: Properties of internal interfaces"
07/1994Diploma in Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey and Prof. M. Kahlweit
1989 – 1994Study of Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Visiting Professor
07/2006 – 10/2006Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Achievements
Honours & Awards3
Fund Raising Total5.2 million € (2.2 million € for own research)
Number of Publications68 peer reviewed plus 2 invited reviews and 3 book articles
(1578 citations, H-factor = 23 according to science citation index)
Number of Patents / Patent Applications11
Number of Oral Presentations74 altogether – 49 conference contributions & seminars (30 invited talks), 25 presentations at industrial companies
Contributions
Professional AssociationsMember of Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft (German Physical Chemistry Society)
Member of Deutsche Kolloidgesellschaft (German Colloid Society)

Teaching
Lectures
2013 – 2017 “Statistical Thermodynamics”, “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs and “Surfaces and Colloids”, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
2005 – 2013“Basics of Physical Chemistry” and “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs, Universität zu Köln, Germany
Laboratories
2003 – 2013Responsible for the Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Universität zu Köln, Germany

Research
Research Projects
”PuNaMi: Polyurethan-Nanoschaum aus Treibmittel-basierten Mikroemulsionen zur Hochleistungswärmedämmung“. BMWi-Project in cooperation with Covestro Deutschland AG, Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH, Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Paul Fröba and PD. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Bräuer (Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Prof. Holger Frey (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz), PD Dr. habil. Ingo Alig (Fraunhofer LBF) and Dr. Hubert Kuhn (CAM-D Technologies GmbH).
”Investigations on surfactant aided gas flooding techniques for enhanced oil recovery application“. Project in cooperation with Dr. Renke Rommerskirchen (Sasol Germany GmbH).
“Synthesis of Nanoporous Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials with Adjustable Pore Size”. Project in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Bill (Institute for Materials Science - Universität Stuttgart).
”Properties of thermo-/pressure responsive hydrogel particles in water-in-oil microemulsions“. Project in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Thomas Hellweg (Universität Bielefeld)
Recent Publications
[68]Diving into the finestructure of macroporous polymer foams synthesized via emulsion templating: A phase diagram study,A. Quell, T. Sottmann and C. Stubenrauch,Langmuir,2017,33,537–542.
[67]Formation kinetics of oil-rich, nonionic microemulsions,H.F.M. Klemmer, C. Harbauer, R. Strey, I. Grillo and T. Sottmann,Langmuir,2016,32,6360–6366.
[66]A novel process concept for the three step Boscalid® synthesis†,I. Volovych, M. Neumann, M. Schmidt, G. Buchner, J.-Y. Yang, J. Wölk, T. Sottmann, R. Strey, R. Schomäcker and M. Schwarze,RSC Adv.,2016,6,58279–58287.
[65]Alcohol as tuning parameter in an IL-containing microemulsion: The quaternary system EAN-n-octane-C12E3-1-octanol,J. Thater, T. Sottmann and C. StubenrauchColloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects,2016,494,139–146.
[64]A Journey toward Sulfolane Microemulsions Suggested as Inert, Nonaqueous Reaction Media,T. Wielpütz, H.F.M. Klemmer, R. Strey and T. SottmannLangmuir,2015,31,11227–11235.
[63]Gelled lytropic liquid crystals,Y. Xu, M. Laupheimer, N. Preisig, T. Sottmann, C. Schmidt and C. Stubenrauch,Langmuir,2015,31,8589–8598.
[62]Unexpected efficiency boosting in CO2-microemulsions: A cyclohexane depletion zone near the fluorinated surfactants evidenced by a systematic SANS contrast variation study,Y. Pütz, L. Grassberger, P. Lindner, R. Schweins, R. Strey and T. Sottmann,Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,2015,17,6122-6134.
[61]Sugar-based microemulsions as templates for nanostructured materials: A systematic phase behavior study,R. Schwering, D. Ghosh, R. Strey and T. Sottmann,J. Chem. Eng. Data,2015,60,124-136.
[60]Studying orthogonal self-assembled systems:microstructure of gelled bicontinuous microemulsions,M. Laupheimer, T. Sottmann, C. Stubenrauch,Sotf Matter,2014,10,8744-8757.
Full Publication List

 

Highlights

02 January 2018

A paper that we contributed to on exchange interactions in dinuclear lanthanide complexes just appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc.


 

07 December 2017

Peng Zhangs paper on radical bridged lanthanide complexes was accepted by Chem. Sci.


 

30 August 2017

Together with the groups of Sikola, Hillenbrand and Thomas Keating Ltd we have been awarded almost 3m EUR for developing an EPR microscope by the EU under the FET scheme


 

12 May 2017

Former PhD student Yvonne Rechkemmer has won the Prize of the Friends of the University of Stuttgart for her PhD Thesis. Congratulations!


 

more highlights

Former Members

 

Indicated is the degree with which the person left our group. Many have since obtained further degrees.

NameDidLast known position
Dr.-Ing. Petr NeugebauerPost-DocGroup Leader at BUT, Brno, click here
Thomas HettichMSc Thesis
Nadine RußeggerMSc Thesis
Christina AbeleMSc Thesis
Louise KaeswurmBSc ThesisMSc Studies at University of Stuttgart
Friederike AllgöwerBSc ThesisMSc Studies at University of Stuttgart
Marek TučekERASMUS studentMSc Studies at BUT, Brno
Jana MidlíkováERASMUS studentMSc Studies at BUT, Brno
Tatjana HeinrichMSc ProjectMSc Studies at University of Stuttgart
Manuel WahlMSc ProjectMSc Studies at University of Stuttgart
Mario WinklerStudent AssistantMSc Studies at University of Stuttgart
Christina AbeleMSc ProjectMSc Thesis continued at AGVanSlageren
Nadine RußeggerMSc ProjectMSc Thesis continued at AGVanSlageren
Dennis SchäfterMSc ProjectMSc Thesis continued at AGVanSlageren
Max EbertMSc Project
Thomas HettichMSc Project
Carina SchellenbergMSc Thesis
Jakub HrubýMSc Thesis 2017MSc Thesis continued at BUT, Brno
Martin SchneiderMSc Thesis 2017MSc Thesis continued at BUT, Brno
Benjamin GerlachBSc Thesis 2017
Dr. Philipp LutzPhD Thesis 2017works at P3 Systems
Dr. Mauro Perfetti Post-DocPost-Doc in the group of Jesper Bendix
Pia Aßmann BScMSc Project 2016MSc studies at Uni Stuttgart
Dr. Anna Katharina BaderPhD Thesis 2016
Jakub HrubýERASMUS project 2016MSc studies at BUT, Brno
Martin SchneiderERASMUS project 2016MSc studies at BUT, Brno
David HungerBSc Thesis 2016MSc studies at Uni Stuttgart
Yannick ThiebesBSc Thesis 2016MSc studies at Uni Stuttgart
Max Markmeyer BScMSc Project 2016MSc studies at Uni Stuttgart
Dr. Maren GyslerPhD Thesis 2016works at P3 Systems
Dr. Yvonne RechkemmerPhD Thesis 2016works at TRUMPF Lasersystems for Semiconductor Manufacturing GmbH
Dr. Raphael MarxPhD Thesis 2016works at P3 Systems
Roland HeugelDiploma Thesis 2016
Dr. Dominik DenglerPhD Thesisworks at AFT microwave GmbH
Dr. Maria Dörfel PhD Thesisworks at Bosch
Julia Netz BScBSc Thesis 2015MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Monika SchneiderTeacher Thesis 2015
Jan VaverkaERASMUS StudentMSc studies at BUT, Brno
Raffael FrankeTeacher Thesis 2015
Mario Winkler BScBSc Thesis 2015MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Carsten Dingler BScBSc Thesis 2015MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Frauke Breitgoff MScMSc Thesis 2015PhD studies in the Jeschke group at ETH Zürich
Daniel Mack MScMSc Project 2015PhD studies in the Klemm group at the University of Stuttgart
Sonja Dieterich MScMSc Project 2015PhD studies in the Giesselmann group at the University of Stuttgart
Stefan Greiner MScMSc Project 2015PhD studies in the Schleid group at the University of Stuttgart
Dinah VosselerTeacher Thesis 2014works as a teacher
Dipl.-Chem. David BalleDiploma Thesis 2014PhD in the group of Prof. Chassé at Uni Tübingen
Florian Fischer BScMSc Project 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Lukas Reith BScMSc Project 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Andreas Burmester BScBSc Thesis 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Maurice Conrad BScBSc Thesis 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Philipp Ehni BScBSc Thesis 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Michael Tran BScBSc Thesis 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Patrik Djendjur BScMSc Project 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Denis HenrichTeacher Thesis 2014works as a teacher
Clarissa Dietrich BScMSc Project 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Tobias Wegner BScMSc Project 2014MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Andreas Döring BScMSc Project
2013 - 2014
MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Dr. Michael WatersPhD 2009 - 2013works at AMEC
Sinja Manck MScMaster Thesis 2013PhD student in the group of Biprajit Sarkar at FU Berlin
Dipl.-Chem. Oguz SariogluDiploma Thesis 2013Works at the ZELU CHEMIE GmbH
Dipl.-Chem. Meryem Seyhan DurmusDiploma Thesis 2013
Dipl.-Chem. Hatice TaştanDiploma Thesis 2013
Benjamin DiekmannTeacher Thesis 2013Teacher Student at the University of Stuttgart
Irina PeremykinTeacher Thesis 2012-2013Teacher Student at the University of Stuttgart
Samuel Lenz BScBSc Thesis 2013MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Alexis Schmidt BScMaster Project 2013MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Dr. Francesco PigaPhD 2009 - 2013works as an A-level teacher
Hannah Beckler BScBSc Thesis 2013
Heiko Bamberger BScBSc Thesis 2013MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Truc Van Doni DoanTeacher Thesis 2012-2013Teacher Student at the University of Stuttgart
Mark Dornbach BScMSc Project 2013MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Dirk Herrmannsdörfer BScMSc Project 2013MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Dr. Fabrizio Moro Post-Doc 2009 - 2012Post-Doc at the University of Nottingham
David BalleDiploma Project 2012PhD student at the University of Tübingen
Dipl.-Chem. Julia FischerDiploma Thesis 2012PhD Student at MPI Dresden
Dipl.-Chem. Alexia OhleierDiploma Thesis 2012PhD Student at Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Philipp MikulskyBSc-Arbeit 2012
Claudio EiseleDiploma Project 2012PhD student in the group of Sander van Smaalen at the University of Bayreuth
Baldur BorchardtDiploma Project 2011Diploma Student at the University of Stuttgart
Dominik BloosDiploma Project 2011PhD student in the group of Joris at the University of Stuttgart
Dipl.-Chem. Sonja Huprich GrumDiploma Thesis 2011Works in the automobile industry
Jan Meisner BScMSc - Project 2011PhD student in the group of Johannes Kästner at the University of Stuttgart
Dennis Beierlein BScBSc-Arbeit 2011PhD studies in the Klemm group at the University of Stuttgart
Dirk Herrmannsdörfer BScBSc-Arbeit 2011MSc studies at the University of Stuttgart
Daniel Trefz BScBSc-Arbeit 2011PhD student in the group of Sabine Ludwigs at the University of Stuttgart
Dr. Itana KrivokapicPost-Doc 2010 - 2011Works at the University of Bergen
Victoria Page MScMSc 2009 - 2010
Scott Bannister MScMSc 2009 - 2010works at the National Grid (UK)
Dr. Christoph SchlegelPhD 2005 - 2009works at ABB Corporate Research in Switzerland
Dr. Fadi El HallakPhD 2006 - 2009works at Seagate in Northern Ireland
Alastair Burgess MScMSc 2008 - 2009works at Barclays in the UK
Robert MoraSummer Project 2008PhD Student at Durham University
Mikhail Vanyunin mag. phys.Research Stay 2007 - 2008
Dipl.-Phys. Stefanie DenglerDiplom 2006-2007works at the Forschungsinstitut für Optronik und Mustererkennung
Krithika Venkataramani MScMSc 2005 - 2007Lecturer at University of North Carolina Wilmington
Dipl.-Phys. Florian RauscherDiplom 2005 - 2006works as a teacher
Dr. Marc DuránPost-Doc 2004 - 2006works as a teacher
Rejish NathProject 2005Post-Doc Universität Innsbruck, group of Prof. Peter Zoller
Dr. Nadeschda KirchnerPhD 2002 - 2006works at Volke Technische Entwicklung in Munich
Dr. Suriyakan VongtragoolPhD 2001 - 2004works at Schlumberger in France

 


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