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Jan Hobich

PhD Student

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Brief Curriculum Vitae
since 05/22 PhD studies under the joint supervision of Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia), Jun.-Prof. Eva Blasco (Heidelberg University, Germany) and Dr. Hatice Mutlu (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
12/21 – 04/22 Complementary scientist (HiWi) under the supervision of Dr. Hatice Mutlu, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Project: KIT Future Fields “Second Life for Commercial Polymers: Chemical Metamorphosis

03/21 – 09/21 Master thesis under the supervision of Dr. Hatice Mutlu, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Expanding the Toolbox of the Bis(hindered amino)disulfide based Polymers

04/19 – 09/21 Master of science in chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
10/18 – 01/19 Bachelor thesis under the supervision of Prof. Michael A. R. Meier, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Preparation of secondary amino-aldehydes via Mannich amino alkylation

10/15 – 03/19 Bachelor of science in chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
 

Research Interests
  • Step-growth polymerization (i.e. conventional and non-conventional polycondensation)
  • Chain-growth polymerization (i.e. ROMP)
  • Sulfur-decorated small compounds/polymers
  • Multicomponent polymerization/reaction
  • Post-polymerization approaches

2021
[01] Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization of 2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidine-1-sulfanyl (TEMPS) Dimers

J. Hobich, B. Huber, P. Theato, H. Mutlu; Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2021, 42, 2100118.

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Congratulations to Jessica Pelloth, our most recent PhD graduate. Check out some of Jessica’s and ⁦@VinhXTruong⁩’s cool work on light responsive hydrogels in Advanced Materials here https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202102184 ⁦@QUT⁩ ⁦@QUTmaterials⁩

Thank you ⁦@HouckHannes from ⁦@warwickchem⁩ - one of our joint PhD alumni with ⁦@Filip_Du_Prez⁩ -⁩ for an excellent talk today ⁦@QUTmaterials⁩. Fun and productive photochemistry planning session - exciting science ahead ⁦@QUT

Thanks so much for having us on board for the 3rd anniversary special issue @TrendsChemistry