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Nick Huettner

PhD Student

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Brief Curriculum Vitae
since 11/20 PhD studies under the supervision of A/Prof. Tim Dargaville and Dr. Anja Goldmann, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
10/16 – 02/19 International Master’s Double Degree in Biofabrication
Thesis Title: Developing Hydrogel Systems for Biofabrication
05/17 – 02/19    Master of Applied Science (Research) in Biofabrication, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
10/16 – 09/18    Master of Science in Biofabrication, Julius-Maximilians-University Wuerzburg, Germany
10/13 – 09/16 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Thesis Title: Synthesis of a D-π-A-Chromophore for Electrooptic Applications

Research Interests
  • Cationic Polymerization
  • Poly(2-oxazoline)s
  • Biomaterials
  • Stimuli Responsive Polymers
  • Biofabrication

[03] Macrocyclization Efficiency for Poly(2-oxazoline)s and Poly(2-oxazine)s

Huettner, N.; Goldmann, A. S.; Hoogenboom, R.; Dargaville, T. 2022, submitted.

[02] Going beyond RGD: Screening of a cell-adhesion peptide library in 3D cell culture

M. Sarwat, D.C. Surrao, N. Huettner, J.A. St John, T.R. Dargaville, A. Forget, Biomed. Mater., 2020, 15, 055033.

[01] Discovering Cell-Adhesion Peptides in Tissue Engineering: Beyond RGD

N. Huettner, T.R. Dargaville, A. Forget, Trends Biotechnol., 2018, 36, 372-383.


Imagine a cured 3D printing ink that is removable simply by darkness. Sounds like science fiction? No more! Check out Steve Gauci's brilliant work https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adfm.202206303 @HouckHannes @Filip_Du_Prez @EvaBlascoPo @blinco_james @Cluster3DMM2O @QUTmaterials @KITKarlsruhe

The European Polymer Federation Congress @EPF2022 soon to start in beautiful sunny Prague. Thank you very much for inviting me. Having a pre-conference walk through the old town with #legendsofpolychem Nikos Hadjichristidis @QUT @QUTmaterials @KITKarlsruhe


We have had a close look at the photochemistry of dimethyl dialdehydes, an important functionality for light induced material design https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.joc.2c01020 Outstanding work @FlorianFeist1 @Cluster3DMM2O @KITKarlsruhe @QUT @QUTmaterials