Director

Prof. Dr. Tanja Weil
Prof. Dr. Tanja Weil
Director
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Prof. Dr. Tanja Weil

About Tanja Weil

Tanja Weil studied chemistry (1993–1998) at the TU Braunschweig (Germany) and the University of Bordeaux I (France) and completed her PhD at the MPI for Polymer Research under the supervision of K. Müllen. In 2003 she received the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society. From 2002 to 2008 she managed different leading positions at Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH (Frankfurt) from Section Head Medicinal Chemistry to Director of Chemical Research and Development. In 2008 she accepted an Associate Professor position at the National University of Singapore. Tanja Weil joined Ulm University as Director of the Institute of Organic Chemistry III / Macromolecular Chemistry in 2010. In 2012 Tanja Weil has been awarded the ERC Synergy Grant together with Fedor Jelezko and Martin Plenio. Her current scientific interests include the synthesis of quantum materials, customized and adaptive macromolecules for precision sensing and therapy as well as polymeric catalysts and hybrid membranes that outperform existing materials. Prof. Dr. Tanja Weil joined the Max Planck Society in 2017 as one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research heading the department “Synthesis of Macromolecules”.

Extended Curriculum Vitae

Professional Appointments

since January 2017

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany (from February 2016 to December 2016 – part time)

2010-2016

W3 Professor & Director of the Institute of Organic Chemistry lll, Ulm University, Germany

2008-2010

Associate Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

2008

Director, Chemical R&D, Merz Pharmaceutical GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

2007

Department Head “Medical Chemistry and Drug Design”, Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

2002-2006

Section Head “Medical Chemistry”, Merz Pharmaceutical GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

Higher Education

2002

Dr. rer. nat., Mainz University, Germany (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen; Grade: Summa Cum Laude

1999-2001

PhD Studies, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany

1998

Dipl. Chem., Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Henning Hopf; Grade: Very good

1995-1996

Erasmus Research Internship, Université de Bordeaux l, France

1993-1998

Chemistry Studies, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

 
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