Professor Jörg J. Schneider

About the author

Jörg J. Schneider studied chemistry at the Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Germany and obtained a Dr. rer. nat. in 1986. From 1987 until 1988 he was a post doc at Kansas State University, KS, Manhattan, USA and from 1989–1994 a post-doc at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim a.d. Ruhr, Germany. From 1994 until 1999 he was a Heisenberg Fellow of the DFG at the University of Essen and from 2000–2003 a full professor for Inorganic Chemistry at the Karls-Franzens-Universität, Austria. Since 2003 he has been a professor for inorganic chemistry at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.

His current research interests are in the area of materials chemistry: Functional properties of carbon nanotubes, graphene, metal oxides for electronics, catalytic and sensoric properties of these materials and their hybrids as well as organometallic chemistry of polycondensed aromatics.

Advances in Engineering featured article: Gas adsorption capacity in an all carbon nanomaterial composed of carbon nanohorns and vertically aligned carbon nanotubes

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