Director of X-ray Diffraction Laboratory

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Dr. rer. nat. habil. Alexander Pöthig

Catalysis Research Center (CRC) SC-XRD Laboratory Raum: 4032

Postal address

Ernst-Otto-Fischer-Straße 1
85748 Garching b. München

Place of employment

TUM Catalysis Research Center (CRC)

Ernst-Otto-Fischer-Straße 1(5410)/IV
85748 Garching b. München


2020 TUM - Munich, Germany Dr. habil. 
2012 TUD - Dresden, Germany Dr. rer. nat.
2007 UC Berkeley - Berkeley, U.S.A. Visiting Researcher (Prof. Trauner)
2007 TUD - Dresden, Germany Diplom (Chemistry)

Professional experiences and career

2021-present TUM - Munich, Germany Privatdozent @ Faculty of Chemistry
TUM - Munich, Germany Head of SC-XRD laboratory CRC
2011-2013 TUM - Munich, Germany Researcher (Prof. Herrmann / Prof. Kühn)
2008-2011 TUD - Dresden, Germany PhD Candidate (Prof. Strassner)

Professional Achievements

2018 Vanguard Fellow of the IAS @ University of Birmingham  
Fellow of the Fonds der chemischen Industrie (PhD) TUD - Dresden, Germany
2005-2007 Fellow of the Studienstiftung d. dt. Volkes TUD - Dresden, Germany
2002-2004 Fellow of the Fonds der chemischen Industrie TUD - Dresden, Germany


DGK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallographie):

Spokesman SIG Molecular Compounds (AK6 – Molekülverbindungen)

Board Member SIG Chemical Crystallography @ GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker)