Lebenslauf Albert

Curriculum Vitae Barbara Ruth Albert

Born 9.12.1966 in Bad Godesberg, Germany

University Education

1985 – 1990 Study of Chemistry at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn (Germany)

1995 Adviser: Ph.D., Prof. Dr. M. Jansen, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

2000 Habilitation Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn

Professional Experience

1995 – 1996 Post-doc at the Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara (U.S.A.), Prof. A. K. Cheetham

1996 – 2001 Assistant Professor at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen and the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany), Prof. Dr. J. Beck

2000 – 2001 Deputy chair for Inorganic Chemistry at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

2001 – 2005 Full professor (C4) for Inorganic Solid State Chemistry and Materials Science at University of Hamburg (Germany)

2005 – Full professor (W3) for Inorganic Solid State Chemistry at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Professional Activities

1998 – 2001 Member of SFB 408 “Inorganic solids without translation symmetry”

2001 – 2005 Member and head (since 2003) of Research Training Group 611 (DFG) “Design and Characterization of Functional Materials”

2003 – 2005 Director of the Institute of Inorganic and Applied Chemistry, University of Hamburg

2005 Visiting professor at the Université de Rennes, (France)

2005 Chair of the 15th International Symposium on Boron, Borides and Related Compounds, Hamburg

2006 Co-Editor of a special issue on boron chemistry of the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Elsevier

2006 – 2010 Elected head of the division for solid state chemistry and materials research of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

2007 – European Editor of Solid State Sciences, Elsevier

2007 – 2011 Head of the chemistry department at Technische Universität Darmstadt

2007 – Member of the committee of the Technical Inorganic Chemistry division of Dechema e.V.

2008 – 2015 Elected member of the board of the German Chemical Society

2008 Chair of the 6th Inorganic Materials Conference, Elsevier, Dresden

2010 – 2011 and 2014-2015 Vice president of the German Chemical Society

2012 – 2013 President of the German Chemical Society

2012 – Member of the IUCr Commission on Crystallography of Materials

2012 – 2016 Managing Director of the Eduard-Zintl-Institute of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

2014 – Supervisory Board Member at Evonik Industries

2015 – Member of management board at ASIIN e.V.

2016 – Member of the chemistry review board of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2016 – Supervisory Board Member at Schunk Group

Research area

Inorganic solid state and materials chemistry

Awards and Honors

1995 – 1996 Feodor Lynen fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation

1996 – 1999 Lise Meitner stipend of NRW for the habilitation project

1997 Bennigsen-Foerder Award of NRW for young researchers

2000 ADUC award for aabilitands