Kilian Heckenberger

Kilian Heckenberger

Alarich-Weiss-Str. 16
64287 Darmstadt

Office: L2|07 4

+49 6151 16-21833

Working area(s)

  • Bachelor thesis 07/17 - 09/17
  • Master thesis 10/19 - 05/20
  • Ph.D. thesis 08/20 -


Field of research

  • Reaction monitoring and mechanical studies of transition metal-catalyzed reactions
  • Etablishment and utilization of combined UVNMR-spectroscopy for transition metal-catalyzed reactions

Bachelor thesis

Title Tetragonal Phases of the Dodecaborides MB12 (M=Sc, Y, Zr, Hf)
Group Prof. Dr. B. Albert
Place Eduard-Zintl-Institut für Anorganische und Physikalische Chemie, Technical University Darmstadt

Master thesis

Title Study on the reaction intermediates of a Grubbs-Hoveyda catalysed metathesis reaction using rapid injection UVNMR spectroscopy
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele, Prof. Dr. Herbert Plenio
Place Clemens-Schöpf-Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Darmstadt


1 Y. Liang*, Y. Zhang, H. Jiang, L. Wu*, W. Zhang*, K. Heckenberger, K. Hofmann, A. Reitz, F. C. Stober, and B. Albert*
Thermodynamic Ground States of Multifunctional Metal Dodecaborides
Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1075–1083.
2 B. J. Elvers, M. Sawall, E. Oberem, K. Heckenberger, R. Ludwig, K. Neymeyr, C. Schulzke, V. Krewald,* C. Fischer*
Towards operando IR‐ and UV‐vis‐Spectro‐Electrochemistry: A Comprehensive Matrix Factorisation Study on Sensitive and Transient Molybdenum and Tungsten Mono‐Dithiolene Complexes
Chem. Meth. 2021, 1, 22-35.