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Markus Antonietti

Director of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
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Professor Markus Antonietti

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

Markus Antonietti is Director of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. Starting 35 years ago with polymer science, he now drives modern materials chemistry, where sustainable processes and biomass based materials are a central theme. Carbon and Carbon-Nitrogen Materials indeed exert a special fascination to him. He published around 800 Papers and issued 90 patents, his H-index is 160 (WoS). Besides being a devoted scientist and an academic teacher (about 55 of his former students hold leading professorships worldwide), he is also a passionate chef specialised in fusion cuisine and plays in a Rock`n`Roll band.