Prof. Dr. Marek Sierka

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Professur Computational Materials Science
Marek Sierka, Univ.-Prof. Dr
Room 134
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena

Education

   
10/2009 Venia legendi for Theoretical Chemistry, appointment as Lecturer (Privatdozent)
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
06/2009 Venia docendi for Theoretical Chemistry
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Habilitation thesis: Synergy Between Theory and Experiment in Structure Resolution of Low-dimensional Systems
11/2000 Doctorate in Chemistry (summa cum laude)
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Doctorate thesis: Combining Quantum Mechanics and Interatomic Potential Functions in Quantum Chemical Studies of Extended Systems
06/1996 Master of Science in Chemistry
Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
Master thesis: Heterogeneity of Broested Acidic Sites in H-Faujasites Studied by Quantum Chemical Methods

Academic Career

   
01/2012 – present Professor of Computational Materials Science, Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
09/2011 Visiting Professor, Italian Institute of Technology, National Nanotechnology Laboratories, Lecce, Italy
10/2009 – 12/2011 Lecturer (Privatdozent), Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
04/2004 – 12/2011 Researcher, Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
10/2001 – 03/2004 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Karlsruhe, Germany (with Prof. R. Ahlrichs)
12/2000 – 09/2001 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (with Prof. J. Sauer)
10/1998 – 11/1998 Visiting Researcher at the Molecular Simulations Inc., San Diego, California, USA
10/1996 – 11/2000 Doctoral candidate, Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (with Prof. J. Sauer)
10/1995 – 06/1996 Max Planck Society scholarship and study of Chemistry, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
10/1994 – 06/1995 Scholarship of the Trans-European Mobility Scheme for University Studies (TEMPUS) program and study of Chemistry, Bergen University, Norway
10/1991 – 06/1994 Study of Chemistry and Physics, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

Related Professional Experience

   
05/2010 – 12/2011 Member of the Council of the Interdisciplinary Center of Computational Sciences Adlershof
08/2009 Co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Center of Computational Sciences Adlershof
04/2007 – present Secondary employment as CEO of the TURBOMOLE GmbH
03/2007 Co-founder of the TURBOMOLE GmbH company

Awards and Scholarships

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Theoretische Chemie (AGTC)

Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)