Dr. Dennis Pollok



Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 2221-01.133
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-36200
E-mail: pollok@uni-mainz.de
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2013–2016 Bachelor Studies in Chemistry at Mainz University
2016 Bachelor Thesis in the Group of Dr. habil. Frederik R. Wurm (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz)
2016–2018 Master Studies in Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
2017–2018 Research Internship in the Group of Prof. Dr. Dwight S. Seferos at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada)
2018 Master Thesis in the Waldvogel group at Mainz University
Since 2018 PhD studies in the Waldvogel group
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Research interests: organic synthesis, electroorganic synthesis
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D. Pollok, L. M. Großmann, T. Behrendt, T. Opatz, S. R. Waldvogel, A General Electro-Synthesis Approach to Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids, Chem. – Eur. J. 2022, accepted.
[DOI: 10.1002/chem.202201523]

D. Pollok, F. Rausch, S. Beil, P. Franzmann, S. R. Waldvogel, Allocolchicines – Synthesis with Electro-organic Key Transformations, Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 3760–3765.
[DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c01084](front cover)

A. P. Häring, D. Pollok, B. R. Strücker, V. Kilian, J. Schneider, S. R. Waldvogel, Beyond Kolbe and Hofer-Moest: Electrochemical Synthesis of Carboxylic Anhydrides from Carboxylic Acids, ChemistryOpen, 2022, 11, e2022000.
[DOI: 10.1002/open.202200059](Highlighted in chemistryviews)

D. Pollok, B. Gleede, A. Stenglein, S. R. Waldvogel, Preparative Batch-Type Electrosynthesis: A Tutorial, Aldrichimica Acta, 2021, 54, 1, 3–15.
[Link: aldrichimica-acta-54-1]

D. Pollok, A. Stenglein, S. R. Waldvogel, "Instrumentation for Electrosynthetic Screening and Preparative Electrolysis", 2021, Book chapter in “Encycl. Electrochem.”.
[DOI: 10.1002/9783527610426.bard030109]

S. B. Beil, D. Pollok, S. R. Waldvogel, Reproducibility in Electroorganic Synthesis – Myths and Misunderstandings, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 14750–14759.
[DOI: 10.1002/anie.202014544]
S. B. Beil, D. Pollok, S. R. Waldvogel, Reproduzierbarkeit in elektroorganischer Synthese – Mythen und Missverständnisse, Angew. Chem. 2021133, 14874–14883.
[DOI: 10.1002/ange.202014544]

D. Pollok, S. R. Waldvogel, Electro-organic Synthesis – A 21st Century Technique, Chem. Sci. 202011, 12375–12592.
[DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01848A]

J. L. Röckl, D. Pollok, R. Franke, S. R. Waldvogel, A Decade of Electrochemical Dehydrogenative C,C-Coupling of Aryls, Acc. Chem. Res. 202053, 45–61.
[DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00511]

C. Markwart, A. Battig, M. M. Velencoso, D. Pollok, B. Schartel, F. R. Wurm, Aromatic vs. Aliphatic Hyperbranched Polyphosphoesters as Flame Retardants in Epoxy Resins, Molecules 201924, 3901.
[DOI: 10.3390/molecules24213901]

S. B. Beil, P. Franzmann, T. Müller, M. M. Hielscher, T. Prenzel, D. Pollok, N. Beiser, D. Schollmeyer, S. R. Waldvogel, Investigations on Isomerization and Rearrangement of Polycyclic Arenes under Oxidative Conditions - Anodic versus Reagent-mediated Reactions, Electrochim. Acta 2019302, 310–315.
[DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.02.041]