Prof. Dr. S. R. Waldvogel


Prof. Dr. Siegfried R. Waldvogel

© E. Lichtenscheidt

Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 2–126
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-26069
Fax: +49 6131/39-26777
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ResearcherID: H-4228-2011
ORCID: 0000-0002-7949-9638
Born: 1969
1990–1994 Studies in chemistry at the University of Konstanz with a scholarship by the “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes”
1994 Diploma thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. W. Pfleiderer
1994–1996 PhD thesis at the University of Bochum / Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. T. Reetz); Kekulé fellowship (1995-1996)
1997–1998 Post-Doc in the group of Prof. Dr. J. Rebek, Jr. at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California; DAAD/NATO fellowship
1998–2004 Habilitation at the University of Münster; Liebig-fellowship (1998-2000) and DFG-fellowship (2000-2004)
2004–2010 Professor (C3/W2) at the University of Bonn
2009 Offer to full professorship to University of Jena declined
Since 2010 Full Professor (W3) at the University of Mainz
From 2019 Member of the Executive Board of the GDCh-Division of Sustainable Chemistry


1996 Otto-Hahn-Medal of the Max-Planck-Society
2001 Bennigsen-Foerder-Award of the state of North Rhine Westphalia
2001 Donation by the Dr.-Otto-Röhm-Foundation
2003 Young researchers award by the “Förderkreis der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität”
2003 Fellowship by the Hellmut Bredereck-Foundation (GDCh)
2008 Inventors Award "Patente Erfinder" of the state of North Rhine Westphalia, 2nd award
2008 Nicolas-August-Otto-Award of the city of Cologne, 2nd award
2013 Zukunftspreis Pfalz
2018 Jaroslav Heyrovsky Prize for Molecular Electrochemistry (International Society of Electrochemistry)
2019/2020 Novartis Chemistry Lecture Award
2020 Manuel M. Baizer Award (Electrochemical Society)
2020 Pitch of the year (CHEManager) with ESy-Labs GmbH
2022 Sigma-Aldrich Lecture (Merck)
2023 UNIPRENEURS Award (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection)