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M.A. Anna Abelmann-Brockmann
Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Israel and SSH & Security
Munich

M.A. Anna Abelmann-Brockmann

M.A. Anna Abelmann-Brockmann

Senior Scientific Officer

Phone : +49 89 9901888-166
Email : abelmann@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Ammerl
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Ammerl

Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Ammerl

Head of Unit

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Bioeconomy

Phone : +49 89 9901888-120
Email : ammerl@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Mikhail Antonkin (Antonkine), Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Health Research & Biotechnology
Nuremberg

Dr. Mikhail Antonkin (Antonkine), Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Dr. Mikhail Antonkin (Antonkine), Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Scientific Officer

  • Health research
  • Biotechnology

Phone : +49 911 50715-950
Email : antonkin@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Referee Duties

2018 (Jan.) – present
Evaluator, ERA.NET RUS Plus, Joint Funding Program of Russia and the European Union.

2016 (Apr.) – present
Expert, EUROSTARS-2 Joint Program for the benefit of R&D performing small and medium-sized enterprises, European Union.

2015 (May) – present
Independent Reviewer, Russian Science Foundation, Russia.

2012 (Nov.) – present
Independent Reviewer of the Polish National Science Foundation (Narodowe Centrum Nauki - NCN), Poland.

2011 (April) - present
Independent Evaluator of the Russian Mega-Grants, German Aerospace Center (DLR – Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt) and New Eurasia Foundation, Russia. Fields of expertise: Biological Sciences, Medical Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology, Medical Engineering.

2011 (Feb.) – present
Independent Reviewer, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst).

Positions Held

2012 (Oct.) – present
Scientific Officer Department of Health Research & Biotechnology, Bavarian Research Alliance, Nuremberg, Germany.

2010 (July) – 2012 (Sept.)
Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.

2008 (April) – 2010 (June)
Senior Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.

2006 (Jan.) – 2008 (Dec.)
Project Leader within the Collaborative Research Center 498. Department of Physics, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2004 (Oct.) – 2005 (Dec.)
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Physics, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2001 (Oct.) – 2004 (Sept.)
Postdoctoral Associate, Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.

2001 (March-Sept.)
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

1996 (Aug.) – 2001 (March)
Graduate Student/Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

1995 (Aug.) – 1996 (Aug.)
Graduate Student/Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA.

Education

July 2017
Innovation Manager (IHK), Nuremberg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Germany.

July 2010 – May 2012
German language courses (the most advanced (C2) level successfully finished), Goethe-Institut and Volkshochschule, Düsseldorf, Germany.

March 2001
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA. Highest grade for the final examination (summa cum laude). Title of the Ph.D. dissertation: “PsaC subunit of photosystem I: electronic structure of iron-sulfur clusters and NMR solution structure.” Thesis available on-line at: http://etda.libraries.psu.edu/theses/approved/WorldWideIndex/ETD-60/index.html

June 1997
M.S. in Chemistry, Higher Chemistry College of the Russian Academy of Sciences, faculty of the D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow, Russia. Highest grade for the final examination. Title of the M.S. Dissertation: “Isolation, purification and identification of NifS homologues, possible sulfur donors for an iron-sulfur cluster formation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. In vitro, NifS-mediated, iron-sulfur and iron-selenium cluster formation.”
The practical part of the work was done at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

July 1995
B.S. in Chemistry, Higher Chemistry College of the Russian Academy of Sciences, faculty of the D.I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow, Russia.

Publication List

2010
Kulon, K., Lubitz, W., Antonkine, M.L., "Modelling the Binding Site of a Linear [3Fe-4S] Cluster" 10th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference EUROBIC10. International Proceedings (Kessissoglou, D., Salifoglou, T. Eds.), Medimond s.r.l., Bologna, Italy, M622C0001, 39-42 (2010).
Niklas, J., Gopta, O., Epel, B., Lubitz, W., Antonkine, M.L., "Investigation of the Stationary and Transient A1•– Radical in Trp→Phe Mutants of Photosystem I" Appl. Magn. Res., 38, 187-203 (2010).

2009
Niklas, J., Epel, B., Antonkine, M.L., Pandelia, M.-E., Sinnecker, S., Lubitz, W., "Electronic Structure of the Quinone Radical Anion A1•– of Photosystem I Investigated by Advanced Pulse EPR and ENDOR Techniques" J. Chem. Phys. B, 113, 10367-10379 (2009).
Antonkine, M.L., Koay, M., Breitenstein, C., Epel, B., Gopta, O., Gärtner, W., Bill, E., Lubitz, W., "Synthesis and Characterization of De Novo Designed Peptides Modelling the Binding Sites of [4Fe-4S] Clusters in Photosystem I"  Biochim. Biophys. Acta. Bioenerg., 1787, 995-1008 (2009).

2008
Antonkine, M.L., Breitenstein, C., Epel, B., Gärtner, W., Bill, E., Lubitz, W., "De Novo Designed Peptides Modelling the Binding Sites of [4Fe-4S] Clusters in Photosystem I" In: Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun: 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis (Allen, J.F., Gantt, E., Golbeck, J.H., Osmond, B. Eds.), Springer, 1263-1266 (2008).
Savitsky, A., Heinnickel, M., Khuzeeva, L., Antonkine, M.L., Möbius, K., Golbeck, J.H., "Characterization of Homodimeric Type I Reaction Center Cores from Heliobacterium modesticaldum by High-Field Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy" In: Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun: 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis (Allen, J.F., Gantt, E., Golbeck, J.H., Osmond, B. Eds.), Springer, 65-68 (2008).
Koay, M., Antonkine, M.L., Gärtner, W., Lubitz, W. (review) "Modelling Low-Potential [Fe4S4] Clusters in Proteins" Chemistry & Biodiversity, 5, 1571-1586 (2008).
Krzystyniak, M., Shen, G., Golbeck J.H., Antonkine, M.L. "Investigation of Water Bound to Photosystem I with Multiquantum Filtered 17O Nuclear Magnetic Resonance" J. Chem. Phys., 128, 01450301-01450315 (2008).

2007
Antonkine, M.L., Maes, E.M., Czernuszewicz, R.S., Breitenstein, C., Bill, E., Falzone, C.J., Balasubramanian, R., Lubner, C., Bryant, D.A., Golbeck J.H., "Chemical Rescue of a Site-Modified Ligand to a [4Fe-4S] Cluster in PsaC, a Bacterial-Like Dicluster Ferredoxin Bound to Photosystem I" Biochim. Biophys. Acta. Bioenerg., 1767, 712-724 (2007).

2006
Epel, B., Niklas, J., Antonkine, M.L., Lubitz, W., "Absolute Signs of Hyperfine Coupling Constants as Determined by Pulse ENDOR of Polarized Radical Pairs” Appl. Magn. Res., 30, 311-327 (2006).
Antonkine, M.L., Golbeck, J.H., "Molecular Interactions of the Stromal Subunit PsaC with PsaA/PsaB Heterodimer" In: Photosystem I: The Light-Driven Plastocyanin: Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase (Golbeck, J.H. Ed.), In series: Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration, (Govindjee Ed), Springer Verlag Heidelberg, Vol. 24, 79-98 (2006).

2004
Antonkine, M.L., Golbeck, J.H., "Photosystem I: FX, FA and FB Iron-Sulfur Clusters" In: Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry (Lennarz, W.J., Lane, M.D, Eds), Elsevier Science, Vol. 3, 348-356 (2004). Golbeck, J.H., Antonkine, M.L., Stehlik, D., "Breaking Biological Symmetry in Membrane Proteins: How PsaC Evolved to Orient Asymmetrically on the Photosystem I Core” Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 9, 24-28 (2004).

2003
Antonkine, M.L., Jordan, P., Fromme, P., Krauß, N., Golbeck, J.H., Stehlik, D., "Assembly of Protein Subunits within the Stromal Ridge of Photosystem I. Structural Changes between Unbound and Sequentially PS I-Bound Polypeptides and Correlated Changes of the Magnetic Properties of the Terminal Iron Sulfur Clusters" J. Mol. Biol., 327, 671–697 (2003). This paper was featured on the journal cover.

2002
Shen, G., Antonkine, M.L., van der Est, A., Vassiliev, I.R., Brettel, K., Bittl, R., Zech S., Zhao, J., Stehlik, D., Bryant, D.A., Golbeck, J.H., "Assembly of Photosystem I. II. Rubredoxin is Required for the In Vivo Assembly of FX in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 as Shown by Optical and EPR Spectroscopy" J. Biol. Chem., 277, 20355-20366 (2002).
Shen, G., Zhao, J., Reimer, S.K., Antonkine, M.L., Cai, Q., Weiland, S.M., Golbeck, J.H., Bryant, D.A., "Assembly of Photosystem I. I. Inactivation of the rubA Gene Encoding a Membrane-Associated Rubredoxin in the Cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 Causes a Loss of Photosystem I Activity" J. Biol. Chem., 277, 20343-20354 (2002).
Antonkine, M.L., Liu, G., Bentrop, D. Bryant, D.A., Bertini, I., Luchinat, C., Golbeck, J.H., Stehlik, D., "Solution Structure of the Unbound, Oxidized Photosystem I Subunit PsaC, Containing [4Fe-4S] Clusters FA and FB. A Conformational Change Occurs Upon Binding to Photosystem I" J. Biol. Inorg. Chem., 4, 461-472 (2002).

2001
Vassiliev, I.R., Antonkine, M.L., Golbeck J.H. (invited review) "Iron-Sulfur Clusters in Type I Reaction Centers." Biochim. Biophys. Acta. Bioenerg. (special issue on Photosystem I), 1507, 139-160 (2001).
Vassilieva, E.V., Antonkine, M.L., Zybailov, B.L., Yang, F., Jakobs, C., Golbeck, J.H., Bryant, D.A., "Electron Transfer May Occur in the Chlorosome Envelope: the CsmI and CsmJ Proteins of Chlorosomes are 2Fe-2S Ferredoxins" Biochemistry, 40, 464-473 (2001).
Stehlik, D., Antonkine, M. L., Golbeck, J. H., Jordan, P., Fromme, P., Krauss, N., "Assembly of PsaC Subunit within Stromal Ridge of Photosystem I Core. Comparison of PsaC Bound and Solution Structure", PS2001 Proceedings, 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Brisbane, CSIRO Publishing, ISBN 0643 06711 6, www.publish.csiro.au/issue/1342.htm

2000
Leartsakulpanich, U., Antonkine, M.L., Ferry, J.G., "Site-Specific Mutational Analysis of a Novel Cysteine Motif Proposed to Ligate the 4Fe-4S Cluster in the Iron-Sulfur Flavoprotein (Isf) of the Thermophilic Methanoarchaeon Methanosarcina thermophila" J. Bacteriol., 182, 5309-5316 (2000).
Antonkine, M.L., Bentrop, D., Bertini, I., Luchinat, C., Shen, G., Bryant, D.A., Stehlik, D., Golbeck, J.H., "Paramagnetic 1H NMR Spectroscopy of the Reduced, Unbound Photosystem I Subunit PsaC: Sequence-Specific Assignment of Contact-Shifted Resonances and Identification of Mixed- and Equal-Valence Fe-Fe Pairs in the [4Fe-4S] Centers FA– and FB–" J. Biol. Inorg. Chem., 5, 381-392 (2000).

1998
Shen, G., Antonkine, M.L., Vassiliev, I.R., Golbeck, J.H., Bryant, D.A., "A Rubredoxin-Like Protein Plays an Essential Role in Assembly of the FA, FB & FX Iron-Sulfur Clusters in Photosystem I", In: Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (Garab, G. Ed.), Kluwer Academic publishers, The Netherlands, Vol. IV, 3147-3150 (1998).
Antonkine, M.L., Falzone, C., Hansen, A., Yang, F., Golbeck, J. H., "Chemical Rescue of Site-Modified Ligands to the Iron-Sulfur Clusters of PsaC in Photosystem I", In: Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (Garab, G. Ed.) Kluwer Academic publishers, The Netherlands, Vol. I, 659-662 (1998).

Robert Bachhuber
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

 Robert Bachhuber

Robert Bachhuber

Student assistant


Email : bachhuber@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Elisabeth Becker
Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Québec / Bavaria-Alberta / RLS-Sciences
Munich

M.A. Elisabeth Becker

M.A. Elisabeth Becker

Project Manager

Phone : +49 89 9901888-181
Email : becker@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Veronika Beierlein
Administration & Project Management
Munich

Curriculum vitae

MBA Gabriela Blumberger
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

MBA Gabriela Blumberger

MBA Gabriela Blumberger

Scientific Officer and Project Manager

Phone : +49 89 9901888-0 bzw. direkt: -132
Email : blumberger@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Geogr. Andreas Blume
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

Dipl.-Geogr. Andreas Blume

Dipl.-Geogr. Andreas Blume

Scientific Officer

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Bioeconomy

Phone : +49 89 9901888-122
Email : blume@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Doris Bruckmeier
Committee Work for the Bavarian Research and Innovation Agency & Administration
Munich

 Doris Bruckmeier

Doris Bruckmeier

Office management/ Munich/ Nuremberg/ Brussels
Secretary

  • office organization
  • reception

Phone : +49 89 9901888-0
Email : bruckmeier@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Verena Bürger
Project Management
Munich

M.A. Verena Bürger

M.A. Verena Bürger

Project Manager (on parental leave)

Phone : +48 89 9901888-124
Email : buerger@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Achinoam Castaño
Office Nuremberg
Nuremberg

 Achinoam Castaño

Achinoam Castaño

Student assistant


Email : castano@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Carla Cronauer
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

 Carla Cronauer

Carla Cronauer

Student assistant


Email : cronauer@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Maximilian Eigner
Public Relations
Munich

 Maximilian Eigner

Maximilian Eigner

Student assistant


Email : meigner@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Ing. Business and Engineering/ Business Coach (IHK)/ Master of Mediation (University) Thomas Eigner
Administration & Project Management
Munich

Dipl.-Ing. Business and Engineering/ Business Coach (IHK)/ Master of Mediation (University) Thomas Eigner

Dipl.-Ing. Business and Engineering/ Business Coach (IHK)/ Master of Mediation (University) Thomas Eigner

Head of Unit Project management & Unit Administration

  • Administration management
  • Budget planning and administration
  • Committee work
  • Human resources

Phone : +49 89 9901888-103
Email : eigner@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Jur. Natalia García Mozo
SME Advisory Services
Munich

Dipl.-Jur. Natalia García Mozo

Dipl.-Jur. Natalia García Mozo

Head of Unit

Phone : +49 89 9901888-171
Email : mozo@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. phil. Florence Gauzy Krieger
Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Québec / Bavaria-Alberta / RLS-Sciences
Munich

Dr. phil. Florence Gauzy Krieger

Dr. phil. Florence Gauzy Krieger

Senior Scientific Officer

Phone : +49 89 9901888-180
Email : gauzy@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Saskia Graf
Health Research & Biotechnology
Munich

Dr. rer. nat. Saskia Graf

Dr. rer. nat. Saskia Graf

Scientific Officer (on parental leave)

  • Health research
  • Biotechnology

Phone : +49 89 9901888-153
Email : graf@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Dan Gutu
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Dan Gutu

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Dan Gutu

Scientific Officer

  • Information and communication technologies
  • Space

Phone : +49 89 9901888-136
Email : gutu@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Positions Held

2015 - present
Scientific Officer for Information and Communication Technologies at Bavarian Research Alliance

2010 - 2014
Research Associate at the KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Architecture

2009 - 2010
Research Associate at the FZI Research Center for Information Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

2002 - 2009
Research Associate at the University Karlsruhe, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

1998 - 2002
Study of Industrial Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, focus cooperate planning

1997 - 1998
DAAD scholar at the University Trier

1994 - 1997
Study of Industrial Engineering at the Politehnica University Bucharest, focus electronics and communications engineering

Tanja Hausler
Administration
Munich

 Tanja Hausler

Tanja Hausler

Student assistant


Email : hausler@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Michaela-Rosemarie Hermann, MBA
Health Research & Biotechnology
Munich

Dr. rer. nat. Michaela-Rosemarie Hermann, MBA

Dr. rer. nat. Michaela-Rosemarie Hermann, MBA

Head of Unit

Phone : +49 89 9901888-154
Email : hermann@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Elisabeth Holme
Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities | Security
Munich

 Elisabeth Holme

Elisabeth Holme

Student assistant


Email : holme@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Yvonne Holzmeier
Public Relations
Munich

M.A. Yvonne Holzmeier

M.A. Yvonne Holzmeier

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-112
Email : holzmeier@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Christine Huber
Public Relations
Munich

M.A. Christine Huber

M.A. Christine Huber

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-113
Email : huber@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Alexandra Hundt
Health Research & Biotechnology
Munich

 Alexandra Hundt

Alexandra Hundt

Student assistant


Email : hundt@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Christina Hundt
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

 Christina Hundt

Christina Hundt

Student assistant


Email : hundtc@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Iberl
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Iberl

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Iberl

Scientific Officer

  • Information and communication technologies

Phone : +49 89 9901888-131
Email : iberl@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Essentials

  • Huge know-how with the lead of complex telecommunication projects (< 3 Mio. €)
  • Lead of international, interfunctional teams (development, sales, marketing, service)
  • Many years of experience in intercultural teams
  • Responsible for the market introduction of innovative products in the IP area (T-mobile, VDF, etc.)
  • Many years of project management experience with regards to control, coordinate and results checking in many different customer projects

Positions Held

10/2012 - to date
Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR), Munich

Scientific Officer, Information and Communication TechnologiesResponsibility to support Bavarian Universities, SMEs and the Industry in getting European funding for their research topics.

06/2012 - 09/2012
Voluntary entry in NSN's professional re-orientation company

04/2010 - 05/2012
Nokia Siemens Networks LLC (NSN), Munich

Senior Product Manager - Voice & IP / Go-to- market / VoLTE

08/2007 - 03/2010
Senior Product Manager – IMS / VoIP / + Training, Munich

04/2007 - 08/2007
Strategy and Business development, Munich

10/2002 - 03/2007
Siemens Inc., Munich
Project Head for Vodafone / Vodacom and Verizon, USA and South Africa

01/2000 - 09/2002
System Architect, Vodafone Group, Munich and worldwide

10/1995 - 12/1999
Technical Project Leader for Satelite networks, USA

01/1992 - 09/1995
System Integrator

01/1991 - 12/1991
Ericsson Inc., Sweden

GSM specialist with regards to core and radio networks

12/1987 - 12/1990
Siemens Inc., Munich

Development engineer, C450 cell phone system

1986 - 1987
Diploma thesis for Ink Jet printers

1982 - 1986
Study of Electronics Engineering at University in Munich

Selection of Projects

Position: Product Manager, Go-to-market (IMS, FMC)
Customer: Vodafone Romania
Duration:
10/2010 – 03/2011
Skills:
Analysis, Specifications, Test strategy, Realization, Implementation
Software / Tools: Microsoft Office, Project
Description:

  • Change TDM Core Network into IP based systems
  • Analysis of ´legacy´ Hardware and Software
  • Realize solution with ATCA based hardware
  • Implementation of IMS, at first as ´Hosted Solution´ with VDF Italy

Position: Head of Project
Customer:
VODACOM Inc.
Duration:
10/2003 – 08/2005
Skills:
Analysis, Specifications, Test strategy, Realization, Implementation
Software / Tools:
Microsoft Office, Project, SAP/R3
Description:

  • Introduction of a UMTS Core – and Radio System
  • Competitor analysis
  • Migration strategy
  • Implementation of the first UMTS network on the African continent

Position: Technical Project Leader
Customer:
IRIDIUM LLC.
Duration:
10/1995 – 10/1998
Skills:
Analysis, Specification, Test strategy, Realization, Implementation
Software / Tools: Microsoft Office, Project, K1197 Protokolltester, D900 Tracing Tools
Description:

  • IRIDIUM-satellite interface to be analyzed
  • Set-up functional specification
  • Software implementation and test

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Dipl.-Kff. Magdalena Katzenberger
Administration
Munich

Dipl.-Kff. Magdalena Katzenberger

Dipl.-Kff. Magdalena Katzenberger

Finance

  • Accountancy/Controlling

Phone : +49 89 9901888-106
Email : katzenberger@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Susan Kelly
Administration
Munich

 Susan Kelly

Susan Kelly

office organization

Phone : +49 89 9901888-0
Email : kelly@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Daniel Kießling
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Nuremberg

Dr. rer. nat. Daniel Kießling

Dr. rer. nat. Daniel Kießling

Scientific Officer

  • Nanotechnology and materials
  • Energy-efficient buildings and green vehicles

Phone : +49 911 50715-920
Email : kiessling@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Positions Held

12/2012
Successful defense of the doctoral thesis

02/2012
Scientific Officer at the Bavarian Research Alliance

03/2010
Acceptance to "Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes" (Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM))

11/2006
Research fellow at Physical  Chemistry – Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) - Prof. Dr. Dirk Guldi  
Topic: "Carbon Structured Model Systems for Photovoltaic Applications" 

11/2005 - 07/2006
Master´s degree in Molecular Science at FAU after 6 month research at Tel Aviv University - Israel
Topic: "Fluidic Alignment of Nanotube Structures for Nano-electronic Devices and Application"

09/2004 - 10/2005
Master programme "Molecular Science" in Erlangen (FAU). Emphasis on "Molecular Nanoscience", "Physical Chemistry" and "Theoretical Chemistry"

09/2001 - 09/2004
Bachelor programme "Molecular Science" in Erlangen (FAU).
Bachelor Thesis: "Analysis of CO Oxidation on Pt(335) via molecular beam method"

M.A. Marcus Kratschke
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Nuremberg

M.A. Marcus Kratschke

M.A. Marcus Kratschke

Scientific Officer

  • Geographic information system (GIS) - cartography
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Bioeconomy

Phone : +49 (0)911 - 507 15 - 940
Email : kratschke@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Geogr./M.A. Gudrun Lampart
Project Management
Munich

Dipl.-Geogr./M.A. Gudrun Lampart

Dipl.-Geogr./M.A. Gudrun Lampart

Project Manager

Phone : +49 89 9901888-172
Email : lampart@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.Sc. Rosina Lohmeyer
SME Advisory Services
Munich

M.Sc. Rosina Lohmeyer

M.Sc. Rosina Lohmeyer

Project Manager

Phone : +49 (0)89 9901888-174
Email : lohmeyer@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Mag. Karin Lukas-Eder
EU Liaison Office in Brussels
Brussels, Belgium

Mag. Karin Lukas-Eder

Mag. Karin Lukas-Eder

BayFOR Representative / EU Liaison Office in Brussels

  • Representation of interests at/in the European institutions (all subject areas)
  • Mediation for contact persons and/or consultants
  • Organisation for project presentations in Brussels

Phone : +32 2 5134121
Email : lukas-eder@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.Sc. Katrin Mögele
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

M.Sc. Katrin Mögele

M.Sc. Katrin Mögele

Scientific Officer

Phone : +49 89 9901888-125
Email : moegele@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Haleh Mohajerani
Administration
Munich

 Haleh Mohajerani

Haleh Mohajerani

Event management

Phone : +49 89 9901888-107
Email : mohajerani@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Marcos Moschovidis
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

 Marcos Moschovidis

Marcos Moschovidis

Student assistant


Email : moschovidis@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Ekaterina Nilmaer
Administration
Munich

M.A. Ekaterina Nilmaer

M.A. Ekaterina Nilmaer

Finance (on parental leave)

Phone : +49 89 9901888-109
Email : nilmaer@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Noreen Osterlehner
Administration
Munich

 Noreen Osterlehner

Noreen Osterlehner

Student assistant


Email : osterlehner@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Ninetta Palmer
Public Relations
Munich

M.A. Ninetta Palmer

M.A. Ninetta Palmer

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-115
Email : palmer@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Panteleïmon Panagiotou
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Munich

Dr. rer. nat. Panteleïmon Panagiotou

Dr. rer. nat. Panteleïmon Panagiotou

Head of Unit

Phone : +49 89 9901888-130
Email : panagiotou@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Positions Held

2013 - now
Member of the EU Commission, Directorate-General Research & Innovation (Unit D3)'s High Level Group Nano & Materials - in this capacity representing Bavarian interests

2007 - now
Head of Unit Information & Communication Technologies, Engineering & Natural Sciences, Bavarian Research Alliance

2004 - 2005
Postdoctoral research fellow at DESY in Hamburg, at ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) and at ILL (Institut Laue-Langevin) in Grenoble

2001 - 2006
PhD in the field of physics at Technische Universität München; Characterisation of the surface structure and morphology of thin polymer blends by scanning force microscopy, neutron and synchrotron scattering.

2000 - 2001
Scientific employee at the Institute for Physical Chemistry at University of Bayreuth and at the Institute for Physical Chemistry & Electrochemistry at Leibniz Universität Hannover

1999 - 2000
Diploma thesis in physical chemistry at University of Bayreuth

1996
Undergraduate research fellow at CNRS (Laboratoire de Chimie de Surface) in Lyon, France

1995 - 1996
Studies abroad at École supérieure de chimie physique électronique de Lyon

1992 - 2000
Study of chemistry at University of Bayreuth

Sofia Parthenidou
Administration
Munich

 Sofia Parthenidou

Sofia Parthenidou

Team coordinator

  • Human Resources/Finance

Phone : +49 89 9901888-105
Email : parthenidou@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Tanja Pätzelt
Administration
Munich

 Tanja Pätzelt

Tanja Pätzelt

Finance

  • Accountancy

Phone : +49 89 9901888-108
Email : paetzelt@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Ivaylo Petrov
EU Liaison Office in Brussels
Brussels, Belgium

 Ivaylo Petrov

Ivaylo Petrov

Trainee


Email : petrov@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Philip Pfaller
Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities | Security
Munich

Dr. Philip Pfaller

Dr. Philip Pfaller

Scientific Officer

Phone : +49 89 9901888-164
Email : pfaller@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Ass. jur. Martin Reichel
Management
Munich

Ass. jur. Martin Reichel

Ass. jur. Martin Reichel

CEO

Phone : +49 89 9901888-0
Email : reichel@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Nico Riemann
ICT, Engineering & Natural Sciences
Nuremberg

Dr. Nico Riemann

Dr. Nico Riemann

Scientific Officer and Deputy Head of Unit

  • Production
  • Transport

Phone : +49 911 50715-910
Email : riemann@bayfor.org

Expertise

Curriculum vitae

Positions Held

2011 - to date
Scientific Officer for Information & Communication Technologies, Engineering & Natural Sciences at Bavarian Research Alliance

2008 - 2010
National Contact Point for Production at Projektträger Karlsruhe, Produktion und Fertigungstechnologien (PTKA-PFT), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

2006 - 2008
Research Assoicate at Molcad GmbH: Planning, organisation and work-out of projects concerning numerical modelling of molecular properties and bio-mineralisation

2002 - 2005
PhD in Bioinformatics at Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie Jena, today Leibnitz-Institut für Altersforschung, and at International University Bremen, today Jacobs University. (Topic: Development of numerical simulation models and Homology modelling of proteins.);
Publications: "Refinement of protein cores and protein-protein interfaces using a potential scaling approach." Protein Engineering 18(10): 465-476 (2005); "Reversible scaling of dihedral angle barriers during molecular dynamics to improve structure prediction of cyclic peptides." J. Peptide Res. 63, 354-364 (2004)

2000 - 2001
Research Associate in semiconductor physics at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: Publication "Density dependent intersubband absorption in strongly disordered systems", Phys. Rev. B 65, 115304 (2002)

1993 - 2000
Diploma in Physics at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Thesis connected to Intersubband transitions in doped semiconductors

Emmanuelle Rouard
Public Relations
Munich

Curriculum vitae

Fiona Rumohr
Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Québec / Bavaria-Alberta / RLS-Sciences
Munich

 Fiona Rumohr

Fiona Rumohr

Project Manager

Phone : +49 89 9901888-182
Email : rumohr@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dipl.-Kulturwirtin Barbara Schönleben
Public Relations
Munich

Dipl.-Kulturwirtin Barbara Schönleben

Dipl.-Kulturwirtin Barbara Schönleben

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-116
Email : schoenleben@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Carolin Schuback
Environment, Energy & Bioeconomy
Munich

M.A. Carolin Schuback

M.A. Carolin Schuback

Scientific Officer

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Bioeconomy

Phone : +49 89 9901888-123
Email : schuback@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.Sc. Melanie Schulte
Project Management
Munich

M.Sc. Melanie Schulte

M.Sc. Melanie Schulte

Project Manager

Phone : +49 89 9901 888-124
Email : schulte@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Julia Sesto
Public Relations
Munich

M.A. Julia Sesto

M.A. Julia Sesto

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-114
Email : sesto@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Maximilian Stuprich
Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities | Security
Munich

 Maximilian Stuprich

Maximilian Stuprich

Trainee

Phone : +49 89 9901888-167
Email : stuprich@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Melanie Tiefgraber
Public Relations
Munich

 Melanie Tiefgraber

Melanie Tiefgraber

Student assistant


Email : tiefgraber@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.A. Natalie Tudman-Bless
Public Relations
Munich

M.A. Natalie Tudman-Bless

M.A. Natalie Tudman-Bless

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-201
Email : tudman@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Sigita Vaisnora
Project Management
Munich

 Sigita Vaisnora

Sigita Vaisnora

Student assistant


Email : vaisnora@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. rer. nat. Günther Weiß
Bavarian/ National Collaborative Research Unit
Munich

Dr. rer. nat. Günther Weiß

Dr. rer. nat. Günther Weiß

Head of Unit Liaison Office Research Associations

Phone : +49 89 9901888-190
Email : weiss@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

Dr. phil. Alexander Widmann
Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities | Security
Munich

Dr. phil. Alexander Widmann

Dr. phil. Alexander Widmann

Scientific Officer

  • Social Sciences, Economics and Humanities
  • Security Research

Phone : +49 (0)89 9901888-162
Email : widmann@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

M.Sc. Kevin Wilke
SME Advisory Services
Munich

M.Sc. Kevin Wilke

M.Sc. Kevin Wilke

Officer

Phone : +49 89 9901888-173
Email : wilke@bayfor.org

Curriculum vitae

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