Personal details

Name
Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik
Position(s)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research and Innovation)
Division of Research and Innovation,
Research and Innovation - DVC Office,
Research & Innovation - DVC Office
Professor in Materials Science and Engineering
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Chemistry & Physics
Discipline *
Nanotechnology
Phone
+61 7 3138 2132
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD in Chemistry (Gottingen University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), German Chemical Society (GDCh), American Chemical Society (ACS), Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI)

Keywords

Macromolecular Chemistry, Light Induced Chemistry, Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization (RDRP), Macromolecular Analysis, High Resolution Mass Spectrometry, Macromolecular Surface Chemistry, Macromolecular Kinetics and Mechanism, Advanced Soft Matter Materials

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

From 12/19 Deputy Vice Chancellor Research & Innovation (DVCRI) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
From 07/17 Australian Laureate Fellow (Australian Research Council)
From 04/17 Full Professor of Materials Science at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia, and Professor (Fractional) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
11/15-07/16 Founding Director of the Centre of Excellence (Sonderforschungsbereich) (SFB 1176) ‘Molecular Structure of Soft Matter’ at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), continued principle investigator
06/13-04/17 Professor (Fractional) of Materials Science, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
03/11-12/17  Director (jointly with S. Bräse und J. Lahann) of the ‘Soft Matter Synthesis Laboratory’ of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
07/08-04/17  Full Professor, W3, newly established Chair of Polymer Chemistry New Field Group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
11/07 – 7/08  Co-Director of the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, The University of New South Wales, Australia
12/06 – 07/08  Full Professor (Chair) and ARC Australian Professorial Fellow (2007 -2011) at the University of New South Wales, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, Sydney, Australia
01/06 – 12/06  Associate Professor in Polymer Science at the University of New South Wales, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, Sydney, Australia
07/04 – 12/05  Senior Lecturer in Polymer Science at the University of New South Wales, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, Sydney, Australia
04/02 – 06/04 Lecturer in Polymer Science at the University of New South Wales, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, Sydney, Australia
02/00 – 04/02 Research Associate at the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, University of New South Wales, Australia
02/97-02/00 Research Assistant at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Göttingen, Germany

This information has been contributed by Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2020
Details
United Kingdom Macro Group Medal
Type
Membership of Review Panels on Prestigious Grant Applications
Reference year
2020
Details
Member of the ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship Selection Advisory Committee
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
Prime Minister's Prize for Science Finalist
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
QUT Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award for Leadership Excellence
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
Type
Recipient of an Australia Council Grant or Australia Council Fellowship
Reference year
2017
Details
Australian Laureate Fellowship
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
International Biannual Belgian Polymer Group (BPG) Award, for outstanding contributions to polymer science and numerous interactions with Belgian polymer groups. Featured in Angewandte Chemie Intl. Ed. 2012, 51, 1-2.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Erwin Schrödinger Award of the Helmholtz Association in recognition of the body of work on 3D laser printing of functionalized microstructures
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2013
Details
Editor-in-Chief of Polymer Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2011
Details
Australian Professorial Fellowship, Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
A New Generation of Photoresists for 3D Laser Lithography
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP180100316
Start year
2018
Keywords
Title
High Performance Inks for Solution Based Organic Light Emitting Diodes Manufacturing
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP170100387
Start year
2018
Keywords
Title
Light-Induced chemical modularity: a new frontier in macromolecular design
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
FL170100014
Start year
2018
Keywords
Title
Nanoparticle driven templating of microspheres as chromatographic materials
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP160101362
Start year
2017
Keywords