Distinguished Professor for Macromolecular Science
University of Bayreuth, Germany
Andreas Greinerreceived his Ph D. degree in Chemistry from the University of Marburg in 1988. In 1989 he joined University of California as postdoc, Santa Barbara, USA. He was appointed associate professor for organic chemistry and macromolecular chemistry at the University of Mainz and became head of the TransMIT Center for Plastic Science and Nanotechnology in 1999. In 2000 he became full professor for polymer chemistry and technology at the University of Marburg and joined in 2012 University of Bayreuth as distinguished professor for macromolecular chemistry. He is board member of Dechema Nanotechnology section and is heading the business unit Future Solution of New Materials Bayreuth GmbH. Present research topics are functional biobased polymer synthesis, electrospinning of polymer nanofibers, polymer-functionalized nanoparticles, poly(p-xylylene)s, functional polymer dispersions, polymers for coatings, filtration, textiles, medicine, pharmacy, and agriculture.