Markus Antonietti, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, and University of Potsdam, Germany, celebrates his 60th birthday on February 6, 2020.
Antonietti’s research interests include porous polymers, biomimetic materials, and green and sustainable materials chemistry.
Markus Antonietti studied physics and chemistry at the University of Mainz, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry in 1985 under the supervision of Hans Sillescu. He finished his habilitation in physical chemistry in Mainz in 1990 and became Associate Professor there. In 1991, Antonietti joined the University of Marburg, Germany, as Full Professor. Since 1993 he serves as Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces and since 1995 as Full Professor at the University of Potsdam.
Among other honors, Markus Antonietti has received the Goldschmidt–Elhuyar Award of the Real Sociedad Espanola de Quimica (RSEQ, Spanish Chemical Society) in 2003, the Grignard–Wittig Award of the Société Chimique de France (SCF, French Chemical Society) in 2011, the Liebig Medal of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society) in 2016, the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2018, and several honorary doctorates. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Antonietti serves as a Member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals, including Colloid and Polymer Science, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Progress in Polymer Science, and Small.
- Shine Bright Like a Diamond: New Light on an Old Polymeric Semiconductor,
Paolo Giusto, Daniel Cruz, Tobias Heil, Hiroki Arazoe, Paola Lova, Takuzo Aida, Davide Comoretto, Maddalena Patrini, Markus Antonietti,
Adv. Mater. 2020.
- Artificial Humic Acids: Sustainable Materials against Climate Change,
Fan Yang, Markus Antonietti,
Adv. Sci. 2020.
- Carbon nitride nanotube for ion transport based photo-rechargeable electric energy storage,
Kai Xiao, Lu Chen, Lei Jiang, Markus Antonietti,
Nano Energy 2020, 67, 104230.
- Chemical Synthesis and Applications of Graphene and Carbon Materials,
Markus Antonietti, Klaus Müllen (Eds.),
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2017.
- Polymeric Graphitic Carbon Nitride as a Heterogeneous Organocatalyst: From Photochemistry to Multipurpose Catalysis to Sustainable Chemistry,
Yong Wang, Xinchen Wang, Markus Antonietti,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 68–89.
- Graphitic carbon nitride materials: variation of structure and morphology and their use as metal-free catalysts,
Arne Thomas, Anna Fischer, Frederic Goettmann, Markus Antonietti, Jens-Oliver Müller, Robert Schlögl, Johan M. Carlsson,
J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 4893.
- A metal-free polymeric photocatalyst for hydrogen production from water under visible light,
Xinchen Wang, Kazuhiko Maeda, Arne Thomas, Kazuhiro Takanabe, Gang Xin, Johan M. Carlsson, Kazunari Domen, Markus Antonietti,
Nat. Mater. 2008, 8, 76–80.
- Mesocrystals and Nonclassical Crystallization,
Helmut Cöelfen, Markus Antonietti,
Wiley, Chichester, 2008.
Also of Interest
- Photocatalytic Synthesis of N-Fused Pyrroles,
Potassium poly(heptazine imide) used as a heterogeneous, recyclable photocatalyst
- Carbon Nitride for Stronger Hydrogels,
Graphitic carbon nitride acts as photoinitiator and reinforcer for hydrogel formation
- Liebig Memorial Medal 2016,
ChemViews Mag. 2016.
Markus Antonietti, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany, honored