Andreas Greiner Ph.D.

Greiner, Andreas
Position Department / Business Unit
Director, Materials Science Center Materials Science Center
Institution Disciplines
Universitat - Marburg Chemistry Nanomaterials Composites
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Andreas Greiner is the Director, Materials Science Center at Universitat - Marburg, where his research focuses on Monomer and polymer synthesis, functional polymers, and metal catalysis of polymerizations.

His other interests include vapor phase deposition polymerizations, structure-property relationships of polymers, designed polymer morphologies by controlled polymerizations, liquid crystalline polymers, confinement structures (carbon nanotubes, polymer nanotubes, and polymer nanofibers), polymers for medical, optical, and microelectronic applications and in sensors, advanced polymer processing.


1988 Ph. D in Macromolecular Chemistry / Heitz, University of Marburg

Career Highlights

Andre Greiner has served as Director of Materials Science Center University of Marburg since 2002. Prior to being named to his current post, Dr. Greiner notes the following career highlights.

C4-Professor (full professor) for Macromolecular Science and Technology at the University of Marburg. (2000)
Head of the TransMIT Center for Plastic Science Marburg C3-Professor (associate professor) for
       Organic chemistry and Polymer science at the University of Mainz (1999)
Lecturer at the University of Marburg (1996)
Habilitation for Macromolecular Chemistry / University of Marburg (1995)
Postdoc / H. W. Schmidt, University of California, Santa Barbara (1989)
Ph. D in Macromolecular Chemistry / Heitz, University of Marburg (1988)
Diploma in Chemistry / Heitz, University of Marburg (1986)


Steinhofer Lecturer 2002, Univeristät Freiburg (2002)
Arthur K. Doolittle Award, ACS-PMSE (2000)


Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; CRC Press; Contributor; Polymer Nanofibers Prepared by Electrospinning (Chapter 222)

Important Articles

Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers Containing a High Concentration of Well-Aligned Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes; Haoqing Hou, Jason J. Ge, Jun Zeng, Qing Li, Darrell H. Reneker, Andreas Greiner, and Stephen Z. D. Cheng;  Chem. Mater. (2005)

Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofibers by Electrospinning as a Protein Delivery System and the Retardation of Enzyme Release by Additional Polymer Coatings Jun Zeng, Achim Aigner, Frank Czubayko, Thomas Kissel, Joachim H. Wendorff, and Andreas Greiner;   Biomacromolecules (2005)

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