Prof. Dr. Henning Menzel [Geschäftsführender Leiter]

[TC Makromolekularer Stoffe]

Institut für Technische Chemie
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Hans-Sommer-Str. 10
D-38106 Braunschweig

E-Mail: h.menzel@tu-bs.de
Phone: +49 (0)531 391-5361
Fax: +49 (0)531 391-5357

Education
• Habilitation Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hannover, 1995
   Title: "Rigid rod-like polymers with flexible, mesogenic or photochromic side chains"
• Ph.D. Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hannover, Hannover, 1990
   Supervisor Prof. Dr. M.L. Hallensleben, Title: "Photochromic Poly(glutaminic acid ester)s – Synthesis and investigations of    photoinduced changes in their properties"
• Diploma, Chemistry, Technical University Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, 1986
   Supervisor: Prof. Dr. P. Zugenmaier; Title: "Temperature and time dependent X-ray investigations of the phase behavior of    liquid crystalline side chain polymers"
   Professional Experience
• since Aug 1st 2001 Professor, Institute of Technical Chemistry,
   Technical University Braunschweig,
• ausserplanmässiger (extraordinary) Professor, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry,
   University of Hannover, 05/2001 – 08/2001.
• Privatdozent, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry,
   University of Hannover, 11/1995 – 05/2001.
• Visiting Scientist, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 3/1997 - 2/1998 with Prof. C.E. Evans
• Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany 8/1990 -    11/1995.

Honors
Fulbright Fellowship 1997-1998

Further activities
• 2002 – 2003 chairman of Gesselschaft Deutscher Chemiker GDCh Ortsgruppe Braunschweig (German Chemical Society,    Braunschweig section)
• since 2002 managing board "Franz-Patat-Zentrum" Scientific forum for interdisciplinary polymer research, Braunschweig
• since 2002 advisory board "Wissens- und Innovationsnetzwerk Polymertechnik" (Knowledge- and innovation network polymer    technology), Wolfsburg

Publications
Research Interests