Congratulations to Aquarray (www.aquarray.com) for winning the concept phase in the Science4Life Venture Cup 2017!


Our paper on "UV-Triggered Polymerization, Deposition and Patterning of Plant Phenolic Compounds" has been just accepted to Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations to Farid on his first first-author paper from our group!

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Xin Du's paper entitled "Bio-inspired Strategy for Controlled Dopamine Polymerization in Basic Solutions" has been accepted for publication in Polymer Chemistry. Congratulations to Xin and all co-authors!




Congratulations to Linxian Li, whose paper has been published on the cover of Advanced Science!

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You can download our new book chapter reviewing recent advances in “Patterned Superhydrophobic Surfaces” here





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We contributed to the Chapter 7 titled: “Patterned Superhydrophobic Surfaces”. Congratulations to Erica!





Congratulations to Erica, whose paper has been published on the cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials!

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Our new paper on "patterned SLIPS for creating and screening of bacterial biofilm microstructures" has been accepted to Advanced Healthcare Materials. Congratulations to Ivana and Julia! This paper is a result of a very fruitful collaboration with the group of Prof. Schwartz from the Institute of Functional Interfaces at the KIT.





Marius Brehm has joined our group as an Internship student. Welcome! 




Anna´s paper entitled "Evaluation of the Droplet-Microarray Platform for High-Throughput Screening of Suspension Cells" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Laboratory Automation. Congratulations to Anna! 




Robin Bär´s paper entitled "Facile fabrication of robust superhydrophobic surfaces: comparative investigation" has been accepted for publication in RSC Advances. Congratulations to Robin! 




Institute´s retreat on Rhine. Thanks to Konny for the help with the organization.





 Philipp Lachenmaier has joined our group as a Trainee. Welcome! 




Lei Li´s paper entitled “UV-induced disulfide formation and reduction for dynamic photopatterning” has been accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations to Lei! 





 Zheqin Dong has joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome! 



Congratulations to Isabel, whose paper will be published on the cover of Advanced Materials!




Wenqian has successfully defended his PhD in Heidelberg University. Congratulations!


Our next Advanced Materials paper has been accepted. Congratulations to Isabel! The title of this paper is "Fabrication of Hydrogel Particles of Defined Shapes using Hydrophilic-Superhydrophobic Micropatterns" and it is a collaboration with the group of Prof. Mano (University of Aveiro/University of Minho)



 Congratulations to Tina for winning the first poster prize at a conference in Cambridge!


Anna's paper has been published in RSC Advances: "Droplet-microarray on superhydrophobic-superhydrophilic patterns for high-throughput live cell screenings"!


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