Siegel der Universität zu Köln
 
University of Cologne
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Department of Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Axel Klein
Room: 325
Tel: +49-221-470 4006
FAX: +49-221-470 5196
email: axel(dot)klein(at)uni-koeln(dot)de

Curriculum vitae

name Klein
first-nameAxel
date of birth 21. March 1964

Head of the group

studies
10/83-2/91Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart, final examination/degree 22.2.91 Diploma
7/90-2/91 Diploma thesis with (supervisor) Prof. Dr. W. Kaim, Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Stuttgart (IAC Stuttgart) on "Ein-und zweikernige Komplexe von Rhenium(I)-Fragmenten: Re(CO)3L mit π-elektronenarmen µ2-Chelatliganden"
(Mono- and binuclear complexes of rhenium(I)-fragments: [Re(CO)3L] with π-electron deficient µ2-chelate ligands).
PhD
2/92-2/94with Prof. Dr. W. Kaim, IAC Stuttgart on "Substrat-Selektivität und Stabilisierung ungewöhnlicher Oxidationsstufen durch räumliche Abschirmung in d8-konfigurierten Platinmetallkomplexen".
(Substrate selectivity and stabilisation of uncommon oxidation states due to steric shielding in d8 configured platinum metal complexes).
Post Doc
1999 - 2000 Post doctoral activities: Research on photochemical and photophysical properties of organo-Pt(II)- and Pt(IV) complexes, with Prof. Derk J. Stufkens at the University of Amsterdam.
Habilitation
2002in "Anorganische Chemie" (Inorganic Chemistry) at the University of Stuttgart, 2002.
Thesis: "Untersuchungen an funktionalen Einheiten ein- und zweikerniger elektronenreicher Organometallkomplexe des Nickels (Ni), Palladiums (Pd) und Platins (Pt)" (Studies on functional building blocks of mono- and binuclear electronrich organometallic complexes of nickel, palladium, or platinum). Verlag Grauer, Beuren und Stuttgart, 2002. ISBN 3-86186-412-6
Privat-Dozent
achieved in 2003 "Privat-Dozent für Anorganische Chemie" at the University of Stuttgart.
positions
5/91 - 12/93 Researcher at the SFB 270 at IAC Stuttgart
7/94 - 6/99Researcher at IAC Stuttgart.
7/99 - 9/04Scientific Assistant (C1) at IAC Stuttgart.
10/02 - 2/03Temporary chair substitute (C4) at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the University of Tübingen.
10/03 - 6/04Guest professor at the Institute for Chemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria
Since 10/04C3-Professor at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne (Köln)