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Biography

Guillaume Delaittre
Born in 1979, Dieppe (France)
guillaume.delaittre∂kit.edu

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Macromolecular engineering, block copolymer nanoparticles and films, biofunctionalized materials, supramolecular chemistry, biocatalysis, targeted delivery

 

 

TEACHING

Since April 2018
Mentoring of the practical courses on Polymer Chemistry at KIT

Since April 2017
Synthetic Polymer Chemistry at KIT (main lecture for Chemistry Bachelor/Master students with all basics on the synthesis of macromolecules) – 12 x 1.5 hours

Since April 2016
Polymer Nano(bio)technology: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
Special lecture for Chemistry Bachelor/Master students at KIT – 10 x 1.5 hours

2015
Design of the new experiment Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization for the practical courses on Polymer Chemistry at KIT

2011 – 2016
Synthetic Polymer Chemistry + Advanced Polymer Synthesis and Characterization
Occasional substitution for Prof. Barner-Kowollik in main lecture and Master curriculum at KIT

 

 

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 11/2016
KIT Associate Fellow
at the Faculty of Chemistry and Biosciences at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
(Faculty member and rights for promotion of own PhD students)

Since 03/2013
Group Leader
hosted jointly by the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics and the Preparative Macromolecular Chemistry team at the Institute of Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, both within the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

06/12 – 02/13
Postdoctoral Research Associate
in the Preparative Macromolecular Chemistry team (Prof. Barner-Kowollik) at the Institute of Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, within the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

06/10 – 05/12
Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow
in the Preparative Macromolecular Chemistry team (Prof. Barner-Kowollik) at the Institute of Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry and the Neuro- and Cell Biology team (Prof. Martin Bastmeyer) at the Zoological Institute, both within the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

02/08 – 08/09
Postdoctoral Research Associate
in the department of Supramolecular and Physical-Organic Chemistry (Prof. Nolte), Institute of Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10/04 – 01/08
PhD Student
at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères (Prof. Charleux) – Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France

09/03 – 07/04
Master Student
at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères (Prof. Charleux) – Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France

09/00 – 09/03
Ecole d'ingénieur Student
(Materials Science – Specialized in polymers) at Polytech'-Paris UPMC (formerly IST) – Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France

09/98 - 07/00
Diplôme d'études universitaires générales
(Science de la Matière) at Université Jules Verne de Picardie, Amiens, France

09/97 – 06/98
Cycle préparatoire intégré
à l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille, Lycée Montebello, Lille, France

07/97
Baccalauréat scientifique
at the Lycée du Vimeu, Friville-Escarbotin, France

 

 

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, and FUNDING

2017
KIT-Young Investigator Network Grant 2017 (8000 Euros)
2015 Best Poster Award at the Nano Today 2015 Conference
2014 KIT-Young Investigator Network Grant 2014 – 1st Place (7500 Euros)
2013 DFG Sachbeihilfe (Normalverfahren) as co-applicant with Profs. Barner-Kowollik and Bastmeyer (239 kEuros)
2013 BMBF Junior Group (1M Euros)
2012 Polymer Chemistry Poster Prize at Warwick2012 Conference
2009 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (for two years)
2009 Aguirre-Basualdo Prize (Best PhD Thesis in Chemistry within Paris Universities)
2004 Research Grant from the French Ministry of Research (for three years)
2003 Merit Award from Pierre & Marie Curie University (Financial support for Master studies)

 

 

REFEREEING

Peer-reviewed journals
Prog. Polym. Sci.; Adv. Mater.; J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.; Chem. Commun.; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces; Acta Biomater.; Macromolecules; ACS Macro Lett.; Biomacromolecules; Polym. Chem.; Sci. Rep.; J. Mater. Chem. B; Chem. Asian J.; Macromol. Rapid Commun.; Bioconjugate Chem.; Soft Matter; Langmuir; Macromol. Biosci.; Biomater. Sci.; Polymer; Org. Biomol. Chem.; Eur. Polym. J.; Macromol. Mater. Eng.; Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.; Macromol. React. Eng.; ChemistrySelect; Chem; J. Macromol. Sci., Pure Appl. Chem.

Funding agencies
French National Research Agency (ANR, France), Fund for Scientific Research Flanders (FWO, Belgium), Romanian National Council for Scientific Research, NSF (National Science Foundation – USA), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

PhD Theses
Main referee for thesis of Dr Julien Bosson (Marseille University, France – 2015)

 

 

ORGANIZATION

Founder and Curator of the YIN Lecture Series at the KIT (quarterly symposium with highly ranked scientists, e.g., 3 Nobel laureates in 2016/2017)

Member of the Transdisciplinarity Committee of the Young Investigator Network (YIN) at the KIT

Member of 7 Thesis Advisory Committees at the Biointerfaces International Graduate School (BIF-IGS) of the KIT (2014 - today)

Co-organizer of the biannual meeting of the GDCh-Division of Macromolecular Chemistry “Dimensional Control of Polymeric Materials – From Synthesis to Function”, 24–27/09/2018, Karlsruhe (Germany)

Chairman (organizer) of the 3rd Belgian-German Macromolecular Meeting MacroBeGe2016, 15–16/02/2016, Houffalize (Belgium)

Session Organizer at the 6th Brazilian-German Frontiers of Science and Technology Symposium BRAGFOST 2015, 10–13/09/2015, Bad Neuenahr (Germany)

Co-Chairman of the Belgian-German (Macro)molecular Meeting MacroBeGe2012, 3-4/12/2012, Houffalize, Belgium

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Guest Editor of the special issue „Chemical Surface Functionalization“ for the open-access journal Molecules (MDPI, 2018)

Monthly Author of polymer-related “Notizen aus der Chemie” in Nachrichten aus der Chemie (journal of the Association of German chemists - GDCh)

Member of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) and of the Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)

 

 

 

Last update: February 19, 2018