The Supraparticle Group
Thomas Zimmermann finished his apprenticeship as a paint laboratory technician at Eckart GmbH in 2011 and then worked there in the field of graphic arts in the R&D and application technology for two years. After that, he went to the TBS1 in Bochum and graduated from there as a state-certified technical engineer in the field of Chemistry in 2015. In the same year, he started his academic studies in the same field. During his Master studies he worked in the group of Ian Manners at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada. Thomas graduated from the University of Wuerzburg with a Master degree in Chemistry in 2020. His Master’s Thesis theme was to create silicone based fine dust catching coatings and methods for their testing. He started his doctoral position in January 2021 in Wuerzburg at the Fraunhofer ISC and in Erlangen at the FAU with focus on particle based coatings for targeted influence of aerosol-surface interaction.