CV Papp

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Christian Papp (*1975)

Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Since 2015 Privatdozent at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2011-2014 Habilitation at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Mentor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück)
 “Surface Chemical Reactions – in situ studies of heterogeneous catalysis and the reactivity of modified surfaces
Since 9/2009 Group leader of the surface and in-situ spectroscopy group
  • Model catalysis and reaction kinetics on surfaces and nanoclusters
  • Hydrogen storage applications             
  • Metal-supported graphene
  • Ambient pressure XPS
2008-2009 Postdoctoral work with a Feodor Lynen grant of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Materials Science Division/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Physics Department/University of California Davis, with Prof. Charles S. Fadley
  • Soft x-ray standing wave experiment
  • High energy ARPES and XPS
2007 Postdoctoral work, Chair for Physical Chemistry, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2003-2007 PhD student at the Chair for Physical Chemistry at the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, with Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück “In-situ investigations of adsorbed hydrocarbons – model systems of heterogeneous catalysis” (summa cum laude)
2002 Diploma-Thesis at the Chair for Physical Chemistry at the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, with  Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück “Untersuchung der Adsorption zyklischer Kohlenwasserstoffe auf Ni(111) mit höchstaufgelöster Röntgen-Photoelektronenspektroskopie”
1996-2002 Studies of Chemistry at the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Awards and Honors:

Since 2017 Speaker / Member of the BESSY User Committee at BESSY II of HZB
2015 Emmy-Noether-Habilitationspreis des Universitätsbundes Erlangen-Nürnberg
2015 Dozentenpreis of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2014-2016 Member of the User Committee at BESSY II, Helmholtzzentrum Berlin (HZB)
Since 12/2012 Member of the Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials”
2008-2009 Feodor-Lynen grant of the Alexander-von-Humboldt foundation
2007 Karl-Giehrl-Preis of the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Scientific contributions:

>85 publications in international journals
>200 contributions at national and international conferences
>25 invited lectures