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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 2019 Member of the Photon Science Division Proposal Review Committee of Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
Since 2018 Member of the Project Review Panel for photon science at DESY, Germany
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, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Since 12/2012 Member of the Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials” Erlangen
2008-2009 Feodor-Lynen grant of the Alexander-von-Humboldt foundation
2007 Karl-Giehrl-Preis of the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Scientific contributions:

>100 Publications in international journals
>200 Contributions at national and international conferences
>30 Invited lectures