CV

Prof. Dr. Anja-Verena Mudring FRSC

Head of Physical Materials Chemistry, Stockholm University
Adjunct Professor, The University of Alabama
Associate Editor, Crystal Growth & Design (American Chemical Society)

Research Profile:
Research motto: Theory with Practice – Understanding fundamental structure-property relationships with the aim to design new materials for energy related applications.

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-4739-2014
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2800-1684
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1wofyBoAAAAJ&hl=en

Education and Qualifications:

1990-1995: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany, Diplom-Chemiker (Dipl.-Chem.) (with distinction)
1995-2001: Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany and as the degree granting institution: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, Germany,

Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude, with distinction),

Graduate Advisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Jansen

2003-2006: Universität zu Köln, Germany, Habilitation, Priv.-Doz. (2006)

Appointments and Positions:

1992-1995: Research Assistant, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, Germany
1995-2001: Graduate Research Assistant and Fellow of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie and Ev. Studienwerk Villigst e.V., Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany and Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
2001-2003: Postdoctoral Researcher, Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA, USA and Feodor Lynen Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
2003-2006: Scientific Assistant (C1, Assistant Professor equivalent), Universität zu Köln, Germany, and Liebig Fellow of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2006-2014: Tenured Professor of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry (W2, tenured Associate Professor and W3, Chair, Full Professor equivalent), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
2013-2017: Glenn Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (tenured Full Professor), Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
2013-2017: Faculty Scientist, Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Ames, IA, USA
2016-

 

 

Head of Physical Materials Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden

 

 

Adjunct, Honorary, and Visiting Positions:

2006-2007: Affiliate Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
2008-2014: Adjunct Professor, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
2017- Adjunct Professor, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
2018 Visiting Professor, Université d´Orléans and CNRS CBM (Centre de biophysique moléculaire), Orléans, France
Visiting Scholar, SERP+, University Genova, Italy

 

Memberships in Learnt Societies:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The American Ceramics Society (ACerS)
  • Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte (GdNÄ),
  • European Rare Earth Society (ERES), Vice-President
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Fellow
  • Sigma Xi
  • Svenska Kemisamfundet

 

Services (University and National Laboratory):

  • Teaching Commission, Fakultät fuer Chemie und Biochemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany (2008-2014)
  • Equality Commission, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany (2011-2014)
  • Chair of the Research Department Interfacial Systems Chemistry, Ruhr-Universität Bochum,Germany (2011-2014)
  • Board of the DFG Cluster of Excellence RESOLV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany(2013-2014)
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, USA (2015-2016)
  • Director of Graduate Education, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa StateUniversity, Ames, USA (2015-2016)
  • Research Director, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, USA (2015-2016)
  • Infrastructure Commission, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden (2017-)
  • Strategy Commission, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden (2018-)
  • Department Board, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden (2018-)
  • Served on various faculty search committees
  • Member of various national and international PhD committees

 

Services (other):

  • Training of the German Team for the International Chemistry Olympiad (1991-2006), Advisory Board and Judge of the International Chemistry Olympics, Kiel, Germany, 2005
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Evangelischer Hochschulbeirat (EKD), Germany (2008-2015)
  • Vice-President of the European Rare Earth Society (ERES), Geneva, Switzerland (2008-)
  • Advisory Board, Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V., Germany (2011-2015)
  • Founding Chair of the COST Action CM1206 (EXIL – Exchange on Ionic Liquids), European Commission (2013-2014)
  • Founding Chair of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network LUMINET,European Commission (2012-2014)
  • Advisory Board, FIRST Energy Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US (2014-)
  • Chair-Elect of the Iowa Section, American Chemical Society, USA (2016)
  • Chair of the Iowa Section, American Chemical Society, USA (2017)
  • Board Member of the Independent Research Fund Denmark, Denmark (2018-)
  • Referee for various science and research organizations such as CSIRO (Australia), DFF – Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond – Independent Research Fund Denmark, Denmark; Academy of Finland (Finland), DFG (Germany), DOE (US), EC (Europe), FCT (Portugal), FWF (Austria), FWO (Belgium), Helmholtz Association (German)

 Editorial Boards and Editorships:

  • Associate Editor, Crystal Growth & Design (American Chemical Society) (2010-)
  • Editorial Board, Crystals (MDPI) (2010-2015)
  • Guest Editor, Inorganic Chemistry (American Chemical Society), John Corbett Memorial Issue (2015)
  • Referee for various journals in general, inorganic, physical and materials chemistry

Fellowships:

  • Undergraduate Fellowship, Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V., Germany (1992-1995)
  • Fritz-ter-Meer Fellowship, Bayer Foundation, Germany (1992-1995)
  • Graduation Fellowship, Hoechst AG, Germany (1995)
  • Graduate Fellowship, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Frankfurt, Germany (1995-1997)
  • Graduate Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn, Germany (1995), declined by AVM
  • Graduate Fellowship, Eangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V., Germany (1997-2001)
  • Feodor-Lynen Fellow, Alexander-von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany (2001-2003 and 2006)
  • Liebig Fellow, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Frankfurt, Germany (2003-2005)
  • Dozentenstipendium (Young Faculty Excellence Fellowship), Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Frankfurt, Germany (2003-2005)
  • Academia-Industry Fellowship, BASF AG, Germany (2010)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Honorary Research Fellowship, Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) (2011)
  • Glenn Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA,USA (2013-2017)
  • SERP+ Scholar, University Genova, Italy (2018)

Meetings, Conferences, Symposia organized: 

2008 ·   25th RERC 2008 (Rare Earth Research Conference), Tuscaloosa AL, USA; Scientific Advisory Board & Ionic Liquid Session Organizer

·   ACS Fall Meeting 2008, Philadelphia, USA; Session Organizer “Ionic Liquid Materials“

·   MSE 2008 (Materials Science and Engineering), Nürnberg, Germany; Session Organizer

·   Terrae Rarae 2008, Bochum, Germany; Conference Organizer

2009 ·   COIL 2009 (International Conference on Ionic Liquids), Cairns, Australia; Scientific Advisory Board

·   9th ICfE 2009 (International Conference on f-Elements), Köln, Germany, Session Organizer

2010 ·   APCIL 2010 (Asian Pacific Conference on Ionic Liquids), Beijing, China; Scientific Advisory Board

·   ESTE 2010 (Excited States of Transition Metals), Santiago de Chile; Scientific Advisory Board

2011 ·   ISEC 2011 (International Solvent Extraction Conference), Beijing, China; Scientific Advisory Board

·   26th RERC 2011 (Rare Earth Research Conference), Albuquerque NM, USA; Scientific Advisory Board & Ionic Liquid Session Organizer

·   COIL 2011 (International Conference on Ionic Liquids), Washington DC, USA; Scientific Advisory Board

2012 ·   ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego CA, USA; Session Organizer: “Nanomaterials in Ionic Liquids”

·   APCIL 2012 (Asian Pacific Conference on Ionic Liquids), Beijing, China; Scientific Advisory Board

2013 ·   COIL 2013 (International Conference on Ionic Liquids), Vilamoura, Portugal; Scientific Advisory Board
2014 ·   Gordon Research Conference on Ionic Liquids, Newry ME, USA; Co-Chair

·   27th RERC 2014 (Rare Earth Research Conference), Squaw Valley CA, USA; International Advisory Board & Program Committee

·   EUCHEM 2014, Tallinn, Estonia; Scientific Advisory Board

·   CIMTEC 2014, Montecatini Terme, Italy; International Advisory Board

2015 ·   COIL 2015 (International Conference on Ionic Liquids), Jeju City, South Korea; International Advisory Board

·   11th ICfE 2015 (International Conference on f Elements), Oxford, UK; International Advisory Board

2016 ·   Gordon Research Conference on Ionic Liquids, Newry ME, USA; Chair

·   ESTE (Excited States of Transition Metals) Polanica Zdroj, Poland; International Advisory Board

·   40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics Composites; Symposium Co-Organizer

·   Toronto, Canda, Symposium Co-Orgainzier, G10: Energy-efficient lighting and power devices: Materials, technologies, and applications

2017 ·   28th RERC (Rare Earth Research Conference), Ames IA, USA; Co-Chair

·   41th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics Composites; USA; Symposium Co-Organizer

2019 ·   8th International Congress on Ionic Liquids, COIL-8, Beijing, China; International Advisory Board