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Prof Martina Stenzel

Martina Stenzel


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CURRENT POSITION

Professor
School of Chemistry

  
EDUCATION

  • 1996-99 Ph.D. in Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1990-96 MSc. in Chemistry, University of Bayreuth, Germany


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Since 2014 Professor, University of New South Wales, School of Chemistry, Sydney, Australia
  • 2012 - 2013 Full Professor, University of New South Wales, School of Chemical Engineering, Sydney, Australia
  • 2008 Associate Professor,  University of New South Wales, School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Sydney, Australia
  • 2005 Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales, School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, Sydney, Australia
  • 2002 Lecturer, University of New South Wales, School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, Sydney, Australia
  • 2001 Research Associate, University of New South Wales, School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, Sydney, Australia
  • 1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology sponsored by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) UNSW, School of CEIC, Sydney, Australia
  • 1995 Research Assistant, University of Stuttgart, Germany


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE & INTERESTS

  • Complex polymer architectures
  • Synthesis of star polymers, comb polymers, block copolymers via RAFT (reversible addition fragmentation transfer) polymerization
  • Synthesis of glycopolymers and their interaction with lectins
  • Synthesis of nanoparticles for drug delivery purposes
  • Development of drug delivery systems for the delivery of platinum drugs in collaboration with Dr Paul de Souza, St.George Hospital
  • Development nanoparticles for the delivery of non-metal anti-cancer drugs in collaboration with Dr Mohammad Pourgholami and Prof David Morris, St. George Hospital, UNSW


EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

  • Since 2011 Editorial Advisory Committee of Progress in Polymer Science
  • Since 2011 Editorial Advisory Committee of ACS MacroLetters
  • Since 2011 Editorial Advisory Committee of Macromolecules
  • Since 2010 Editorial Advisory Committee of Polymer (Elsevier)
  • Since 2008 Editor of the Australian Journal of Chemistry


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES (MEMBER OF)

  • Since 2012 Honorary General Secretary of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
  • Since 2012 Australian Representative of the Pacific Polymer Council
  • 2008-2011 Chair of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Polymer Division
  • 2011 Conference Chair of the 32nd Australian Polymer Symposia (32 APS)
  • 2010 Theme leader and organizing committee “Materials- from nano to meso” at the Royal Australian Chemical Convention (RACI) in Melbourne July 2010.
  • 2009 Theme leader and organizing committee “New developments in polymer synthesis” at the 11th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC11) in December 2009.
  • 2006 Secretary of the Polymer Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
  • 2005 Conference Chair of the 16th annual meeting of the AustralAsian Society of Biomaterials (16th ASB) held in February 2006 at Roturoa, NewZealand, as a combined meeting with the 28th Australian Polymer    Symposia (28th APS)
  • since 2004 Member of the Standing committee of the Polymer Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
  • 2003 Member of the Scientific committee of the International Membrane Science and Technology Conference (IMSTEC) held at UNSW in November 2003

AWARDS

  • 2012 RACI polymer division citation award
  • 2011 LeFevre Medal of the Australian Academy of Science
  • 2009 UNSW Engineering Excellence award for research
  • 2009 ARC Future Fellow
  • 2008 RACI “Sangster Award” to an outstanding polymer scientist under the age of 40.
  • 2006 Finalist of the Eureka Prize of the Australian Museum, Category “People’s choice award” and “UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific research”
  • 2005 John Yu fellowship to visit the Melville Laboratories at the University of Cambridge, England
  • 1999 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship


PATENTS


"Porous Polymers for Membranes" Stenzel-Rosenbaum, M. H.; Davis, T. P. International Patent PCT WO 0250174, 2002.


CONTACT DETAILS

Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design
The University of New South Wales
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052
Australia
P: +61 2 9385 4656
F: +61 2 9385 6250
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NEWS
* Chemistryworld article *
on Cyrille Boyer and team
(08/12/14)

* Poster Day *
winner: Ka Wai Fan
(08/08/14)

*Two Innovation Awards finalists*
A/Prof Cyrille Boyer and team
Dr Stuart Thickett and team
(posted 18/07/14)



 


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