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Prof. Dr. Georg Papastavrou

Overview
Overview
Prof. Dr. Georg Papastavrou

Chair of Physical Chemistry II
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


Job History

Since 11/2009Professor, Physical Chemistry/Physics of Polymers, U Bayreuth
05/2006 – 10/2009Lecturer, Département de Chimie Minéral, Analytique et Applique, Université de Genève, Schweiz
07/2002 – 04/2006Senior Research Associate, Laboratory of Colloid and Surface Chemistry (Prof. M. Borkovec), Département de Chimie Minéral, Analytique et Applique, Université de Genève, Schweiz
11/2000 – 06/2002Postdoc, Physik der Weichen Materie (Prof. C.A. Helm), University of Greifswald

Education

08/2000 – 10/2000Postdoc, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
1996 – 2000Ph.D. in the Department of Interfaces (Prof. H. Möhwald) 
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Golm and the University of Potsdam
1995Diploma in Physics (Diplomarbeit in Biophysik am Institut für Angewandte Physik und BASF AG) University of Heidelberg
1992 – 1995Study of Physics, University of Heidelberg
1989 – 1992Study of Physics, University of Göttingen

Awards and other responsibilities

Since 2014Coordinator Keylab “Surface and Interface Characterization” Bavarian Polymer Institute
Since 2009Professor Elite Study Program Macromolecular Science  University of Bayreuth
1998Doktorandenpreis IFZ-DOBS University of Potsdam
1990 – 1995Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Chair of Physical Chemistry II
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


  • Colloidal interaction forces
  • Direct force measurements
  • Scanning probe microscopy
  • Instrumental development for surface characterization
  • Polymer adsorption and stimuli responsive layers
  • Bioadhesion and multivalent adhesion
  • Electrokinetics
  • Electrochemistry & AFM (SECM)
  • Surface characteriziation
  • Electrets

Chair of Physical Chemistry II
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


10 selected publications

A complete list of publications of Prof. Dr. Georg Papastavrou is available here.


Colloidal Properties of Recombinant Spider Silk Protein Particles
Helfricht N., Doblhofer E., Duval J.F.L., Scheibel T., Papastavrou G.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120, 18015

Controlled Exfoliation of Layered Silicate Heterostructures Into Bilayers and Their Conversion Into Giant Janus Platelets
Stöter M., Gödrich S., Feicht P., Rosenfeldt S., Thurn H., Neubauer J.W., Seuss M., Lindner P., Kalo H., Möller M.; Förster S., Papastavrou G., Breu J.
Angewandte Chemie 2016, 55, 7398

Showing Particles Their Place: Deterministic Colloid Immobilization by Gold Nanomeshes
Stelling C., Mark A., Papastavrou G., Retsch M.
Nanoscale 2016, 8, 14556

Ion Adsorption on Modified Electrodes as Determined by Direct Force Measurements Under Potentiostatic Control
Kuznetsov V., Papastavrou G.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2014, 118, 2673

Direct Biocombinatorial Strategy Toward Next Generation, Mussel-Glue Inspired Saltwater Adhesives
Wilke P., Helfricht N., Mark A., Papastavrou G., Faivre D., Börner H.G.A.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 12667

Space-Resolved in-Plane Moduli of Graphene Oxide and Chemically Derived Graphene Applying a Simple Wrinkling Procedure
Kunz D.A., Feicht P., Goedrich S., Thurn H., Papastavrou G., Fery A., Breu J.
Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 1337

Investigating Forces Between Charged Particles in the Presence of Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes with the Multi-Particle Colloidal Probe Technique
Borkovec M., Szilagyi I., Popa I., Finessi M., Sinha P., Maroni P., Papastavrou G.
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 2012, 179, 85

Probing Multivalent Host-Guest Interactions Between Modified Polymer Layers by Direct Force Measurement
Kaftan O., Tumbiolo S., Dubreuil F., Auzély-Velty R., Fery A., Papastavrou G.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011, 115, 7726

Importance of Charge Regulation in Attractive Double-Layer Forces Between Dissimilar Surfaces
Popa I., Sinha P., Finess, M., Maron, P., Papastavro, G., Borkove, M.
Physical Review Letters 2010, 104, 228301

Interactions Between Solid Surfaces with Adsorbed Polyelectro-lytes of Opposite Charge
Borkovec M., Papastavrou G.
Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science 2008, 13, 429

Chair of Physical Chemistry II
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee | KeyLab coordinator


Prof. Dr. Georg Papastavrou
University of Bayreuth | BPI Executive committee
KeyLab coordinator

Universitätsstraße 30
95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-2750
E-mail: georg.papastavrou@uni-bayreuth.de
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