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Dr. Erwin REISNER University Reader & EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow; Head, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry, University of Cambridge

CV

1998-2002 Diploma in Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
2002-2005 PhD in Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
2005-2007 Erwin Schrödinger postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford, UK
2008-2009 College Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at St. John s College, University of Oxford, UK
2009-2015 Engineering and Physical Science Research Council Career Acceleration Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK
2010 Habilitation in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
2010-2015 University Lecturer in Materials, Energy & Sustainability, University of Cambridge, UK
since 2011 Fellow & College Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK
since 2012 Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
since 2015 University Reader in Energy & Sustainability, University of Cambridge, UK

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
American Chemical Society
Austrian Chemical Society

Publications

"Wiring of Photosystem II to Hydrogenase for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting."Mersch, D.; Lee, C.-Y.; Zhang, J. Z.; Brinkert, K.; Fontecilla-Camps, J. C.; Rutherford, A. W.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03737).
"Photocatalytic Formic Acid Conversion on CdS Nanocrystals with Controllable Selectivity for H2 or CO." Kuehnel; M. F.; Wakerley, D. W.;
Orchard, K. L.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201502773).
"Solar Hydrogen Production Using Carbon Quantum Dots and a Molecular Nickel Catalyst." Martindale, B. C. M.; Hutton, G. A. M.; Caputo, C. A.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6018-6025.
"Enhancing H2 Evolution Performance of an Immobilised Cobalt Catalyst by Rational Ligand Design." Willkomm, J.; Muresan, N. M.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 2727-2736.

Awards

Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize by Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 2014
Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize by Swiss Chemical Society, 2014
Rising Stars Lectureship at International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Singapore, 2014
Young Investigator Award by Royal Society of Chemistry Bioinorganic Group, UK, 2014