Prof. Dr. Dirk Kuckling

Organic Chemistry - Research Group Kuckling

Head of Institute
Office Address:
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn

About Dirk Kuckling

Curriculum Vitae

Since 03/2008: Full Professor of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry at Paderborn University

04/1995 - 02/2008: Assistant and lecturer at TU Dresden

02/2004: Habilitation at TU Dresden (Macromolecular Chemistry)

Habilitation thesis: Smart Hydrogels with Different Dimensions – Synthesis, Characterization and Application

08/2001 - 03/2002: Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA

04/2000: Research sojourn at Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA

11/1994 - 03/1995: Postdoc at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Textile Chemistry (IMTC) of the TU Dresden with Prof. Adler

01/1992 - 09/1994: Scientific co-worker in the Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAU Kiel

02/1994: Dissertation (PhD) with Prof. Tochtermann (Organic Chemistry, CAU Kiel)

PhD thesis: Stereoselective synthesis of bi[10]paracyclophanes and enantiomerically pure trisubstituted tetrahydrofuranes from 3,4-decamethylenfurane

10/1991 - 01/1992: Lecturer at the FH Kiel

10/1986 - 09/1991: Chemistry Studies at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

Diploma thesis: Synthesis and structure of stereoisomeric bioxaquadricyclanes

10/2019: Honory Adjunced Professor Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

08/1994: Studienabschluß scholarship from the FCI


Latest Publications

Stimuli‐accelerated polymeric drug delivery systems
T. Rust, D. Jung, K. Langer, D. Kuckling, Polymer International 72 (2023) 5–19.
Antimicrobial Brushes on Titanium via “Grafting to” Using Phosphonic Acid/Pyridinium Containing Block Copolymers
R. Methling, O. Dückmann, F. Simon, C. Wolf‐Brandstetter, D. Kuckling, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 308 (2023).
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Current Courses

  • Seminar Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten Organische Chemie (AK Kuckling)
  • Praktikum Makromolekulare Chemie
  • Polymeranalytik Praktikum
  • Organische Chemie für CIW
  • Organische Chemie Teil 1 ::BA-LA
  • Organische Chemie - Vertiefungspraktikum
  • Makromolekulare Chemie
  • Grundlagen der Organischen Chemie
  • Grundlagen der Makromolekularen Chemie