Matthias Arenz

Matthias Arenz


Born March 4, 1973 in Aachen, Germany
Married to Gabriele Arenz

Selected academic experience and positions

1999 Diploma in Physics from the University of Bonn, Germany
2001 DAAD stipend for 6 month stay at LBNL Berkeley, USA
2002 PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Bonn, Germany
2002 Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral scholarship of Humboldt foundation for 2 years at LBNL Berkeley, USA
2006 Emmy Noether Research group leader at TU-Munich, Germany
2010 Associate Professor at the Chemistry Department, University of Copenhagen

Current research interests

Electrocatalysis for PEM fuel cells, Activity and Stability of Pt-alloy nanoparticles, Degredation mechanisms of fuel cell catalysts, Size-selected clusters as model catalysts.

Invited lectures

More than 30 invited lectures at international conferences, universities and other research institutions.

External funding covering the period from 2010 - now

> 20 M Dkk from Danish and European sources

External funding covering the period from 2004 - 2009

˜ 1.5 M€ and from German sources

Supervision of PhD and masters students

5 Post Doc, 9 PhD, 3 master student and 5 bachelor students are presently under Matthias Arenz supervision or have graduated with Matthias Arenz as main supervisor.

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