Prof. Dr. Max von Delius


Institute of Organic Chemistry

University of Ulm

Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89081 Ulm



Office: 338 (N26); Labs: 335, 344, 345


Phone: +49-(0)731-50-22847


Click here for two recent interviews published in JPOC and Synform and here for our group's Academic Tree. (Image credit: Peter Bäuerle)

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Curriculum Vitae

2019 Full Professor at the University of Ulm
2016 Associate Professor at the University of Ulm
2013-2015 Junior research group leader at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2011-2012 Postdoctoral fellow at University of Toronto (Canada) in the group of Prof. Vy M. Dong
2007-2010 PhD studies at University of Edinburgh (UK) in the group of Prof. David A. Leigh
2007 Diploma studies at FAU in the group of Prof. Andreas Hirsch
2005-2006 Research internship at Université-Louis-Pasteur Strasbourg (France) in the group of Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn
2002-2007 Chemistry studies at FAU (Germany)

Selected Awards and Grants

2019-2024 ERC Starting Grant (SUPRANET)
2018 Hoechst Dozentenpreis (FCI/Aventis Foundation)
2017 JSP Fellowship (Bürgenstock Conference)
2016-2017 "Experiment!" Grant of the VW Foundation
2014-2019 Emmy-Noether Fellowship of the German Research Council (DFG)
2015 Prize of the Dr. Otto Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung
2014-2015 "Young Leaders in Science" Programme of the Schering Foundation
2014 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2014
2013-2014 Liebig-Fellowship of the German Chemical Industry Funds (FCI)
2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
2008 Zerweck Prize for outstanding M.Sc. results
2004-2007 Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2002-2004 Scholarship of the German Chemical Industry Funds (FCI) for outstanding chemistry A-levels

Talks and Invited Lectures

ISMSC 2021, Eugene, Oregon (USA)

MASC 2020, Liverpool, UK (postponed)

Virtual Seminar, University of Birmingham, UK

ChemPlusChem Virtual Symposium

Curo-Pi4, Beijing, China (postponed)

Northwest University, Xi'an, China (postponed)

East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (postponed)

5th ERC Grantee Conference, Edinburgh, UK (postponed)

Virtual Seminar, University of Houston, USA

Departmental Seminar, TU Munich (postponed)

University of Zürich, Switzerland

JCF Lecture, Uni Bonn

Leigh Group 30th Anniversary, Manchester, UK

University of Geneva, Switzerland

OC-Kolloquium, TU Braunschweig, Germany

GDCh Campus Event, Uni Tübingen, Germany

‘A Chemical Journey’ Symposium, Groningen, The Netherlands

Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron, Montpellier, France 

5th Erlangen Symposium on Synthetic Carbon Allotropes, Erlangen, Germany 

ISNA 2019, Sapporo, Japan