Prof. Dr. Sebastian Reineke

Prof. Sebastian Reineke © Kai Schmidt Prof. Sebastian Reineke © Kai Schmidt
Prof. Sebastian Reineke

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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Reineke (M) studied physics in Heidelberg and Dresden. He obtained the Diplomphysiker degree in 2005 and the Ph.D. degree in 2010 from the TU Dresden, respectively. From April 2011 to September 2013 was postdoctoral fellow within the Soft Semiconductor Group of Prof. Marc A. Baldo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Following his postdoctoral stay, he was visiting scientist (DFG Rückkehrstipendium) with Prof. Jochen Feldmann (Lehrstuhl für Photonik and Optoelektronik, LMU München). In May 2014 he accepted an assistant professorship position (Jun.-Prof.) for Organic Semiconductors at the Institut für Angewandte Physik and Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonic Materials (IAPP). In summer 2014, he joined the German Excellence Cluster cfaed of the TU Dresden as a principle investigator. Since June 2016, he is now professor for Organic Semiconductors. Sebastian Reineke was awarded the Professor-Schwabe-Prize in 2006 and the Emanuel-Goldberg-Prize in 2009, acknowledging his Diploma and Ph.D. thesis, respectively. In 2015, he was awarded with a Starting Grant of the European Research Council – the most prestigious award for excellence in research for young researchers. Between 2011 and 2013, he has been member of an advisory board of the US Department of Energy that develops the Multi-Year Program Plan for solid-state lighting. He has a 10+ years experience working in the field of organic semiconductors and has co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications (h-index of 30).

The curriculum vitae is available as pdf-download. Further information: Google Scholar, ORCID, ResearchID, and LinkedIn.

Professional Career 

Since 06/2016 Chair for Organic Semiconductors (W2) at TU Dresden (Germany)
05/2014 – 05/2016 Chair for Organic Semiconductors (Jun.-Prof./W1) at TU Dresden (Germany) with tenure track
10/2013 – 03/2014 Visiting Scientist at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) with Prof. Jochen Feldmann (DFG Return/Reintegration Fellowship)
04/2011 – 09/2013 Postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with Prof. Marc A. Baldo (DFG Research Fellowship)
08/2010 – 03/2011 Postdoctoral researcher at TU Dresden with Prof. Karl Leo


08/2005 – 07/2010 PhD in physics (Degree: Dr. rer. nat), ‘Controlling Excitons: Concepts for Phosphorescent Organic LEDs at High Brightness’ (summa cum laude, supervisor: Prof. Karl Leo)
2000 – 2005 Study of physics (diploma) in Heidelberg and Dresden. (Degree: Diplom), ‘Investigation of triplet-exciton-quenching in organic phosphorescent LEDs’ (supervisor: Prof. Karl Leo)

Awards and prizes

2015 ERC Starting Grant 2015, awarded by the European Research Council for the project ‘Novel applications based on organic biluminescence’
2011 DFG Research Fellowship, 30 month, hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2010 Finalist Dissertationspreis SKM 2011 der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)
2009 Emanuel-Goldberg-Preis 2009, awarded by the Robert-Luther-Stiftung, TU Dresden, acknowledging the PhD work
2008 Young Investigators Award – 3rd place, awarded by the Committee of the 7th International Conference on Electroluminescence of Molecular Materials and Related Phenomena
2006 Professor-Schwabe-Preis 2006, awarded by the Professor-Schwabe-Stiftung, TU Dresden, acknowledging the diploma work


2015 – 2016 Lead organizer of a Symposium at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting 2016 entitled “Organic excitonic Systems and devices”
2013 Lead organizer of a MRS Fall 2013 Symposium entitled ‘Functional aspects of luminescent and photoactive organic and soft materials’
2011 – 2013 Member of scientific advisory panel of the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Multi-Year Program Plan
02/2010 – 07/2010 Parental leave to care for daughter Paula Magdalena Ute Reineke
04/2008 – 07/2008 Parental leave to care for daughter Lilli Mareile Reineke

Performance data:

>60 peer-reviewed publications, >7200 citations, H-index: 30 (source: Google Scholar).

I serve as reviewer for a variety of scientific journals including: Nature Materials, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), Physical Review Letters, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, and more.

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Letzte Änderung: 31.01.2019