News

26.07.2022 – New Group Member

Pierre Kachel joins the group for his Master's Thesis and Inna Safianova for her Post-Doc – welcome!

20.07.2022 – Inorg. Chem. Paper

The joint work with the Schneider group on "Halide Effects in Reductive Splitting of Dinitrogen with Rhenium Pincer Complexes" has been accepted for publication.

15.06.2022 – New Group Member

Marie Weidner joins the group as technician – welcome!

12.06.2022 – ACS Catal. Paper

Igor's and Thorben's work on "Electroreduction of Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by a Manganese Complex" has been accepted for publication.

10.06.2022 – ZAAC Paper

Sebastian's work on "A Binuclear Cobalt Complex in the Electrochemical Water Oxidation Reaction" in collaboration with the Sarkar group (Stuttgart) has been accepted for publication.

03.06.2022 – PhD Defense

Lucas and Igor recently successfully defended their PhD thesis, which we finally celebrated with the traditional "Abholung"! Well deserved - congratulations.

02.02.2022 – New Group Member

Philipp Rohatschek joins the group for his PhD Thesis – welcome!

01.02.2022 – Acc. Chem. Res. Paper

Inke's Accounts of Chemical Research on "Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Binuclear LRe2(CO)6Cl2 and LMn2(CO)6Br2 Complexes with an Internal Proton Source" has been published.

20.12.2021 – New Group Member

Yasaman Sheidaei joins the group for her PhD thesis and Casey Tensfeldt for her Bachelor’s Thesis – welcome!

03.12.2021 – Commun. Chem. Paper

Ole's and Martin's work on "Ordering a rhenium catalyst on Ag(001) through molecule-surface step interaction" with our contribution has been accepted in Communications Chemistry.

26.11.2021 – Angew. Chem. Paper

The joint work with the Rivard group on "Redox-Active Heteroatom-Functionalized Polyacetylenes" has been accepted in the Angewandte Chemie.

04.10.2021 – New Group Member

Janna Wierper joins the group for her Master’s Thesis – welcome!

15.09.2021 – SYNTHESIS Review

Igor's and Thorben's Mini-Review on "Transition Metal Complex Catalysed Photo- and Electrochemical (De)hydroge- nations Involving C=O- and C=N-Bonds" has been accepted in SYNTHESIS. 

30.06.2021 – DFG/NSF Proposal

Our joint proposal with Nilay Hazari (Yale University) and Alexander Miller (UNC) on electrochemical hydrogenation reactions was approved by the DFG Fantastic, I am looking forward to this!

17.06.2021 – CRC 1073

Inke was elected as Vice speaker of the CRC 1073. Thank you very much!

02.06.2021 – CRC 1073

The CRC 1073 on atomic scale control of energy conversion received approval from the DFG and will be funded for further 4 years. Looking forward to this.

18.05.2021 – PhD position available

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student in the field of inorganic molecular electrochemistry (closed). https://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/305402.html?cid=15518.

06.04.2021 – JACS Paper

The joint work with the Meyer group on "A Bioinspired Disulfide/Dithiol Redox Switch in a Rhenium Complex as Proton, H-Atom, and Hydride Transfer Reagent" has been accepted in the J. Am. Chem. Soc.

06.04.2021 – ZAAC Paper

The work of the Schneider group with Inke's contribution on “Solvent dependent C–H Bond Strength in a Nickel Pincer Complex” hast been accepted in ZAAC.

01.04.2021 – New Post-Doc

Thomas Wylezich starts his Post-Doc in our group. Welcome, Thomas!

31.03.2021 – Chem. Eur. J. Paper

The joint work with the Rivard group on "A Stable Homoleptic Divinyl Tetrelene Series" has been accepted in Chem. Eur. J.

25.03.2021 – Upgrade

I declined an offer from Potsdam University for a W3-Professorship and accepted a counter-offer from Göttingen University. Thanks to everyone, who made this possible, espacially to the group members - past and present - for their great work. I am looking forward to continuing our research at the University of Göttingen!

22.02.2021 – ACS Catal. Paper

The joint work with the Meyer group on "Selective Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction to CO by an NHC-Based Organometallic Heme Analogue" has been accepted in ACS Catalysis.

13.01.2021 – New PhD Students

After successful finishing of their Master's Thesis, Kai-Thorben and Henner start with their PhD Thesis in the group.

17.12.2020 – Teaching Award

Matthias Otte and Inke Siewert received the teaching award of the faculty in the Summer Semester for their joint lecture “Aktuelle Forschungsschwerpunkte der Anorganischen Chemie 2”. The award is given by the students. Thank you very much!

24.09.2020 – EJIC Paper

Our Minireview on "Manganese and rhenium tricarbonyl complexes equipped with proton relays in the electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction" has been accepted in the Special Issue: ADUC prize winners of the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.

03.08.2020 – Chem. Sci. Paper

The work of the Ackermann group (Göttingen) on "Renewable Resources for Sustainable Metallaelectro-Catalysed C–H Activation" with Inke's contribution has been accepted in Chemical Science.

23.06.2020 – New Group Member

Henner Pesch joins the group for his Master’s Thesis – welcome.

04.06.2020 – Chem. Eur. J. Paper

Igor Fokin’s paper on „Chemoselective Electrochemical Hydrogenation of Ketones and Aldehydes with a Well-Defined Base-Metal Catalyst“ has been accepted in Chemistry European Journal.

02.06.2020 – Organometallics Paper

Lucas Paul’s paper on „Photochemical Properties of Re(CO)3 Complexes with and without a Local Proton Source and Implications for CO2 Reduction Catalysis“ has been accepted in Organometallics.

11.05.2020 – Dalton Trans. Paper

Lucas Paul’s paper on „A Dinuclear Rhenium Complex in the Electrochemically Driven Homogeneous and Heterogeneous H+/CO2-Reduction“ has been accepted in Dalton Transactions.

25.02.2020 – Inorg. Chem. Paper

The work of the Sarkar group (Berlin/Stuttgart) with our contribution on "Rhenium Complexes of Pyridyl-Mesoionic Carbenes: Photochemical Properties and Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction" with our contribution has been accepted in Inorg. Chem.

21.02.2020 – Inorg. Chem. Paper

The joint work with the Wenger, González and Meyer group on „Electrochemical and Photophysical Properties of Ruthenium(II) Complexes Equipped with Sulfurated Bipyridine Ligands“ has been accepted in Inorg. Chem.

29.01.2020 – ZAAC Paper

Jia-Pei Du’s paper on „An Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Study on Re(CO)3(L)Cl in Dimethylformamide (L = 2,2’-bipyridine)“ has been accepted in Z. anorg. allg. Chem.

17.01.2020 – New Group Member

Kai-Thorben Kuessner is back for his Master’s Thesis – welcome.

15.01.2020 – EJIC Paper

The joint paper with the Schneider group on „(Electro-)chemical Splitting of Dinitrogen with a Rhenium Pincer Complex“ has been accepted in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.

05.12.2019 – ChemElectroChem Paper

Mona Wilken’s paper on „Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production with a Molecular Cobalt Complex in Aqueous Solution“ has been accepted in ChemElectroChem.

04.07.2019 – New Group Members

Jyotima Mukherjee joins the group for her PhD Thesis and Wiebke Wehling for her Master’s Thesis – welcome.

01.07.2019 – Jia-Pei Du’s Defence

Jia-Pei Du successfully defended her PhD thesis today. Congratulations Jia-Pei, well done!

19.06.2019 – Inorg. Chem. Paper

Igor Fokin’s paper on „The impact of a proton relay in binuclear α-diimine-Mn(CO)3 complexes on the CO2 reduction catalysis “ has been accepted in Inorganic Chemistry for the special issue Celebrating the Year of the Periodic Table: Emerging Investigators in Inorganic Chemistry.

02.05.2019 – ICASEC Summer School

The registration for our ICASEC Summer School on „Electrochemical Approaches to Chemical Synthesis“ is open now. We invited leading experts on the highly interdisciplinary topic to come to Göttingen. More information can found here: http://www.icasec.uni-goettingen.de/summer-school-2019/

19.04.2019 – COELEC Paper

Our Mini-Review on the „Electrochemical N2 splitting at well-defined metal complexes“ has been accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Electrochemistry.

04.07.2019 – New Group Member

Nils Ostermann finsished his Master’s thesis. He continues his work in our group as PhD student.

06.02.2019 – Chem. Eur. J. Paper

Jia-Pei Du’s paper on the „Mono‐ and binuclear α‐diimine‐Re(CO)3 complexes with proton responsive ligands in the CO2 reduction catalysis “ has been published in Chemistry European Journal.

09.11.2018 – PhD position

There is an open PhD position starting in March 2019 or later. More information can be found here:
http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/305402.html?cid=100446

17.10.2018 – JACS Paper

The work of the Müller group (Oldenburg) on "Evidence for a Single Electron Shift in a Lewis Acid–Base Reaction" with our contribution has been published in JACS.