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International Discussion Meeting
On Polymer Crystallization 2019
943 506 061 info@idmpc19.com

Prof. Jens-Uwe Sommer

Presentation: The role of entanglements for polymer crystallization

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1991 PhD in physics, TH Merseburg, Germany
  • 1991-1993 Postdoc, U Regensburg, Germany
  • 1993-1994 Postdoc, Laboratoire Leon Brillouin, CEA Saclay, France
  • 1995-1999 Assistant Professor, U Freiburg, Germany
  • 1998 Habilitation Thesis (Physik), U Freiburg, Germany
  • 2000-2006 Staff Scientist, CNRS Institut de Chimie des Surfaces et Interfaces Mulhouse, France
  • 2006- Full Professor, Theoretical Physics, TU Dresden, Germany
  • 2006-2014 Head of Research Group „Theory of Polymers at Surfaces“ Leibniz-Institut of Polymer Research (IPF) Dresden, Germany
  • 2015- Director of Institute „Theory of Polymers“ at IPF

Research Interests

  • Theory of soft condensed matter, polymer physics
  • Statistical physics and thermodynamics of complex systems


  • 221 peer-reviewed publications, H-Index (Google Scolar) 42