Michael J. Bojdys

e-mail: bojdys@natur.cuni.cz
tel (CZ): +420 220183369

Born on the 8th of June 1981 in Grudziadz, Poland.
Nationality: German

 

Career History

Jul 2016 – present Junior Group Leader, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, v.v.i., Prague, Czech Republic.
Jul 2014 – present Assistant Professor, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Prague, Czech Republic.
Sep 2013 – Jun 2014 DAAD research fellow, Technische Universität Berlin, Department of Chemistry, Berlin, Germany.
Apr 2010 – Sep 2013 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Liverpool, Department of Chemistry, Liverpool, United Kingdom with Prof Andrew Cooper (U Liverpool).
Jan 2009 – Mar 2010 Postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm, Germany with Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti (MPI-KGF) and Prof. Dr. Arne Thomas (TU Berlin).
Jun 2006 – Aug 2006 Research assistant, University of Cambridge, BP Institute for Multiphase Flow, Cambridge, United Kingdom with Dr Stuart Clarke (U Cambridge).

Education

Jul 2009 Master of Arts (Cantab), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Oct 2006 – Jan 2009 Doctor rerum naturalium (Dr. rer. Nat.) thesis, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces,
Potsdam-Golm, Germany. Dissertation: “On new allotropes and nanostructures of carbon nitrides” with Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti (MPI-KGF). [Download]
Oct 2005 – Jul 2006 Master of Natural Science (Cantab), University of Cambridge,
Cambridge, United Kingdom. Title: “Phase behaviour of binary mixtures of undecylamine and undecanoic acid in the bulk and in their monolayer on graphite” with Dr Stuart Clarke (U Cambridge).
Oct 2002 – Jul 2005 Bachelor of Arts (Cantab), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
1992 – 2001 Abitur, Ravensberger Gymnasium Herford, Herford, Germany.
Languages Polish, German, English, French.

Academic Honours and Awards

2013 – 2014 Stipend of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
2002 – 2006 Scholarship of the Cambridge European Trust.

Supervision of Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

2015 – present Three (3) Postdoctoral Fellow, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Prague, Czech Republic.
2014 – present Three (3) Phd Students, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Prague, Czech Republic.
2009 – 2010 Two (2) Master Students, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

Professional Membership and Activity

2016 – present Editorial Board Member, ChemistrySelect, Wiley-VCH.
2010 – present Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC).
2011 Reviewing Board, Partnership Programme – Joint Applied Research Projects – PCCA 2011, Romanian National Council for Research and Development.
Other Referee in Nature ChemistryNature Communications, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., ChemSusChem, ChemCatChem, ChemPlusChemChem. Mater., J. Mater. Chem. A, Chem. Eur. J., Chem. Eng. J. etc.

Lectures and Invited Talks

2017

2016

  • 2D OR NOT 2D? LAYERED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS “BEYOND GRAPHENE”, Materials Research Institute Events, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK. Host: M. Titrici
  • 2D or not 2D? Functional Carbon Nitride Materials “Beyond Graphene”, AEM2016, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

2015

2014

2012

  • “Covalent Triazine-based frameworks – Cooler ways to solid-state gas storage materials”, IUPAC MACRO2012 World Polyer Congress, Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA, USA. Host: chair invite
  • “Functional Nanomaterials in Zero-, Two- and Three-Dimensions”, Alumni-Meeting, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm, Germany. Host: M. Antonietti
  • “Functional nanomaterials – organic chemistry taken to two- and three-dimensions”, University College London, Department of Chemistry, London, United Kingdom. Host: P. McMillan, F. Cora
  • “Designing porosity in functional organic materials”, Polymerwissenschaftliches Seminar, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany. Host: A. Bertin, A. Schönhals [Abstract]

2011

  • “Porous Organic Cages: Modular Assembly of Functional Molecular Crystals and Amorphous Materials”, Trends in Colloid & Interface Science (TICI), Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm, Germany. Host: G. Brezesinski

2010

  • “TIME TO MOVE ON – Studium und Forschung in Großbritannien”, Universität Bielefeld, Fakultät für Chemie, Bielefeld, Germany. Host: E. Diemann

2009

  • “On new allotropes and nanostructures of carbon nitrides”, University of Ulm, Central Facility of Electron Microscopy, Electron Microscopy Group of Materials Science, Ulm, Germany. Host: U. Kaiser

Community Service and Other Activities

2008 – present Member of Amnesty International Deutschland.
Aug 2006 450 km sponsored walk for the Thai Child Development Foundation, Amphur Phato, Changwat Chumpon, Thailand.
Jul 2005 – Aug 2005 Tsunami relief effort with Greenway Thailand, Chumphon province, Thailand.
Jun 2004 Feet of Endurance, 450 km walk for “Care in the City”, St. John Ambulance, Cambridgeshire, UK.
2001 – 2002 National
service as navy-medic, 5./MVS Marineversorgungsschule, List/Sylt,
Germany and Sportmedizinisches Institut der Bundeswehr, Warendorf, Germany.

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