Dr. Falk Harnisch

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Dr. rer. nat. habil. Falk Harnisch
Young Investigators Group Leader Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis and Bioelectrotechnology

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Working Group Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis and Bioelectrotechnology
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1337
falk.harnisch@ufz.de

Falk Harnisch


CV / Scientific Career 

2016
Habilitation

2012 –
Young Investigators Group Leader


University of Leipzig, Germany
venia legendi in Biochemistry/ Biophysical Chemistry

Group of Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis & Bioelectrotechnology
Department of Environmental Microbiology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

Association: Institute of Biochemistry , University of Leipzig

2011 
Visiting Academic
(6 months)

Advanced Water Management Centre
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

2008 – 2012
Senior Scientist

Institute of Environmental & Sustainable Chemistry
TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

2006 – 2008
PhD-studies

Institute of Biochemistry
University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany

2009 PhD in Environmental Chemistry (summa cum laude)

2001 – 2006
Diploma studies

Institute of Biochemistry
University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany

2006 Diploma in Biochemistry (very good)
2003 Pre-Diploma in Biochemistry (good)


Awards & Achievements 

2015

UFZ Research Award
by the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

2015

Science for Solving Society’s Problems Challenge - Award
by the Electrochemical Society (ECS)

2012

Helmholtz Young Investigators Group
by the Helmholtz Association and the UFZ

2012

BMBF-Award Biotechnology 2020+
by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

2011

Australia Award: Endeavour-Research Fellowship
by the Australian Government

2011

DAAD Post-Doctoral-Fellowship
by the German Academic Exchange Service

2010

Most Cited Article 2005-2009 Award
by Electrochemistry Communications

2009

Promotion Award (best Thesis Award)
by the subdivision for Applied Electrochemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)  

2008

1st Prize for the Best Oral Presentation
at the 10th Young Scientists Conference on Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), Rostock, Germany

2007-2008

PhD–scholarship
of the German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt)

2006-2008

PhD-scholarship
of the German Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2006

METROHM – Award
for the promotion of young scientists (younger than 35 years) 1st place at the ELACH 7 conference on Applied and Analytical Electrochemistry, Waldheim, Germany