Dr. Andreas Mattern

Dr. Andreas Mattern
Photo: Sebastian Wiedling/UFZ

Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Building: 6.0
Room: 230
Phone: +49 341 6025 2859

Dr. Andreas Mattern

Research Interests

  • Assessment of the ecotoxicological effects of anthropogenic particles, including engineered nanomaterials, nano- and microplastics, particles resulting from combustion processes, as well as advanced and innovative materials.
  •  Interactions between environmental organisms and anthropogenic particles: Analysis of adhesion, uptake, and distribution of these particles in living organisms.

  •  Communication of science and risks regarding environmental safety of anthropogenic particles, based on information from the platform www.nanoobjects.info.

Curriculum vitae

Since 02/2019

Postdoc, Department of Ecotoxicology, UFZ Leipzig

Current Projects

FaPlaN - Investigation of ecotoxicological effects of fibrous and platelet-shaped advanced materials for deriving adapted testing strategies; 01.09.2023 - 31.08.2026

MANTRA - Data on innovative materials for sustainability and transfer
(Accompanying project to the Material Hub Initiative MaterialNeutral - Resource sovereignty through material innovations); 01.01.2024 - 30.06.2028

Completed Projects

  • DaNa4.0 - Data on new, innovative and safe application related materials; 01.03.2020 - 28.02.2023
  • NanoRigo - Establishing a NANOtechnology RIsk Governance Framework; 01.01.2019 - 28.02.2023
  • DaNa2.0 - Data and knowledge on Nanomaterials - Processing of socially relevant scientific facts


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