Dr. Malte Winnacker

Lab   : 3045 (room, CRC), 089-289-54186 (phone)
Office: 56305 (room), 089-289-13581 (phone)
email: malte.winnacker(at)makro.ch.tum.de

Technische Universität München-Department of Chemistry-Lichtenbergstraße 4-85747 Garching b. München

Curriculum Vitae:

since 2013Technische Universität München, WACKER-Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry,
Research Scientist and Lecturer (Habilitation in 2018)
2010-2012 Stanford University, California, USA, Department of Chemistry,
Postdoctoral Scientist (Prof. Dr. E. T. Kool); DAAD Scholar
2006-2010LMU München, Germany, Department of Chemistry,
PhD in Chemistry (Prof. Dr. T. Carell)
2001-2006 Universität Würzburg, Germany: Studies of Chemistry (diploma)
2001-2000Military Service
2000 Abitur (Gymnasium Fridericianum Erlangen)

Internships (Werkstudent) at Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany (2003, 2001) and other companies 


  • Sustainable polymers from renewable resources (focus on terpene-based polyamides and polyesters).
  • Biomaterials
  • Polymer bioconjugates
  • Modified biomacromolecules

List of Publications


  • Applied Biopolymers and Biomaterials (Lecture, TU München)
  • Chemistry of Materials II (Lecture, University of Salzburg, 2015)
  • Macromolecular Chemistry (Lecture, TU München, stand-in)
  • Supervision of numerous Master and Bachelor theses and internships
  • Internship accompanying teaching


  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • Dr.-Ing. Leonhard Lorenz-Stiftung

Professional Memberships and Activities:

  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) 
  • German Academic International Network (GAIN)
  • Scientific Reviewer (e.g. for Macromolecular Journals, Monatshefte für Chemie–Chemical Monthly, Biomacromolecules, ACS Macro Letters, Polymer International, Polymers, and other journals)
  • Participation in ProLehre courses