Prof. Dr. Amitabh Banerji

Team Leader

University of Potsdam
Institute of Chemistry
Dep. of Chemistry Education

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14482 Potsdam
House 25, Room: D1.10-1.11

Phone: +49 (0) 331 977 5182
Mobile: +49 (0) 170 2014 236

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Curriculum Vitae

Education & Reserach Experience

since 04/2019University Professor for Chemistry Education
University of Potsdam
2014 – 2019Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor) for Chemistry Education
University of Cologne, Germany
2012 – 2014Teacher and Scientific Coordinator (50%)
Junior University Wuppertal, Germany
Research Assistant (Postdoc) (50%)
Bergische University of Wuppertal
2009 – 2012Research Assistant (PhD)
Work-Group of Prof. Dr. Michael Tausch
Bergische University of Wuppertal, Germany
2007 – 2009Teacher Practical Training (Referendariat)
Herder-Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany
2000 – 2006Study of Chemistry and Informatics for higher Education (Gymnasiales Lehramt)
Freie University of Berlin, Germany


2017Awarded as „Highly Commended“ Project (OLEDs)
At the European Science On Stage Festival, Debrecen (Hungary)
2014Best Poster Prize
Awarded at the International Conference of Electroluminescence, Cologne
2013Special Prize of the „Bergische Wissenstransfer“ Prize
Awarded by the Bergische University of Wuppertal
2011Manfred-und-Wolfgang-Flad Prize
Awarded by the GDCh-Fachgruppe Chemieunterricht, Bremen
2011 – 2014Multiple 1st Positions in Science Slams
(Different locations in Germany)