News & Events

Sasol-Chair at Sasol, South Africa

Prof. Albena Lederer, the Sasol-Chair in Analytical Polymer Science, was at Sasol in Sasolburg. Great thanks to our hosts and collaborators in Sasol.

Dr. Ndumiso Sibanda

Now it’s official: Ndumiso Sibanda was awarded at the Faculty of Science’s autumn graduation ceremony. Congratulations, Ndumiso!

Farewell Anthony

It is with mixed feelings that we say goodbye to you.
We wish you all the best for the next steps on your career path and a good start at Sabic!

Group Activity - Sunday Hike

Together we spent a great day. We enjoyed the first hours of spring on our hike in Saxon Switzerland to the Lilienstein.

Max obtained his MSc Degree!

Well done to Max, who delivered an excellent defense.  A huge congratulations on your MSc degree. We wish you all the success with your future endeavours. 

A warm welcome to Dresden, Joshua

We welcome Joshua, a PhD candidate, that is joining our research group at IPF. We wish you all the best with your PhD at IPF.

A visit to Stellenbosch for Dr. Muza

We wish Dr. Upenyu Muza a very successful visit at our research group in Stellenbosch. May it be a rewarding venture.  

welvome to Dresden, Zahn

A warm welcome to Zahn, a MSc candidate from our research group at Stellenbosch University. We wish you all the best with your research endeavours at IPF for the following 3 months.

Congratulations, Petronella!

A huge congratulations to Petronella who graduated her MSc Polymer Science degree cum laude. We are all very proud of your achievement, Petronella. 

group Activity - Hike

Our group of researchers were out and about enjoying the scenic Saxony-Switzerland hiking trail. Thank you team for a great hike. 

Farewell Christina

After 35 years at IPF, we are saying farewell to Christina. We wish her all the best and a wonderful retirement. 

Well done to Ndumiso and Petronella

Well done to Ndumiso (PhD) and Petronella (MSc) for delivering an excellent defense. 

What an achievement!

On 5 November, Dr. Laura Plüschke, Dr.Ron Dockhorn, Dr. Martin Geisler, Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer, Prof. Dr. Albena Lederer were awarded the IPF Innovation prize for enabling key insights into the design of well-defined polyolefins using chain walking catalysis – theory meets experiment.

A huge congratulations to all!

The first virtual FFF symposium

Our young scientist were part of the organizing committee that contributed to making the first virtual FFF symposium a big success. The symposium was chaired by our own Dr. Susanne Boye.

Welcome to Dresden

A warm welcome to Ndumiso to IPF, Dresden. All the best with your research endeavours. 

Group Activity - Lunch

One of our favourite group activities – Lunch. A great fun day in the scenic Stellenbosch.

Group Activity - Hike

Our group were out and about enjoying the scenic hiking trail of Stellenbosch mountain. A beautiful sunset hike.