The Polymer Separation group was featured in an article published by the Faculty of Science at Stellenbosch University. Read more here.
We came, we saw, we conquered! 💪👏
This week we are 34th ISPAC conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This is the first ISPAC meeting on the African continent, and is proudly organised under the auspices of our Stellenbosch University, IPF Dresden and Polymer Separation group.
We are glad to host the research stay of Prof Mallon at the IPF Dresden. Peter is the head of the Dept. of Chemistry and Polymer Science at our Stellenbosch University lab.
Great representation of the Polymer Separation Group at the SCM-10, the premier meeting on polymer analysis.
🎶We are team Polymer Separation, mighty in separation science – put it some polymers, and we will separate them 🎶🥁
2023 here we go!
Lighter moments at the Dresden Christmas Market 🎅🏼🎄 as we call it time on a good year. Happy holidays and a successful and joyous 2023!
Congrats on your outstanding achievement. Wishing you all the best for the future and all its challenges and opportunities.
The curtain closes on a good year at the Stellenbosch lab 🎬, and hope for a more prosperous year to come dawns ☀
A warm welcome to Viktor, a PhD candidate at the UJEP, Czech Republic. He is visiting our research group to complement his studies- good luck!
Anna made a prompt visit from the University of Helsinki in Finland to get training on Asymmetric flow field flow fractionation from our experts.
Congratulations are in order! 👏 Shamila successfully completed her PhD and will be confered her doctorate at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, TU Dresden.
Taking a break from science – tools down 🛠, tables set 🥘🍽 glasses up 🍻 and Amazink is live… all smiles in sunny Stellenbosch!
Prof. Lederer and Dr. Viktor in attendance at the first in-person 3D4D2 project meeting held in Stellenbosch, which was a big success.
We wish Dr. Z. Viktor a fruitful visit to our research group at Stellenbosch University, RSA. Enjoy your stay!
A huge congratulations on your MSc degree. We wish you all the best with your future endeavours.
We are excited to congratulate our own Dr Upenyu Muza on his Poster Award at the FFF2022 Conference in Riverside (CA, USA), and wish him continued success!
Kudos to Susanne, Martin and Upenyu for representing our joint international research group well at this years FFF2022 Conference in Riverside (CA, USA)
Welcome to Chelsea, a PhD candidate in our research group at Stellenbosch University. Good luck with your research visit at IPF, Dresden.
Our research group enjoyed a lovely summer afternoon in Dresden with a fun garden party.
Welcome to Petronella, a new PhD candidate in our joint research group at Stellenbosch University and IPF, Dresden. We wish you all the success with your studies.
Our research group had a very successful and fun Dresden Long Night of Science, with over 1300 visitor at IPF, Dresden.
Joshua, Shamila and Mawande did a great job in representing our joint international research group at this years EPF2022 conference held in Prague.
Welcome to Mawande, a PhD candidate in our research group at Stellenbosch University. We wish you all the success for your visit at IPF, Dresden.
Announcement of In-person International Symposium FFF 2022, September 11-14, 2022.
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Now it’s official: Ndumiso Sibanda was awarded at the Faculty of Science’s autumn graduation ceremony. Congratulations, Ndumiso!
Prof. Albena Lederer, the Sasol-Chair in Analytical Polymer Science, was at Sasol in Sasolburg. Great thanks to our hosts and collaborators in Sasol.
Together we spent a great day. We enjoyed the first hours of spring on our hike in Saxon Switzerland to the Lilienstein.
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.
We welcome Joshua, a PhD candidate, who is joining our research group at IPF. We wish you all the best with your PhD at IPF.
We wish Dr. Upenyu Muza a very successful visit at our research group in Stellenbosch. May it be a rewarding venture.
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.
A huge congratulations to Petronella who graduated her MSc Polymer Science degree cum laude. We are all very proud of your achievement, Petronella.
Our group of researchers were out and about enjoying the scenic Saxony-Switzerland hiking trail. Thank you team for a great hike.
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 (PhD) and Petronella (MSc) for delivering an excellent defense.
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!
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.
A warm welcome to Ndumiso to IPF, Dresden. All the best with your research endeavours.
One of our favourite group activities – Lunch. A great fun day in the scenic Stellenbosch.
Our group were out and about enjoying the scenic hiking trail of Stellenbosch mountain. A beautiful sunset hike.