Dr. Guillaume Delaittre
Junior Group Leader

Build. 341 Room: 156
Phone +49 721 608-24476
Fax +49 721 608-24673

Email: guillaume.delaittre@kit.edu

Brief Curriculum Vitae
I Prizes, Awards, Grants I Research Interests I Scientific Reviewer I Organizing and Committee Activities

Brief Curriculum Vitae

since 03/13
Principal Investigator/Group Leader within the Preparative Macromolecular Chemistry team at the ITCP (CS) and the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics (CN)
06/10 – 02/13
Humboldt research fellow in the Macroarc group, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
02/08 – 08/09
Postdoctoral fellow in the supramolecular and physical-organic chemistry group at the Institute for Molecules and Materials – Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands) in collaboration with Prof. Roeland Nolte and Prof. Jeroen Cornelissen: Hybrid enzyme-polymer or virus-polymer nanomaterials
10/04 – 01/08
Phd student at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères – Université Pierre & Marie Curie / Paris 6 (France) under the supervision of Prof. Bernadette Charleux
"Controlled free-radical polymerization in aqueous dispersed media. Synthesis of thermo- and/or pH-sensitive nanoparticles"
09/03 – 07/04
Master student at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères – Université Pierre & Marie Curie / Paris 6 (France) under the supervision of Prof. Bernadette Charleux
"SG1-mediated free-radical polymerization of styrene and n-butyl acrylate in aqueous dispersed media. Use of a water-soluble macroalkoxyamine"
09/00 – 09/03
Ecole d'ingénieur student at Polytech'-Paris UPMC (formerly IST) – Université Pierre & Marie Curie / Paris 6 (France), Materials Science – Specialized in polymers
09/98 - 07/00
Diplôme d'etudes universitaires générales at Université Jules Verne de Picardie (France) Sciences of Matter
09/97 – 06/98
Cycle préparatoire intégré à l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille (France) Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics
Baccalauréat at the Lycée du Vimeu (France) Sciences

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Prizes, Awards, Grants

Best Poster Award at the Nano Today 2015 Conference
KIT-Young Investigator Network Grant 2014 – 1st Place
1M Euros funding (Biotechnologie2020+ Program of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
Polymer Chemistry Poster Prize at the Warwick 2012 Conference
Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship 2-year postdoctoral funding
Aguirre-Basualdo Prize Best PhD Thesis in Chemistry within Paris Universities
PhD Research Grant from the French Ministry of Research 3-year funding
Merit Award from Pierre & Marie Curie University (UPMC) Paris VI Financial support for Master studies
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Research Interests

Macromolecular chemistry, polymeric nanostructures, biofunctionalization, biocatalysis, biomedicines

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Scientific Reviewer

Scientific Journals: J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem., Chem. Commun., Biomacromolecules, Polym. Chem., Macromolecules, Soft Matter, J. Mater. Chem. B, Chem. Asian J., Macromol. Rapid Commun., Acta Biomater., Eur. Polym. J., Macromol. Biosci., Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Macromol. React. Eng., Biomater. Sci.

Grant Proposals: NR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche – France), NSF (National Science Foundation – USA), FWO (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Vlaanderen, Belgium), Romanian National Council for Scientific Research

Thesis Committees: 2015  Main referee (Rapporteur) for a PhD thesis (Marseille University, France

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Organizing and Committee Activities

Chairman of the MacroBEGE2016 Conference, Houffalize, Belgium
2015 -
Founder and Curator of the YIN Lecture Series at the KIT (quarterly symposium with highly ranked scientists, e.g., 3 Noble Prize winners in 2016)
 Session Organizer at the 6th Brazilian-German Frontiers of Science and Technology Symposium BRAGFOST 2015, 10-13/09/2015, Bad Neuenahr (Germany)
2014 -
Member of the Transdisciplinarity Committee of the Young Investigator Network (YIN) at KIT
Co-chairman of the MacroBEGE2012 Conference, Houffalize, Belgium
Organizing Assistant at the MACRO 2004 IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Paris, France
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