Prof. Dr. Nikolai Kuhnert
Date of birth: 16th June 1967 in Bremen (Germany)
1987-1992 Study of Chemistry at the University of Würzburg
1993 Diplom in Chemistry at the University of Würzburg
1993-1995 PhD thesis entitled “Synthesis and Reactions of Ruthenium Sulfine Complexes” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. W. A. Schenk at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Würzburg
Further academic career:
1996-1997 Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Stuart Warren at the Chemistry Laboratories at the University of Cambridge, UK (funded by DFG postdoctoral grant).
1997-1998 Postdoctoral Research Assistant with Dr. Jeremy Robertson at the Dyson Perrins Laboratory at the University of Oxford, UK.
1998-2006 Lecturer and since 2005 Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, The University of Surrey, UK.
2006-2012 Associate Professor of Chemistry (Analytical and Organic
Chemistry) Jacobs University Bremen.
Since 2012 Full professor of Analytical Chemistry, Jacobs University Bremen
Research Interests: Mass spectrometry, analysis of dietary and medicinal secondary plant metabolites, analysis of processed food (black tea, coffee, cocoa and red wine)
160 publications,. 10 book chapters, h-index 31