Prof. Dr. Christoph Kleber
HEAD OF MATERIALS FOR HEALTH
Christoph Kleber (male, 49 y/o; Google Scholar h-Index:18), is Full Professor of Chemistry at DPU Krems. He received his Diploma in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry in 1999 and his PhD in the field of Analytical Chemistry in 2002 at the Technical University Vienna. He was appointed as Professor for Biotechnology at the University of Applied Sciences in Krems in 2005 and finished his habilitation in Material Science in 2009. In 2010 he was appointed as Scientific Director and CEO of Austria’s Centre of Excellence for Electrochemical Surface Technology (CEST) in Wiener Neustadt. Since 2016 he is visiting professor at the JKU Linz at the Institute of Prof. Hassel and since 2019 at the DPU. His scientific work focused on the interface between various materials and their ambient atmospheres to elucidate the mechanisms of (bio) degradation at a molecular level with respect to sensing materials. He was project leader and/or partner in 21 grants, published 58 articles. Including COMET projects he was responsible for the coordination of 44 industrial and 29 University partners in a few tens of projects with an overall budget of approximately 40. Mio. Euros in the last 10 years.