Martina Stenzel CV

Professional experience

06/13                   Co-director of Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design
01/13                   Adjunct Professor in Medicine at the University of western Sydney
01/12                   Full Professor at the University of New South Wales
01/08-12/11        Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales
07/05 –12/07      Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD)
07/02 –06/05      Lecturer at the School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry (UNSW) within the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD).       
12/99-06/02       Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology and at the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD), University of New South Wales, Australia.


Education

7/96- 11/99         PhD. in Macromolecular Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Supervisor: Prof. C. D. Eisenbach
5/96                      MSc in Chemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany
11/90- 5/96         Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany with the main focus on polymer chemistry


Publications and presentations

  • 200 publications including 12 invited review articles
  • 8 book chapters
  • 9 patents
  • More than 20 presentations at international conferences as invited lecturer.

 

Awards:

1999       DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship
2005       John Yu fellowship to visit the Melville Laboratories at the University of Cambridge, England
2006       Finalist of the Eureka Prize of the Australian Museum, Category “People’s choice award” and “UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific research”
2008       Royal Australian Chemical Institute RACI “Sangster Award” to an outstanding polymer scientist under the age of 40.
2009       ARC Future Fellow
2009       UNSW Engineering Excellence award for research
2011       Australian Academy of Science – LeFevre Memorial Prize
2012       Royal Australian Chemical Institute RACI – Polymer Division citation
2013       Exxon-Mobile award for outstanding chemical engineer
2013       NSW Science & Engineering Awards- Excellence in Engineering

 

Editorial activities

Editor      Scientific editor of Materials Horizons (since 2014)
               Editor of the Australian Journal of Chemistry (2008-2014)
Editorial Advisory Committee:
Polymer (Elsevier, 2010-2013),
Macromolecules (ACS, 2011-2014)
Progress in Polymer Science (Elsevier),
ACS MacroLetters (ACS, since 2012),
Biomacromolecules (ACS, since 2013),
Macromolecular Rapid Communications (Wiley, since 2013),
Macromolecular Bioscience (Wiley, since 2013),
Polymer Chemistry (RSC, since 2014),
Journal of Materials Chemistry B (RSC, since 2014),
Acta Biomaterialia (Elsevier, since 2014)


Professional activities

Scientific member:         
Royal Australian Chemistry Institute
 
2005                    Conference Chair of the 16th annual meeting of the AustralAsian Society of Biomaterials (16th ASB) held in February 2006 at Roturoa,   NewZealand, as a    
                            combined meeting with the 28th Australian Polymer Symposia (28th APS)
2008-2011          Chair of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Polymer Division
2011                    Conference Chair of the 32nd Australian Polymer Symposia (32 APS)
2011                    Honorary general secretary of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
Since 2012           Member of ARC (Australian Research Council) College of Experts
Since 2013           Australian Representative on the Council of Pacific Polymer Federation
Since 2014           National Chemistry Committee of the Australian Academy of Science
2018                    Chair of the IUPAC Macro Conference (to be held in Cairns, Australia)