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Prof. Dr. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus
University of Bielefeld
Department of Chemistry
Physical Chemistry I 
Office: UHG F2-112
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born December 18, 1951, in Hagen, married, 1 daughter

Curriculum vitae
1970 Abitur (matriculation standard) in Hagen
1970–
1975
Education in chemistry (Diploma)
at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
1975 Diploma thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. Friedrich Stuhl, Ruhr-Universität Bochum:
Detection of radicals by resonance fluorescence, development of suitable light sources (in German)
1976–
1978
Doctorate in the group of Prof. Dr. Friedrich Stuhl, Ruhr-Universität Bochum:
Vacuum-UV-photolysis with a hydrogen laser: Production of O(3P) and O2(b1Σg+) and investigation of the temperature dependence of their behavior on the presence of different gases (in German)
1976–
1979
Research Assistant at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in the group of Prof. Dr. Heinrich Richtering
1979–
1994
German Aerospace Center DLR Permanent Scientific Staff member at the German Aerospace Center DLR, Stuttgart, in the group of Prof. Dr. Thomas Just; Group Leader since 1988
1987–
1988
Stanford University Sabbatical with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University (with Profs. Craig T. Bowman und Ronald K. Hanson) and with the Molecular Physics Laboratory of SRI International, USA (with Dr. David R. Crosley)
1992 Habilitation in the group of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Warnatz, University of Stuttgart
Laser-optical methods for the quantitative detection of minor species concentrations and temperature in combustion (in German)
University of Stuttgart
1993–
1994
Heisenberg Fellowship (on leave from DLR); ONERA, Paris research stays at ONERA, Paris
since
1994
Full professor (C4) for Physical Chemistry at Bielefeld University Universität Bielefeld
2005 Offer of the Wu Chair for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, USA (declined)


Fellowships, awards, and selected lectures
1993–
1994
Heisenberg Fellowship granted by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
1993 Princeton University Annual "Baetjer Lectures" of the School of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Science of Princeton University, USA.
2000 Award of the Public Understanding of Sciences and Humanities Program of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft for the chemical education project teutolab teutolab
2002 Award of the Public Understanding of Sciences and Humanities Program of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft for the chemical education project teutolab-NETZWERK
2004 50th Anniversary Lecture, International Combustion Institute, Chicago, USA
2006 Steinhofer Lecture, Kaiserslautern
2006 Alarich-Weiß Lecture, Darmstadt
2007 Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany awarded by Federal President Horst Köhler
2008 Award of an Honorary Guest Professorship, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei USTC
2009 Keynote Lecture, 30th Annual Combustion Research Meeting of the DOE, Airlie, USA
2011 "Distinguished Woman in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering", 2011 year of chemistry celebration, awarded by International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
2011 Inauguration Lecture, Saudiarabian Section of the Combustion Institute, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
2011 43th KOSCO Lecture of the Korean Section of the Combustion Institute, Gyeongju, Korea
2011 CECOST Lecture, Lund, Sweden
2012 Wilhelm Jost Lecture of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie, Berlin, Leipzig, Darmstadt, Marburg, Göttingen
Nov.–Dec.
2012
Guest Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
2012–
2017
Advisory Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Jan. 2013 Guest Professor at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2013 Clara Immerwahr Lecture, Berlin
Feb.–March
2013
Guest Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, Denmark
Sept. 2013 Guest Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
Nov. 2015 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering and Lectio Magistralis, awarded by the university Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Jan. 2016 Award for International Scientific Cooperation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


Activities in scientific organizations/committees
Mar. 2016–
Feb. 2020
Member of the University Council of Technische Universität Darmstadt
since 2016 Göttingen Academy Member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities
since 10/2015 acatech Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering acatech
2015–
2018
Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technologies, University of Cambridge, UK
2014–
2017
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
2013–
2016
Combustion Research Facility Member of the Advisory Committee of the Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
2012–
2016
President of The Combustion Institute The Combustion Institute
Feb. 2012–
Jan. 2018
Member of the German Council of Science and Humanities
2012–
2017
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation WE Heraeus Foundation
2010–
2015
SFB 686 Deputy Speaker of the SFB 686 Model-based control of homogenized low-temperature combustion
2010–
2014
Member of the Board for the Otto Hahn Award of the city of Frankfurt, GDCh and DPG
since 2010 Member of the International Advisory Board of the Center for Combustion Energy, Beijing, China
2009–
2012
Humboldt Foundation Deputy Chair of the Selection Committee of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2009–
2014
Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center, Princeton, USA Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center
2009–
2010
Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft Vice President of the Deutschen Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie
since 05/2008 Leopoldina Member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
2008–
2013
Member of the Senate of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres Helmholtz Association
2008–
2012
Vice President / President Elect of The Combustion Institute The Combustion Institute
2008–
2010
Member of the Board for the van t'Hoff Award of the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft
2007–
2013
The Combustion Institute Member of the Board of the German Section of the International Combustion Institute
2007–
2014
Member of the Selection Committee of the GDCh for the Otto Hahn Award GDCh
July 2007–
June 2013
Member of the Senate and Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2007–
2013
Humboldt Foundation Member of the International Advisory Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2007–
2008
President of the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft
since 2006 Fellow of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) IUPAC
2006–
2008
Member of the National Evaluation Committee "Chemistry" of the German Council of Science and Humanities
2005–
2013
Member of the Selection Committee for the August Wilhelm von Hofmann Lecture of the GDCh GDCh
2004–
2012
Humboldt Foundation Member of the Selection Committee of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2004–
2010
Editor-in-Chief for "Combustion and Flame" Combustion and Flame
2004–
July 2007
Member of the Review Board of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2004 The Combustion Institute Colloquium Co-Chair "Laser Diagnostics and Sensors" of the 30th International Combustion Symposium, Chicago, USA
2003–
2013
Member of the Editorial Board of "Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie" Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie
2003–
2007
Fonds der Chemischen Industrie Liaison Professor for the "Fonds der Chemischen Industrie"
2003–
2006
Member of the Steering Committee of the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft
since 2002 Member of the Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division Advisory Committee of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry IUPAC
2002–
2018
Member of the Editorial Board of "Progress in Energy and Combustion Science" Progress in Energy and Combustion Science
2002–
2016
The Combustion Institute Member of the Board of Directors of The Combustion Institute
2002–
2012
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Volkswagen Foundation Volkswagen Foundation
2002–
2005
Forschungszentrum Jülich Member of the Advisory Committee of the Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
2002 The Combustion Institute Colloquium Co-Chair "Laser Diagnostics" of the 29th International Combustion Symposium, Sapporo, Japan
2001–
2006
Member of the Editorial Board of "Combustion and Flame" Combustion and Flame
2000 The Combustion Institute Colloquium Co-Chair "Reaction Kinetics" of the 28th International Combustion Symposium, Edinburgh, UK
1999 Chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Combustion
Lucca, Italy
Gordon Research Conferences
1997 Vice Chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Combustion
Plymouth, USA
1996–
2001
Member of the Nomination Committee for the Bennigsen Foerder Award (Ministry of Science)
1995–
2002
Member of the Jury for Lise Meitner postdoctoral stipends (Ministry of Science)


University functions
1996–
2000
Head of Graduate Studies Committee
1996–
2008
Elected member of the Faculty Advisory Board
1999–
2000
Deputy Department Chair
2000–
2001
Department Chair
2001–
2003
Vice Rector for Research
2008–
2013
Member of the University Council of Bielefeld University