Institut für Organische Chemie

Jun. Prof. Dr. Erin Chernick​

University of Tübingen
Department of Chemistry

Auf der Morgenstelle 18

Building A, Floor 11, Room 11A44

72076, Tübingen

Phone: +49 7071 29-78941

Fax: +49 7071 29-5875

Email: erin.chernick@uni-tuebingen.de

Education

 

2012-2016 -Post Doctoral Fellowship
“Synthesis of Pentacene with TEMPO stable free radicals appended to explore singlet fission.”

Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU)

Department of Organic Chemistry, Erlangen, Germany

Supervisor: Professor Rik R. Tykwinski

2006 - Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)

Dissertation Title: “Synthesis and Properties of Rigid Electron Donor-Acceptor Triads with

Appended Stable Radicals”

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States.

Supervisor: Professor Michael Wasielewski.

2002 - Bachelor Degree (B.Sc.) with Specialization in Chemistry

University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

Supervisor: Professor Rik Tykwinski.

 

Professional Appointments

2016-current
W1-W3 Junior Professor

University of Tübingen

Department of Organic Chemistry, Tuebingen, Germany

2012-2016

Post-Doctoral Position

Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU)

Department of Organic Chemistry, Erlangen, Germany

Supervisor: Professor Rik R. Tykwinski

2008-2012

Project Manager

Pyramedium Inc. Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Employer: Gregory Menvielle

2007-2008

Senior Research Scientist

Rohm and Haas, Deer Park, Te
xas, United States. 
Employer: Rohm and Haas.

Select Publications

1.         Chernick, E. T.; Casillas, R.; Zirzlmeier, J.; Gardner, D.; Gruber, M.; Kropp, H.; Meyer, K.; Wasielewski, M. A.; Guldi, D. M.; Tykwinski, R. R. “Pentacene appended to a TEMPO Stable Free Radical: The Effect of Magnetic Exchange Coupling on Photoexcited Pentacene” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 857-863.

2.         Chernick, E. T.; Börzsönyi, G.; Steiner, C.; Ammon, M.; Gessner, D.; Frühbeißer, S.; Gröhn, F.; Maier, S.; Tykwinski, R. R. “Optically Pure, Monodisperse cis-Oligodiacetylenes: Aggregation-Induced Chirality Enhancement” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 310-314.

3.         Chernick, E. T.; Tykwinski, R. R. “Carbon-rich nanostructures: the conversion of acetylenes into materials” Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (mini-review), 2013, 26, 742-749.