Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Jandt

Curriculum Vitae

Contact

Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Jandt
Otto Schott Institute for Material Research, Room E001/ E002
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena
Office hours:
by agreement

Research Interests and Areas of Supervision

  • Materials for drug delivery
  • Antimicrobial materials for healthcare and mobility applications
  • Materials for tissue regeneration and replacement
  • Bioactive und biodegradable bone cements
  • Materials for life sciences
  • Protein adsorption at materials surfaces and protein nanofiber based materials
  • Self-organization of biomolecule based materials
  • Functional biointerfaces
  • Carbon based materials (graphene, carbon nanotubes) for nanocomposites and sensor applications
  • Photopolymerizable and microwavepolymerizable materials
  • Polymer-microstructuring, -morphology and thermodynamics
  • Polymer blends and copolymers
  • Fiber reinforced composites
  • Phase boundaries of
    • biomaterials
    • polymers
    • ceramics
    • composites
  • Biomimetics and bioinspired materials
  • Biological materials
  • Optical irradiation devices and LED based devices
  • Microscopy and spectroscopy methods

Education and Scientific Career

since 2001

C4 Full Professor, Chair in Materials Science, Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research (OSIM). Friedrich Schiller University Jena

2001 Reader in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials Science, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
1996 - 2001 Senior Lecturer in Dental Materials Science and Biomaterials, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
1994 - 1996 Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
1993 Research Scientist, Physics Department, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
1993 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in materials science, Hamburg University of Technology
1989 - 1993 Research Assistant at the Hamburg University of Technology
1989 Product Development Engineer, Solid State Imaging Sensors, Philips Components, Hamburg
1982 - 1989 Study of Physics, Biophysics, Astronomy and Maths, Dipl.-Phys., Hamburg, Germany

Education and Scientific Career

  • since 2001

C4 Full Professor, Chair in Materials Science, Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research (OSIM). Friedrich Schiller University Jena

  • 2001

Reader in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials Science, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • 1996 - 2001

Senior Lecturer in Dental Materials Science and Biomaterials, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • 1994 - 1996
    • Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • 1993
    • Research Scientist, Physics Department, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    • PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in materials science, Hamburg University of Technology
  • 1989 - 1993
    • Research Assistant at the Hamburg University of Technology
  • 1989
    • Product Development Engineer, Solid State Imaging Sensors, Philips Components, Hamburg
  • 1982 - 1989
    • Study of Physics, Biophysics, Astronomy and Maths, Dipl.-Phys., Hamburg, Germany

Honors and Awards

2022  IADR Distinguished Scientist Wilmer Souder Award

2022

Batsheva de Rothschild Fellow

2019

Teaching Award Certificate Professionalism in Teaching and Leadership, FSU Jena, Germany

2012

Thuringia Research Award 2011 for Applied Research "Control of biomolecules at materials surfaces - how the nanostructure of polyethylene surfaces controls protein arrangement and orientation"

2008 Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials, USA (FADM)
2006 Honorary Visiting Professor in Biomaterials Science at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom
2002 Visiting Professor in Biomaterials Science, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
1996 Elected full active member of the World Society for Biomaterials, USA
1993 Feodor Lynen-Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn

Memberships and Other Functions

since 2014

Member of the editorial board of Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

since 2014 Member of the German Materials Society (DGM) Executive Committee 
since 2014 Scientific spokesman for all DGM-Panels of Experts (Fachausschüsse)
since 2010 Member of the advisory board of the German Materials Society (DGM)
since 2008 Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Advanced Biomaterials, Wiley-VCH
since 2007 Member of the DFG-funded excellence graduate school Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC)
since 2006 Founder and Chairman of the panel of experts "Biomaterials" of the German Materials Society (DGM)
since 2005 Founder and Chairman of the "Jena Organization for Biomaterials (JOB)"
since 2002 Editorial Board Member of the international journals Acta Biomaterialia, Dental Materials, Journal of Dental Research (all USA), Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials (Germany/USA)
since 1996 Reviewer for DFG, ESF, EU Commission, BBSRC (GB), EPSRC (GB), MRC (GB), NIH (USA), NSF (USA), STW (NL) etc.
since 1996 Reviewer for about 25 international leading peer reviewed scientific journals

Publications

Summary: Approximately 450 publications, approx. 14.650 citations in international journals (Source: Google Scholar, July 2022). Current h-Index: 63, i10 index: 166.

Ten Most Significant Publications

 1. Cao H, Dauben T, Helbing C, Jia Z, Zhang Y, Huang M, Müller L, Gu S, Zhang X, Qin H, Martin K, Bossert J, Jandt KD. The antimicrobial effect of calcium-doped titanium is activated by fibrinogen adsorption. Mater Horiz 2022.

2. Scheuer K, Bandelli D, Helbing C, Weber C, Alex J, Max JB, Hocken A, Stranik O, Seiler L, Gladigau F, Neugebauer U, Schacher FH, Schubert US, Jandt KD. Self-assembly of copolyesters into stereocomplex crystallites tunes the properties of polyester nanoparticles. Macromol 2020, 53: 8340-8351.

3.  Cao H, Liu X, Jandt KD. The action-network of nanomaterials in On the issue of transparency and reproducibility in nanomedicine. Nature Nanotechnol 2019, 14: 629-635.

4.  Zhang W, Yu X, Li Y, Jandt KD, Wei G. Protein-mimetic peptide nanofibers: Motif design, self-assembly synthesis, and sequence-specific biomedical applications Progr Polym Sci 2019, 80: 94-124.

5. Firkowska-Boden I, Zhang X, Jandt KD. Controlling protein adsorption through nanostructured polymeric surfaces. Adv Healthcare Mater 2018, 7: 1700995.

6.. Helbing C, Deckert-Gaudig, T, Firkowska-Boden I, Wei G, Deckert V, Jandt KD. Protein handshake on the nanoscale: How albumin and hemoglobin self-assemble into nanohybrid fibers. ACS Nano 2018, 12: 1211-1219.

7.  Diefenbeck M, Schrader C, Gras F, Mückley T, Schmidt J, Zankovych S, Bossert J, Jandt KD et. al. Gentamicin coating of plasma chemical oxidized titanium alloy prevents implant-related osteomyelitis in rats. Biomater 2016, 101: 156-164.

8. Jandt KD, Mills RW. A brief history of LED photopolymerization. Dent Mater 2013, 29: 605-617.

9. Zhang JT, Nie J, Mühlstädt M, Gallagher H, Pullig O, Jandt KD. Stable extracellular matrix protein patterns guide the orientation of osteoblast-like cells. Adv Funct Mater 2011, 21: 4079-4087.

10.  Keller TF, Schönfelder J, Reichert J, Tuccitto, N, Licciardello, Messina GML, Marletta G, Jandt KD. How the surface nanostructure of polyethylene affects protein assembly and orientation. ACS Nano 2011, 5: 3120-3131.