Stephanie Christau

Contact

  • stepchri@umich.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 2012-2015
  • Diploma, Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 2009-2012
  • Pre-Diploma, Chemistry, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany

Research

  • The preparation of bicompartmental nanoparticles for stimulation of immune cells.

Experience

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2015-2016
  • DFG-IRTG Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 2012-2015
  • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2015
  • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2013-2014
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2011-2012
  • Student Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 2010-2011

Publications

  • Christau, S.; Moeller, T.; Brose, F.; Genzer, J.; Soltwedel, O.; von Klitzing, R. Effect of gold nanoparticle hydrophobicity on thermally induced color change of PNIPAM brush/gold nanoparticle hybrids, Polymer 2016, 98, 454–463.
  • Kesal, D.; Christau, S.; Krause, P.; Moeller, T.; von Klitzing, R. Uptake of pH-Sensitive Gold Nanoparticles in Strong Polyelectrolyte Brushes, Polymers 2016, 8, 134.
  • Christau, S.; Genzer, J.; von Klitzing, R. "Polymer brush/metal nanoparticle hybrids for optical sensor applications: From self-assembly to tailored functions and nanoengineering." Z.Phys.Chem., 2015, 229 (7-8), 1089-1117.
  • Christau, S.; Möller, T., Yenice, Z.; Genzer, J.; von Klitzing, R. "Brush/gold nanoparticle hybrids: Effect of grafting density on particle uptake and distribution within weak polyelectrolyte brushes." Langmuir, 2014, 30, 13033-13041.
  • Christau, S.; Thurandt, S.; Yenice, Z.; von Klitzing, R. "Stimuli-Responsive Polyelectrolyte Brushes as a Matrix for the Attachment of Gold Nanoparticles: The Effect of Brush Thickness on Particle Distribution." Polymers (Basel), 2014, 6, 1877.
  • Üzüm, C.; Christau, S.; von Klitzing, R. "Structuring of Polyelectrolyte (NaPSS) Solutions in Bulk and under Confinement as a Function of Concentration and Molecular Weight." Macromolecules, 2011, 44 (19), 7782-7791.