Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert

Ulrich S. Schubert Ulrich S. Schubert Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry (IOMC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jen
Humboldtstrasse 10
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 48 200
Fax:      +49 3641 9 48 202


  • Chair holder of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Director of the Jena Center for Soft Matter (JCSM)
  • Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry Jena (CEEC)


  • Metallo-supramolecular polymers
  • Tailored functional polymers and nanoparticles
  • Responsive Materials
  • High-throughput experimentation
  • Inkjet printing
  • Nanolithography

Publications (the 10 most important)

  1. Fuhrmann, R. Göstl, R. Wendt, J. Kötteritzsch, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, K. Brademann-Jock, A. Thünemann, U. Nöchel, M. Behl, S. Hecht, "Conditional repair by locally switching the thermal healing capability of dynamic covalent polymers with light", Nat. Commun. 2016, 13623.
  2. Janoschka, N. Martin, U. Martin, C. Friebe, S. Morgenstern, H. Hiller, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, "Aqueous, polymer-based redox-flow battery using non-corrosive, safe and low-cost materials", Nature 2015, 527, 78-81.
  3. Kuhl, S. Bode, R. K. Bose, J. Vitz, S. Hoeppener, S. J. Garcia, S. van der Zwaag,  M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, Acylhydrazones as reversible covalent crosslinkers for self-healing polymers", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 3295-3301.
  4. T. Press, A. Traeger, C. Pietsch, A. Mosig, M. Wagner, M. G. Clemens, N. Jbeily, N. Koch, M. Gottschaldt, N. Bézière, V. Ermolayev, V. Ntziachristos, J. Popp, M. M. Kessels, B. Qualmann, U. S. Schubert, M. Bauer, "Cell type-specific delivery of short interfering RNAs by dye-functionalised theranostic nanoparticles", Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 5565.
  5.   Janoschka, A. Teichler, B. Häupler, T. Jähnert, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, "Reactive inkjet printing of cathodes for organic radical batteries", Adv. Energy Mater. 2013, 3, 1025-1028.
  6. J. Barthel, T. Rudolph, A. Teichler, R. M. Paulus, J. Vitz, S. Hoeppener, M. D. Hager, F. H. Schacher, U. S. Schubert, "Self-healing materials via reversible crosslinking of poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(furfuryl glycidyl ether) (PEO-b-PFGE) block copolymer films, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 4921-4932.
  7. Bode, L. Zedler, F. H. Schacher, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, "Self-healing polymer coatings based on crosslinked metallosupramolecular copolymers", Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 1634-1638.
  8. Mansfeld, S. Höppener, U. S. Schubert, "Investigating the motion of diblock-copolymer micelles in ionic liquids by in-situ electron microscopy", Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 761-765.
  9. C. Rinkenauer, A. T. Press, M. Raasch, C. Pietsch, S. Schweizer, S. Schwörer, K. L. Rudolph, A. S. Mosig, M. Bauer, A.Träger, U. S. Schubert, "Microfluidically-supported cell culture as bridge between in vitro and in vivo investigations of well-defined nanoparticle libraries", J. Control. Release 2015, 216, 158-168.
  10. R. Whittell, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, I. Manners, "Functional soft materials from metallo- and metallosupramolecular polymers", Nature Mater. 2011, 10, 176-188.