Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Surface Processes

Dr. Harald Foerstendorf
Phone:+49 351 260 - 3664, 2504
Fax:13664, 3553
Email: h.foerstendorfAthzdr.de
Link:Ombudsperson
Address for visitors:Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden
Postal address:POB 51 01 19
01314 Dresden
Germany

Scientific career

  • Since 2001:
    Staff scientist at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Institute of Resource Ecology.
  • 1998-2000:
    Post-doc at the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, Section Biophysics,
    Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br., Germany
  • 1997:
    Ph.D. thesis: “Light-induced FT-IR investigations of the photoreactions of the plant receptor phytochrome and the antenna pigment phycoerythrocyanine”
    Faculty of Chemistry, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br., Germany
  • 1992:
    Diploma thesis: “Spectroscopic and thermodynamic analysis of the helix-coil transformation of oligoribonucleotides”
    Faculty of Chemistry, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br., Germany

Research experience

  • Surface processes of radionuclides and fission products at liquid/solid interfaces
  • Aqueous complexes of actinides with organic and bio ligands
  • In situ vibrational spectroscopy for the investigation of sorption processes of heavy metal ions at mineral surfaces

Important publications

Peer-reviewed papers

Grants

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) FO 619/1-1; 1-2 (05/2006-04/2009)

Further scientific function