Michael Pittelkow

Michael Pittelkow was born in 1977 and raised in Brøndby Strand, near Copenhagen. He attended Brøndby Strand skole and Ishøj gymnasium before studying chemistry at the University of Copenhagen. At the University of Copenhagen he received his PhD degree in 2006. During his studies he spent extended periods in Australia (CSIRO in Melbourne), The Netherlands (The Technical University of Eindhoven) and England (Cambridge University). He undertook postdoctoral studies in the UK (Cambridge University) before moving back to Denmark to start as an adjunkt (assistant professor) at the department of chemistry, University of Copenhagen in November 2008. In 2012 he became a permanent adjunkt and in 2013 he became associate professor (lektor) at the same department. His research interests include organic synthesis, physical organic chemistry, dendrimers and supramolecular chemistry.

Education and Work Experience

Associate Professor (Lektor), Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. February 2013-.
Assistant Professor (Adjunkt), Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, from November 2012-February 2013.
Assistant Professor (Adjunkt) financed by a Steno fellowship (FNU Fellowship), Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, from November 2008-November 2012.
Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Jeremy K. M. Sanders, (FNU Postdoctoral Fellowship), Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, UK. November 2006-November 2008.
Doctoral Student (PhD) with Associate Professor Jørn B. Christensen, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. PhD awarded November 2006. During this time six months was spend in the research group of Professor Jeremy K. M. Sanders at the Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, UK.
Master Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. Master project advisor: Associate Professor Jørn B. Christensen. During this time six months was spend in the research group of Professor E. W. Meijer at the Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Bachelor Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. Bachelor project advisor: Associate Professor Jørn B. Christensen Worked for six months in the research group of PhD Kevin Winzenberg in the molecular science group at CSIRO in Melbourne, Australia.
Student, Ishøj Amtsgymnasium, Denmark.
Primary school (folkeskole), Brøndby Strand skole, Denmark.  Awards and Honours

Lundbeckfondens Talentpris’ 2008 Awarded to scientists under the age of 30.

 

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