Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Ursula Bentrup



Marital status

married, one daughter

Date of birth


Place of birth


Academic Education

1972 - 1976

Study of chemistry at Humboldt-Universität Berlin

1976 - 1980

Ph.D thesis at Humboldt-Universität Berlin (Prof. L. Kolditz)


Graduation Dr. rer. nat.

1989 / 1990

Working stay for one month in each case at Philipps-Universität Marburg (Prof. W. Massa)


Working stay at Laboratoire des Fluorures, Universite du Maine, Le Mans (Prof. J.-L. Fourquet)



1976 - 1980

Scientific assistant at Humboldt-Universität Berlin

1980 - 1991

Scientist at the Central Institute for Inorganic Chemistry (ZIAC), Academy of Sciences of GDR, Berlin

1992 - 1993

Project leader at the “Center for Inorganic Polymers”, Berlin

1994 - 2005

Scientist at the Institute for Applied Chemistry (ACA), Berlin

since 2006

Group leader “Optical spectroscopy and Thermoanalytical methods”, Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT)

Awards and other Activities


since 1991

Member of the “Gesellschaft für Thermische Analyse e.V.” (GEFTA)

1992 - 1994

Board member of GEFTA

since 2005

Member of the process analytical group in the section “Analytical Chemistry” of the GdCh
Member of Dechema and GeCatS

since 2014Member of the "Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V."