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Klaus Dirnberger


Academic Director
Institute of Polymer Chemistry
Chair of Structure & Properties of Polymeric Materials


Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart

Office Hours

Fachstudienberater für

  • Bachelor/Master-Chemie
  • Lebensmittelchemie (Grundstudium) 
  • Höheres Lehramt Chemie

Mittwoch, 12:00 -13:00 Uhr oder nach Vereinbarung


  • Design, synthesis and characterization of functional polymers and polymer materials
  • Structure-properties relationships in polymeric systems

C. Dingler, K. Dirnberger, S. Ludwigs, Semiconducting Polymer Spherulites—From Fundamentals to Polymer Electronics, Macromolecular Rapid Comm., 2018,

A. Stephen K. Hashmi, Sascha Schäfer, Verena Göker, Claus D. Eisenbach, Klaus Dirnberger, Zhirong Zhao-Karger, Patrick Crewdson, Gold Catalysis: AuCl-induced Polymerization of Styrene and n-Butylvinylether, Australian Journal of Chemistry 67(3) 500 (2014)

R. Chollakup, J.B. Beck, K. Dirnberger, M. Tirrell, C.D. Eisenbach, Polyelectrolyte Molecular Weight and Salt Effects on the Phase Behavior and Coacervation of Aqueous Solutions of Poly(acrylic acid) Sodium Salt and Poly(allylamine) Hydrochloride, Macromolecules 46, 2376 (2013)

İ. Özen, K. Dirnberger, C. Rustal, H.-G. Fritz, C.D. Eisenbach, Synthesis of Polyolefin-g-Poly(ethylene oxide) by Reacting Maleic Anhydride Modified Poly(propylene) or Poly(ethylene-co-ethylene) with Hydroxy-terminated Poly(ethylene oxide), Polymer-Plastics. Technol. Eng. 52, 101 (2013)

M.J. Mack, K. Dirnberger, C.D. Eisenbach, Nanophase Segregated Polyurethanes with Photoresponsive Hard Domains , Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering 106 (2012)

İ. Özen, C. Rustal, K. Dirnberger, H.-G. Fritz, C.D. Eisenbach, Modification of Surface Properties of Polypropylene Films by Blending with Poly(ethylene-b-ethylene oxide) and Application , Polym. Bulletin 68, 575 (2012)

C.D. Eisenbach, N. Bulychev, K. Dirnberger, B. Dervaux, F.E. DuPrez, V. Zubov, Structure Formation of Adsorption Layers of Ionic-Amphiphilic Copolymers on Inorganic and Organic Pigment Surfaces as Studied by ESA , ACS Symposium Series, "Amphiphiles: Molecular Assembly and Applications", R. Nagarajan, Editor, Vol. 1070, 117 (2011)

İ. Özen, C. Rustal, K. Dirnberger, H.-G. Fritz, C.D. Eisenbach, Flow Induced Surface Enrichment of Poly(ethylene-b-ethylene oxide) on Poly(propylene) by Capillary Rheometer , Korea-Australia Rheology J. 23, 33 (2011)

 İ. Özen, C. Rustal, K. Dirnberger, H.-G. Fritz, C.D. Eisenbach, Determination of Thermorheological Phase Diagram of Poly(propylene)/Poly(ethylene-b-ethylene oxide) Blends , e.Polymers 089, 1 (2010)

Nikolay Bulychev, Bart Dervaux, Klaus Dirnberger, Vitali Zubov, Filip E. Du Prez, Claus D. Eisenbach, Structure of Adsorption Layers of Amphiphilic Copolymers on Inorganic or Organic Particle Surfaces, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 211 (9), 971 (2010)

N. Bulychev, E. Kisterev, K. Dirnberger, V. Zubov, C. D. Eisenbach, Structure and Properties of Polymer Adsorption Layers on inorganic Pigments Surface in Aqueous Dispersion Formed under Ultrasonic Treatment , Balkan Tribol. Assoc. 16(4), 540 (2010)

Rajandar Bandari, Thomas Höche, Andrea Prager, Klaus Dirnberger, Michael R. Buchmeiser, Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Based Pore-Size-Selective Functionalization of Glycidy Methacrylate Based Monolithic Media: Access to Size-Stable Nanoparticles for Ligand-Free Metal Catalysis , Chem. Eur. J., 16, 4650-4658 (2010)

Claus D. Eisenbach, Nikolay Bulychev, Frederik Wurst, Klaus Dirnberger, Thadeus Schauer, Pigment Encapsulation with Amphipolar Copolymers via LCST Phenomena and Application for Coatings , Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, PMSE 327 (2009)

Klaus Dirnberger received his Ph.D. in Chemistry at University of Bayreuth in 1995 and moved in 1996 to the University of Stuttgart where he works since as a senior scientist. His research interests are on the relationship of structure and properties of polymer materials as well as functional polymers.



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