group photo of the delius research group in 2023

Group Leader

Max von Delius is Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the University of Ulm. He studied chemistry at Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) in Erlangen  and at Louis-Pasteur University in Strasbourg (France). He obtained his PhD from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and was a Leopoldina postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto (Canada). In 2018, Max was awarded the Hoechst Dozentenpreis and from July 2019 his research activities are supported by the European Research Council (ERC starting grant).

Academic associate

Dr. Frank Dissinger is an academic associate for safety, teaching and future NMR expert at the Delius lab. He was born in Speyer and did his diploma in chemistry at the Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz including a research project at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK) under supervision of Prof. Jörg Feldmann. He finished his PhD in the group of Prof. Siegfried R. Waldvogel in January 2020, researching semiconductor nanowire optoelectronics and carbon nanodots as part of the DFG research unit FOR1616. Besides fighting bureaucracy or dealing with new spectrometers, he is dedicated for progress as a board member of the GDCh, hiking/skiing or expanding his expertise as a scotch whisky enthusiast.


PhD Students

MSc Students and Interns


Administrative assistant