Physical Chemistry - Al-Shamery

Dr. Rainer Koch

Address Institute of Chemistry, School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, P.O. Box 2503, D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany
Phone (fax) intl. +49-441-798-3653 (-193653)
Email rainer.koch(at)
Room W3-0-037a

Short CV

Nov. 85 - March 91 Chemistry at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany­
Apr. 89 - Sep. 89 Stay at the Universität Wien, Austria
Aug. 90 - March 91 Diploma thesis (Prof. E. Anders, Erlangen): "Theoretical and preparative studies of the properties of N-(1-Halogenoalkyl)heteroarylium salts"
May 91 - Nov. 94 Ph. D. thesis (Prof. E. Anders, Erlangen and Jena): "Lithium parameter for the semiempirical method PM3 - optimization and application", Nov. 93 - Jun. 95 at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
July 95 - Aug. 96 
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (Prof. C. Wentrup), DFG postdoctoral fellowship
Oct. 96 - Nov. 97 Postdoctoral stay at the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany (Dr. T. Clark, Computer-Chemie-Centrum)
Since Nov. 97 
Research scientist and lecturer in "Computational Chemistry" at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany

Open positions

Ph.D., diploma, M.Sc. and B.Sc. theses are always possible, also in joint computational/experimental projects.

Currently no funded postdoc positions are available but feel free to inquiry if you think you can successfully apply for a fellowship.

All interested students and researchers are welcome! Please contact Rainer Koch for further details (phone: +49-441-798-3653 or e-mail: rainer.koch(at)