Prof. Dr. Wolfgang P. Meier


Department of Chemistry
University of Basel
Mattenstrasse24a, BPR-1096
4058 Basel

phone: +41 61 207 38 02

Curriculum Vitae

Wolfgang Peter Meier was born in Biberach, Germany, where he was educated until university level. He then studied Chemistry at the University of Freiburg and received his PhD degree in Macromolecular Chemistry in 1992. In 1996 he was appointed as a lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Basel where he received his ‘Habilitation’ in 1998. In 2001 he was appointed as a professor at the International University of Bremen and since 2003 he is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Basel. Since 2014 he is the Director of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering. He received several awards (Ruzicka-Price, 2001; Hermann-Staudinger-Price, 2006) for his research. His main research interests are in the field of hierarchical self-assembly of functional polymers, and polymer–protein hybrid materials.