Evolutionary Biomaterials Group

Stanislav N. Gorb

1989, Master of Science from Kiev State University on biology-zoology of invertebrates; 1991, PhD in biology-entomology from the Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine; 2002, habilitation in biology-entomology; 2008-, professor of zoology

Contact: phone: +49 431 8804513, e-mail: sgorb@zoologie.uni-kiel.de

 

Scientific career:

1990-1994, researcher, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine; 1994-1995, postdoc, Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna, Austria; 1996-1998, postdoc, Max-Planck-Institute of Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany; 1998-1999, assistant, Institute of Special Zoology and Evolutionary Biology of Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany; 1999-2002, group leader (Biological Microtribology Group) at the Max-Planck-Institute of Developmental Biology; 2002-2008, group leader (Evolutionary Biomaterials Group) at the Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany; 2008-, chair of Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

 

Research interests:

Biological attachment (upper figure); functional morphology and biomechanics (middle figure); evolution of structure and functions; behaviour of arthropods (especially problems of communication systems), animal-plant interactions (lower picture)

Awards:

1995, Schloessmann Award, Biology and Material Science, Germany; 1996-1997, Award of the President of the Ukraine for young scientists, Ukraine; 1998, Chicago Zoological Society Award, USA; 2005, Science Award of the Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft); 2011, International Forum Design Gold Award (category Materials); 2011, Materialica "Best of" Award; 2011, Transfer-Award of Schleswig-Holstein

Member of Academies:

2010, Corresponding member of Academy of the Science and Literature Mainz, Germany; 2011, Member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

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