Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Lars Borchardt

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für Anorganische Chemie I
Universitätsstraße 150, 44780 Bochum

Phone: +49 (234) 3229431

ORCID: 0000-0002-8778-7816 

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2019

W2-Professor for Inorganic Chemistry, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


Group Leader of BMBF Junior Research Group "Mechanocarb"
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

Since 2014

Habilitand Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

2013 - 2014

Post-Doc ETH Zürich, Switzerland, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Advanced Catalysis Engineering (Prof. J. Pèrez-Ramirèz)

2009 - 2013

Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in Chemistry (1.0 summa cum laude) Technische Universität Dresden, "Carbide and Carbide-Derived Carbon Materials with Hierarchical Pore Architecture (Prof. S. Kaskel)


DAAD Research Scholarship Drexel University Philadelphia, USA, Materials Science and Engineering (Prof. Y. Gogotsi)

2009 - 2010

Study of Intelectual Property Rights with Focus on Patent Law Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Faculty of Law

2004 - 2009

Diploma in Chemistry (1.0 excellent with distiniction) Technische Universität Dresden, "Synthesis and Characterization of ordered mesoporous boron carbide materials via precursor nanocasting" (Prof. Stefan Kaskel)


  • T35 - Innovators under 35-Award “Synthesis without waste – the sustainable way to energy storage” Awarded by MIT Technology Review, 28/06/17 in Berlin

  • Max-Buchner Research Grant „Poröse Polymere aus der Kugelmühle - Ein nachhaltiges Verfahren auf der Basis von Mechanochemie“ Period: 7/17 - 6/18

  • Daimler and Benz-Award „An alternative energy storage system - methane hydrate in porous carbons“ Period: 3/17 - 02/19

  • BMBF (Junior Research Group) Leader of Junior Research Group „Mechanocarb” Period: 07/2015 - 06/2020

  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for PhD students Period: 04/2011 - 06/2011 (finished)