Current Member

Dr. Charles Lochenie


Office: ISIS 2.05
Telp: +33 368 855 217

Year of birth: 1989

Belgian Nationality


Research Gate:



Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry                                                                                                        2012 – 2016

Summa cum Laude

Workgroup of Pr. Dr. B. Weber, Inorganic Chemistry II

University of Bayreuth – Bayreuth (DE)

  • Research topic: Design, synthesis, characterisation, and analysis of new multifunctional Spin Crossover complexes presenting fluorescent properties
  • Dalton Transactions Poster Prize at the EuChMS conference on Nitrogen Ligand 2015 in Beaunes (FR)


Master Degree in Chemistry                                                                                                    2010 – 2012

Grande Distinction

Université Catholique de Louvain – Louvain-la-Neuve (BE)

  • Master thesis in the workgroup of Pr. Y. Garcia, Inorganic Chemistry
  • Erasmus Training (Feb 2011 – May 2011) in the workgroup of Pr. Dr. B. Weber, Inorganic Chemistry II, University of Bayreuth – Bayreuth (DE)


Bachelor Degree in Chemistry                                                                                                   2007 – 2010

Université Catholique de Louvain ­– Louvain-la-Neuve (BE)


Work Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher                                                                                                      2016 – present

Institut de science et d’ingénierie supramoléculaires, université de Strabourg – Strasbourg

Research Assistant                                                                                                                    2012 – 2016

University of Bayreuth – Bayreuth (DE)

  • Management of research projects
  • Reporting results in forms of publications, oral or poster presentations at international conferences
  • Caretaking of a SQUID magnetometer and a Mößbauer spectrometer, including collaborating with technical staff/constructor in case of impediments
  • Collaborating with researchers of other institutes/universities (i.e.
  • Supervision of undergraduate trainees in a research lab
  • Organising practical courses for undergraduate students

§  Contributing to workgroup decisions about research directions

Publications List

1.       S. Herres-Pawlis, U. Herber, K. Hegner, D. Wolters, R. Siris, K. Wrobel, A. Hoffmann, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, D. Kuckling, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, accepted, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201601345.

2.       C. Lochenie, A. Gebauer, O. Klimm, F. Puchtler, B. Weber, New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 4687–4695.

3.       K. Dankhoff, C. Lochenie, F. Puchtler, B. Weber, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 2136–2143.

4.       C. Schliebe, U. Pfaff, T. Gemming, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, H. Lang, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 3850–3860.

5.       C. Lochenie, J. Heinz, W. Milius, B. Weber, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 18065–18077.

6.       C. Lochenie, K. G. Wagner, M. Karg, B. Weber, J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 7925–7935.

7.       D. Adner, M. Korb, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, H. Lang, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015, 641, 1243–1246.

8.       S. Schönfeld, C. Lochenie, P. Thoma, B. Weber, CrystEngComm 2015, 17, 5389–5395.

9.       S. Schlamp, C. Lochenie, T. Bauer, R. Kempe, B. Weber, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 408–413.

10.   U. Herber, A. Hoffmann, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, S. Herres-Pawlis, Z. Naturforsch. 2014, 69b, 1206–1214.

11.   C. Lochenie, W. Bauer, A. P. Railliet, S. Schlamp, Y. Garcia, B. Weber, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 11563–11572.

12.   Z. Fang, J. P. Dürholt, M. Kauer, W. Zhang, C. Lochenie, B. Jee, H. B. Albada, N. Metzler-Nolte, A. Pöppl, B. Weber, M. Muhler, Y. Wang, R. Schmid, R. A. Fischer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 9627–9636.

13.   C. Lochenie, S. Schlamp, A. P. Railliet, K. Robeyns, B. Weber, Y. Garcia, Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2014, 16, 6213–6218.

14.   C. Göbel, T. Palamarciuc, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 2232–2238.

15.   W. Bauer, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 1990–1999.

16.   C. Lochenie, W. Bauer, S. Schlamp, P. Thoma, B. Weber, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2012, 638, 98–102.