Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

Welcome to the website of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.

Vortrag Dr. Felicitas Lips

AC-Kolloquium am 01.02.2024: "Reactivity of Amido-Substituted Silicon Ring and Cluster Compounds"⠀

Vortrag Dr. Marcus Schmidt

AC-Kolloquium am 25.01.2024: "Crystal growth by Chemical Vapor Transport"

Vortrag M. Sc. Tobias Deckstein

AC-Kolloquium am 18.01.2024: "Co≡E (E = Si – Pb) Triple Bonds: Cobalt-Centered Cleavage of E≡E Bonds and
Co≡E Metathetic Exchange Reactions"

Vortrag M. Sc. Prasenjit Palui

AC-Kolloquium am 21.12.2023: "Non-alkyne Like Reactivity of Ditetrelynes E2R2 (E = Si, Ge)"

Research areas

  • Solid State Chemistry
  • Inorganic Molecular Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Chemical Vapour Transport
  • Reactive Intermedia
  • Crystallography
  • Sustainable Catalysts

Research Groups

Currently, five research groups with about 60 scientific staff are conducting research at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Alessandro Bismuto

Metal and elemental organic molecular chemistry, bismuth compounds for catalysis and optoelectronics

Prof. Dr. Alexander C. Filippou

Organometallic chemistry, coordination chemistry, catalysis, quantum chemistry, element-element multiple bonds

Prof. Dr. Robert Glaum

Inorganic solid state chemistry: anhydrous phosphates, chemical transport, optical properties

Nikolay Kornienko
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Prof. Dr. Nikolay Kornienko

Sustainable catalysis, nanomaterials, biocatalysts and hybrid systems, in-situ spectroscopy

Prof. Dr. Connie Lu

Catalysts for the activation of small molecules, ligand design, transition metal complexes


Former professors of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry

Job offers

Student / Scientific Assistants
  • Praktikum "Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie" für Studierende der Molekularen Biomedizin


Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Alexander C. Filippou

Denise Dupont
Tel +49 228 73-5364
Fax +49 228 73-5327

Room 4.030
Gerhard-Domagk-Straße 1
D-53121 Bonn

Institute Administration

Dr. Sabine Rings

Christine Dolf
Tel +49 228 73-2664
Fax +49 228 73- 2709

Room 3.031
Gerhard-Domagk-Straße 1
53121 Bonn

Study Counseling

Dr. Jörg Daniels
Consultation hours Di 15 - 16 Uhr

Tel +49 228 73-3591
Fax +49 228 73-5660

Room 2.001
Gerhard-Domagk-Straße 1
53121 Bonn

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    8 am - 7 pm

Arrival by car

Destination address for navigation:
Gerhard-Domagk-Straße 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany

Free parking along Gerhard-Domagk-Straße.

Paid parking (parking ticket machine) in the parking lots in front of and behind the institutes.

Arrival by public transport

By bus:
Bus stop "Gerhard-Domagk-Straße" (walking distance 150m) or "Verdistraße" (walking distance 750m).

By streetcar:
Stop "Probsthof Nord" (walking distance 600m).

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