Curriculum vitae

Dr. Heinrich Grünwald
Freigerichtstr. 16

61194 Niddatal


  • Degree in chemistry, University of Tübingen, Institute for Organic Chemistry:
  • Thesis for the degree: “OberflSurface Treatment using Diethylene glykolbis (allyl carbonate) with HF Low-Pressure Plasmas”.
  • University of of Tübingen (Prof. Suhr) and University of Durham, UK (5 months with Dr. Munro)
  • Dissertation: “Plasma Polymerization of Acrylonitrile, Propylene Oxide and Tributyl Tin-Methacrylate”

30 Years of Experience in Plasma and Surface Chemistry

Including 10 years at Leybold-Heraeus, Hanau, and its successor companies,
and 4 years at Tetra Pak Plastic Packaging R&D GmbH, Darmstadt

Particular experience with:

  • Leading R&D teams
  • Commissioning plants and equipment and troubleshooting
  • Risk analyses for procedures and processes
  • Innovation management and business development
  • Patent support

Publications: Approx. 40 patents of a variety of families, 5 book chapters
Approx. 45 papers for conferences and articles in scientific journals (see bibliography)
Teaching (see list): More than 75 other scientific presentations
Memberships: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plasmatechnologie (DGPT) [German Society for Plasma Technology], American Vacuum Society (AVS), Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC), Gesellschaft deutscher Chemiker (GdCh) [Society of German Chemists]