The Group

The Group

Dr. Manfred Manßen

Group Leader

Manfred Manßen studied for his undergraduate and PhD degrees at the University of Oldenburg, completing his PhD in 2018 with Prof. Rüdiger Beckhaus. Following postdoctoral studies with Prof. Laurel L. Schafer in Vancouver and Prof. Reiner Anwander in Tübingen, he started his junior research group in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Tübingen in 2022.
His research interests lie in transition metal chemistry and their application in sustainable synthesis and catalysis.
When not in the lab he enjoys watching and discussing movies, going to the gym and playing with his cat.


2022 Liebig-Fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2021 Return-Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
2019 Feodor-Lynen-Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
2016 Heinz-Neumüller-Fellowship of the CEWE-Stiftung

Jonas Caspers, B. Sc.

Research Assistant

Jonas Caspers is currently studying chemistry at the University of Tübingen. He finished his bachelor thesis in the group of Prof. Lars Wesemann in 2021 and started his masters program shortly afterwards. After an internship in our group in 2022, he began his work as a research assistant in March 2023.
In his free time he likes to make music and train martial arts.