Biography for Gerhard Mohr, PhD

Gerhard J. Mohr earned his doctorate in chemistry from Karl-Franzens University Graz in optical sensors for anions. He then moved to the Centre for Chemical Sensors at ETH Zurich, where he developed chemosensors for alcohols, amines and aldehydes. From 2001–2008, Mohr was a Marie Curie and Heisenberg fellow at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena. Currently he heads the sensor materials work group at Fraunhofer in Regensburg, Germany, focusing on new functional dyes, fluorescent nanosensors and their combination with polytronic systems.