Research interests

  • (Photo)catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Sustainable Chemistry
  • Synthesis Technology
  • Flow Chemistry

Research Units in UniSysCat

Research Unit D​​​​​​​

Awards (selection)

2018 Brandenburg Post-Doc Award (Ministry of Science, Research & Cultural Affairs)
2018 Liebig Fellowship of the Fonds der chemischen Industrie (VCI)
2018 Monatshefte der Chemie - Science Award of the Austrian Chemical Society (GÖCH)
2016 Doctoral Thesis Award of the Austrian Chemical Society (GÖCH)
2015 Merit Scholarship (University of Graz)

Dr. Bartholomäus Pieber
Max-Planck-Institute for Colloids and Interfaces
Am Mühlenberg 1
14476 Potsdam
+49 (331) 567-9336
+49 (331) 567-9302

Publications (selection)

B. Pieber, J. A. Malik, C. Cavedon, S. Gisbertz, A. Savateev, D. Cruz, T. Heil, G. Zhang, P. H. Seeberger, Semi Heterogeneous Dual Nickel/Photo-catalysis using Carbon Nitrides: Esterification of Carboxylic Acids with Aryl Halides, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019.

B. Pieber, M. Shalom, M. Antonietti, P. H. Seeberger, K. Gilmore, Continuous Heterogeneous Photoredox Catalysis in Serial Micro-Batch reactors, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 57, 9976-9979.

M. B. Plutschak, B. Pieber, K. Gilmore, P. H. Seeberger, The Hitchhikers Guide to Flow Chemistry, Chemical Reviews 2017, 117, 11796-11893. 

B. Pieber, C. O. Kappe, Generation and Synthetic Application of Trifluoromethyl Diazomethane Utilizing Continuous Flow Technologies, Organic Letters 2016, 18, 1076-1079.

B. Pieber, P. D. Cox, C. O. Kappe, Selective Olefin Reduction in Thebaine Using Hydrazine Hydrate and O2 under Intensified Continuous Flow Conditions, Organic Process Research & Development, 2016, 20, 376-385.

C. E. M. Salvador, B. Pieber, P. M. Neu, A. Torvisco, C. K. Z. Andrade, C. O. Kappe, A Sequential Ugi Multicomponent/Cu-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition Approach for the Continuous Flow Generation of Cyclic Peptoids, Journal of Organic Chemistry 2015, 80, 4590-4602.

B. Pieber, S. Teixeira Martinez, D. Cantillo and C. O. Kappe, In situ Generation of Diimide from Hydrazine and Oxygen – Transfer Hydrogenation of Olefins in Continuous Flow, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 10241-10244.

C. O. Kappe, B. Pieber, D. Dallinger, Microwave Effects in Organic Synthesis – Myth or Reality, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 1088-1094.

G. S. Kumar, B. Pieber, K. R. Reddy,* C. O. Kappe, Copper-Catalyzed Formation of C-O Bonds by Direct α-C-H Bond Activation of Ethers Using Stoichiometric Amounts of Peroxide in Batch and Continuous-Flow Formats, Chemistry a European Journal 2012, 18, 6124-6128.

B. Pieber, D. Cantillo, C. O. Kappe, Direct Arylation of Benzene with Aryl Bromides using High-Temperature/High-Pressure Process Windows: Expanding the Scope of C-H Activation Chemistry, Chemistry a European Journal 2012, 18, 5047-5055.