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Umair Sultan

Institute of Chemical Reaction Engineering
Egerlandstrasse 3
91058 Erlangen

Office : T1.83

☎ Phone: +49 9131 85 28744
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Research Area: Synthesis of hierarchical porous materials

Curriculum Vitae

Master Thesis: Drying kinetics of spherical colloidal crystals (Photonic Balls)

  • 2018 – 2020: Worked for department of Technical Documentation at Sivantos GmbH, Erlangen.
  • 2017 – 2018: Internship at B.Braun Avitum GmbH, Dresden in department of Research and Development: Centre of Excellence for Dialyzers and Fluids.
  • 2016 – 2017: Research Assistant at Bayerische Zentrum für Angewandte Energieforschung (ZAE Bayern), Erlangen: Quality control of CIGS solar cells.
  • 2011 – 2015: Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan.
    Bachelor Thesis: ‘Development and characterization of cobalt based nanostructured super hydrophobic coating’
  • Hobbies: Swimming, travelling, cooking, reading, hiking, bouldering, music.


Junwei Wang, Umair Sultan, Eric S. A. Goerlitzer, Chrameh Fru Mbah, Michael Engel, Nicolas Vogel
Structural Color of Colloidal Clusters as a Tool to Investigate Structure and Dynamics
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 1907730

J Hepp, A Vetter, B Hofbeck, U Sultan, JA Hauch, C Camus, CJ Brabec
Quantitative Analysis of the Separate Influences of Material Composition and Local Defects on the Voc of PV Devices: An Exemplary Study on CIG
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 10 (3), 898-904