dr. Florian Meirer

dr. Florian Meirer
Room - David de Wied 4.86
F.Meirer@uu.nl

My research focuses on developing and applying spectro-microscopic techniques to obtain insights about nanoscale processes, which is critical towards understanding how advanced functional materials operate. Ideally, the analysis is carried out in-situ or even using operando conditions, studying advanced functional materials under realistic working conditions. The data obtained is often hyperdimensional and correlated in nature, which is why we apply multi-variate analysis techniques and simulations such as pore-network modeling to interpret results.

Academic Career

Professorship

2020 Associate Professor in the Inorganic Chemistry & Catalysis Group at Utrecht University, The Netherlands

2013 Assistant-Professor in the Inorganic Chemistry & Catalysis Group at Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Postdoctoral experience

2010-2013 Post-doc at Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy (Marie-Curie COFUND fellowship, EU project of FP6, acronym DART)

2009-2010 Post-doc at the Stanford Synchrotron radiation Lightsource, Menlo Park, CA, USA (Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship of the Austrian Science Fund), Supervisor: Prof. Piero Pianetta

Early stage researcher

2008 ScD (Dr. techn.) in Technical Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Atomic and Subatomic Physics, Vienna, Austria, Thesis: “Applications of synchrotron radiation induced TXRF-XANES analysis”, ISBN-13: 978-3838107929, Supervisor: Prof. Christina Streli

2005 MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) in Technical Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Awards and Scientific Honors

Prestigious Grants

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Open Competition Groot grant for collaborative research on nanoplastics (2020)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) NICAS grant for collaborative research with  the Rijksmuseum and the University of Antwerp (2018)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Vidi personal grant for independent research (2016)

Books and Book Chapters

Book Chapters

G.T. Whiting, F. Meirer, B.M. Weckhuysen, Operando EXAFS and XANES of catalytic solids and related materials, in XAFS Techniques for Catalysts, Nanomaterials and Surfaces, Springer, New York, Y. Iwasawa, K. Asakura, M. Tada (Eds.), 2016. p. 167.

Publications

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Majer, Z; Bosze, S; Szabó, I; Mihucz, V G; Gaál, A; Szilvágyi, G; Pepponi, G; Meirer, F; Wobrauschek, P; Szoboszlai, N; Ingerle, D; Streli, C

Study of dinuclear Rh(II) complexes of phenylalanine derivatives as potential anticancer agents by using X-ray fluorescence and X-ray absorption Journal Article

In: Microchemical Journal, 120 , pp. 5157, 2015.

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Cianchetta, I; Trentelman, K; Maish, J; Saunders, D; Foran, B; Walton, M; Sciau, P; Wang, T; Pouyet, E; Cotte, M; Meirer, F; Liu, Y; Pianetta, P; Mehta, A

Evidence for an unorthodox firing sequence employed by the Berlin Painter: Deciphering ancient ceramic firing conditions through high-resolution material characterization and replication Journal Article

In: Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 30 (3), pp. 666-676, 2015.

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Bij, H E Van Der; Cicmil, D; Wang, J; Meirer, F; Groot, F M F De; Weckhuysen, B M

Aluminum-phosphate binder formation in zeolites as probed with X-ray absorption microscopy Journal Article

In: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (51), pp. 17774-17787, 2014.

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Bij, H E Van Der; Meirer, F; Kalirai, S; Wang, J; Weckhuysen, B M

Hexane cracking over steamed phosphated zeolite H-ZSM-5: Promotional effect on catalyst performance and stability Journal Article

In: Chemistry - A European Journal, 20 (51), pp. 16922-16932, 2014.

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Whiting, G T; Meirer, F; Valencia, D; Mertens, M M; Bons, A -J; Weiss, B M; Stevens, P A; de Smit, E; Weckhuysen, B M

Selective staining of Brønsted acidity in zeolite ZSM-5-based catalyst extrudates using thiophene as a probe Journal Article

In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16 (39), pp. 21531-21542, 2014.

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Lerotic, M; Mak, R; Wirick, S; Meirer, F; Jacobsen, C

Mantis: A program for the analysis of x-ray spectromicroscopy data Journal Article

In: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 21 (5), pp. 1206-1212, 2014.

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Demenev, E; Meirer, F; Essa, Z; Giubertoni, D; Cristiano, F; Pepponi, G; Gennaro, S; Bersani, M; Foad, M A

Observation of point defect injection from electrical deactivation of arsenic ultra-shallow distributions formed by ultra-low energy ion implantation and laser sub-melt annealing Journal Article

In: Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 11 (1), pp. 16-19, 2014.

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Meirer, F; Demenev, E; Giubertoni, D; Vanzetti, L; Gennaro, S; Fedrizzi, M; Pepponi, G; Steinhauser, G; Vishwanath, V; Foad, M; Bersani, M

Surface evolution of very high dose arsenic implants in silicon formed by plasma immersion ion implantation - a long term study Journal Article

In: Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 11 (1), pp. 28-31, 2014.

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Cats, K H; Gonzalez-Jimenez, I D; Liu, Y; Nelson, J; Campen, D Van; Meirer, F; Eerden, A M J Van Der; Groot, F M F De; Andrews, J C; Weckhuysen, B M

X-ray nanoscopy of cobalt Fischer-Tropsch catalysts at work Journal Article

In: Chemical Communications, 49 (41), pp. 4622-4624, 2013.

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Meirer, F; Liu, Y; Pouyet, E; Fayard, B; Cotte, M; Sanchez, C; Andrews, J C; Mehta, A; Sciau, P

Full-field XANES analysis of Roman ceramics to estimate firing conditions - A novel probe to study hierarchical heterogeneous materials Journal Article

In: Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 28 (12), pp. 1870-1883, 2013.

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Gonzalez-Jimenez, I D; Cats, K; Davidian, T; Ruitenbeek, M; Meirer, F; Liu, Y; Nelson, J; Andrews, J C; Pianetta, P; Groot, F M F De; Weckhuysen, B M

Hard X-ray nanotomography of catalytic solids at work Journal Article

In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 51 (48), pp. 11986-11990, 2012.

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