Chemist, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Hamburg
Michael Fröba studied chemistry in Würzburg and Hamburg and received his doctorate in 1993 from the Institute of Physical Chemistry, where he worked with Prof. W. Metz on graphite intercalation compounds. From 1994 to 1996, he was a Feodor Lynen research fellow in the group of Dr J. Wong at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. After his habilitation at the University of Hamburg in 2000, he was appointed as an Associate Professor for Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 2001 to 2007 he was Full Professor for Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Giessen, and since 2007 he holds a chair for Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Hamburg, with a strong focus on solid-state and materials chemistry.