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Dr. Anja Henss


Dr. Anja Henss


Address:     Justus Liebig University Giessen

                  Institute of Physical Chemistry

                  Heinrich-Buff-Ring 17, 35392 Giessen

Phone:        (+49) 641-9934515


Academic Education


  • 2010: 1st state examination for teaching profession at a secondary school (Gymnasium) for Chemistry and Physics
  • 2008: rer. nat. in Inorganic Chemistry 
  • 2005: Diploma in Chemistry, Justus-Liebig University 
  • 1999: Abitur, Johanneum Gymnasium Herborn

Current and Previous Positions


  • since 2020: Head of research group "Interface analysis of energy storage materials"
  • since 2018: Head of the Analytical Platform ElCh, Center for Material Research (LaMa), Justus-Liebig University, Gießen, Germany
  • 2010-18:    Research Scientist, Justus-Liebig University, Gießen, SFB TRR 79                                                                                                                 "Interfacial Chemistry and 3-D Analysis of Interfaces of Implants and Osteoporotic Bone"   
  • 2008-10:     Freelance employee, Publisher Wiley-VCH Weinheim
  • 2005-08:     Graduate Research Assistant, Justus-Liebig University, Gießen, Germany

Teaching Activities


  • Since 2011:

Lecture and Tutor in Physical Chemistry courses for teachers “Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Kinetics”; Lecture and Tutor in elective module for BSc & MSc Materials Science and BSc & MSc Chemistry “3D Analytics in Materials and Natural Sciences”; Introduction and Organisation of “Methods Day: Advanced Analytical Methods Applied in Physical Chemistry” for BSc Chemistry; Tutor in Physical Chemistry course I (Thermodynamics and Electrochemistry); Tutor in Inorganic Chemistry, Supervision of laboratory experiments in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry; Supervision of numerous student research projects, bachelor and master theses

Approved Research Projects


  • 2023-2026: BMBF Project ORRCABATT: Optimal design for rechargeable and recyclable alkaline Zn-MnO2 batteries as flexible energy storage devices
  • 2022-2025:DFG Research Project MINABATT: Micro- to nanoscale investigation of interfacial processes in solid-state batteries with hybrid electrolytes to elucidate lithium transport
  • 2020-2024 BMBF Project AQuaPOp associated to AQUA cluster: Surface and interface analysis of active materials using high resolution analytical methods