Peer Kirsch

Peer Kirsch is the Director of Emerging Technologies at Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, Germany. Having obtained his PhD in chemistry at Heidelberg University and the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research working with Prof. Dr. Heinz A. Staab in 1993, he spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) in Wako, Japan, before he joined Merck in 1995. He worked on the design and synthesis of liquid crystals for LCD applications for 10 years,...See more

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