Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. techn.

Ulrike Diebold

Ulrike Diebold

Vice President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2022

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2014

  • Institute of Applied Physics, Vienna University of Technology


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Surface physics
  • Chemical physics
  • Surface chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Solid state physics



Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Academia Europaea
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Physical Society
  • European Academy of Sciences
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Vacuum Society

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Arthur W. Adamson Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society
  • ERC Advanced Grants (2x)
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel-Forschungspreis der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
  • Honorary Doctorate, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

Selected Publications:

  • Parkinson, G. S.; Novotny, Z.; Argentero, G.; Schmid, M.; Pavelec, J. et al. [..] (2013) CO Induced Adatom Sintering in a Model Catalyst: Pd/Fe3O4. Nature Materials, Bd. 12, S. 724-728.
  • Li, Shaochun; Diebold, Ulrike; Chu, Li-Na; Gong, Xue-Qing (2010) Hydrogen controls the dynamics of catechol adsorbed on a TiO2(110) surface. Science, Bd. 328, S. 882-884.
  • He, Yunbin; Tilocca, Antonio; Dulub, Olga; Selloni, Annabella; Diebold, Ulrike (2009) Local ordering and electronic signatures of submonolayer water on anatase TiO2(101). Nature Materials, Bd. 8, S. 585-589.
  • Diebold, Ulrike (2003) The Surface Science of Titanium Dioxide. Surface Science Reports, Bd. 48, S. 53-229.
  • Diebold, U.; Anderson, J. F.; Ng, K.-O.; Vanderbilt, D. (1996) Evidence for the Tunneling Site on Transition Metal Oxides: TiO2(110). Physical Review Letters, Bd. 77/7, S. 1322-1325.