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Holger Kleinke

Professor, Chemistry; Director of Collaborative Graduate Program in Nanotechnology

Research interests: inorganic nanomaterials; solid state chemistry; thermoelectric energy


Professor Kleinke joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo in 2000. He serves as Editor for Journal of Alloys and Compounds, and is a member of the editorial boards of Advanced Electronic Materials and of Journal of Solid State Chemistry. Kleinke received the Premier’s Research Excellence Award in 2000, and the Ontario Distinguished Researcher Award  in 2002, and held a Canada Research Chair (tier II) in Solid State Chemistry from 2001 - 2011.


  • PhD, Universitat Mainz, Germany
  • Vordiplom, Diplom, Chemistry, WWU Münster (Germany)

Holger Kleinke

    University of Waterloo