Hatice Mutlu HM

Dr. Hatice Mutlu

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Soft Matter Synthesis Laboratory (SML)
    Bld. 601
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Publication List

Research Interests:

synthesis of complex macromolecular architectures and functional polymers; development of new polymer-forming reactions and novel conjugation chemistries; chemical modification of polymers; polycondensation; metathesis polymerization; novel (bio)degradable polymers; self-immolative polymers; novel sulfur-based polymers; (dynamic) stimuli-sensitive materials; (self-reporting) single-chain nanoparticles; redox polymers; polymers for energy (batteries); polymers from renewable resources; functional polymeric networks



Publication statistics according to ISI Web of KnowledgeSM [search: Author = (Mutlu Hatice), all databases]: h-index: 17 with citation more than 1500 time.

*indicates: “corresponding authorship”
#indicates: “authors contributed equally”


Making the Best of Polymers with Sulfur–Nitrogen Bonds: From Sources to Innovative Materials
H. Mutlu*, P. Theato*
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 2000181.
doi: 10.1002/marc.202000181


A bio-inspired hierarchical underwater superoleophobic surface with reversible pH response
X. Huang, H. Mutlu, P. Theato*
Adv. Mater. Interfaces. 2020, 2000101.
doi: 10.1002/admi.202000101

[44] Post-Polymerization Modification of Poly(vinylcyclopropanes): A Potential Route to Periodic Copolymers
D. H. S. Ntoukam, H. Mutlu, P. Theato.*
Eur. Polym. J. 2019, 109319.
doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.109319

Dynamic covalent polymer networks via combined nitroxide exchange reaction and nitroxide mediated polymerization
Y. Jia, Y. Matt, Q. An, I. Wessely, H. Mutlu, P. Theato, S. Bräse, A. Llevot,* M. Tsotsalas*

Polym. Chem. 2020.
doi: 10.1039/C9PY01878F

[42] The unrevealed potential of elemental sulfur for the synthesis of high sulfur content bio-based aliphatic polyesters
M. E. Duarte, B. Huber, P.Theato, H. Mutlu.*
Polym. Chem. 2020, 
11, 241-248. (From the themed collection: Polymer Chemistry Emerging Investigators, journal back cover).
doi: 10.1039/C9PY01152H

A Guanidine-Based Superbase as Efficient Chemiluminescence Booster
C. M. Geiselhart, C. W. Schmitt, P. Jöckle, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik*

Sci. Rep. 2019, 9, 14519.
doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51105-z

[40] Self-Reporting Visible Light-Induced Polymer Chain Collapse
J. T. Offenloch, E. Blasco, S. Bastian, C. Barner-Kowollik,* H. Mutlu.*
Polym. Chem. 201910, 4513-4518. (journal back cover).
doi: 10.1039/C9PY00834A
[39] Fully Independent Photochemical Reactivity in One Molecule
D. E. Marschner,# C. O. Franck,# D. Abt, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 9877-9880.
doi: 10.1002/adma.201806334
[38] Soft Matter Technology at KIT: Chemical Perspective from Nanoarchitectures to Microstructures
S. Grosjean,# M. Wawryszyn,# H. Mutlu,# S. Bräse, J. Lahann, P. Theato.*
Adv. Mater. 2019, 1806334.
doi: 10.1002/adma.201806334
[37] Intercalating electron dyes for TEM visualization of DNA at the single-molecule level
Y. Kabiri, A. Angelin, I. Ahmed, H. Mutlu, J. Bauer, C. M. Niemeyer, H. Zandbergen, C. Dekker.*
ChemBioChem 2019, 20, 1-10.
[36] Contemporary Photoligation Chemistry: The Visible Light Challenge
J. T. Offenloch, M. Gernhardt, J. P. Blinco, H. Frisch, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner‐Kowollik.*
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 3700-3709.
[35] Pyrene‐Tagged Chloro Oximes as Ambient‐Light‐Accelerated Ligation Agents
J. T. Offenloch, S. Bastian, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
ChemPhotoChem 2019, 3, 66-70.
[34] Sulfur Chemistry in Polymer and Materials Science
H. Mutlu, E. B. Ceper, X. Li, J. Yang, W. Dong, M. M. Ozmen, P. Theato.*
Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2019, 40, 1800650.
[33] Light-induced polyethylene ligation
J. T. Offenloch, S. Norsic, H. Mutlu, M. Taam, O. Boyron, C. Boisson, F. D´Agosto,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 3633-3637.
[32] A subtractive photoresist platform for micro- and macroscopic 3D printed structures
M. M. Zieger, P. Müller, E. Blasco, C. Petit, V. Hahn, L. Michalek, H. Mutlu, M. Wegener, C. Barner-Kowollik.
Adv. Mater. 2018, 28, 1801405.
[31] Self-reporting refoldable fluorescent single-chain nanoparticles
T. Fischer, S. Spann, Q. An, B. Luy, M. Tstotsalas, J. P. Blinco, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.
Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4696-4702.
[30] Interrupted CuAAC ligation: An efficient approach to fluorescence labeled three-armed mikto star polymers
J. T. Offenloch, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Macromolecules 2018, 51, 2682-2689.
[29] Light-induced step-growth polymerization of AB-type photo-monomers at ambient temperature
S. Hurrle, A. S. Goldmann, H. Gliemann, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
ACS Macro Lett. 2018, 7, 201-207.
[28] Untapped potential for debonding on demand: The wonderful world of azo-compounds
H. Mutlu,* C. M. Geiselhart, C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Mater. Horiz. 2018, 5, 162-183.
[27] Spin fluorescence silencing enables an efficient thermally driven self-reporting release system
H. Mutlu,* C. W. Schmitt, N. Wedler-Jasinski, H.Woehlk, K. E. Fairfull-Smith,* J. P. Blinco,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 6199-6203 (journal cover).
[26] The para - fluoro - thiol reaction as a powerful tool for precision network synthesis
F. Cavalli, H. Mutlu, S. O. Steinmüller, L. Barner.*
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3778-3782.
[25] Dual gated chain-shattering based on light responsive benzophenones and thermally responsive Diels-Alder linkages
J. Steinkoenig, M. M. Zieger, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 5385-5391.
[24] Stepwise light-induced dual compaction of single-chain nanoparticles
T. K. Claus, J. Zhang, L. Martin, M. Hartlieb, H. Mutlu, S. Perrier, G. Delaittre, C. Barner-Kowollik.
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2017, 38, 1700264.
[23] Dual-gated supramolecular star polymers in aqueous solution
B. V. K. J. Schmidt, D. Kugele, J. von Irmer, J. Steinkoenig, H. Mutlu, C. Rüttiger, C. Hawker, M. Gallei, C. Barner-Kowollik.
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2375-2386.
[22] Degradable fluorescent single-chain nanoparticles based on metathesis polymers
J. T. Offenloch, J. Willenbacher, P. Tzvetkova, C. Heiler, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 775-778.
[21] Dynamic covalent single chain nanoparticles based on hetero Diels-Alder chemistry
N. Wedler-Jasinski, T. Lueckerath, H. Mutlu, A. S. Goldmann, A. Walther, M. H. Stenzel, C. Barner-Kowollik.
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 157-160.
[20] Two-in-one: λ-orthogonal photochemistry on a radical photoinitiating system
S. Hurrle, A. Lauer, H. Gliemann, H. Mutlu, C. Woell, A. S. Goldmann, C. Barner-Kowollik.
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2017, 38, 1600598.
[19] Polybutadiene functionalization via an efficient avenue
C. M. Geiselhart, J. T. Offenloch, H. Mutlu,* C. Barner-Kowollik.*
ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 1146-1151.
[18] Green chain-shattering polymers based on a self-immolative azobenzene motif
H. Multu, C. Barner-Kowollik.*
Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 2272-2279. [OA]
[17] Photo- and metallo-responsive N-alkyl α-Bisimines as orthogonally addressable main chain functional groups in metathesis polymers
L. Greb,# H. Mutlu,# C. Barner-Kowollik, J.-M. Lehn.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1142-1145. (Journal cover; highlighted in JACS Spotlights and Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 397).
[16] On the synthesis of sequence-controlled poly(vinyl benzyl amine-co-N-substituted maleimides) copolymers
S. Srichan, H. Mutlu, J.-F. Lutz.
Eur. Polym. J. 2015, 62, 338-346.
[15] Reading polymers: Sequencing of natural and synthetic macromolecules
H. Mutlu, J.-F. Lutz.
Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13010-13019.
[14] Precision PEGylated polymers obtained by sequence-controlled copolymerization and postpolymerization modification
S. Srichan, H. Mutlu, N. Badi, J.-F. Lutz.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9231-9235.
[13] Sustainable routes to polyurethane precursors
O. Kreye, H. Mutlu, M. A. R. Meier.
Green Chem. 2013, 15, 1431-1455.
[12] Self-metathesis of fatty acid methyl esters: Full conversion by choosing the appropriate plant oil
H. Mutlu, R. Hofsäß, R. E Montenegro, M. A. R. Meier.
RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 4927-4934.
[11] Cross-metathesis versus palladium-catalyzed C-H activation: Acetoxy ester functionalization of unsaturated fatty acid methyl esters
M. von Czapiewski, O. Kreye, H. Mutlu, M. A. R. Meier.
Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 2012, 114, 76-85.
[10] TBD catalysis with dimethyl carbonate: a fruitful and sustainable alliance
H. Mutlu, J. Ruiz, S. C. Solleder, M. A. R. Meier,
Green Chem. 2012, 14, 1728-1735.
[9] On the polymerization behavior of telomers: metathesis versus thiol-ene chemistry
H. Mutlu, A. N. Parvulescu, P. C. A. Bruijnincx, B. M. Weckhuysen, M. A. R. Meier.
Macromolecules 2012, 45, 1866-1878.
[8] Acyclic Triene Metathesis (ATMET) Polymerization of Plukenetia conophora oil: branched polymers by direct polymerization of renewable resources
C. O. Akintayo, H. Mutlu, M. Kempf, M. Wilhelm, M. A. R. Meier.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2011, 213, 87-96.
[7] 4-Vinylbenzenesulfonic acid adduct of epoxidized soybean oil: synthesis, free-radical and ADMET polymerizations
C. Öztürk, H. Mutlu, M. A.R. Meier, S. H. Küsefoğlu.
Eur. Polym. J. 2011, 47, 1467-1476.
[6] About the activity and selectivity of less well-known metathesis catalysts during ADMET polymerizations
H. Mutlu, L. Montero de Espinosa, O. Türünc, M. A. R. Meier.

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2010, 6, 1149-1158.

[5] Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET): a versatile tool for the construction of (defined) polymer architectures
H. Mutlu, L. Montero de Espinosa, M. A. R. Meier.
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 1404–1445.
[4] Ring-opening metathesis polymerization of fatty acid derived monomers
H. Mutlu, M. A. R. Meier.
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2010, 48, 5899-5906.
[3] Castor oil as a renewable resource for the chemical industry
H. Mutlu, M. A. R. Meier.
Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 2010, 112, 10-30 (most cited in Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. since 2010).
[2] Unsaturated PA X,20 from renewable resources via metathesis and catalytic amidation
H. Mutlu, M. A. R. Meier.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2009, 210, 1019-1025.
[1] Synthesis and characterization of polymers from soybean oil and p-dinitrosobenzene
H. Mutlu, S. H. Küsefoglu.
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2009, 113, 1925-1934.