Prof. Dr. Helmut Schwarz

Research interests

Gas-phase ion and physical organic chemistry, combination of experimental studies with theoretical methods, organometallic chemistry, selective bond activation in organic molecules by transition-metal species

Research Fields in UniCat

Research Field D1
Research Field D2

2007-2011: A4

Selection of research projects

  • Reaction of metal-clusters ions
  • Generation of elusive neutrals
  • Metal-mediated oxidations
  • Reactive transition-metal compounds
  • Metal-mediated bond activation
  • Mass-spectrometic approaches to stereoselectivity
  • Multiply charged ions
  • Development of new MS techniques to explore the reactivity of transient neutrals

Relevant News

Dienstag, 02. Juni 2015

Helmut Schwarz to receive Eni Award

UniCat professor Helmut Schwarz has been selected to receive one of this year’s Eni Awards. Established by the Italian energy company Eni S.p.A., the award comes with €200,000. The award is being conferred on Schwarz in the category New Frontiers of Hmehr

Montag, 20. April 2015

Helmut Schwarz receives the 2015 Karl Ziegler Award

UniCat professor selected for the Karl Ziegler Award by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker This year’s Karl Ziegler Award of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh - the German Chemical Society) will go to UniCat professor Helmut Schwarz. This prize mehr

Mittwoch, 10. Dezember 2014

Schrödinger Medal for UniCat Professor

The World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (WATOC) is awarding the 2015 Schrödinger medal to Helmut Schwarz. The medal is granted annually and has previously targeted scientists working on theoretical and computational chemistry. Havimehr

Dienstag, 17. September 2013

Methane coupling over magnesium oxide: how doping can work

New Paper in Angewandte Chemie, dedicated to Professor Helmut Schwarz on the occasion of his 70th birthdaymehr

Mittwoch, 18. April 2012

Helmut Schwarz has been elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected 17 new Foreign Honorary Members. They include: Helmut Schwarz, President of Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Member of UniCat.The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on October 6, at themehr

Donnerstag, 01. März 2012

Honorary doctorate for Helmut Schwarz

Yesterday, The Academic Senate of Kliment Ochridski University Sofia in Bulgaria decidet to honour Helmut Schwarz, UniCat professor at TU Berlin and president of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation by a Honorary doctorate. Following an apprentmehr

Dienstag, 24. Januar 2012

Professor Helmut Schwarz is awarded the Wilhelm Manchot Professorship

The Department of Chemistry of the Technische Universität München (TUM) and the Jürgen Manchot Foundation have awarded Professor Helmut Schwarz, a Chemist in the UniCat Cluster of Excellence and President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Manchmehr

Mittwoch, 09. November 2011

Blaise Pascal Medal for Helmut Schwarz

The European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) honours UniCat professor for his groundbreaking researchmehr

Prof. Dr. Helmut Schwarz

Helmut Schwarz
Technische Universität Berlin
Inst. f. Chemie / FG Organische Chemie
Straße des 17. Juni 135
Berlin , 10623
+49 30 314-23483