Prof. Dr. Matthias Driess

Chair of UniCat since 2007

Member of UniCat's Executive Board
Scientific Director at BasCat

Research interests

Metalorganic chemistry, precursor synthesis, molecular models for heterogeneous catalysis, molecular main group and organometallic chemistry

Research Fields in UniCat

Research Field D1*
Research Field D2*
Research Field D3*
Research Field E3

* Main Research Fields

2007-2011: A1, A3, A4, A5

Selection of research projects

  • Novel coorperating ligands for the heterolytic bond activation
  • Transition-metal silylene complexes
  • From activating small molecules to hetero bimetallic transition-metal complexes
  • Synthesis and characterisation of transition-metal silyline complexes
  • New single source precursors for the metal-doping stannic oxide as an alternative to ITO
Publications
Patents

Relevant News

Thursday, 07 October 2010

Matthias Driess on Nobelprize 2010 and catalysis research

Prof. Matthias Driess

Interview with the Chair of UniCat published by "Der Tagesspiegel".more


Monday, 04 October 2010

Dr. Shigeyoshi Inoue wins Sofja Kovalevskaja award

Dr. Shigeyoshi Inoue develops novel catalysts within the framework of the research group of Prof. Matthias Driessmore


Thursday, 30 September 2010

Alfred-Stock Memorial Prize awarded to Matthias Driess

Prof. Matthias Driess, Sprecher des Exzellenzclusters UniCat

Prof. Matthias Driess was honoured by the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker; GDCh). Yesterday, he received the Alfred-Stock Memorial Prize 2010 for his creative and highly innovative achievements in the field of inorganic chemistry.more


Monday, 13 September 2010

Cooperation with Catalonia

Foto: UniCat / Martin Penno

UniCat extends its network.more


Monday, 12 July 2010

Unifying Concepts in Catalysis - Special Issue of ChemCatChem

Christian Limberg and Matthias Driess are guest editorsmore


Monday, 31 May 2010

Facile Dioxygen Activation by Molecular Silicon(II) Compounds

From silicon(II)-based dioxygen activation to adducts of elusive dioxasiliranes and sila-ureas stable at room temperaturemore


Sunday, 11 April 2010

Catalysts: Promoters of a better world

Prof. Matthias Driess on UniCat in the "Handelsblatt"more


Thursday, 11 February 2010

UniCat on the radio

Prof. Matthias Driess, Chair of UniCat, and Dr. Oliver Lenz in front of a hydrogenase

Dr. Oliver Lenz and Prof. Driess talk about biocatalysts for obtaining hydrogenmore


Tuesday, 05 January 2010

Alfred-Stock Memorial Prize 2010 for Matthias Driess

Prof. Matthias Driess, Sprecher des Exzellenzclusters UniCat

Prof. Matthias Driess has been awarded by the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker; GDCh). He receives the Alfred-Stock Memorial Prize 2010 for his creative and highly innovative achievements in the field of inorganic chemistry.more


Tuesday, 08 December 2009

Inauguration of UniCat's miniplant

Yesterday, UniCat's new miniplant was opened with a small ceremonial. Prof. Matthias Driess welcomed about 30 guests, and especially representatives of the supporting companies: Siemens, Endress+Hauser, and Schmidt and Haensch. Prof. Wozny gave a short ovmore


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Prof. Matthias Driess

Matthias Driess
Technische Universität Berlin
Inst. f. Chemie / FG Anorganische und Analytische Chemie
Straße des 17. Juni 135
Berlin , 10623
Tel:
+49 30 314-22265


http://www.metallorganik.tu-berlin.de/
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