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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 the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1780, the Academy has elected leading “thinkers and doers” from each generation, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin in the eighteenth century, Daniel Webster and Ralph Waldo Emerson in the nineteenth,...
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In the latest Issue of JACS Peter Strasser, Markus Antonietti, and coworker describe mesoporous nitrogen-doped carbon for the electrocatalytic synthesis of hydrogen peroxide. For more information see Research\Selected Research Highlights.
We are very sad to announce that Professor Helmut Schubert passed away suddenly on the 14th of March 2012.
In March 2012, UniCat and BIG-NSE have moved to the new "Catalysis Inn" inside the Villa Bell on Campus Charlottenburg. How to find us.
Publication of Peter Strasser has been highlighted in JACS
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 apprenticeship as Chemical Laboratory Assistant with Dynamit Nobel in Troisdorf from 1966 to 1971, Schwarz studied Chemistry at the TU Berlin. He obtained his PhD from the TU in 1972 and two years later he completed his postdoctoral lecturing qualification. Periods of study at the ETH Zurich, MIT in...
Nature publication of Oliver Lenz and Bärbel Friedrich has been highlighted in Angwandte Chemie Internationl Edition
Yesterday, Dr. Kylie Vincent from Oxford University was honoured as the first Clara Immerwahr Awardee. Prof. Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), Nobel Laureate 2009, gave the guest lecture.