Elsevier and Journal of Catalysis have announced that Professor Joachim Sauer, UniCat Coordinator of Research Field D1, has joined Professors Johannes Lercher, Christophe Copéret, Graham Hutchings, Matthew Neurock, Hans Niemantsverdriet, S. Ted Oyama and Fabio Ribeiro as Editor of Journal of Catalysis.
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 is one of the most prestigious awards for chemists in Germany. It is conferred for outstanding achievements in the areas of chemistry in which the scientist Karl Ziegler - the award’s namesake - also conducted research. These areas particularly include organometallic and inorganic chemistry,...
Professor Ashraf Brik from Technion (Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa) has been awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Ashraf Brik will stay for a visiting professorship at Technische Universität Berlin hosted by UniCat-Professor Roderich D. Süssmuth.
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UniCat Professor Silke Leimkühler is coordinating a new DFG Priority Program on the impact of iron-sulfur clusters on enzyme activities
Professor Robert Schlögl was awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2015 in March at the Annual Meeting of German Catalysis Scientists in Weimar.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Möglich has accepted an appointment for a Full Professorship at the University of Bayreuth. He will move to Bayreuth and become a Professor of Biochemistry on 01 April 2015. Andreas Möglich, born in Germany in 1975, studied Biochemistry at the University of Regensburg and Biophysics at the University of Basel, where he obtained a doctorate in 2005. In 1999, a research stay brought him to Washington University in St. Louis, USA. From 2006 to 2010, Möglich worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago, USA....
Today, Dr. Anna Company Casadevall of the University of Girona was honoured by UniCat. She received the 2015 Clara Immerwahr Award. Here is the Photo Gallery.
The North American Catalysis Society and the European Federation of Catalysis Societies have announced that UniCat Professor Hans Joachim Freund of the Fritz Haber Institute is the recipient of the 2015 Michel Boudart Award for the Advancement of Catalysis. The Award will be presented at the 24th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society (Pittsburgh, June 2015) and at Europacat XII (Kazan, Russia, August 2015). Hans-Joachim Freund has been a UniCat member since its foundation in 2007 working in the Research Fields D1 and D2. The...