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Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sander

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sander

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sander

 

Higher Education and Degrees

1973-1979 Study of Chemistry at the University of Heidelberg; Diploma Thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. H. Plieninger: "Synthese von Tripyrrin­sulfonsäuren und ihrer Metall­komplexe"
1978 Diplomchemiker
1979-1982 Doctoral Thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. R. Gleiter, University of Heidelberg: "Intramolekulare Cycloadditio­nen nichtkonjugierter Diene"
1982 Dr. rer. nat.
1989 Habilitation in Organic Chemistry, University of Heidelberg

Professional Career

1982-1984 Postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, with Prof. Dr. O. L. Chapman
1985-1990 Hochschulassistent at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Heidelberg
1990-1993 Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Technical University of Braunschweig
since 1993 Professor (chair) of Organic Chemistry at the University of Bochum
1995-1997 Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Bochum
2001 Offer of a chair of Organic Chemistry at the University of Marburg rejected
2012 - 2014 Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Bochum

Awards

1973 Award of a Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1978 Viktor-Meyer Award of the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Heidelberg
1982 Award of a Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Feodoy-Lynen Scholarship)
1988 Karl-Freudenberg Award of the Academy of Science, Heidelberg
1989 Award of a Heisenberg Scholarship (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
1990 Award of a Winnacker Scholarship (Hoechst AG)
2007 Adolf-von-Baeyer-Denkmünze der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)

Editorial Boards and Professional Activities

1997 - 2001 Member of the Wiley-VCh Advisory Board
since 1998 Member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Organic Chemistry
since 2000 Member of the Supervisory Board of the Beilstein Institute for the Advancement of Chemical Sciences
since 2001 Chair of the DECHEMA (German Association of Chemical Engineers) committee “Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms”
since 2005 Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry
2005 - 2009 Member of the Advisory Board of the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
2006 - 2009 Member of the Selection Committee of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Referee for a number of scientific organizations and journals

Research

Physical organic chemistry, matrix isolation and time resolved spectroscopy of reactive intermediates, aromatic polyradicals, carbenes and nitrenes, activation of molecular oxygen and oxidation processes, chemistry of reactive silicon species, non-covalent reactions.

 

 

head of department

    Prof. Dr. Wolfram Sander

Contact

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Lehrstuhl für Organische Chemie II
    NC 4/171

    Universitätsstraße 150
    44801 Bochum

    Tel.: +49 234 32 24593
    Fax: +49 234 32 14353
    E-mail: oc2@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

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