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Prof. Dr. Stefan M. Huber


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Personal Data

Date of birth: September 27th, 1977
Place of birth: Weißenburg i. Bay. (Germany)


since 01/22
Full Professor (W3) at RU Bochum

external W3 offer declined

01/14 - 12/21
Associate Professor (W2) at RU Bochum

08/09 - 12/13
Independent Research at TU Munich
(Mentor: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Bach; Co-mentors: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Brückner, Prof. Dr. Lukas Hintermann)

01/09 - 07/09
Postdoctoral fellow at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg with Prof. Dr. Harald Gröger
Topic: "Biomimetic Redox Catalysis with Aerial Oxygen"

04/07 - 12/08
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA) (04/07 - 03/08) and at the Université de Genève (Switzerland) (06/08 - 12/08) with Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Cramer, Prof. Dr. William B. Tolman, and Prof. Dr. Laura Gagliardi
Topic: "Quantum Chemical Calculations on Oxygenation Reactions of Copper(I)-alpha-ketocarboxylate Complexes"

09/03 – 03/07
Ph.D. Studies at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg with Prof. Dr. Robert Weiss
Topic: "Synthesis, Stereoelectronics and Synthetic Potential of Novel Indigoid Systems: n-pi* vs. n-sigma* Interactions in Ethene and Imidazolium Derivatives"

11/02 – 07/03
Diploma Thesis at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg with Prof. Dr. Robert Weiss
Topic: "Nucleophilic beta-Onio-Vinylation as a Key Step towards a Novel
Quinolone Synthesis: New Access to the Most Important Class of Modern Antibiotics"

10/98 – 10/02
Chemistry Studies at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg

Civil Service & School

09/97 - 09/98
Retirement Home, Langenaltheim

09/88 - 07/97
Werner-von-Siemens-Gymnasium Weißenburg i. Bay.


Hoechst Dozentenpreis der Aventis Foundation (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie)

Robert-Sauer-Preis (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Munich)

Hans-Fischer-Gedächtnispreis (Hans-Fischer-Gesellschaft, Munich)

Ernst-Otto-Fischer-Lehrpreis (TU Munich)

Thieme Chemistry Journals Award

Promotionspreis / Excellence of Ph.D. Thesis (STAEDTLER Foundation, Nuremberg)

Zerweck-Preis for Excellent Achievements in the Diploma Exams (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Scholarships & Funding

01/18 - 02/18
Invited researcher at Université Paris Diderot (Host: Prof. Bernd Schöllhorn)

05/15 - 04/20
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant 2014

JSP (Junior Scientists Participation) Fellowship, Bürgenstock Conference

Financial Donation by the Dr. Otto Röhm Gedächtnisstiftung

12/09 - 12/13
Liebig Scholarship (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie)

07/07 – 06/08
Postdoc Scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)

04/04 – 12/06
Ph.D. Scholarship (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

06/01 – 09/03
Scholarship (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

11/98 – 07/03
Scholarship for Highly Talented Students (BayBFG) (State of Bavaria)


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Fakultät für Chemie und Biochemie
Organische Chemie I

Prof. Dr. Stefan Huber
Mail: NC 4/171
Office: NC 5/132

Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum

Tel.: (+49)234-32-21584


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