Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius

Frank Glorius 2014

born 1972

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Organisch-Chemisches Institut
Corrensstrasse 40
48149 Münster
phone +49 251 83 33248
fax+49 251 83 33202
glorius at uni-muenster dot de

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 Curriculum Vitae

 since 08/2007 Full Professor for Organic Chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
 2004 - 2007 C3-Professor for Organic Chemistry at the University of Marburg
 2001 - 2004 Independent research at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim/Ruhr (Mentor: Prof. A Fürstner)
 2000 - 2001 Postdoctoral studies with Prof. D. A. Evans, Harvard University
 1997 - 2000 PhD thesis with Prof. A. Pfaltz, University of Basel and Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim/Ruhr
 1996 - 1997 Diploma thesis with Prof. A. Pfaltz and Prof. H. M. R. Hoffmann, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung,
Mülheim/Ruhr and the University of Hannover
 1995 - 1996 Research studies with Prof. P. A. Wender, Stanford University
 1992 - 1997 Studies of chemistry at the University of Hannover
 1991 - 1992 Military service

 Awards and Distinctions

 2017 Mukaiyama Award
 2016 2016 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
 2016 Aldrich Lecture Award 2016, Imperial College, London
 2016 3rd Ewha Distinguished Lectureship in Chemistry and Nano Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
 2016 BMS Lecture at UPenn, Pennsylvania
 2015 SYNLETT Best Paper Award 2015
 2015 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
 2014/15 Novartis Chemistry Lectureship Award
 2014 Goldener Brendel Award (Award for excellent teaching from the students of the Department of Chemistry & Pharmacy)
 2014 Sigma-Aldrich Lecture at MIT, Cambridge
 2014 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
 2014 Nankai University Lectureship on Organic Chemistry
 2013 Honorary Membership of the Israel Chemical Society
 2013 Holger Erdtman Lecture, KTH - The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
 2013 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Award 2013
 2012 Thieme Lecture in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, University of Stuttgart
 2012 Springer Heterocyclic Chemistry Award
 2012 Boehringer-Ingelheim Lecture at Yale
 2011 Magazine Capital's "Young Elite 2011" Science
 2011 OMCOS award
 2011 Abbott Lecture, UC Irvine
 2010 ERC Independent Researcher Starting Grant
 2010 Organic Synthesis Lecture, University of Toronto
 2009 AstraZeneca Award in Organic Chemistry
 2006 Alfried Krupp Prize for Young University Teachers
 2005 Dozentenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)
 2005 BASF Catalysis Award
 2004 Lilly Lecture Award
 2004 ORCHEM-Award 2004 for Scientists
 2001 - 2004 Liebig-scholarship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
 2002 Thieme Journal Award 2002
 2000 - 2001 Postdoc scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
 1995 - 1996 Research scholarship of the DAAD

Selected Professional Activities

Member of the Kuratorium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)
Member of the Managing Board of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS)
Member of a selection commitee of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Symrise AG
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Leibniz-Instituts für Katalyse e.V. (LIKAT)
Series Editor for Topics in Organometallic Chemistry
Member of the Advisory Boards of ChemPhotoChem, Helvetica Chimica Acta, Organic Letters, Organic Chemistry Frontiers, ChemCatChem, and
Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis
2011 - 2014 Chairman of the local association Münster of the GDCh (German Chemical Society)
2016 - 2017 Managing Director of the Institute for Organic Chemistry, WWU Münster
2010 - 2012 Member of the Senate of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster


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