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Prof. Dr. Gustavo Fernández
Supramolecular Chemistry
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  • Curriculum Vitae

    Since 2015

    Professor of Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry, WWU Münster

    2010 - 2015

    Sofja-Kovalevskaja Independent Junior Researcher, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Würzburg (Germany)

    March 2009 - December 2010

    Humboldt Postdoctoral Researcher, Host: Prof. Dr. Frank Würthner, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Würzburg

    December 2004 - February 2009

    Doctoral Degree, supervisors: Profs. Nazario Martín and Luis Sánchez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

    July 2006 - October 2006

    Predoctoral stay, Host: Prof. J. Fraser Stoddart, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, U. S. A.

    June 2006

    MSc in Organic Chemistry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

    1999 - 2004 BSc in Chemistry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
  • Advanced academic qualifications

    November  2016

    Habilitation (venia legendi) in Organic chemistry, University of Würzburg (Germany)

    Mentor: Prof. Dr. Frank Würthner

    Topic: “Self-assembled and self-sorted nanostructures based on metal-containing π-conjugated scaffolds”

    September 2015

    Appointment as a Professor, University of Münster (Germany)

    February 2009

    PhD degree (summa cum laude) from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

     Topic: “Covalent and supramolecular donor-acceptor systems based on C60 and exTTF”

  • Awards and Professional Recognitions


    Teaching Award “Professor des Jahres”, Faculty of Medicine, WWU

    Teaching Award “Goldener Brendel”, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, WWU

    Visiting Professor, University of Rennes (France)

    2020 - 2022

    Dean of Studies and Research, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Münster (Germany)


    Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry


    ERC starting grant


    Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung Award for outstanding results during the Habilitation

    Guest Professor , University of Kyushu (Japan)


    IUPAC Prize for young researchers, Honorable Mention Award, USA

    Sofia Kovalesvskaja Award of the Humboldt Foundation (ca. 1.65 Mio. €)

    PhD Award, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Award of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry for the best PhD in Chemistry

    PhD Award of the autonomous region of Madrid for the best PhD in Chemistry

    2009 Suschem Award for young researchers

    Lilly Award for PhD students

    European Young Chemist Award (Silver Medal), Torino (Italy)