Prof. Dr. Günter Haufe
Prof. Günter Haufe

Prof. Dr. Günter Haufe
University Professor           (Org. Chemistry), Office 208
Tel.: +49 - (0)251 83 33281
Fax: +49 - (0)251 83 39772
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      1975       Dr. rer. nat., University of Leipzig.
1985 Habilitation, University of Leipzig.
1986 Research Fellow of CNRS, Université Claude-Bernard, Lyon I, A. Laurent.
1988 - 1991 Lecturer, University of Leipzig.
since 1991 University-Professor for Organic Chemistry, University of Münster.
September 2017 Retirement
1985 Awarded with the Friedrich Wöhler Preis
1994 Visiting Professor, Université Claude-Bernard, Lyon I.
2002 Paul Tarrant Visiting Professor, University of Florida, Gainsville.
2003 Visiting Professor, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan.
2008 - 2021 Regional Editor, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry.
2013 Visiting Professor, Université de Rouen, Rouen.
2014 Visiting Professor, Universitat de València, València.
2015 Member of the European Academy of Sciences.
2016 Visiting Professor Nagoya Institute of Technology.
2016 Visiting Professor, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Fluoroorganic Chemistry
  • Selective halogenation methods, in particular fluorination
  • Selective synthesis of of fluorinated natural product analogues
  • 18F-Tracers for the Positron-Emission-Tomography (PET)
Preparative Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry of aliphatic and alicyclic compounds
  • Synthesis and reactions of medium-sized ring systems (transannular reactivity)
  • Total synthesis of natural products
Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Enzymatic methods for the synthesis of organic compounds
  • Biotransformations with microorganisms