56 young girls visit the Max-Planck-Institutes in Mülheim on Girls' Day to get an
insight into chemical research » more
Six months after the assumption of his post as new mayor of Mülheim an der Ruhr
Ulrich Scholten now visited Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung. He met the
Directors of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung and the Max-Planck-
Institut für Chemische Energiekonversion and got an insight into the topics and
main focuses of the research work of the institutes. » more
Again within a few months, the research work of Benjamin List, director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung and leader of the department for Homogeneous Catalysis, was honoured with one of the most important and highly respected research awards. » more
Prof. Alois Fürstner, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, will present the "Gilbert Stork Lecture" at the Columbia University in New York.
His lecture „Catalysis for Total Synthesis” takes place on April 21. » more
Dr. Harun Tüysüz, Group Leader for Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Energy at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, was awarded with the Jochen-Block-Prize of the German Catalysis Society e.V. (GeCatS). Tüysüz receives the prize for his prominent research effort on nanostructured multifunctional materials for catalytic applications. » more
Claudia Weidenthaler has attained the habilitation at the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Duisburg-Essen. She got the entitlement to teach at the Department of Inorganic Chemistry. Although she will stay at the Institute, she is happy to be more closely related to the university and about the opportunity to give lectures there. » more
Publication: Katalyse auf dem Kahlenberg » more
Reetz is only the second German chemist to receive this famous award.
Benjamin List, Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, receives the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). The chemist is honored with the most important research award in Germany for his pioneering work in the field of Organocatalysis. The prize is endowed with €2.5 million. Benjamin List is the fourth Leibniz award winner at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung. » more
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