Max-Planck-Institut für KohlenforschungThe Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung pursues basic research in all fields of catalysis. The central theme pervading all Departments is basic research in the catalytic transformation of compounds and materials with the highest degree of chemo-, regio- and stereoselectivity under conditions which maximize efficient use of natural resources.
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The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities has announced Frank Neese, director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, as one of their new members.
The University of Cologne has awarded Prof. Benjamin List an honorary doctorate in recognition of his achievements in the field of chemistry. The Mülheim based researcher expressed his gratitude for that special honor.
Each year the American company Clarivate Analytics honors scientists who are cited by a large number of research colleagues. Prof. Frank Neese, Director at the Max Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, is among those top-ranked scientists - and thus ...
Three young chemists and two technicians have received this year’s Ernst Haage Prizes on campus. And economist Ottmar Edenhofer gave an impressive Keynote lecture.