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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Marketing and advertising was actually her thing, but then everything changed. Today, Sylwia Falk works as an assistant in a research department and therefore acts as an interface to many other areas within the institute.
Dechema, Germany’s Society for Chemical and Biological Technology, has announced Prof. Ferdi Schüth as their newest Honorary Member.
Frank Neese, Director at the MPI für Kohlenforschung, has now given the Almlöf Gropen Lectures in Oslo and Tromsø. According to the researcher, his Norwegian colleagues are particularly strong in the field of theoretical chemistry.
Alois Fürstner, Director of the Department of Organometallic Chemistry at the MPI für Kohlenforschung, was invited to give prestigious name lectures in the Netherlands and Spain at the beginning of November.