Curriculum Vitae

03/1960 born in Braunschweig, Germany
1978 - 1984 TH Braunschweig (undergraduate studies in chemistry)
1983 – 1984 University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
09/1984 Graduation: 'Master of Science, Chemistry' (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA; Prof. Dr. H.-J. Reich)
12/1984 Graduation: 'Diplom-Chemiker-Hauptprüfung' (TH Braunschweig, Germany; Prof. Dr. H. Hopf)
1985 – 1987 Doctoral work at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
07/1987 Graduation: 'Dr. rer. nat.' (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany; Prof. Dr. M. T. Reetz)
1987-1988 Postdoctoral studies (M.I.T., Cambridge, USA; Prof. Dr. K. B. Sharpless)
1988 – 1993 Habilitation (TU Darmstadt, Germany, and Universität Basel, Switzerland; with Prof. Dr. B. Giese)
1993 Offers for C3-faculty positions at the Universities in Würzburg (declined), Hannover (declined), and Marburg
10/1993 Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
03/1996 Chair and Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany (C4)
02/2000 Offer for a Chair and Full Professorship at the University in Freiburg, Germany (declined)
08/2005 Offer for a Chair and Full Professorship at the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany (declined)
04/2006 W3 Professor (Chair and Full Professorship) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany
10/2012 Adjunct Professor at Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, China
10/2016 Honorary Professor at Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Stipends and Awards
1983-1984 Fulbright-stipend
1985-1987 Kekulé-stipend ('Fonds der Chemischen Industrie and Volkswagen-Foundation')
1987-1988 Nato-stipend of the DAAD ('German Akademic Exchange Service')
1988-1990 Liebig-stipend given by the 'Fonds der Chemischen Industrie'
1990-1992 Treubel-Fonds stipend ('Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft, Basel')
06/1991 Heinz-Meier-Leibnitz-award given by the 'Federal Secretary for Education and Science', Germany
03/1992 ADUC-Jahrespreis 1992 für Habilitanden (award) given by the 'Arbeitsgemeinschaft
der Lehrstuhlinhaber von Unterrichtsinstituten für Chemie', Germany
02/1993 Dozenten-Stipendium (award) given by the "Verband der Chemischen Industrie", Germany
11/1993 Jahrespreis für Chemie (award) given by the "Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen“
12/1996 Otto-Klung-award 1996
12/1998 Otto-Bayer-award
10/2002 AstraZeneca European Lecturer
09/2003 Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
07/2006 Prix Franco-Allemand (French-German Prize) by the Société Francaise de Chimie
11/2007 CaRLa Fellow at the University of Heidelberg in collaboration with BASF
5/2011 Boehringer Ingelheim Lecturer (Canada)
4/2014 Distinguished Professorship at RWTH Aachen University
6/2014, 9/2015 and 11/2016 Selected as a "Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher"
1/2015 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
3/2015 Adolf-von-Baeyer-Denkmünze (GDCh) Visiting Professorships
09-12/1992 Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
03/1998 Invited Visiting Professorship at the ‘Université Pierre et Marie Curie’ in Paris, France
02/2000 Invited Visiting Professorship at the ‘Università di Firenze’ in Florence, Italy
02/2002 Invited Visiting Professorship at the ‘Università degli studi di Milano’ in Milan, Italy
2002 – 2003 Professeur Visiteur at the Département de Chimie of the University ‘Notre-Dame De La Paix‘ in Namur, Belgium
10/2006 Invited Visiting Professorship at the Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Research Interest
Enantioselective catalysis, asymmetric synthesis, bioactive compounds, mechanochemistry, biomass
conversion, sulfur and fluorine chemistry

Journals
1998 - 2002 Member of the International Advisory Editorial Board of New Journal of Chemistry
1999 - 2008 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Synthesis
2000 - 2008 Member of the Honorary Advisory Board of Synlett
2001 - Member of the Academic Advisory Board of Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis
2003 - Member of the Board of Consulting Editors of Tetrahedron Letters
2003 - Member of the Board of Consulting Editors of Tetrahedron
2003 - Member of the Editorial Board of Letters in Organic Chemistry
2003 - 2011 Commissioning Editor of Chemical Society Reviews
2005 - 2016 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Chemical Reviews
2005 - 2007 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Organic Chemistry
2005 - Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
2007 - 2009 Member of the Editorial Board of Current Chemical Biology
2008 - 2018 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Organic Letters
2008 - 2012 Member of the Editorial Board of Catalysis Communications
2008 - Associate Editor for Journal of Organic Chemistry
2009 - Member of the Advisory Board of Synthesis and Synlett
2009 - 2016 Member of the Editorial Board of Molbank
2011 - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of The All Results Journal
2013 - Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Sulfur Chemistry
2018 - Advising Editor for ACS Omega
2019 - Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters

Other (selected) activities
1998 - 2001 Member of the DAAD selection committee for „Doktorandenstipendien“
2002 - 2009 Member of the DAAD selection committee in the „PostdocProgramm“
2002 - 2007 Member of the DFG senate commission for the selection of graduate colleagues
[„Senats- and Bewilligungsausschuss für die Graduiertenkollegs“ of the German
Science Foundation (DFG)]
1998 - 2002 Member of the „Beirat Technologietransfer und Arbeitskreis Technologietransfer
RWTH-IHK“
2000 - 2008 Member of the Management Committee of the COST-Action D24 „Sustainable
chemical processes: Stereoselective transition-metal catalyzed reactions“
2001 - 2009 Member of the International Scientific Committee of ESOC (European Symposium on
Organic Chemistry)
2001 - 2005 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Leibniz-Institute for Organic Catalysis
at the University of Rostock (Vorsitz des „Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des LeibnizInstituts für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock e.V.“)
2003 - Member of the International Advisory Committee of ICHAC (International Conference
on Heteroatom Chemistry)
2012 - Member of the International Advisory Board of OM&Cat (International Conference on
Organometallics and Catalysis)
2006 - 2016 Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Leibniz-Institute for Organic
Catalysis at the University of Rostock (Vorsitz des „Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des
Leibniz-Instituts für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock e.V.“)
2002 - 2006 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of DEGUSSA Fine Chemicals
2002 - 2004 Member of the Senate of the RWTH Aachen University
2003 - 2007 Head of the "DFG Schwerpunktprogramm 1118"
2006 - 2008 Member of the GDCh Selection Committee for the "August-Wilhelm-von-HofmannDenkmünze"
2006 - 2008 Chairman of the Department of Chemistry (RWTH Aachen University)
2007 - Member of the advisory board “Research and Education Politics” from the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI)
2008 - 2014 Rectorate Appointee for the Collaboration with Korea
2009 - Member of the "Perspectives Commission" of the GDCh
2009 - 2015 Member of the "Kuratorium des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie"
2015 - Member of the Research Advisory Board of the "Fonds der Chemischen Industrie"
2010 - 2014 Rectorate Appointee for the Fulbright Foundation
2010 - 2012 Member of the Pre-Selection Committee - Northern Germany for the DSM Science &
Technology Awards
2012 - Member of the external advisory board of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) within
the Chemistry Department of KAIST (Korea)
2012 - Member of the "Committee on the Handling of Scientific Misconduct"
2018 - Head of the RWTH Profile Area "Molecular Science and Engineering"
Author profile: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 6596 - 6597

Dr. Yiyun Chen is a Professor at Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a joint Professor at ShanghaiTech University. He graduated with honors in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Peking University. After which he earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 2007 in the group of Professor Chulbom Lee at Princeton University. He then performed postdoctoral research in chemical biology at Professor David R. Liu’s group at Harvard University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In fall 2011, he joined Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry as a Principle Investigator, with the research interest on biocompatible visible-light-chemistry.

Chen’s academic and research accomplishments have earned distinctions including Shanghai Science and Technology Youth Award (2018), Perfect Light Excellent Young Scholar Award of Photochemistry in China (2017), NSFC Excellent Young Scholar Award (2016), “Thousand Talents Program” Young Investigator Award (2012). Chen is the member of editorial board of ChemPhotoChem since 2016.

Tatsuo Kaiho is the Technical Advisor of Godo Shigen Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), one of the most well-known iodine manufacturing companies in the world. He is currently a visiting professor of Department of Science, Chiba University. He is a former Director of Nihon Tennen Gas Co., Ltd. (Chiba, Japan), and a former Director of Kanto Natural Gas Development Co., Ltd. (Chiba, Japan). The Director of the Society of Iodine Science, Dr. Kaiho developed novel iodine-containing materials and processes and presented independent research at many conferences, including the 1st World Iodine Association Conference (2017) and the Symposium of Iodine Science (2017). Dr. Kaiho has received several awards, such as the Distinguished Chemist Award from Chiba Prefectural Government (2001), the Organic Synthesis Award from Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan (2002) and the Society of Iodine Science Award (2012). He organized the 4th International Conference of Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry (2014) in Narita, Japan. Dr. Tatsuo Kaiho (born 1952) obtained his MSc (1976) from Osaka University. He joined Mitsui Chemicals Co., Ltd. in 1976. On leave from Mitsui, he worked as a visiting scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1979-1982) and obtained a PhD degree (1983) from Osaka University. From 2001-2003 he worked as a visiting professor at Department of Engineering of Chiba University. He is the editor of “Iodine Chemistry and Applications” and the author of “Iodine Made Simple”.

       

Wiley, 2014            

ISBN 9781118466292       

CRC Press, 2017

ISBN 9781138068056

EDUCATION
1991:    University of Lyon I: M. Phil in Fine Organic Chemistry
Degree of "Ingénieur ESCIL": Undergraduate studies in the area of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Lyon School of Industrial Chemistry
1991-92:    Military duties
1992-96:    University of Paris XI Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry with Honors
Doctoral Trainee under the surpervision of Dr. Robert H. DODD Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles (Gif-sur-Yvette)
Synthesis and study of 2,3-aziridino--lactones: new chiral synthons precursors of polysubstituted amino acids.
1996:    Institut de Chimie Moléculaire d’Orsay
Postdoctoral position under the surpervision of Prof. J.-C. FIAUD (Funded by Rhône-Poulenc)
2002:    University of Paris XI Authorization to Supervise Research
ACADEMIC POSITIONS
1997:    CNRS Research Scientist - Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles (Gif-sur-Yvette)
2008:    CNRS 2nd class Research Director - Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles (Gif-sur-Yvette)
Group leader “Organometallic Catalysis & Application in Synthesis”
2019:    CNRS 1st class Research Director - Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles (Gif-sur-Yvette)

RESEARCH INTERESTS in ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Catalysis:
Chemistry of Nitrenes: C(sp3)-H Amination, Alkene functionalization, Late-stage Functionalization
Organometallic chemistry (Pd, Rh, Cu) and Heterocyclic Chemistry (indole, pyrrole, aziridine)
Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry
Synthesis:
Total Synthesis; Anticancer agents; Antibiotics

MANAGEMENT
Supervision of 14 Postdoctoral Associates, 24 PhD Students, and 16 MSc Students
Deputy Chairman of the Organic Chemistry Division of the French Chemical Society
Chairman/member Organizing Committee: JCO 2016 & 2019, GECO 56, Paris-Saclay Catalysis Meetings 2014 & 2018

PUBLICATIONS   
Publications & Book chapters    :    95   
Patents    :     3   
h-index    :     34   
Citations    :    4464 
Conferences & Seminars    :    68    


AWARDS & FUNDINGS
2015: PI ANR program « INTER-NIT»
2013: PI MC Fellowship « SYNIC », FP7 Program
2010: CNRS Bonus for Scientific Excellence
2008: PI ANR program « NitCH »
2000: Young Scientist Award French Society Med. Chemistry
1996: Rhône-Poulenc Postdoctoral fellow
1992: DRET-CNRS fellowship

AFFILIATIONS    
Member of the “Société Chimique de France”
Honorary member of the “Sociedad Argentina de Investigacion en Química Orgánica”

Tsugio KITAMURA, Prof., Dr.
Department of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry, Saga University
Honjo-machi, Saga 840-8502, JAPAN

Education:
B. Eng.        Kyushu University, 1973-1977
M. Eng.        Kyushu University, 1977-1979
Dr. Eng.        Kyushu University, 1979-1982

Academic Career:
Assistant Professor    Kyushu University, 1982-1993
Postdoctoral Fellow    University of Utah, 1986-1988 (Prof. Peter J. Stang)
Associate Professor    Kyushu University, 1993-2002
Professor        Saga University, 2002-present

Research Interests:
Synthetic organic chemistry including vinyl cations, hypervalent iodines, and transition-metal catalysts

Awards:
2004    BCSJ Award, the Chemical Society of Japan
2011    SIS Award, the Society of Iodine Science