Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Quantenchemie der Festkörper/ Katalyse

 

 

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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Joachim Sauer 

Humboldt-Universität, Institut für Chemie
Unter den Linden 6. 10117 Berlin
Email: js@chemie.hu-berlin.de
tel. +493020937135
FAX +49-30-20937136

June 2021

Prof. Dr. rer.-nat. Dr. h.c. Joachim Sauer - Curriculum Vitae

Nationality German Date of birth 19/04/1949 ORCID 0000-0001-6798-6212  
Scientific Autobiography J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123 (13), 7521-7526.
Google Scholar Publications 395 Invited Lectures 499
Education and Academic degrees
1967 - 1972 Chemistry Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin
1972 Diploma in Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin
1974 Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), Humboldt University, Berlin
1985

Dr. sc. nat. Academy of Sciences, Berlin

Post-doctoral experience
1978 – 1985 R. Zahradnik, Heyrovsky Institute, Prague (12 month)
1988 – 1989 R. Ahlrichs, University of Karlsruhe (6 month)
Professional chronology
1973 – 1976 Humboldt University, Berlin
1977 – 1991 Academy of Sciences, Central Institute of Physical Chemistry, Berlin
1990 – 1991 BIOSYM Technologies, San Diego/USA, Deputy Technical Director, Catalysis and Sorption
1992 – 1996 Max Planck Society; Head of the Quantum Chemistry Group at Humboldt University, Berlin
1993 – 2017 Professor (C4) of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at Humboldt University, Berlin
2017 –

Senior Researcher, Humboldt University

2021 – 2022 Key Foreign Researcher, Charles University Center of Advanced Materials, Prague
Academic Service (selection, complete list here)

1998 – 2000
Humboldt University Berlin
Managing director, Institute of Chemistry
2000 – 2010 Board of Trustees
2008 – 2010 Academic Senat

1999 – 2011

German Research Foundation (DFG)
Chair, Centre of Collaborative Research 546
"Aggregates of Transition Metal Oxides"

2007 – 2017 Executive board member, Cluster of Excellence UNICAT
2014 – 2017 Vice-chair, Centre of Collaborative Research 1109
"Metal-oxide/Water Systems at the Molecular Scale"

2002 – 2005
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)
"Sekretar" Class of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
2001 – 2007 Member of the Council
2011 – 2020 Member of the Council
2014 – 2020 Member of the Board
2014 – Chair, Medal committee

2014 – 2015
German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (DBG)
Vice chair of Board
2015 – 2016 Elected Chair of Board (1. Vorsitzender)

2013 –

Academia Europaea, Section Committee Chemistry
2015 – German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Deputy Senator and Representative of Chemistry Section
2018 – Royal Society, Sectional Committee Chemistry
Academies, Awards and Honors
1972 “Johann-Gottlieb-Fichte-Preis", Humboldt University, Berlin
1982 "Friedrich-Wöhler-Preis", Chemical Society of the GDR
1991 "Dozentenstipendium", Funds of the Chemical Industry
1991 Chemistry Award, Academy of Sciences of Göttingen
1995 Member, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (formerly Prussian Academy of Sciences)
2005 External Scientific Member, Fritz-Haber-Institut of the Max-Planck-Society
2007 Member, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
2009 Member, Academia Europaea
2009 Kolos Medal and Lecture Award, Warsaw University and Polish Chemical Society
2010 Liebig-Denkmünze, German Chemical Society (GDCh)
2013 Honorary Doctorate (DSc), University College London
2015 Francis Gault Lectureship Award, Europ. Fed. Catalysis Societies
2016 Member, European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)
2018 Dr. h.c., Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
2018 Foreign Member, Royal Society, London/UK
2019 Schrödinger medal 2019, World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists
2020 Bunsen Medal (German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry - DBG)
2021 Foreign Member, Accademia delle Scienze di Torino
2021 Member, International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science
Visiting Professorships and Lectureships
1998 Alexander von Humboldt-Award, Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research
2009 Professor invité, University Piere et Marie Curie, Paris
2010 Lawrence J. Schaad Lectureship, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, USA
2012 Paul Ratnasamy Lectureship, National Chem. Lab., Pune, India
2012 GDCh-SCG Heilbronner-Hückel-Lecture Series, Switzerland
2013 Charles A. Coulson Lecture, University of Athens, Georgia
2013 Miller-Visiting Professorship, UC Berkeley, California
2015 V.N. Ipatieff Lectureship, Northwestern University, Evanston/IL
2019 Hershel and Hilda Rich Visiting Professor, Technion, Haifa
Review Committees (selection, complete list here)
1997 - Funds of the Chemical Industry, Research Committee
2012 – 2019 Minerva-Foundation, Centre Committee
2002 – 2010 German Research Foundation, Committee on Computer Systems
2004 – 2012 German Research Foundation, Review Board "Chemical Solid State Research"
2008 – 2018 European Research Council, Advanced Grant, Panel member and chair
2017 – Chair, Scientific Committee, Dioscuri Centers of Excellence, Max Planck Society
2018 – "Otto-Hahn-Preis" Selection Committee, Society of German Chemists (GDCh)
2021 Perspectives Commission, Saxonia: "Science Creating Prospects for the Region"
Board of Trustees
2007 – 2017 Federal Institute of Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Germany
2010 – Friede-Springer-Stiftung, Berlin
Scientific advisory boards (selection, complete list see here)
1999 – 2012 Max Planck Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim/Ruhr
2014 – 2018 EFRC, Center for Gas Separation, UC Berkeley
2012 – Nanoporous Materials Genome Center, University of Minnesota
2013 – Chair, UK Catalysis Hub (EPSRC)
2014 – EFRC, Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center, University of Minnesota
2016 –

Charles University Center of Advanced Materials - CUCAM, Prague

Journals (selection, complete list see here)
2013 Advisory Board “Catalysis Letters”, “Topics in Catalysis”
2015 – Ownership Board "Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics"
2015 – Editor “Journal of Catalysis”
2016 –

Advisory Board “Journal of the American Chemical Society”

Teaching (selection, not up-to-date)

Lectures within the chemistry curriculum
Lectures within other curricula
Special lectures