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

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

 

September 2017

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Nationality German

Date of birth

19/04/1949
Education 1967 - 1972 Chemistry Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin
Academic degrees 1972 Diploma in Chemistry
  1974 Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), Humboldt University, Berlin
  1985 Dr. sc. nat., Academy of Sciences, Berlin
Post-doctoral experience 1978 - 1985 R. Zahradník, Heyrovský Institute, Prague (12 month)
  1988 - 1989 R. Ahlrichs, University of Karlsruhe (six months)
Professional chronology 1973 - 1976 Humboldt University, Berlin
  1977 - 1991 Academy of Sciences, Central Institute of Physical Chemistry, Berlin
  1990 - 1991 BIOSYM Technologgies, San Diego/USA, Deputy Technical Director, Catalysis and Sorption
  1992 - 1996 Max Planck Society, Head of the Quantum Chemistry Group at Humboldt-Universtity, Berlin
  1993 - Professor (C4) of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at Humboldt University, Berlin
Academic service 1998 - 2000 Managing director, Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt-University, Berlin
  2000 - 2004 Board of Trustees, Humboldt University
  2008 - 2010 Academic Senat, Humboldt University
  1999 - 2011 Chairman, Center of Collaborative Research 546
"Aggregates of Transition Metal Oxides"
German Research Foundation
  2002 - 2005 Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW, formerly Prussian Academy of Sciences)
“Sekretar” Class of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
  2011 - Member of the Council of the BBAW
  2014 - Member of the Board of the BBAW
  2007 - Cluster of Excellence UNICAT, principal investigator and area coordinator, executive board member
Awards and Honors 1972 "Johann-Gottlieb-Fichte-Preis", Humboldt University, Berlin
  1982 "Friedrich-Wöhler-Preis" of the Chemical Society of the GDR
  1991 "Dozentenstipendium" of the "Fonds der Chemischen Industrie"
  1991 Chemistry Award of the Academy of Sciences of Göttingen
  1995 Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (formerly Prussian Academy of Sciences)
  1998 Alexander von Humboldt-Award, Belgian National Fonds for Scientific Research
  2006 External scientific member, Fritz-Haber-Institut, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
  2007 Member German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  2009 Member of Academia Europea
  2009 Honorary membership, Israel Chemical Society
  2009 Kolos Medal and Lecture Award, University of Warsaw and Polish Chemical Society
  2010 Liebig-Denkmünze of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
  2013 Miller-Visiting Professorship, UC Berkeley
  2013 Honorary Doctorate (DSc), University College London
  2015 Francis Gault Lectureship Award, Europ. Fed. Catalysis Societies
  2016 Member of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)
Lectureships 2010 Lawrence J. Schaad Lectureship, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, USA
  2012 Paul Ratnasamy Lectureship, National Chem. Lab., Pune, India
  2012 GDCh-SCG Heilbroner-Hückel-Lecture Series, Switzerland
  2013 Charles A. Coulson Lecture, Unversity of Athens, Georgia, USA
  2015 V.N. Ipatieff Lectrueship, Northwestern University, Evanston/IL, USA
Committees 1993 - 2005 Dechema, Working Committee "Zeolites"
  1997 - Funds of the Chemical Industry, Research Committee
  1998 - 2003 Minerva-Foundation, Centre Committee
  2002 - 2008 High Performance Computer Centre North (HLRN), Scientific Committee
  2004 - 2012 German Research Foundation, Review Board "Chemical Solid State Research"
  2006 - 2013 Wilhelmy-Klung-Weberbank-Prize, Chemistry committee
  2009 - 2013 German Catalysis Society, Scientific Commission
  2012 - Minerva-Foundation, Centre Committee
    German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry
  2008 - van't Hoff Prize Committee
  2014 Vice Chairman (2. Vorsitzender)
  2015 - 2016 elected Chairman (1. Vorsitzender)
  2017 - Appointed chair, Dioscuri committee, Max-Planck-Society
Review committees 2007 Science and Techn. Facilities Council in House Audit Review of Comp. Science and Engin. Lab. (Daresbury, UK)
  2008, 2016 Chemistry Department, University of Innsbruck
  2008 Frankfurt Institute for Advances Studies, FIAS
  2009 University College London, Chemistry Department
  2008 - European Research Council, Panel member (PE4)
  2010 - 2011 ANR, France, Labex Committee
  2015 - European Research Council, Panel chair (PE4)
  2015 Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Research Evaluation, Chemistry Panel
Scientific advisory boards 1996 - 2004 Lise Meitner Center for Computational Chemistry, Jerusalem/Haifa
  1999 - 2012 Max Planck Institute of Coal Research, Mülheim/Ruhr
  1999 - 2003 Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Research Centre
  2004 - 2016 Alfried Krupp Kolleg, Greifswald University
  2007 - Federal Inst. of Mater. Res. and Testing, Board of Trustees
  2007 - Federal Inst. of Mater. Res. and Testing, Board of Trustees
  2008 - 2012 James Franck-Program of the Minerva Foundation, Israel
  2010 - Friede-Springer-Stiftung, Berlin
  2010 - Thomas Young Center, London
  2012 - Nanoporous Materials Genome Center, Univ. Minnesota, USA
  2013 - UK Catalysis Hub (EPSRC)
  2014 - EFRC, Inorganometallic Catalyst Design, Univ. Minnesota, USA
Journals 1999 - 2015 Advisory Board "Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics"
  2015 - Ownership Board "Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics"
  2000 - 2005 Advisory Board "Chemistry of Materials"
  2009 - Advisory Board "ChemCatChem"
  2013 - Advisory Board "Catalysis Letters, "Topics in Catalysis"
  2015 - Editor "Journal of Catalysis"
  2016 - Advisory Board "J. Am. Chem. Soc."
Reviewer European Research Council, German ResearchFoundation, Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation, Funds of the Chemical Industry, National Science Foundation (USA), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (UK, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Austria Science Fund (FWF), Belgium Science Fund (FWO), etc.
 
Publications   >365 (ResearcherID B-7020-2016)
 
Invited Lectures   >450
     
Doctoral students   16
     

Teaching

Lectures within the chemistry curriculum
Lectures within other curricula
Special lectures

in parentheses: last term during which this course was given