Dozentenpreis for Prof. Barbara A. J. Lechner

Prof. Barbara A. J. Lechner was awarded with the the Lecturer Award of the Chemical Industry Fund

Outstanding theoretical chemist

Prof. Frank Neese was awarded the Schrödinger medal 2022 by the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists.

Engineering Heroes

We are proud to have a member who is one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2021: Tayebeh Ameri.

Highly Cited Researchers 2021

Last year, five e-conversion members rank in the top 1% by citation in their field of research. See who´s in it...

Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Since 2021 Prof. Bettina Lotsch is a full member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Congratulations!

Prestigious Award Lectures

In 2021, Prof. Bettina Lotsch was invited twice to give a prestigious award lecture: by the University of Birmingham and the Chemical Research Society India.

Award in Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry

Prof. Ivan Huc received the Izatt-Christensen International Award 2021 for his excellent research in the field of macrocyclic and supramolecular chemistry.

Italian Chemical Society Award

Prof. Frank Neese was awarded the Luigi Sacconi Medal 2021 for his excellent research in Inorganic Chemistry.

Outstanding catalysis research

Our member Prof. Johannes A. Lercher was awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2021 of the German Catalysis Society for his complete works and its high industrial relevance.

Highly Cited Researchers

Every year a list is published with researchers who are ranked in the top 1% by citations in their field. In 2020 among them were four e-conversion members.
See who it is…

Electrochemical Society Awards for Hubert Gasteiger

In 2020 Prof. Hubert Gasteiger received two awards from the Electrochemical Society, the Vittoria de Nora Award and the Battery Division Research Award.

Arnold Sommerfeld Prize for Dr. Tayebeh Ameri

We cordially congratulate our member PD Dr. Tayebeh Ameri on being awarded with the Arnold Sommerfeld Prize 2020 by the Bavarian Academy of Science.

YES to Munich

Two offers for a W3 professorship reached the e-conversion scientist Alexander Holleitner in 2020. To our delight, he accepted the offer of the TU Munich and remains in the cluster.

Congratulations Professor Barbara Lechner!

On October 1st, 2020, our member Barbara Lechner, started her new position as W2 tenure track professor. We wish her all the best!

Spanish-German Award

The Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry and the German Chemical Society honored e-conversion coordinator Prof. Thomas Bein with the joint Elhuyar-Goldschmidt Award.

ERC Consolidator Grant for Ian Sharp

The e-conversion member Professor Ian Sharp (Experimental Semiconductor Physics at TU Munich) has been awarded Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). With his ERC project, he aims to develop new materials for photovoltaics.

ERC Synergy Grant for Dario Leister

The e-conversion member Prof Dario Leister (Faculty of Biology, LMU Munich) was awarded the highly renowned ERC Synergy Grant for the interdisciplinary project "PhotoRedesign”. It aims to enhance the efficiency of natural photosynthesis.