News and dates

22.12.16 PhD Defence

On December 22, 2016 Marcus Schulze successfully defended his PhD thesis on "Ruthenium Complexes as Water Oxidation Catalysts and Photosensitizers" with summa cum laude. We congratulate Marcus and wish him all the best for his future...

Frank Würthner received the Elhuyar-Goldschmidt-Award of the Real Sociedad Española de Química. Therefore, Würthner recently gave lectures at three Spanish research institutions.

07.12.16 Poster Prize

Ana Lucia Meza, PhD student and Kekulé Scholarship holder in the working group of Prof. Frank Würthner, was awarded a regarded poster prize at the Chem-SyStM 2016 at the University of Würzburg on December 6th.

On Monday, 5th of December, Dr. Florian Beuerle successfully finished his habilitation on "Design and Synthesis of Complex Molecular Architectures Based on Small Organic Molecules" and received the "facultas docendi".

Frank Würthner is one of the four professors from the University of Würzburg that have been identified as "highly cited researchers". The US media corporation Thomas Reuters awards this title to researchers whose work receives exceptional attention...

On Wednesday, 2nd of November, Dr. Gustavo Fernández successfully finished his habilitation with the title „Self-Assembled Nanostructures based on π-conjugated scaffolds“ and received the "facultas docendi".