Prof. Dr. Stefan Grimme

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Grimme

Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry
Clausius Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie
Universität Bonn
Beringstraße 4
D - 53115 Bonn

Tel.: 0228/73-2351
Fax: 0228/73-9064

General Research Interests and Areas:

Development of quantum chemical methods, DFT and density functionals, non-covalent interactions in large molecules and condensed matter systems, multi-level modelling, tight-binding QM methods, molecular crystals, exited state properties and electronic spectra, chiral molecules, reaction mechanisms


Curriculum Vitae

1963 born in Braunschweig
1984 - 1989 Study of Chemistry, Universität Braunschweig
1991 Dr. rer. nat, Universität Braunschweig (H. Dreeskamp)
1997 Habilitation, Universität Bonn
1998 Dozentenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
1998 Bennigsen-Foerder-Preis of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
1999 - 2000 Hochschuldozent, Universität Bonn
2000 - 2011 Universitätsprofessor, Universität Münster
2010 Lise Meitner Lectureship Award 2010
2011 Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
seit 2011 Universitätsprofessor, Universität Bonn
2011 Elected as member of the DFG Fachkollegium Molekülchemie (“Fachkollegiat”)
2013 Member of the Kuratorium of the Angew. Chem.
2013 WATOC Schrödinger Medal
2013 Elected member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science
2014- 2019 Honored by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics as highly cited researcher (belonging to the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science)
2015 Leibniz Prize
2015 Karl-Ziegler Lectureship Award, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung Mülheim
2015 Reelected as member of the DFG Fachkollegium Molekülchemie (“Fachkollegiat”)
Honorary member of the Israel Chemical Society
Appointed as Max Planck Fellow at the MPI für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim an der Ruhr

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