EuCheMs  European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences

The EuCheMS Lecture

The EuCheMS Lecture serves to strengthen the image of EuCheMS and of European chemistry in general, promoting scientific cooperation among chemists in Europe. The lecture is normally awarded annually to a prominent chemist from a European country.

Please read the guidelines for the EuCheMS Lecture Award. Submissions for nominations for the EuCheMS Lecture Award 2015 can be made through an online form until the 30 June 2015.

EuCheMS Lecturers

2014: Christina Moberg and Gérard Férey

Professor Christina Moberg from KTH will give EuCheMS 2014 Lecture on the topic "Recycling in Asymmetric Catalysis." The lecture will be delivered during the 19th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry which will take place on 12 - 16 July 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Professor Gérard Férey from the University of Versailles will give his Lecture on the topic of "From interesting to useful: the multiple richnesses of the hybrid porous materials". The lecture will be given during the 6th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress which will take place on 11 - 15 September 2016 in Seville, Spain.

2013: Maurizio Prato

Professor Maurizio Prato from the University of Trieste will give EuCheMS 2013 Lecture on "Synergies between chemistry and nanotechnology" during the 5th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress that will take place in Istanbul from the 31st of August to the 4th of September 2014.

2012: David Milstein and Nazario Martín

Professor David Milstein of the Weizmann Institute of Science gave the EuCheMS 2012 lecture on the topic "Discovery of Metal-Catalyzed Reactions for Sustainable Chemistry." The lecture was held at the 4th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Prague on the 30th August 2012.

Prof. Nazario Martín's lecture has been held on the 11th of July 2013, at the 18th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC 2013) in Marseille, France.

2011: Alfredo Sanz Medel

Professor Alfredo Sanz Medel delivered the EuCheMS Lecture on 'The Expanding Scope of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry: Isotopes, Elements, Molecules and Nanoparticles via Mass Spectrometry' at the Euroanalysis conference on 13 September 2011.

2010: Michael Grätzel

Professor Michael Grätzel delivered the EuCheMS Lecture on 'Molecular Photovoltaics and Mesoscopic Solar Cells' at the EuCheMS Chemistry Congress on 30 August 2010.

2009: Walter Kaminski

Walter Kaminski gave the lecture 'Polyolefins – tailored by metallocene catalysts and easily pyrolyzed for feedstock recycling' at the 18th EuCheMS Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (EuCOMC) on 25 June 2009 in Göteborg.

2009: Meinrat O. Andreae

Professor Meinrat Andreae spoke on 'The aerosolized biosphere – recent insights into the chemical nature of biogenic aerosols' at the 12th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment on 15 June 2009 in Stockholm.

2008: Martyn Poliakoff

Professor Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham, delivered the EuCheMS Lecture on ‘Multi-Phase Catalysis: Maximizing the Opportunities for Supercritical Fluids in Green Chemistry’ during the Opening Session at the 2nd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Torino, Italy, on 11 July 2008.

2007: Steven V. Ley

Professor Steve Ley held the EuCheMS Lecture on 'Changing the Face of Organic Chemistry’ during the meeting of the Société Française de Chimie (SFC) celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2007.

2006: Dieter Seebach

Professor Dieter Seebach, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, spoke on 'Do Beta-Peptides Have a Biomedical Potential?' at the 1st  European Chemistry Congress, in Budapest, Hungary.

2005: Roger A. Sheldon

Professor Roger A Sheldon, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, gave the EuCheMS lecture on 'Combining Organometallic Catalysis and Biocatalysis in Catalytic Cascade Processes’ at the XVIth EuCheMS Conference on Organometallic Chemistry in Budapest, Hungary.

2004: Josef Michl

Professor Josef Michl, University of Colorado, USA, talked on 'Self-Assembly and Surface-Mounted Molecular Rotors' at the International Conference on Supramolecular Science & Technology, in Prague, Czech Republic.

2004: Andreas Manz

Professor Andreas Manz, University of Dortmund, Germany, delivered the EuCheMS lecture on 'Continuous-flow Bioassays, Separations and Isoelectric Focusing on Chip' at the Euroanalysis XIII conference at Salamanca, Spain.

2003: Hans H. Brintzinger

Professor Hans H Brintzinger, University of Konstanz, Germany, held the EuCheMS lecture on ‘Twenty Years of ansa-Metallocene Polymerization Catalysis. Where are we Standing Now?' at the XVth FECHEM Conference on Organometallic Chemistry in Zürich, Switzerland.

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