Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize 2017

  • Author: ChemViews
  • Published Date: 13 March 2017
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
thumbnail image: Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize 2017

Professor Shigeyoshi Inoue, Technical University Munich, Germany, has received the Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize 2017 from the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society). The prize is awarded to chemists under 40 years of age who do not hold a position as Full Professor but have distinguished themselves through original work.


The award includes a 7,500 EUR endowment and was presented at the Chemiedozententagung 2017 in Marburg, Germany, on March 13, 2016. Inoue was honored for his high-quality work on low-valent compounds of main group elements.


Shigeyoshi Inoue studied chemistry at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he received his Ph.D. under the supervision of Akira Sekiguchi in 2008. From 2008 to 2010, he was a research fellow with Matthias Drieß at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. He was Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group Leader and Guest Professor there from 2010 to 2015. In 2015, Inoue joined the Technical University of Munich as Professor of Silicon Chemistry.


Among other honors, Shigeyoshi Inoue has received the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2010, an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council in 2014, and the Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists in 2015.


Inoue's research focuses on low-valent main group compounds, especially of groups 13, 14, and 15, and their reactivities and uses in synthesis. His aim is to find new applications for these compounds with unusual structures and unique electronic properties.


Selected Publications


Also of Interest

 

Article Views: 2333

Sign in Area

Please sign in below

Additional Sign In options

Please note that to comment on an article you must be registered and logged in.
Registration is for free, you may already be registered to receive, e.g., the newsletter. When you register on this website, please ensure you view our terms and conditions. All comments are subject to moderation.

Article Comments - To add a comment please sign in

If you would like to reuse any content, in print or online, from ChemistryViews.org, please contact us first for permission. more


CONNECT:

ChemistryViews.org on Facebook

ChemistryViews.org on Twitter ChemistryViews.org on YouTube ChemistryViews.org on LinkedIn Sign up for our free newsletter


Magazine of Chemistry Europe (16 European Chemical Societies)published by Wiley-VCH