65th Birthday: Müfit Bahadir

65th Birthday: Müfit Bahadir

Author: ChemViews

Professor Müfit Bahadir, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, celebrates his 65th birthday on November 13, 2012. Bahadir is a well-respected chemist in the areas of environmental and waste chemistry and analysis and Editor-in-Chief of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water.

Müfit Bahadir studied chemistry at universities in Berlin and Bonn, both Germany. He gained his Ph.D. in Bonn in 1974. Bahadir worked as an R&D manager at Ruhrchemie AG, Oberhausen, Germany, before joining GSF Munich, Germany, where he became the vice-chairman of the Institute of Ecological Chemistry. At the same time, he qualified as a university lecturer at Technical University of Munich-Weihenstephan, Germany. In 1989, he accepted the position of Professor for Ecological Chemistry and Waste Analysis at the Technical University of Braunschweig, where he founded an institute of the same name.

Bahadir is best known for his research in the area of environmental chemistry of inorganic and organic pollutants, their fate and impacts on organisms and ecosystems (ecotoxicology). His studies involve also green chemistry in education and research on sustainable products and processes.


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