Angewandte Author Profiles April 2013

  • Author: ChemViews
  • Published Date: 08 May 2013
  • Source / Publisher: Angewandte Chemie International Edition/Wiley-VCH
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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The Angewandte Author Profiles
celebrate an author’s 10th, 25th, 50th, or 100th article in the journal in the last ten years. This month, the following authors have had their papers published.


George A. Olah, University of Southern California, USA:

The greatest scientific advance of the last decade was proving the existence of the Higgs Boson.


Janine Cossy, École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI ParisTech), France:

The most exciting thing about my research is unexpected results that can change the orientation of a project.


Bernhard Breit, University of Freiburg, Germany:

The most important thing I learned from my students is to slow down when writing on the blackboard … just kidding! They challenge me to explain clearly and precisely, and to focus on the most fundamental and essential content when teaching chemistry.


Xinchen Wang, Fuzhou University, China:

If I won the lottery, I would build a house powered by renewable energy.


Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, University of St Andrews, UK:

I am waiting for the day when someone will discover the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything to quote Douglas Adams.


Stefan Grimme, University of Bonn, Germany:

My most exciting discovery to date has been that mass spectra can be computed by quantum chemistry.


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