Prof. Matthias Drieß, Inorganic Chemistry, TU-Berlin, Germany, will be presented with the Alfred-Stock prize. He will receive the prize, along with 7.500 Euro at the Wöhler congress in Freiburg, Germany, on September 29th.
Matthias Drieß is being recognized for his exceptional research in the field of inorganic chemistry. His research interests include metalorganic chemistry, precursor synthesis, molecular models for heterogeneous catalysis, molecular main group and organometallic chemistry.
Drieß is Chair of UniCat, “Unifying Concepts in Catalysis”, which is a Cluster of Excellence funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the framework of the German Initiative for Excellence.
Recent research by Matthias Drieß:
- Formamidines – Versatile Ligands for Zinc-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation and Iron-Catalyzed Epoxidation Reactions
S. Enthaler, K. Schröder, S. Inoue, B. Eckhardt, K. Junge, M. Beller, M. Driess
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 25, 4893-4901.
- Silicon Analogues of Carboxylic Acids: Synthesis of Isolable Silanoic Acids by Donor–Acceptor Stabilization
Y. Xiong, S. Yao, M. Driess
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49 (37), 6642-6645.
- Facile and Efficient Reduction of Ketones in the Presence of Zinc Catalysts Modified by Phenol Ligands
S. Enthaler, B. Eckhardt, S. Inoue, E. Irran, M. Driess
Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5 (9), 2027-2035.
- Unifying Concepts in Catalysis
C. Limberg, M. Driess
ChemCatChem 2010, 2 (7), 711-712.