KNCV Van Marumpenning 2016 for Jan van Maarseveen

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  • Published Date: 13 October 2016
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Professor Jan H. van Maarseveen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has received the KNCV Van Marumpenning 2016 from the Koninklijke Nederlandse Chemische Vereniging (KNCV, Royal Netherlands Chemical Society). The award was presented at the "De Avond van de Chemie" (A Night of Chemistry) event in Leiden, The Netherlands, on October 13, 2016.

The KNCV Van Marumpenning honors achievements in improving chemistry’s image in society. Van Maarseveen is recognized for his work as a teacher and science communicator, and his contributions to promoting the social relevance of chemistry.

Jan H. van Maarseveen received his Ph.D. from Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and started his career in the pharmaceutical industry. He joined the University of Amsterdam in 1999 as Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999 and to Full Professor in 2015. Van Maarseveen is a Member of the International Advisory Board of the European Journal of Organic Chemistry. His research focuses on bio-inspired organic synthesis.

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