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Prizes and honours

Annual Report 2017

The quality of HIMS scientists is reflected in the prizes and honours they receive. Noteworthy examples are the Emerging Investigator award for Shiju Raveendran, the Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award for Bob Pirok, the Fujishima Lectureship for Fred Brouwer and the Athena Prize for Moniek Tromp. Below is a list of news items reporting on these and other HIMS staff members and students.

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Results: 1 - 17 of 17
Results: 1 - 17 of 17
  • Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
    Angewandte Chemie profiles Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
    6 Feb 2017
    The current issue of Angewandte Chemie, one of the top journals in the chemistry domain, contains a profile of Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt, assistant professor at the research group for Homogeneous, Supramolecular and ...
  • Presentation of the prize to Sjoerd van der Wal
    Lifetime achievement award for Sjoerd van der Wal
    6 Feb 2017
    Sjoerd van der Wal, emeritus professor of Bioterials Analysis at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded the second ever 'SCM Lifetime Achievement Award' for his outstanding achievements in ...
  • Dr. Raveendran Shiju holding catalyst
    Emerging Investigator Award for chemist Shiju Raveendran
    27 Feb 2017
    The International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM) has awarded an Emerging Investigator Award to associate professor Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff ...
  • Tom Keijer wins poster competition at national student symposium
    6 Mar 2017
    At the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium' held 2 March at Utrecht University, UvA master student Tom Keijer has won the first prize in the 'Young KNCV' poster competition. With his poster Keijer presented ...
  • Colet te Grotenhuis
    Colet te Grotenhuis runner up in best lecture competition
    13 Mar 2017
    At the Dutch national catalysis conference NCCC held 6-8 March in Noordwijkerhout, PhD student Colet te Grotenhuis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences finished second in the best lecture competition ...
  • R.M. Williams
    René Williams is 'Outstanding Reviewer'
    14 Mar 2017
    Dr René Williams of the Molecular Photonics research group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been recognized as one of ten 'Outstanding Reviewers' of 2016 for Photochemical & ...
  • Gaston Richelle
    Gaston Richelle wins a SciFinder Future Leaders Award
    24 Apr 2017
    PhD student Gaston Richelle of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been selected by the American Chemical Society as one of the SciFinder Future Leaders of 2017.
  • Chemistry PhD student Joen Hermans graduates cum laude
    11 May 2017
    On Tuesday 9 May 2017 Joen Hermans of the research group Computational Polymer Chemistry and Science for Arts successfully defended his thesis ‘Metal Soaps in Oil Paint – Structure, Mechanisms and Dynamics’. Because ...
  • Tiddo Mooibroek nominated for New Scientist talent award
    23 May 2017
    Chemist Tiddo Mooibroek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is among the 25 young scientists nominated for the 2017 'Wetenschapstalent' award of the Dutch edition of New Scientist. After ...
  • Fleur Van Beek presents iCARe project
    Young Scientist Challenge prize for iCARe project led by Fleur Van Beek
    29 May 2017
    At the Forum for Analytical Science and Technology (FAST) held 16-17 May in Veldhoven, the iCARE project led by PhD student Fleur van Beek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) was awarded 5600 ...
  • Bob Pirok receives Csaba Horváth  Young Scientist Award 2017
    Bob Pirok wins Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award 2017
    27 Jun 2017
    At the HPLC2017 international symposium on high performance liquid-phase separations, held 18-22 June in Prague, PhD researcher Bob Pirok of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has won the Csaba Horváth ...
  • Ning Yan
    Ning Yan selected as 'Emerging Investigator' in Green Chemistry
    9 Jul 2017
    Dr Ning Yan of the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry has been chosen as one of the emerging investigators by Green Chemistry, the leading international journal in the area of ...
  • Fred Brouwer receives Japanese photochemistry award
    18 Sep 2017
    The Japanese Photochemistry Association (JPA) has awarded its prestigious Honda-Fujishima Lectureship Award to professor Fred Brouwer of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) at the University of ...
  • Peter Schoenmakers
    Praise for Peter Schoenmakers again puts him on 'Power List'
    31 Oct 2017
    The 2017 edition of the Power List compiled by the magazine The Analytical Scientist features ten categories. Peter Schoenmakers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is ...
  • Moniek Tromp awarded Athena Prize 2017
    28 Nov 2017
    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded the Athena Prize 2017 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The prize honours ...
  • Ilse Denekamp UvA
    Unilever Research Prize for Ilse Denekamp
    11 Dec 2017
    Ilse Denekamp, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has won the Unilever Research Prize for her MSc project on new supercapacitor materials.
  • Moniek Tromp elected member of the European Academy of Sciences
    18 Dec 2017
    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been elected member of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc).