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News items referring to appointments and achievements of HIMS staff are listed below. We also provide overviews of news items in the categories scientific highlights | grants and funding | valorisation. All news items are listed at the HIMS news main page

Results: 1 - 20 of 131
Results: 1 - 20 of 131
  • Wim Noorduin appointed professor by special appointment of Self-Organising Matter
    15 Jan 2021
    Dr Wim Noorduin (1980) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Self-Organising Matter at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of the ...
  • Gadi Rothenberg elected to the board of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society
    14 Jan 2021
    Gadi Rothenberg, professor of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry at HIMS, has been elected as a board member of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society (ORCS).
  • Stairway to Impact Award and Rabo Sustainable Innovation Award for Chris Slootweg & SusPhos
    2 Dec 2020
    Chemist Chris Slootweg of the University of Amsterdam receives the very first Stairway to Impact Award from Dutch funding agency NWO. Slootweg developed a process to recover phosphate from waste streams, such as ...
  • In memoriam professor Paul Kamer (1960-2020)
    20 Nov 2020
    Much too young Prof. Paul Kamer passed away this week. He was affiliated with the UvA from 1990-2005, where he started his academic career and made important contributions to homogeneous catalysis at the Van 't Hoff ...
  • Rajamani Krishna among world's highly cited chemists
    19 Nov 2020
    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from the Web of Science Group.
  • Kananat Naksomboon wins the Backer-KNCV Prize 2019
    17 Nov 2020
    The Backer-KNCV Prize is awarded annually to the best PhD thesis in the field of organic chemistry defended in The Netherlands. The jury decided to award the 2019 Backer-KNCV Prize to Kananat Naksomboon for her ...
  • Sonja Pullen appointed as tenure track assistant professor
    2 Nov 2020
    Dr Sonja Pullen has been appointed as tenure track researcher in the Homogeneous Catalysis group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). Her research focuses on the development and ...
  • Klaas Jan Schouten becomes member of ECCM
    30 Oct 2020
    Last month Klaas Jan Schouten became a member of the Electrochemical Conversion and Materials (ECCM) committee.
  • Kaj van Vliet receiving his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin
    Kaj van Vliet is first candidate to obtain PhD in HRSMC excellence track
    2 Oct 2020
    Two weeks ago, Dr Kaj van Vliet finally received his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). A remarkable moment, not only because of the current pandemic ...
  • PhD student Mimi den Uijl competes for 'Spotlight' prize at national 'Evening of Chemistry'
    28 Sep 2020
    On Thursday 8 October, Mimi den Uijl, PhD student at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), will present her research at the Dutch national 'Evening of Chemistry' (Avond van de Chemie). During this ...
  • New HIMS group: Functional Materials
    28 Sep 2020
    The new Functional Materials group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) will focus on the synthetic design of inorganic and hybrid inorganic-organic materials with tailored structural and ...
  • Portrait of Ad Oskam
    In memoriam Ad Oskam (1935-2020)
    23 Sep 2020
    Ad Oskam, Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, was an energetic and passionate chemist with a great community commitment both at institute and faculty level. From 1959 to 2000 he was employed at the UvA, where ...
  • Portrait of Timothy Noël
    Timothy Noël joins HIMS on new chair in Flow Chemistry
    21 Sep 2020
    Since the beginning of September, prof. Timothy Noël holds the new chair of ‘Flow Chemistry’ at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). This chair is being funded by the UvA Research Priority Area ...
  • Timothy Noël appointed Professor of Flow Chemistry
    18 Sep 2020
    Prof. Timothy (Tim) Noël (1982) has been appointed Professor of Flow Chemistry at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) .
  • Portrait Saer Samanipour
    Analytical scientist Saer Samanipour appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data"
    21 Apr 2020
    As part of the Connecting Science program of the UvA Faculty of Science, Dr Saer Samanipour has been appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data" at the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...
  • Prof. Bas de Bruin.
    Prof. Bas de Bruin named Chemistry Europe Fellow
    6 Apr 2020
    In recognition of his scientific contributions, Chemistry Europe has named Prof. Bas de Bruin one of its Fellows. De Bruin, who is professor of Bio-inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the University of Amsterdam's Van ...
  • Amanda Garcia
    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant
    30 Mar 2020
    Dr Amanda Garcia has been awarded a highly competitive tenure-track grant of 950,000 euros from the NWO program on electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM). Focussing on electrocatalysis and electro-organic ...
  • Science photo 'Chrysopoeia - electrified golden tin clouds'
    Eric Schuler wins national chemistry photo contest
    6 Jan 2020
    With the photo "Chrysopoeia - electrified golden tin clouds" HIMS PhD student Eric Schuler has won the 2019 photo contest of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society KNCV. The prize was awarded to him during the ...
  • Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    15 Dec 2019
    Steven Beijer, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), has won a Unilever Research Prize 2019. On Thursday 12 December, he received his prize during the ...
  • SusPhos team at CHAINS
    SusPhos startup team wins Gouden KIEM 2019
    13 Dec 2019
    UvA startup SusPhos has won the 'Gouden KIEM' for best Dutch startup in chemistry. The award, issued by the Dutch science foundation NWO and Holland Chemistry, was presented Tuesday 10 December at the Dutch national ...