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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 141
Results: 1 - 20 of 141
  • Picture of Tessel and company
    Cum Laude PhD in chemistry for Tessel Bouwens
    20 Sep 2021
    On 15 September, Tessel Bouwens successfully defended her PhD thesis on 'Pseudorotaxane Strategies for Guiding Self-Assembly and the Application of Molecular Machinery in Photoelectrochemical Devices'. She received ...
  • Picture of award ceremony
    SusPhos is Frisian Startup of the Year 2021
    16 Sep 2021
    UvA spin-off company SusPhos, based at the WaterCampus in Leeuwarden, was voted last week as Frisian Startup of the Year 2021. This young company focuses on upcycling phosphate-rich waste streams into valuable ...
  • Portrait of Timothy Noël
    Timothy Noël receives KNCV Gold Medal 2021
    12 Jul 2021
    The KNCV Gold Medal 2021, the highest Dutch award for top chemical talent, has been awarded to Prof. Timothy Noël of Flow Chemistry at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. ...
  • Wybren Jan Buma appointed as scientific director of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
    25 Jun 2021
    Starting 1 July 2021, Wybren Jan Buma will be the new scientific director of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. Buma, Professor of Molecular Spectroscopy, succeeds Peter ...
  • Amcel award: Call for nominations
    24 Jun 2021
    Amcel is a joint initiative of the Amsterdam electrochemistry community, striving to lay the foundation for the green and electrical energy based chemistry of the future. As of this year, Amcel has established annual ...
  • Slot with his paranimphs
    Thierry Slot obtains PhD with distinction 'cum laude'
    20 Apr 2021
    Last week, Dr Thierry Slot successfully defended his PhD thesis titled 'Understanding confinement effects and nanostructuring in heterogeneous catalysis', obtaining his doctorate with the distinction cum laude. He ...
  • Portrait of Chris Slootweg
    Chris Slootweg receives Vici grant
    14 Apr 2021
    Associate professor Dr Chris Slootweg at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded an NWO Vici grant of 1.5 million euros to develop novel chemical routes for ...
  • portrait of vasilis
    Vasilis Tseliou receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
    12 Apr 2021
    Dr Vasilis Tseliou of Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship under the Horizon 2020 program of the EU. He will visit the group of Prof. Paolo ...
  • Zoom snapshot
    Creative lockdown alternative for chemistry bachelor project leads to scientific paper
    22 Feb 2021
    A paper just published in the scientific journal Inorganic Chemistry features two chemistry bachelor students as co-authors. Under the supervision of PhD researcher Felix de Zwart of the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...
  • Portrait of Luca Capaldo
    Luca Capaldo receives Marie Curie Fellowship
    17 Feb 2021
    HIMS researcher Luca Capaldo has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship by the European Commission. He receives approximately €175,000 for research into net-oxidative C-H to C-C bond conversion ...
  • Portrait of Timothy Noël
    Timothy Noël is awarded the 2020 IUPAC-ThalesNano prize for Flow Chemistry
    27 Jan 2021
    The 2020 IUPAC-ThalesNano prize for Flow Chemistry has been awarded to Professor Timothy Noël of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The prize, consisting of an award of $ ...
  • Elizabeth von Hauff (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Elizabeth von Hauff named professor by special appointment of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Energy Conversion
    26 Jan 2021
    Dr Elizabeth von Hauff (1977) has been named professor by special appointment of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Energy Conversion at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was ...
  • 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.