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Curriculum Vitae



Curriculum Vitae

JProf. Dr. Max Martin Hansmann JProf. Dr. Max Martin Hansmann
10/2019 – present Junior professor (tenure track) in organic chemistry, TU Dortmund
01/2018 – 09/2019 Independent junior group leader at the Institute of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Göttingen
10/2017 – 12/2017 Humboldt-Feodor Lynen return fellow for a research stay with Prof. Dr. Manuel Alcarazo at the University of Göttingen, Germany
09/2015 – 09/2017 Postdoctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Dr. Guy Bertrand at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, USA
05/2015 – 08/2015 Employee in the group of Prof. Dr. A. S. K. Hashmi in the Organic chemistry department at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
05/2015 Oral PhD defence (summa cum laude)
04/2012 – 05/2015 PhD studies in the group of Prof. Dr. A. S. K. Hashmi in the Organic chemistry department at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg; “Correlating the Reactivity of Gold and Boron Electrophiles”
11/2012 – 04/2013 Visiting researcher in the group of Prof. Dr. M. Lautens at the University of Toronto, Canada
06/2011 – 12/2011 External Master’s thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. B. M. Trost at Stanford University, USA
12/2010 – 02/2011 Research stay in the group of Prof. Dr. D. S. Wright at the University of Cambridge, UK
08/2010 – 10/2010 Research stay in the group of Prof. Dr. M. Krische at the University of Texas at Austin, USA
10/2009 – 01/2012 Master of Science studies (chemistry) at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (grade: 1.0)
05/2009 – 07/2009 Bachelor’s thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. A. S. K. Hashmi at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
10/2006 – 07/2009 Bachelor of Science studies (chemistry) at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (grade: 1.0)
2006 Abitur



Awards/Memberships

2019 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
2018 Liebig-scholarship of the "Fonds der chemischen Industrie"
10/2017 – 4/2018 Feodor Lynen Return Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2016 Karl-Freudenberg award by the Heidelberg Academy of Science and Humanities and member of the “Kolleg der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
2016 Poster prize at the FACS VXI conference in Santa Barbara and poster prize and DAAD travel scholarship for the OMOCS 17 conference (Fort Collins, USA)
2015 Feodor-Lynen scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (2 years) for Postdoctoral research at the University of California San Diego (UCSD); DAAD postdoctoral scholarship declined
2013 Winner of the international Reaxys PhD prize
2013 Participation in the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting
8/2012 – 5/2015 PhD scholarship of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“
6/2012 – 6/2014 PhD scholarship of the “Fonds der chemischen Industrie”
2011 Victor Meyer prize und prize of the Theodor-Curtius foundation for best performance during the Master studies (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
2011 PROMOS-DAAD scholarship for the research stay at Stanford University (Master’s thesis)
2010 Travel scholarship of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes” for research stays at Cambridge University (D. Wright) and University of Texas at Austin (M. Krische)
2009 Prize of the Dr. Otto-Hofmann foundation for best performance during the Bachelor studies (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
11/2006 – 1/2012 Undergraduate scholarship by the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“
2006 Prize of the GDCH for the best chemistry A-levels and Prize of the state Hessen for the 1st place in the second round of the International Chemistry Olympiad
Since 2006 Member of the “Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker“ (GDCH) and the “Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft“ (DPG)



Presentations

Oral contributions:
18. FCI scholar meeting; University of Münster, Germany; 26.02.2020; "Mesoionic olefins – A new calss of strong donor ligands"
17. TU Berlin, Germany; 09.01.2020; "Synthesis of Hybrid-Systems Derived from Pyrylium and Pyridinium Salts"
16. Steinheimer Gespräche, Fonds der chemischen Industrie; 16.05. – 18.05.2019; Mainz, Germany; "Photo- and electrochemistry with organic hybrid molecules"
15. JCF-Symposium; 31.05.2018; University of Göttingen, Germany; “Taming the Untamable: From Carbenes and Phosphinidenes to Radicals”
14. University of Göttingen, Germany; 19.10.2017; “Correlating the Reactivity of Gold and Boron Electrophiles and New Insights into Main Group Chemistry”
13. University of Regensburg, Germany; 28.03.2017; “Gold and Boron – Two Useful Electrophiles in Organic Synthesis”
12. University of Münster, Germany; 23.03.2017; “Gold and Boron – Two Useful Electrophiles in Organic Synthesis”
11. Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaire (ISIS); 21.03.2017, France, “Gold and Boron – Two Useful Electrophiles in Organic Synthesis”
10. University of Aachen, Germany; 20.03.2017; “Gold and Boron – Two Useful Electrophiles in Organic Synthesis”
09. 2nd Annual Chemistry & Biochemistry Postdoctoral Research Symposium; 22.09.2016, La Jolla, USA; “From Electrophilic Boron to Electrophilic Phosphorus”
08. Prize lecture at the Heidelberg Academy of Science and Humanities; 20.05. – 21.05.2016, Heidelberg; Germany; “Correlating the reactivity of gold and boron electrophiles”
07. 251th ACS meeting; 13.03. – 17.03.2016, San Diego, United States; “B(C6F5)3 a unique π-Lewis acid – Rearrangement and Carboboration Reactions”
06. 17th JCF spring symposium; 25.03. – 28.03.2015, Münster, Germany; “Application of B(C6F5)3 as π-Lewis acid in Organic Synthesis”
05. 2nd Reaxys Conference; 21.09. – 24.09.2014, Grindelwald, Switzerland; “B(C6F5)3 a unique π-Lewis acid”
04. PhD seminar of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”; 22.05. – 25.05.2014, Wannseeforum Berlin; Berlin, Germany; “Gold and boron – Two Lewis acids for organic synthesis”
03. 16th JCF spring symposium; 26.03. – 29.03.2014, Jena, Germany; “Organic Synthesis with Two Gold Centres”
02. Meeting of the “Fonds der Chemischen Industrie” (FCI); 31.1.2014, Würzburg, Germany; “Gold and boron – Two unique π-Lewis acids”
01. 1st Reaxys Chemistry Conference; 22.09. – 24.09.2013, Grindelwald, Switzerland; “Two Gold Centers combined for Organic Synthesis – New Concepts and Intermediates”
Other conferences attended:
07. Organic Battery Days; 03.06. – 05.06.2019, Jena, Germany.
06. ACS Publication Forum: Diversity in Inorganic/Organic Chemistry; 10.10. – 11.10.2018, Heidelberg, Germany.
05. 5th Lower Saxony Catalysis Symposium (NIKAS); 19.09. – 20.09.2018, Göttingen, Germany.
04. Chemiedozententagung; 05.03. – 07.03.2018, Jena, Germany.
03. GAIN-meeting (German Academic International Network); 09.09. – 11.09.2016, Washington D.C., USA.
02. Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting; 30.06. – 05.07.2013, Lindau, Germany.
01. Trost Conference; 2011 Stanford University, USA.