Prof. Dr. Carsten Bolm

Carsten Bolm   RWTH Aachen University
 

Lehrstuhl für Organische Chemie II

Landoltweg 1

52074 Aachen

GERMANY

Telephone: +49 241 8094675

Fax: +49 241 8092391

E-Mail: carsten.bolm [at] oc.rwth-aachen.de

 

ResearcherID: G-2247-2014 G-2247-2014

ORCID: 0000-0001-9415-9917 0000-0001-9415-9917

 

Curriculum Vitae: 

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03/1960           

born in Braunschweig, Germany

1978–1984

TH Braunschweig (undergraduate studies in chemistry)

1983–1984

University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

09/1984

Graduation: 'Master of Science, Chemistry' (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA; Prof. Dr. H.-J. Reich)

12/1984

Graduation: 'Diplom-Chemiker-Hauptprüfung' (TH Braunschweig, Germany; Prof. Dr. H. Hopf)

1985–1987

Doctoral work at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

07/1987

Graduation: 'Dr. rer. nat.' (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany; Prof. Dr. M. T. Reetz)

1987–1988

Postdoctoral studies (M.I.T., Cambridge, USA; Prof. Dr. K. B. Sharpless)

1988–1993

Habilitation (TU Darmstadt, Germany, and Universität Basel, Switzerland; with Prof. Dr. B. Giese) 

1993

Offers for C3-faculty positions at the Universities in Würzburg (declined), Hannover (declined), and Marburg

10/1993

Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

03/1996

Chair and Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany (C4)

02/2000

Offer for a Chair and Full Professorship at the University in Freiburg, Germany (declined)

08/2005

Offer for a Chair and Full Professorship at the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany (declined)

04/2006

W3 Professor (Chair and Full Professorship) at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany

10/2012

Adjunct Professor at Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, China

10/2016

Honorary Professor at Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

 

Stipends and Awards

1983-1984

Fulbright-stipend

1985-1987

Kekulé-stipend ('Fonds der Chemischen Industrie and Volkswagen-Foundation')

1987-1988

Nato-stipend of the DAAD ('German Akademic Exchange Service')

1988-1990

Liebig-stipend given by the 'Fonds der Chemischen Industrie'

1990-1992

Treubel-Fonds stipend ('Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft, Basel')

06/1991

Heinz-Meier-Leibnitz-award given by the 'Federal Secretary for Education and Science', Germany

03/1992

ADUC-Jahrespreis 1992 für Habilitanden (award) given by the 'Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Lehrstuhlinhaber von Unterrichtsinstituten für Chemie', Germany

02/1993

Dozenten-Stipendium (award) given by the “Verband der Chemischen Industrie”, Germany

11/1993

Jahrespreis für Chemie (award) given by the “Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen”

12/1996

Otto-Klung-award 1996

12/1998

Otto-Bayer-award

10/2002

AstraZeneca European Lecturer

09/2003

Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

07/2006

Prix Franco-Allemand (French-German Price) by the Société Francaise de Chimie

11/2007

CaRLa Fellow at the University of Heidelberg in collaboration with BASF

05/2011

Boehringer Ingelheim Lecturer (Canada)

04/2014

Distinguished Professorship at RWTH Aachen University

06/2014, 09/2015 and 11/2016

Selected as a “Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher”

01/2015

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)

03/2015

Adolf-von-Baeyer-Denkmünze (GDCh)

 


Visiting Professorships

09-12/1992

Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

03/1998

Invited Visiting Professorship at the 'Université Pierre et Marie Curie' in Paris, France

02/2000

Invited Visiting Professorship at the 'Università di Firenze' in Florence, Italy

02/2002

Invited Visiting Professorship at the 'Università degli studi di Milano' in Milan, Italy

2002–2003

Professeur Visiteur at the Département de Chimie of the University 'Notre-Dame De La Paix' in Namur, Belgium

10/2006

Invited Visiting Professorship at the Tokyo University of Science, Japan

 

Research Interest

- Enantioselective catalysis

- Asymmetric synthesis

- Bioactive compounds

- Mechanochemistry

- Biomass conversion

- Sulfur and fluorine chemistry

 

Journals

1998–2002

Member of the International Advisory Editorial Board of New Journal of Chemistry

1999–2008

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Synthesis

2000–2008

Member of the Honorary Advisory Board of Synlett

2001–

Member of the Academic Advisory Board of Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis

2003–

Member of the Board of Consulting Editors of Tetrahedron Letters

2003–

Member of the Board of Consulting Editors of Tetrahedron

2003–

Member of the Editorial Board of Letters in Organic Chemistry

2003–2011

Commissioning Editor of Chemical Society Reviews

2005–2016

Member of the Editorial Board of Chemical Reviews

2005–2007

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Organic Chemistry

2005–

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry

2007–2009

Member of the Editorial Board of Current Chemical Biology

2008–

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Organic Letters

2008–2012

Member of the Editorial Board of Catalysis Communications

2008–

Associate Editor for Journal of Organic Chemistry
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2009–

Member of the Advisory Board of Synthesis and Synlett

2009–2016

Member of the Editorial Board of Molbank

2011–

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of The All Results Journal

2013–

Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Sulfur Chemistry

2018– Advising Editor for ACS Omega

 

Other (selected) activities

1998–2001

Member of the DAAD selection commitee for “Doktorandenstipendien”

2002–2009

Member of the DAAD selection commitee in the “PostdocProgramm”

2002–2007

Member of the DFG senate commission for the selection of graduate colleagues [“Senats- and Bewilligungsausschuss für die Graduiertenkollegs” of the German Science Foundation (DFG)]

1998–2002

Member of the “Beirat Technologietransfer und Arbeitskreis Technologietransfer RWTH-IHK”

2000–2008

Member of the Management Committee of the COST-Action D24 “Sustainable chemical processes: Stereoselective transition-metal catalyzed reactions”

2001–2009

Member of the International Scientific Committee of ESOC (European Symposium on Organic Chemistry)

2001–2005

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Leibniz-Institute for Organic Catalysis at the University of Rostock (Vorsitz des “Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des Leibnitz-Institutes für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock e.V.”)

2003–

Member of the International Advisory Committee of ICHAC (International Conferrence on Heteroatom Chemistry)

2012–

Member of the International Advisory Board of OM&Cat (International Conferrence on Organometallics and Catalysis)

2006–2016 Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Leibniz-Institute for Organic Catalysis at the University of Rostock (Vorsitz des “Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des Leibniz-Instituts für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock e.V.”)

2002–2006

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of DEGUSSA Fine Chemicals

2002–2004

Member of the Senate of the RWTH Aachen University

2003–2007

Head of the “DFG Schwerpunktprogramm 1118”

2006–2008

Member of the GDCh Selection Committee for the “August-Wilhelm-von-Hofmann-Denkmünze”

2006–2008

Chairman of the Department of Chemistry (RWTH Aachen University)

2007–

Member of the advisory board “Research and Education Politics” from the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI)

2008–2014

Rectorate Appointee for the Collaboration with Korea

2009–

Member of the “Perspectives Commission” of the GDCh

2009–2015

Member of the “Kuratorium des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie”

2015

Member of the Research Advisory Board of the “Fonds der Chemischen Industrie”

2010–2014

Rectorate Appointee for the Fulbright Foundation

2010–2012

Member of the Pre-Selection Committee – Nothern Germany for the DSM Science & Technology Award

2012–

Member of the “Committee on the Handling of Scientific Misconduct”

2018– Head of the RWTH Profile Area “Molecular Science and Engineering”

Author profile:

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201453, 6596–6597.