2019 Pedler Award Winner
Professor Armido Studer
University of Münster
Awarded for outstanding contributions towards the development of novel radical-based methodologies.
About the Winner
Armido Studer received his Diploma in 1991 and his PhD in 1995 from ETH Zürich working under the supervision of Prof. Dieter Seebach. He then did postdoctoral studies at the University of Pittsburgh with Prof. Dennis P. Curran. In 1996 he started his independent career at the ETH Zürich and got his habilitation in 2000. The same year, he was appointed Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Philipps-University in Marburg, and in 2004 Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster. In 2006 he received the Novartis Young Investigator Award in Chemistry, in 2014 the Research Award of the WWU Münster and in 2016 an ERC Advanced Grant. In 2018 he has been elected as a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian academy of sciences, humanities and the arts. His research focuses on the development of new synthetic methods in radical chemistry, NHC catalysis and transition metal catalysis. Polymer chemistry and surface chemistry are other research areas of interest. He has published more than 320 papers.
Armido Studer's Webpage
University of Münster, Germany
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