Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 49

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Author Profiles

Authors presented on this page have recently published their 10th, 25th, 50th, or 100th article within the last ten years in Angewandte Chemie. Find out interesting facts and trivia about them...

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Jiangyun Wang

“I would have liked to have discovered olfactory receptors. My favorite food is shrimp. ...” This and more about Jiangyun Wang can be found on page 13858.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 52, 13858

Bruce C. Gates

“My favorite saying is when the going gets tough, the tough get going (meant ironically). I admire Nelson Mandela ...” This and more about Bruce C. Gates can be found on page 13510.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 51, 13510

Robert Schlögl

“My favorite time of day is the sunset. In a spare hour, I observe how people interact with their environment ...” This and more about Robert Schlögl can be found on page 13140.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 50, 13140-13141

Markus Kalesse

“The best advice I have ever been given is “Don't panic!” I can never resist good food ...” This and more about Markus Kalesse can be found on page 12775.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 49, 12775

Marina A. Petrukhina

“My favorite saying is “yes, we can!” I can never resist travelling to new places ...” This and more about Marina A. Petrukhina can be found on page 12480.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 48, 12480

Zhong Lin Wang

“My biggest inspiration is my love and passion for science. My favorite saying is “doing an experiment is magic, you never know what you will find out next, just do it”. ...” This and more about Zhong Lin Wang can be found on page 12220.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 47, 12220

Chi-Ming Che

“My favorite place on earth is Hong Kong. I lose track of time when I chat with my friends and students. ...” This and more about Chi-Ming Che can be found on page 11970–11971.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 46, 11970-11971

Chuan He

“In a spare hour, I go swimming and watch sports. If I had one year of paid leave I would become an American football coach. ...” This and more about Chuan He can be found on page 11692.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 45, 11692

Chi-Huey Wong

“I admire people with strong determination and persistence. My favorite musician is the violinist Jascha Heifetz ...” This and more about Chi-Huey Wong can be found on page 11452.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 44, 11452-11453

Rai-Shung Liu

“My favorite food is sashimi and Peking duck. If I were not a scientist, I would be a security guard for the National Parks of Taiwan ...” This and more about Rai-Shung Liu can be found on page 11406.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 43, 11198

Sir John Meurig Thomas

“My greatest achievement has been to combine being a teacher, a researcher, and a popularizer of science for over 50 years. My worst nightmare is to find myself dumbstruck when I am about to give a lecture ...” This and more about Sir John Meurig Thomas can be found on page 10938.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 42, 10938-10940

Joel S. Miller

“My favorite piece of research is ‘the current potential of electrochemistry’. If I were not a scientist, I would be a detective solving unsolved crimes by sifting through evidence for non sequiturs and clues ...” This and more about Joel S. Miller can be found on page 10688.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 41, 10688-10689

Stephan A. Sieber

“I lose track of time when I climb a mountain. My biggest motivation is to reach the summit. ...” This and more about Stephan A. Sieber can be found on page 10416.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 40, 10416

Gautam R. Desiraju

“Chemistry is fun because it is an assault on the senses! My favorite quote is ‘To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield’ from Tennyson's poem ‘Ulysses’ ...” This and more about Gautam R. Desiraju can be found on page 10152.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 39, 10152-10153

Bernhard Breit

“My motto is ‘simple things first’. My favorite composer is Johann Sebastian Bach. ...” This and more about Bernhard Breit can be found on page 9888.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 38, 9888-9889

Xinchen Wang

“My favorite food is Tofu. If I were not a scientist, I would be a businessman selling green tea. ...” This and more about Xinchen Wang can be found on page 9610.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 37, 9610

Herbert W. Roesky

“I like refereeing because I learn a lot of new and interesting chemistry. The biggest problem that scientists face is distraction by trivial things. ...” This and more about Herbert W. Roesky can be found on page 9358.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 36, 9356-9357

Stefan Grimme

“My greatest achievement has been finishing a marathon run in reasonable time. Guaranteed to make me laugh is Loriot (German humorist). ...” This and more about Stefan Grimme can be found on page 9074.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 35, 9076-9077

Alexandra M. Z. Slawin

“My motto is keep on trying. My favorite time of day is the half-hour after I wake up, but before I get up. ...” This and more about Alexandra M. Z. Slawin can be found on page 8786.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 34, 8786

George A. Olah

“In a spare hour, I read outside chemistry. If I could be any age I would be young again. ...” This and more about George A. Olah can be found on page 8500.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 33, 8500

C. Oliver Kappe

“My favorite quote is ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going’. My favorite time of day is early morning ...” This and more about C. Oliver Kappe can be found on page 8198.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 32, 8198

Tomás Torres

“When I was eighteen I wanted to be a football player for Real Madrid. If I could be described as an animal it would be a fighting bull ...” This and more about Tomás Torres can be found on page 7914.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 31, 7914

Janine Cossy

“What I look for first in a publication is the abstract and schemes. The most important thing I learned from my parents is to work hard. ...” This and more about Janine Cossy can be found on page 7634–7635.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 30, 7634-7635

Chien-Hong Cheng

“My biggest motivation is curiosity. Guaranteed to make me smile is when my predictions come true. ...” This and more about Chien-Hong Cheng can be found on page 7348.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 29, 7348

Xile Hu

“My greatest achievement has been getting paid to do what I do. Guaranteed to make me laugh is the comedy series “Absolutely Fabulous”. ...” This and more about Xile Hu can be found on page 7070.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 28, 7070

Jieping Zhu

“I can never resist a delicious French dessert. My biggest motivation is to learn something new every day ...” This and more about Jieping Zhu can be found on page 6812.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 27, 6812-6813

Tomislav Rovis

“My favorite principle is Occam's razor. I am waiting for the day when someone will discover real cold fusion ...” This and more about Tomislav Rovis can be found on page 6572.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 26, 6572

Manuel Alcarazo

“My greatest achievement has still not been published ... I hope! My biggest motivation is curiosity ...” This and more about Manuel Alcarazo can be found on page 6358.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 25, 6362

Peter J. Sadler

“My biggest motivation is the excitement of discovery. My favorite piece of research is a discovery that you had not intended to make in the first place ...” This and more about Peter J. Sadler can be found on page 6136.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 24, 6136

Christian Griesinger

“My favorite book is Doktor Faustus. The natural talent I would like to be gifted with being able to improvise on the piano. ...” This and more about Christian Griesinger can be found on page 5912.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 23, 5912-5913

Hisashi Yamamoto

“I chose chemistry as a career because it is so beautiful and yet still mysterious. I decided to be a chemist when I was 10 years old and I have never to this day regretted that rather early decision. I would not want to use whatever luck I might have for the lottery but rather would like to use it for my work in chemistry ...” This and more about Hisashi Yamamoto can be found on page 5678.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 22, 5678-5679

Licheng Sun

“My worst nightmare is transcontinental travel for more than 36 hours. My favorite piece of research is CO2 activation ...” This and more about Licheng Sun can be found on page 5434.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 21, 5434

Jun-An Ma

“My biggest motivation is curiosity. Guaranteed to make me laugh are Charlie Chaplin movies ...” This and more about Jun-An Ma can be found on page 5212.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 20, 5212

Nagao Kobayashi

“My favorite composer is Johann Sebastian Bach. My favorite time of day is after dinner, because I can relax. ...” This and more about Nagao Kobayashi can be found on page 4980.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 19, 4980

Thomas Ward

“I can never resist fresh sushi with a cup of green tea. My greatest achievement has been our three wonderful kids. ...” This and more about Thomas Ward can be found on page 4722.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 18, 4722

Burkhard König

“My favorite food is Indian or Thai. I like refereeing because sometimes the manuscripts are surprisingly good ...” This and more about Burkhard König can be found on page 4520.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 17, 4520

Yasushi Morita

“If I were not a scientist, I would be an archeologist. The most important thing I learned from my parents is patience and modesty. ...” This and more about Yasushi Morita can be found on page 4298.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 16, 4298

Jaephil Cho

“My favorite saying is ,Just do it‘ When I was eighteen I wanted to be a detective ...” This and more about Jaephil Cho can be found on page 4066.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 15, 4066

Sukbok Chang

“My favorite saying is “be persistent and never give up”. I admire anyone who inspires others and creates new ways of thinking. ...” This and more about Sukbok Chang can be found on page 3804.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 14, 3804

Claudio Palomo

“My favorite way to spend a holiday is fishing. My favorite painter is Joan Miró ...” This and more about Claudio Palomo can be found on page 3562.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 13, 3562

Jean'ne M. Shreeve

“My motto is ‘full speed ahead.’ My favorite molecule is fluorine ...” This and more about Jean'ne M. Shreeve can be found on page 3308.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 12, 3308

Zhenyang Lin

“In a spare hour, I chat with friends. If I could be anyone for a day, I would be a poet ...” This and more about Zhenyang Lin can be found on page 3062.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 11, 3062

Paul Knochel

“If I won the lottery, I would buy a Steinway for me and a house for my Steinway. My favorite place on earth is Paris ...” This and more about Paul Knochel can be found on page 2646.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 10, 2646-2647

Dayang Wang

“My motto is ‘science lies in simplicity’. I am waiting for the day when someone will discover a microscope to visualize water, ions, and gases ...” This and more about Dayang Wang can be found on page 2400.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 09, 2400

Liming Zhang

“In a spare hour, I check out the latest news and listen to some folk music. My favorite name reaction is the Ferrier rearrangement ...” This and more about Liming Zhang can be found on page 2156.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 08, 2156

Günter Mayer

“My favorite time of day is the night. My favorite book is anything by Helmut Krausser ...” This and more about Günter Mayer can be found on page 1870.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 07, 1870

Mathias Christmann

“Chemistry is fun because it creates its own object (Berthelot). My favorite way to spend a holiday is with a rental car, lots of time, and no itinerary ...” This and more about Mathias Christmann can be found on page 1624.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 06, 1624

Hiroshi Shinokubo

“My favorite pieces of music are Beethoven's symphonies. If I were not a scientist, I would be a chef in a restaurant ...” This and more about Hiroshi Shinokubo can be found on page 1360.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 05, 1360

Chao-Jun Li

“My favorite author is Lao Tzu. What I look for first in a publication is the ‘flash’ that makes me think ‘a-ha’ ...” This and more about Chao-Jun Li can be found on page 1082.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 04, 1082

Achim Müller

“I like refereeing because I can help to improve the quality of science. My favorite place on earth is somewhere in the mountains ...” This and more about Achim Müller can be found on page 800.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 03, 800-802

Frank Caruso

“My favorite food is Thai (red) curry. The most exciting thing about my research is working with bright, dynamic, and motivated researchers ...” This and more about Frank Caruso can be found on page 496.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, No. 02, 496

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