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August 26, 2013
Karl Ziegler Prize
On Sunday September 1st the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh; German Chemical Society) will honor Alois Fürstner (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr) at the Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2013 in Darmstadt. He will receive the Karl Ziegler Prize for “his work in catalysis, including metathesis reactions, and platinum, gold, and iron catalysis”. Fürstner is on the International Advisory Boards of ChemPlusChem and also recently received the Prix Jaubert from the University of Geneva.