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2018 CGCA Young Researchers Award will be open for application soon!

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2017 CGCA Young Researchers Award Winners

  • First Class: Luping Liu

    MPI fuer Kohlenforschung.

  • Second Class: Dr. Xin He

    Helmholtz-Institut Muenster.

  • Second Class: Dr. Teng Zhou

    MPI fuer Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme.

From left to right: Teng Zhou, Luping Liu, Xin He

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. Christoph Janiak (University of Duesseldorf), Dr. Lucio Colombi Ciacchi (University of Bremen), Dr. Roland Roth (University of Tuebingen).

2017 CGCA Young Researchers Award

The "Young Researchers Award" was established in 2014 in recognition of the young researchers' excellent contributions to science. The result will be announced on the 2017 annual conference (June 17, Bremen). Applicants should send their CV and recommendation to Dr. Gang Wei (wei_gang(at)cgca.de) and Dr. Yujin Tong ( tong_yujin(at)cgca.de ) before May 7. You will get confirmation in one week, otherwise please contact Dr. Yujin Tong, Tel: 0221-4707893; e-mail: tong_yujin(at)cgca.de

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. Christoph Janiak (University of Duesseldorf), Prof. Dr. Lucio Colombi Ciacchi (University of Bremen), Prof. Dr. Roland Roth (University of Tuebingen).

2016 CGCA Lubrizol Young Researchers Award Winners

  • First Class: Mengmeng Li

    Doctorate in Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPIP) from Aug. 2012 to present (May 2016). Field: Control of self-assembly of organic semiconductors in mono- to multilayer field-effect transistors.

  • Second Class: Jie Liu

    Doctorate in Leibniz Institute for Catalysis from Sept. 2014 to present (May 2016). Field: Ligand enabled regioselective carbonylation with olefins and allenes.

  • Second Class: Bin Cai

    Doctorate in Dresden University of Technology from Aug. 2014 to present (May 2016). Field: Electrocatalysis on noble-metal-derived pure metallic aerogels.

From left to right: Jie Liu, Mengmeng Li, Bin Cai

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. W. Weigand (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena), Prof. Dr. V. Deckert (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology), Prof. Dr. M. Wolf (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft).

2016 CGCA Lubrizol Young Researchers Award

The "Young Researchers Award" was established in 2014 in recognition of the young researchers' excellent contributions to science. It is called "CGCA Lubrizol Young Researchers Award" this year thanks to the support of Lubrizol. The result will be announced on the 2016 annual conference (June 11, Duesseldorf). Applicants should send their CV and recommendation to Dr. Zhenglong Zhang ( zhenglong.zhang@gcccd-ev.de ) before April 25. You will get confirmation in one week, otherwise please contact Dr. Xiaoyan Cao-Dolg, Tel: 0221-4707893; e-mail: x.cao(at)uni-koeln.de

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. W. Weigand (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena) , Prof. Dr. V. Deckert (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology), Prof. Dr. M. Wolf (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

2015 Young Researchers Award Winners

  • First Class: Qi Zhang

    Doctorate in TU Munich from May 2012 to present (Aug. 2015). Field: Enzyme-like Catalysis in Self-Assembled Aromatic Cavities.

  • Second Class: Min Tu

    Doctorate in Ruhr University Bochum from Sept. 2011 to present (Aug. 2015). Field: Fabricated Homo- or Hetero-structured MOF Thin Film Based Sensors.

  • Second Class: Meng Su

    Doctorate in LMU Munich from July 2012 to present (Aug. 2015). Field: Reconstructing and Functionalizing Oligonucleotides.

From left to right: Min Tu, Qi Zhang, Meng Su

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. C. Schulz (Universitaet Duisburg-Essen), Prof. Dr. M. Dolg (Universitaet zu Koeln), Prof. Dr. T. Heinze (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena).

2015 Young Researchers Award

The "Young Researchers Award" was established in 2014 in recognition of the young researchers' excellent contributions to science. The 2014 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize winner, Prof. Dr. Christof Schulz (University of Duisburg-Essen), has accepted the invitation as a referee for 2015 Young Researchers Award. The result will be announced on the 2015 annual conference (29. August Jena). Applicants should send their CV and recommendation to Dr. Yanze Ren ( yanze.ren@gcccd-ev.de ) and Dr. Zhenglong Zhang ( zhenglong.zhang@gcccd-ev.de ). You will get confirmation in one week, otherwise please contact Dr. Xiaoyan Cao-Dolg, Tel: 0221-4707893; e-mail: x.cao(at)uni-koeln.de

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. C. Schulz (University of Duisburg-Essen), Prof. Dr. M. Dolg (University of Cologne), Prof. Dr. T. Heinze (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)

2014 Young Researchers Award Winners

  • First Class: Jun Zhang

    Doctorate in University of Cologne from Sept. 2012 to present (Oct. 2014). Field: Linear scaling quantum chemical method and its applications in chemcial problems.

  • Second Class: Gengwen Tan

    Doctorate in Technische Universitaet Berlin from Oct. 2011 to present (Oct. 2014). Field: Synthesizing low-valent main group complexes and their relevant transition metal complexes, and applying them for CO2 activation and homogeneous catalysis.

  • Second Class: Dr. Zhenglong Zhang

    Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology. Doctorate in China from 2007 to 2013. Field: Raman spectroscopy and plasmonics catalysis, and their applications in molecular reaction kinetics.

From left to right: Dr. Zhenglong Zhang, Gengwen Tan, Jun Zhang

Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. J. Mayer (RMTH Aachen University), Prof. Dr. U. Deiters (University of Cologne), Prof. Dr. M. Springborg (University of Saarland)

2014 Young Researchers Award

The "Young Researchers Award" was established in 2014 in recognition of the young researchers' excellent contributions to science. Applications for 2014 is from June 23 to July 23. The result will be announced on the 2014 annual conference.