Amir HOVEYDA, professor at the Boston College (USA), hosted at the Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering (ISIS) in Strasbourg (UMR 7006) to lead the project “Diversity-focused synthesis (DOS) to optimize the possibility of discovery of effective drugs ”holds a Cercle Gutenberg 2020 chair. The ceremony took place on June 11, 2021.
Paolo Samorì has been appointed as a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS), a first for a researcher from Strasbourg. This prestigious distinction recognizes his highly significant contributions to the advancement of materials science worldwide by developing novel high-performance multifunctional materials and devices for technologically relevant applications in (opto)electronics, energy and sensing. … Continue Reading ››
Joseph Moran, a professor and group leader at the Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering, is one of the 27 French researchers awarded with a Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) in 2020. Having already held a ERC Starting Grant, the ERC Consolidator Grant, entitled … Continue Reading ››
Joseph Moran has received the 2020 “Forcheurs Jean-Marie Lehn” prize together with Harun Tüysüz (Max–Planck-Institut for Coal research, Mülheim, Germany) for their collaborative work on transition metals in prebiotic chemistry. The prize supports promising collaborations between young French and German researchers in the areas of health, pharmacology … Continue Reading ››
The “Étoiles de l’Europe” prize rewards European research and innovation projects coordinated by French organizations and honors their coordinators who have made the choice of Europe and demonstrated their ability to lead large-scale networks. This year’s 12 “Stars of Europe” have been selected by a high-level jury for the scientific quality and international dimension of the project, the … Continue Reading ››
This year’s CNRS Gold Medal, one of France’s most prestigious scientific prize, has been awarded to the Franco-Norwegian physical chemist Thomas Ebbesen. He specializes in nanosciences, a cross-disciplinary field that covers a variety of scientific areas that include carbon materials, optics, nano-photonics and molecular chemistry. His discoveries have notably enabled technological … Continue Reading ››
Awards and honors 2021
Johannes Schachenmayer was awarded with a Scientific Prize: « Les Espoirs de l’Université de Strasbourg » .
As part of the implementation of the “Talent Management” lever of the Initiative of Excellence (IdEx), the University of … Continue Reading ››
Prof. Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir. Fraser Stoddart, and Prof. Ben Feringa have just been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the design and synthesis of molecular machines!
more info to follow soon: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2016/
THOMAS W. EBBESEN – Physical chemist and director of the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study, Strasbourg, France. Upending accepted theory, he discovered that light could be transmitted very efficiently through holes smaller than its own wavelength with the involvement of surface plasmons, the interaction of light with electron waves on metal … Continue Reading ››