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Amir Hoveyda winner of the 2020 “Gutenberg Chairs”

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 joins the elite of materials science

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 ››

The “Ministère de lʼEnseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de lʼInnovation” has awarded the “Stars of Europe” trophy to the European project iSwitch and to Paolo Samorì, its coordinator .

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 ››

Thomas Ebbesen awarded the CNRS Gold Medal for 2019

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

Awards and honors 2021

Amir Hoveyda winner of the 2020 “Gutenberg Chairs”

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 … Continue Reading ››

Prof. Ebbesen awarded Kavli prize!

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 ››