Pakistan Academy of Sciences

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Peter Langer

Peter Langer
Current Position Full Professor and Head of Department of Organic Chemistry University of Rostock Germany Phone No. 0049 381 4986410
Born in , Germany in 02/20/1969 Year Elected 2012
Email peter.langer[email protected]
Education
Dipl-Chem (equiv to MSc) University of Hannover Germany (1989-1994) Diploma thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA (1993-1994) Dr rer nat (equiv to PhD) University of Hannover Germany (1994-1997) Postdoctoral Fellow Cambridge Chemical Laboratory UK (1997-1998) Habilitation and Venia Legendi (equiv to DSc) University of Gttingen Germany (1998-2001) Privatdozent Heisenberg Research Scholar University of Gttingen Germany (2001)
Positions Held
Full Professor and Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry University of Rostock Germany (2004 - today) Head of the Department Organic Synthesis of Leibniz Institute of Catalysis at the University of Rostock eV (LIKAT) (2005 - today) Full Professor and Head of Chair of Bioorganic Chemistry University of Greifswald Germany (2002-2004) Acting Professor University of Greifswald Germany (2001-2002)
Awards
Award of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Hannover (1997) Thieme-Journal-Award (2000) Gold Medal of Yerevan State University Armenia (2010) Doctor Honoris Causa Yerevan State University Armenia (2011) Doctor Honoris Causa Vietnam National University Hanoi Vietnam (2012) Professor Honoris Causa University of Mosul Iraq (2012) Doctor Honoris Causa Tishreen University Lattakia Syria (2012) Doctor Honoris Causa University of Debrecen Hungary (2013) Professor Honoris Causa University of Granma Cuba (2013) Doctor Honoris Causa National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (2014)
Fellowships / Memberships
Scholar of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1992-1994) PhD Scholarship Feodor-Lynen Scholar of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation (1997-1998) Liebig Scholar of the Verband der Chemischen Industrie (1998-2001) Heisenberg Scholar (2001) Member of the German Chemical Society (since 1996) Member of Deutscher Hochschulverband (since 2000) Member of the Academic Council of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Pakistan (since 2012) Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry (since 2008) Member of the Editorial Board of Materials (since 2008) Associate Editor of Current Bioactive Compounds (since 2008) Associate Editor of Current Organic Synthesis (since 2009) Member of the Editorial Board of Biochemical Compounds Guest Editor Tetrahedron-Symposium-in-Print (2009) Associate Editor of the Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan (since 2011) Fellow of the Pakistan Academy of Science (2013) Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (2014)
Research Area
Synthetic organic chemistry domino reactions cyclization reactions catalysis organosilicon chemistry heterocycles medicinal chemistry natural products carbohydrates new organic materials more than 500 publications in international journals (including 20 reviews and book chapters)
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