On Wednesday, 2nd of November, Dr. Gustavo Fernández successfully finished his habilitation with the title „Self-Assembled Nanostructures based on π-conjugated scaffolds“ and received the "facultas docendi".more
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After last year’s visit from Prof. Linda Shimizu from US we are glad to announce our second visiting guest professor at CNC, Prof. Dr. Mahesh Hariharan from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram. Prof. Hariharan will join us for four weeks (the whole November 2016) and his office will be located at the new building of the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry. During his stay at the CNC he will give a lecture about "Strategies to Reduce the Rate of Charge Recombination" at November 17, 5:15 pm in lecture hall C. Further he will join the winter school seminar of the FOR 1809 in Niederstetten November 24/25.
On 7 October, Secretary of State Bernd Sibler inaugurated the new building to accommodate the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry (CNC) of the University of Würzburg. The centre will provide ideal conditions for the staff of Professor Frank Würthner to develop innovative concepts of harnessing solar energy among other research activities.more
Chemists from the University of Würzburg have combined different dye molecules in aggregates and thereby observed surprising properties. Their discovery may help to use sunlight more efficiently for the generation of energy.more
Frank Würthner receiving the Elsevier Award from Elsevier Senior Publisher Nicolette van Dijk and the president of the Japanese Photochemistry Association, Prof. Hiroshi Miyasaka from Osaka University.more
Novel materials essential for key technologies in the fields of energy, communication, climate change and health: these are the focal areas of research at the Bavarian Polymer Institute. The partner universities have now signed a cooperation agreement.more
Dr. Agnieszka Nowak-Król, Humboldt fellow in the group of Prof. Frank Würthner, was awarded the 'Wojciech Świętosławski Prize 2nd degree' by the Warsaw branch of Polish Chemical Society on June 17, 2016, for outstanding scientific achievements in the field of chemistry, chemical technology and related sciences.more
The Summer Semester Lecture Series in 2016 starts with a lecture about "Stimuli-responsive Self-Assembly: Guest-binding and Structural Reorganization in Coordination Cages and DNA G-Quadruplexes"
A clean, climate-friendly energy source that is virtually inexhaustible: This is the promise artificial photosynthesis holds. Chemists from the University of Würzburg have now got one step closer to reaching this goal. The scientists present their work in the journal Nature Chemistry.more
Frank Würthner has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), an honour that is given to a very small number of non-British RSC members.more
In autumn 2015 the Research Training School on molecular biradicals took up its work at the University of Würzburg. Currently the cooperation between chemists and physicists led to a first result: a publication on a new molecule, which is of interest for organic electronics.more
The Winter Semester Lecture Series in 2015/16 ends with a lecture about „Light-Induced Charge Carriers in Covalent Organic Frameworks“
Professor Dr. Harald Schwalbe, Institute for Organic Chemistry und Chemical Biology of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Germanymore
Congratulations to Gustavo Fernández. After five very successful years as a junior research group leader at the University of Würzburg he accepted a call from the University of Münster as professor (W2) of organic chemistry.more
Prof. Dr. Ian Manners, Professor and Chair of Inorganic, Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry, European Union Marie Curie Chair, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK