Thomas Baumgartner

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Department of Chemistry
York University 
4700 Keele Street 
Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
Office: LSB 431B
e-mail: tbaumgar@yorku.ca

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Current Position

Full Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Chemistry

 

Education

Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), 02/1996 - 11/1998, with Edgar Niecke, University of Bonn
Title: “C-functionalized bis(methylene)phosphoranes: Interesting building blocks for the stabilization of reactive intermediates”

Dipl. Chem. (MSc), 06/1995 - 01/1996, with Edgar Niecke, University of Bonn
Title: “Studies on the reactivity of a (methylene)phosphoranylidene carbenoid”

10/1990, Beginning of chemistry studies at the 'Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität' in Bonn, Germany

 

Professional Experience

07/2017 -                         Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry, York University

07/2017 - 06/2020       Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

07/2013 - 06/2017        Associate Head (Research), Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

05/2013 - 06/2017        Acting Director, Centre for Advanced Solar Materials, University of Calgary

04/2013 - 06/2017        Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

2013, 2014, 2015          AvH Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry and Graduate School Molecular Science,
                                         University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

04/2009 - 03/2013      Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

07/2006 - 03/2009     Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

05/2003 - 05/2006     Habilitand, RWTH Aachen University; Mentor: Jun Okuda

04/2002 - 04/2003     Habilitand, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz; Mentor: Jun Okuda

09/1999 - 02/2002      Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto, with Ian Manners

12/1998 - 08/1999       Research Associate at the Institute for Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Bonn


Fellowships, Awards, Distinctions

2017                                Canada Research Chair (Tier-1) in Sustainable Organomain Group Materials

2013                                Faculty of Science Award of Excellence in Research

2013                                Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2011                                Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship (short term)

2007 - 2010                  Alberta Ingenuity New Faculty Award

2002 - 2005                 Liebig-Fellow of the 'Fonds der Chemischen Industrie' (German Chemical Industry Association)

1999 - 2001                  DFG-Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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