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
Thesis Title: “C-functionalized bis(methylene)phosphoranes: Interesting building blocks for the stabilization of reactive intermediates”

Dipl. Chem. (MSc), 10/1990 - 01/1996, with Edgar Niecke, University of Bonn
Thesis Title: “Studies on the reactivity of a (methylene)phosphoranylidene carbenoid”

 

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 University of Bonn
                                     

Fellowships, Awards, Distinctions

2018                            Liebig-Lecturer, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

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

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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