Gerhard Ertl Lecture

In honor of the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Gerhard Ertl from the Fritz Haber Institute, the three major Berlin universities and the Fritz Haber Institute initiated the "Gerhard Ertl Lecture Award". The prize is intended to honour outstanding personalities and researchers in the field of catalysis. The award includes a one-week guest stay at one of the participating institutes and a keynote lecture.

Gerhard Ertl Lecturers

2019
Frances M. Ross
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

2018
Michele Parrinello
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

2017
Ben L. Feringa
Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, Center for Systems Chemistry & Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Netherlands

2016
J. Peter Toennies
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation, Göttingen, Germany

2015
Maki Kawai
Department of Advanced Materials Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

2014
Richard Catlow
Department of Chemistry University College London, UK

2013
John T. Yates, Jr.
Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2012
Charles T. Campbell
Chemistry Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2011
Roald Hoffmann
Baker Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

2010
Sir John Meurig Thomas
University of Cambridge, UK

2009
Jens Nørskov
Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

2008
Gabor Somorjai
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA

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