Prof. Reinhard NEIER

Professor Emeritus

Institut de Chimie, Université de Neuchâtel

Av. Bellevaux 51, CH-2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland.



1950 Born in Basel (Switzerland)

1969 - 1972 Diploma of chemistry at the University of Basel (Switzerland)
1978 PhD at the ETH-Zürich (Switzerland) with Professor Albert Eschenmoser. Title of the thesis: "Photochemische Seco-corin -> Corrin Cycloisomerisierung"
1989 Habilitation at the University of Fribourg. Subject: "Variationen zu [2+2] und [4+2] Cyloadditionen"

1978 - 1979 Post-doctoral research at the University of Cambridge (England) with Sir Alan Battersby FRS
1979 - 1980 "Maître-assistant" at the University of Geneva (Switzerland)
1980 - 1990 "Chef des travaux" and lecturer at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
1991  Associate Professor at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
1991 - 2016 Professor of organic chemistry at the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

1998 - 1999 President of the 3eme Cycle de chimie
1998 - 2002 Editor of Volume 12 of "Science of Synthesis"
2001 - 2009 Vice-President of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCG)
2002 - Member of the board of the Swiss Society of the Chemical Industry  (SGCI: http://www.sgci.ch)
2003 -  External Member of the editorial board of the "Monatshefte" (Chemical Monthly: http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/chemistry/journal/706)
2004 - 2006 Vice-rector research University of Neuchâtel
2005 - 2007 Member of the Federal Commission for the Universities of Applied Sciences
2007 - Member of the editorial board of "ARKIVOK" (ARKAT USA: http://www.arkat-usa.org/)

1969 Price Jacottet-Küng
1978 Silver medal of ETHZ
1989 Price Fuiji-Otsuka of the University of Tokushima (Japan)

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