Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. Bernd Giese

University of Basel
Department of Chemistry
St. Johanns-Ring 19
CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
tel. +41 (0)61 207 11 12

University of Fribourg
Department of Chemistry
Chemin du Musée 9
CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
fon +41 (0)26 300 87 01


Born: June 2, 1940 in Hamburg, Germany.

Education:
University of Heidelberg, University of Hamburg, University of Munich,
Ph.D. University of Munich (Prof. R. Huisgen) 1969,
Habilitation University of Freiburg 1976.

Professional Experience:
BASF / Ludwigshafen 1969-1971 (Pharma Research),
University of Münster 1971-1972,
University of Freiburg 1972-1977,
Technical University of Darmstadt 1977-1988 (Full Professor),
University of Basel since 1989 (Full Professor),
University of Fribourg since 2010 (Guest Professor).

Guest Professorships:
IBM / San Jose, California 1980;
University of St. Andrews, UK 1983;
Tongji University, Shanghai, China 1986;
DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware 1988;
CNR, Bologna, Italy 1993;
ESPCI, Paris, France 1996.

Books:
"Radicals in Organic Synthesis", Pergamon Press, 1986;
"C-Radikale", in Houben-Weyl, Methoden der Organischen Chemie, Vol. 19a,b, Thieme, Stuttgart 1989;
"Stereochemistry of Radical Reactions", together with D. P. Curran and N. A. Porter, VCH, Weinheim, 1996.

Awards:
Karl-Winnacker Award 1976,
Carl-Duisberg Award 1977,
Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Award 1987,
Merck-Schuchardt Award 1988,
Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher "Leopoldina" 1999,
Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2003,
Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry 2005,
Emil Fischer Medal of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker 2006,
Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society 2009,
Paracelsus Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society 2012.