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Career Summary

2020- Director of the NCCR Sustainable Chemical Processes through Catalysis
2019- Isaac Manasseh Meyer Chair Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore
2019- Director of the Flagship Green Energy Program, National University of Singapore
2019- Editor in Chief of Catalysis Science & Technology (2019-), RSC Publishing
2018- Director of Studies (2018-), BSc Chemical Engineering and MSc Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich
2012‑2014 Chairman of the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich
2010‑ Full Professor of Catalysis Engineering, ETH Zurich
2005‑2008 Associate Professor, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
2005‑2009 ICREA Professor, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Tarragona, Spain
2003‑2005 Senior Scientist at Yara International, Porsgrunn, Norway
2002-2003 Scientist at Norsk Hydro, Porsgrunn, Norway

Education

1998‑2002 PhD Catalysis (cum laude), Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. Catalyzed N2O Activation: Promising (New) Catalysts for Abatement and Utilization. Advisors: Profs. F. Kapteijn and J.A. Moulijn
1993‑1997 MSc in Chemical Engineering with highest distinction, University of Alicante, Spain

Publications Summary

- Authored or co-authored over 430 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
- >25000 citations, with an average of >40 citations per paper
- Hirsch index: 81 (Scopus), 88 (Google Scholar)
- Inventor of 24 patents/patent applications, 4 of which exploited industrially

Awards and Honors

2020 College of Engineering Distinguished Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2019 Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis, North American Catalysis Society, US
2019 Distinguished Lecturer, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
2018 Xingda Lectureship, Peking University, China
2017 Sustainable Energy Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2014 Beilby Medal and Prize, Society of Chemical Industry and Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2013 EFCATS Young Researcher Award, European Federation of Catalysis Societies
2013 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2013 Andrew Main Lectureship, University of Alberta, Canada
2012 Otto-Roelen Medal, Dechema, Germany
2012 UOP-Honeywell Invitational Lectureship, US
2009 Journal Grant for International Authors, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2007 Journal Grant for International Authors, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2006 Most Cited Author 2001-2005, Journal of Catalysis, Elsevier Science
2003 KNCV Prijs voor Katalyse, Dutch Catalysis Society
2002 Dow Energy Dissertation Award, The Dow Chemical Company
1999 Presentation prize, AIChE Meeting, Scheveningen, the Netherlands

 Other Indicators of Esteem

- Serves on the editorial and/or advisory board of Chem Catalysis, Catalysis Science & Technology, ChemCatChem, Catalysis Communications, and Energy Technology
- Delivered >40 plenary and >30 keynote lectures in international conferences, and >200 invited lectures worldwide
- Supervised 23 completed doctoral theses
- Founder and President of SwissCat, the Catalysis section of the Swiss Chemical Society
- Representative of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies council
- Member of the executive committee of the Division of Chemical Research of the Swiss Chemical Society
- Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, and Dechema
- Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mulheim, Germany, and the National Institute of Chemistry Slovenia
- Consulting activities for several companies and agencies in the field of petrochemistry, oil and gas conversion, fertilizers, materials characterization, and environmental catalysis
- Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley (2007) and Ensicaen (2009)

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