Egbert Willem Meijer#

Egbert Willem Meijer
Membership Number:3360
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2006- University of California, Santa Barbara, Distinguished Visiting Professor
  • 2004 - Eindhoven University of Technology, Distinguished University Professor of Molecular Sciences
  • 1995 - Radboud University Nijmegen, Adjunct professor of Macromolecular Chemistry
  • 1991- Eindhoven University of Technology, Full professor of Organic Chemistry
  • 1989-1992 DSM Research Geleen, Head of department "New Materials"
  • 1982-1989 Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, Research scientist Molecular Materials
  • 1977-1982 State University Groningen, University assistant of prof. dr. H. Wynberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Non-covalent synthesis of complex molecular systems
  • Dendrimers and novel macromolecular architectures
  • Supramolecular chemistry and self-assembled functional materials
  • Supramolecular medicine and chemical biology
  • Stereochemistry and chirality

Honours and Awards
  • Golden Medal of the Royal Dutch Chemical Society (1993)
  • Arthur K. Doolittle Award of the ACS-division PMSE (1995)
  • Silver Medal of the MacroGroup UK of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2000)
  • SPINOZA-Award of the Dutch Science Foundation NWO (2001)
  • ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry (2006)
  • Best teacher of the year of the Eindhoven University of Technology (2009)
  • ERC Advanced Research Grant (2010)
  • AKZONobel science award of the Royal Dutch Society of Science (2010)
  • Wheland award of the University of Chicago (2011)
  • Scientific Director of the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems of the Eindhoven University of Technology (since 2008)
  • Chairman of the board of the Chemical Science section of the Dutch National Science Foundation (CW-NWO) (2001 - 2008)
  • Founder of SyMO-Chem B.V. contract-research company - Eindhoven (since 2001)
  • Co-founder of Suprapolix B.V.; polymer start-up company - Eindhoven (since 2005)
  • Chairman of the International Scientific Advisory Board of Royal DSM (since 2006)
  • Member of the Royal Dutch Society of Science (Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen) (since 1997)
  • Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, KNAW) (since 2003) -Editor of Journal of Polymer Science A, Polymer Chemistry (since 2005)
  • Member of the international advisory/editorial board of approx.10 Journals

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