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Herbert Walter Roesky

Herbert ROESKY, German professor of inorganic chemistry. Medal 1990. Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, American Chemical Society, Chemical Society, London, Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Arzte, Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft fur Physikalische Chemie, Akademie Leopoldina, Austrian Academy, of Sciences; Selection Board, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 1973-1984, numerous editorial boards.

Background

  • Roesky, Herbert Walter was born on November 6, 1935 in Laukischken, Germany. Son of Otto and Lina (Hublitz) Roesky.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1963. Degree (honorary), Nankai University, Tienjin, China, 1990.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Bielefeld, Germany, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Brno, Czech Republic, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Bucharest, Romania.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Toulouse. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Columbia University, 2005.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Brodeaux, 2005.

    Career

    • Lecturer 1970, Professor, of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Frankfurt 1971-1980, Executive Director Frankfurt 76. Director Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Gottingen since 1980, Dean Department, of Chemistry 1985-1987. Visiting Professor University of Auburn, United States of America 1984, Tokyo Institute of Technology 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 12 patents in field.

    Works

    • Spectacular Chemical Experiments
    • Written by the author of the award-winning Chemische Kabinettstucke this book demonstrates over 80 enjoyable, impressive and sometimes almost unbelievable chemical experiments for the classroom, lecture hall or home.
    • Chemie en miniature (German Edition)
    • Guter Chemieunterricht war schon immer Experimentalunterricht, denn chemische Versuche haben seit Jahrhunderten einen unverwechselbaren Reiz auf die Zuschauer ausgeübt.

    Membership

    Fellow National Indian Academy (honorary), Royal Society Chemistry (honorary). Member Academy of Sciences, Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Austrian Academy of Sciences (correspondent), Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie (correspondent), Russian Academy of Sciences, French Academy of Sciences, Third World Academy of Sciences, Romanian Academy (honorary).

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    Antique collecting.

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    • Married Christel Glemser, July 24, 1964. Children: Rainer, Peter.
    • father: Otto Roesky
    • mother: Lina (Hublitz) Roesky
    • spouse: Christel Glemser
    • children: Rainer Roesky
    • Peter Roesky
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      University Göttingen
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      University Göttingen
    • 1990
      Nankai University
    • 1992
      University Bielefeld
    • 1994
      University Brno
    • 2005
      Columbia University
    • 2005
      University Brodeaux
    • 1965 - 1966
      Postdoctoral fellow, DuPont Company
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
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      • Elsevier: Rings, Clusters and Polymers of Main Group and Transition Elements, 1990, Verlagsgesellschaft: Chemische Kabinettstuecke, 1994, Chemical Curiotities, 1996, Chemie en miniature, 1998, Glanzlichter Chemischer Experimentierkunst, 2006, Spectacular Chemical Experiments, 2007, Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2009. Contributor articles to professional journals.
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