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Achim Müller

Achim Müller, German chemistry professor. Achievements include research on transition metal sulfur clusters, on new class of metal oxides, bioinorganic chemistry, and nanoscience as well as philosophy of science.

Background

  • Müller, Achim was born on February 14, 1938 in Detmold, Germany.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, University Göttingen, 1965. Dr (honorary), University Wroclaw, 1997. Dr (honorary), University Babes-Bolyai, 2001.

      Dr (honorary), University Lucian Blaga, 2002. Dr (honorary), Russian Academy of Sciences, 2003. Dr (honorary), University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 2005.

    Career

    • Lecturer University Göttingen, 1967-1971. Associate professor University Dortmund (Germany), 1971-1977. Full professor University Bielefeld (Germany), since 1977.

      Honorary professor University Nationale de La Plala, Argentina, 2001. Vice president European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy, 1980-2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on transition metal sulfur clusters, on new class of metal oxides, bioinorganic chemistry, and nanoscience as well as philosophy of science.

    Works

    • Editor: (with others) Spectroscopy in Chemistry and Physics, 1980, Transition Metal Chemistry, 1981, Electron and Proton Transfer in Chemistry and Biology, 1992, Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy, 1981, Nitrogen Fixation: The Chemical-Biochemical-Genetic Interface, 1982, Sulfur, Its Significance for Chemistry, for the Geo- and Bio- and Cosmosphere and Technology, 1984, Polyoxometalates: From Platonic Solids to Anti-Retroviral Activity, 1994, From Simplicity to Complexity in Chemistry—and Beyond, Part I, 1996, From Simplicity to Complexity: Information, Interaction, Emergence, Part II, 1998, Polyoxometalate Molecular Science, 2003, Facetten einer Wissenschaft, 2004, The Chemistry of Nanomaterials, 2004, Nanomaterials Chemistry, 2007.

    Membership

    Member Academia Europaea, National Academy Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences (Argentina), European Academy (Paris), Polish Academy of Sciences, Deutsche Akademie Leopoldina, Chemical Research Society India (honorary), Academia Scientiarum Artium Europaea.
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    Born February 14, 1938
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    • 1965
      University Göttingen
    • 1997
      University Wroclaw
    • 2001
      University Babes-Bolyai
    • 2002
      University Lucian Blaga
    • 2003
      Russian Academy Sciences
    • 2005
      University Pierre et Marie Curie
    • 1967 - 1971
      Lecturer, University G+
    • 1971 - 1977
      associate, professor University Dortmund (Germany)
    • 1977
      full professor, University Bielefeld (Germany)
    • 2001
      honorary professor, University Nationale de La Plala
      Argentina
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