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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.


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


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.


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.


  • Achievements include 12 patents in field.


book Chemie en miniature (German Edition) book Glanzlichter Chemischer Experimentierkunst (German Edition) book Chemical Curiosities book Spectacular Chemical Experiments book Spectacular Chemical Experiments 1st edition by Roesky, Herbert W. (2007) Hardcover book Spectacular Chemical Experiments [HARDCOVER] [2007] [By Herbert W. Roesky] book Spectacular Chemical Experiments by HW Roesky (18-May-2007) Hardcover book Experiments in Green & Sustainable Chemistry (09) by Roesky, Herbert W [Hardcover (2009)]


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).


  • Other Interests

    Antique collecting.


Married Christel Glemser, July 24, 1964. Children: Rainer, Peter.

Otto Roesky

Lina (Hublitz) Roesky

Christel Glemser

Rainer Roesky

Peter Roesky