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Herbert Walter Roesky

Professor

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.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 12 patents in field.

Works

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antique collecting.

Connections

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

father:
Otto Roesky

mother:
Lina (Hublitz) Roesky

spouse:
Christel Glemser

child:
Rainer Roesky

child:
Peter Roesky