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Juergen Kurt Engel

chemist , researcher

Juergen Kurt Engel, German chemist, researcher. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Galileo Galilei Silver medal 5th International Symposium in Platinum and Other Substances, Padua, Italy, Galenus-von Pergamon award, 1995.

Background

Engel, Juergen Kurt was born on August 31, 1945 in Gerbitz, Saxonia, Germany. Son of Kurt and Irmgard (Hastaedt) Engel.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Naturwissenschaf-Technische Academy, Isny-Allgau, Federal Republic Germany, 1969. Diploma in chemistry, Technology University Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1972. Doctor Natural Sciences, Technology University Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1975.

Habilitation in Pharmacy, University Regensburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1985.

Career

Laboratory leader pharmaceutical division Degussa, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1976-1980, head research coordination Federal Republic Germany, 1980-1987, head medicinal chemistry synthesis Federal Republic Germany, 1982-1987, head chemical research Federal Republic Germany, 1984-1987. Head chemical and pharmaceutical Research and Development American Seed Trade Association Medica AG subsidiary, 1987-1993, head research and development, vice president, 1993-2000. Professor school pharmacy University Regensburg, since 1990.

Professor Technology University, Dresden, Germany, since 1993. Chief Executive Officer Zentaris AG, Frankfurt, 2001—2002. Managing director Aeterna Zentaris GmbH, since 2003.

Board directors Aeterna Zentaris Inc., Quebec, Canada, 2003—2006, executive vice president, Quebec, Canada.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Membership

Member of German Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (advisory board), International Society Heterocyclic Chemistry, German Pharmaceutical Society, German Chemical Society (chairman board directors medicinal chemistry section).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, history.

Connections

Married Rita Busset, January 7, l972. Children: Joerg Bernhard, Kirsten Rita.

father:
Kurt Engel

mother:
Irmgard (Hastaedt) Engel

spouse:
Rita Busset

children:
Joerg Bernhard Engel

Kirsten Rita Engel