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researcher , chemistry educator

Matthias Westerhausen, German chemist. Recipient Excellence teaching award, State of Bavaria, 1999. Member of American Chemical Society.

Background

Westerhausen, Matthias was born on January 15, 1959 in Nordhorn, Niedersachsen, Germany. Son of Karl-Guenter and Margrit Westerhausen.

Education

Degree in Chemistry, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stuttgart, 1987. Habilitation, University Stuttgart, 1994.

Career

Professor Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, 1996—2004, vice president, 2001—2004. Chair inorganic chemistry Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, since 2004, director, 2004—2008. Obergefreiter military service, 1978-1979, Goettingen.

Membership

Member German Chemical Society, American Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, photography.

Connections

Married Tamsen Jean Holbert, August 7, 1981. Children: Markus, Daniela.

father:
Karl Günter Westerhausen

mother:
Margrit (Hillebrandt) Westerhausen

spouse:
Tamsen Jean Holbert

child:
Markus Westerhausen

child:
Daniela Westerhausen