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Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen Edit Profile

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Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen, Dutch chemist. Achievements include invention of new ligands in catalysis; first to use dendrimers as catalyst; research in situ study of catalysts. Grantee Marie Curie Chair Excellence, European Union, 2005-2008, European Research Council, since 2009; Advanced grant, University Tarragona, 2009. President Welfare elderly people, Breukelen, Netherlands, 1974—1984.

Background

Leeuwen, Piet W. N. M. van was born on January 24, 1942 in Voorburg, Netherlands.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Leiden, 1967. Degree (honorary), University Rivera i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 2009.

Career

Professor University Amsterdam, 1989—2007. Director NRSC-Catalysis, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2002—2005. Group leader Shell Research Amsterdam, 1968—1994, ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of new ligands in catalysis. First to use dendrimers as catalyst. Research in situ study of catalysts.

Membership

President Welfare elderly people, Breukelen, Netherlands, 1974—1984.

Connections

Son of Wilhelmus Johannes van Leeuwen and Jacoba Johanna Kortekaas. Children: Sabine, Warner, Matthijs, Karin.

father:
Wilhelmus Johannes Leeuwen

child:
Sabine Leeuwen

child:
Warner Leeuwen

child:
Matthijs Leeuwen

child:
Karin Leeuwen