Professor Rainer Streubel

University of Bonn, Germany

Rainer Streubel received his Ph.D. (1990) from the University of Bonn (Germany). He had a 1,5 year postdoctoral stay under the supervision of Prof. Dr. F. Mathey at the École Polytechnique in Palaiseau (France). He finalized his Habilitation in 1997, was “Privatdozent” (1997-2000) and served as “Außerplanmäßiger Professor” (2000-2003) at the Technical University of Braunschweig. In 2003 he was appointed as Full Professor at the University of Bonn; he is also affiliated with the University of St Andrews (UK) and the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa (USA). His current research interests include the development of synthetic methodologies, reactive phosphorus intermediates, strained P-heterocycles and aromatic P-heterocycles.

1978 – 1979 Reading Chemistry and Sports at the University of Bonn

1979 – 1986 Reading Chemistry at the University of Bonn

1987 Diploma in Chemistry; „ Phosphiniden-Transfereaktionen“, University of Bonn (supervisor, Prof. Niecke)

1987 – 1990 Academic assistent in chemistry at the University of Bonn (supervisor Prof. Niecke)

1990 Dr. rer. nat. in Chemistry („summa cum laude“); „Phosphiniden-Transferreaktionen“, University of Bonn

1990 – 1992 Postdoctoral fellow at the Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau/Paris, France with Professor F. Mathey; “Reaction of Phosphinidene Complexes with Low-coordinated Phosphorus Compounds”

1992 – 1997 Habilitation Thesis at the Technical University of Braunschweig; “Über 2H-Azaphosphiren-Komplexe”. Venia legendi for Inorganic Chemistry

1997 – 2000 “Privatdozent” at the Technical University of Braunschweig

2000 – 2003 “Außerplanmäßiger Professor” at the Technical University of Braunschweig

2002 Lehrstuhlvertretung (summer semester) of Prof. Dr. R. Schmutzler

since 4/2003 Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Bon

Honors and Awards
1990 – 1992 Feodor-Lynen-Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

1992 – 1994
Liebig-Fellowship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

1998
Heinrich-Büssing-Award der Stiftung zur Förderung der Wissenschaften an der Technischen Universität Braunschweig

2004
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Lecture Ship Award

since 2006
Member of the International Advisory Board of the Inorganic Rings International Symposia (IRIS)

2006
Visiting Professor at the University of St Andrews, UK

since 2005
Annually Visiting Professor at the University of Murcia, Spain

2008-2019
Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa/USA

since 05/2010
Honorary Professor of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews/Edinburgh, United Kingdom

since 2014
Member of the Consortium for Innovation in North Rhine-Westfalia

2016
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Visiting Research Fellowship

since 2019
Member of the Steering Commitee of the Bonn International Graduate School of Chemistry (BIGS Chemistry)

Publications: ~ 245, Posters: 318; National and International lectures: 207
Supervised Theses: ~ 70 (BSc, MSc, PhD); Postdocs (11)
External PhD examiner at the Universities of NTU/Singapore, St Andrews/UK, of Alabama at Tuscaloosa/USA and IIT Mumbai/India
Referee for various National Research Funding Organisations and International Journals
Member of the German Chemical Society and the American Chemical Society