Leipzig University, Germany
Evamarie Hey-Hawkins has been the Chair in Inorganic Chemistry at Leipzig Uni-versity, Germany, since 1993. She has held positions at universities in the UK, Australia and Germany and visiting professorships in several countries. She has published more than 530 papers and given over 350 lectures worldwide. She has received several awards including the “Distinguished Woman in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering” award by IUPAC (2013), the Nenitescu Medal (2016), two honorary doctoral degrees, the Leipzig Science Award (2019) and is an elected fellow of the European Academy of Sciences since 2018. Her scientific interests are manifold and comprise inorganic/organometallic chemistry, organophosphorus and carborane chemistry.
Presently, she is the vice president of the German Society on Boron Neutron Cap-ture Therapy and Chair of the Working Group on Phosphorus Chemistry under the umbrella of the German Chemical Society (GDCh).