Professor Tien-Yau Luh , Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
From One-dimensional Ladderphanes to Two-dimensional Stromaphanes
, 15:00 - 16:00
Walther-Hempel-Building, Room HEM 219 , Mommsenstr. 4 , 01069 Dresden
PROFILE OF PROFESSOR TIEN-YAU LUH:
Tien-Yau Luh obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago (with L. M. Stock) in 1974. After spending two years of postdoctoral research at the University of Minnesota (with P. G. Gassman), he joined the faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1976 and moved back in 1988 to his alma mater, National Taiwan University, where he is currently NTU Chair Professor. He has published near 300 papers and received numerous awards (e.g. Chemical Society (Taiwan) Award, 2012, JSPS Fellow, 2010, NTU Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, 2006-2012, Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, 2001-2004, National Chair Award, Ministry of Education, 1999-2002, etc.) He retired in 2016 and was immediately appointed as Distinguished Chair Professor at the same Department He is also serving as a member of the advisory/editorial board for Chemical Communications, the Chemical Record, Chemistry-A European Journal, Chemistry-An Asian Journal, and Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Tetrahedron, and Tetrahedron Letters. He organized the OMCOS meeting in Taipei in 2001 and has been a member of the Advisory Board since 1997. He has trained more than 160 students (undergraduates, graduate students towards M.S. or Ph.D. degrees, and postdoctoral fellows) and 52 of them are holding faculty positions in academic institutions all over the world. His current research interests include chemistry of materials and organometallics in organic and polymer synthesis.