The prize will be awarded in a public ceremony at the International Congress of Catalysis 2012 in Munich.
Proposals for nominations should be submitted to DECHEMA e.V., c/o Prof. Kurt Wagemann, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, 60486 Frankfurt, before November 15th, 2011. Proposals should be accompanied by a detailed justification, the candidate's CV and a list of publications and patents as well as exemplary publications in recognized scientific journals. Self-nominations are not accepted.
The Otto Roelen Medal was initiated in 1997 by Hoechst AG and is named after the discoverer of hydroformulation. Originally limited to the field of homogeneous catalysis, the prize is now open to international researchers in the whole field of catalysis. Former award-winners include Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller, Institut für Organische Katalyseforschung (1997), Prof. Dr. Kay Severin, ETH Lausanne/CH (2005) and Prof. Dr. Michael Buchmeiser, Universität Stuttgart (2010). A complete list is available on http://www.dechema.de/index.php?id=78835&nonactive=1&lang=de
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