Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gauss

Personal records

Education and Scientific Positions

Oct 1979 - Aug 1984 Undergraduate study of chemistry at Universität zu Köln
Sep 1984 - Dec 1984 Visting researcher at McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada)
Jan 1985 - Mar 1989 Research assistant (Universität zu Köln by Professor D. Cremer)
Apr 1989 - Apr 1990 Postdoctoral researcher (University of Washington, Seattle,
by Professor E.J. Heller
Jun 1990 - Jun 1991 Postdoctoral researcher (Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville by Professor R.J. Bartlett)
Aug 1991 - Sep 1995 Research assitant (Universität Karlsruhe by Professor R. Ahlrichs)
Oct 1995 - Sep 2001 Associate professor (C3) of theoretical chemistry (Universität Mainz)
Since Oktober 2001 Full professor (C4) of theoretical chemistry (Universität Mainz)

Academic Degrees

August 1984                    Diploma in chemistry
February 1988  Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in theoretical chemistry
January 1994  Habilitation in theoretical chemistry

              
Fellowships and Awards

Universitätspreis of the Universität zu Köln (1988)
Postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (1990-1991)
Liebig-Habilitationsstipendium of the „Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (1991-1993)
Dozentenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (1995-2000)
Carl-Duisberg-Gedächtnispreis of the Gesellschaft deutscher Chemiker (1996)
Medal of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (1997)
Akademiepreis of the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (2003)
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (2005)
Elected member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (2009)
Fellowship of the Gutenberg Forschungskolleg der Universität Mainz (2011-2016)
Elected foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (2018)

Lise-Meitner Lecture, Technion, Haifa, Israel (1998)
Kapuy Lecture, Eötvös-Lorand University Budapest, Hungary (2005)
Coulson Lecture, University of Georgia, Athens, USA (2006)
Scrocco Lecture, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy (2013)