ResearcherID: H-2278-2012


1. Professional Career

10/2002‐09/2005 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
04/2001‐09/2002 Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
01/1997‐01/1999 Executive Director of the Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Since 04/1993 Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Temporary Lecturer at the University of Heidelberg, Germany
10/1990‐02/1991 Temporary Lecturer at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

2. Training and Research Stays Abroad

May 2016 Visiting Professor at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
March 2009
Visiting Academic at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
January 2008 Visiting Academic at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
October 1990‐March 1993 Guest Researcher at the University of Karlsruhe (with Heisenberg Grant), Germany
September 1988‐August 1990 Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Chemistry, Stuttgart, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. H. G. von Schnering
March 1986‐ March 1987 Joint work with Prof. Dr. B. S. Wild at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (research grant)
October 1985‐March 1986 Joint work with Prof. Dr. C. L. Raston at the University of Western Australia, Australia, funded by the Verband der chemischen Industrie (Liebig Grant)
July 1984‐September 1985 Joint work with Prof. Dr. M. F. Lappert, FRS, at the University of Sussex, England, funded by the Verband der Chemischen Industrie (Liebig Grant)
July 1988 Habilitation and venia legendi in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Marburg, Germany October 1983 Ph. D. in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Marburg, Germany (degree awarded with summa cum laude )
March 1982 Diploma in Chemistry, University of Marburg, Germany

3. Professional Activities and Memberships

Since 01/2021 Member of the committee for nominations for the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Reserach Foundation (DFG)
since 09/2020 Member of the committee for nominations for the Liebig Denkmünze of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
since 01/2020 Member of the GDCh Selection Committee for the GDCh Award for Journalists and Writters
since 01/2020 Editorial Board Chair of ChemistryOpen
since 01/2020 Editorial Board of ChemPlusChem
since 07/2019 Deputy President of the German Society of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy e. V. (DGBNCT), https://dgbnct.com/
since 07/2019 Chair of the GDCh Working group "Phosphorus Chemistry", https://www.gdch.de/netzwerk-strukturen/fachstrukturen/ag-phosphorchemie.html
since 04/2019 Liaison Officer (Vertrauensdozentin) of the German Research Council (DFG) at Leipzig University
since 11/2018 Member of the ChemRxiv Scientific Advisory Board
since 2017 Panel member (evaluator) for the Icelandic Centre for Research - Rannis (IRF), Iceland
since 04/2017 Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft der Humboldtianer e.V.
since 05/2016 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, NAWI Graz (University of Graz and TU Graz), Austria
since 02/2015 Member of the Senatsausschuss Evaluierung der Leibniz‐Gemeinschaft
since 2014 Speaker of the Forschungsprofilbereich ”Complex Matter” (one of nine centres of excellence at Leipzig University, together with Prof. M. Grundmann), https://www.uni-leipzig.de/forschung/forschungsprofil/strategische-forschungsfelder/
since 07/2013 Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Faculty of Chemistry, Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany
since 11/2012 Member of the Editorial Board of “Inorganics”
since 06/2012 Associate Editor of the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Journal of Neutron Capture Therapy
since 10/2011 Member of the International Advisory Board of the journal ChemPlusChem
since 09/2011 Referee for the DAAD programme PROMOS at Universität Leipzig
since 01/2011 Member of the Virtual Institute for Energy Research (VIER), https://www.vi-er.de/
since 11/2009 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Merit Foundation)
since 8/2008 Member of the Förderverein Chemikum Marburg
since 10/2007 Member of the Graduate School (“Building with Molecules and Nano‐objects” (BuildMoNa), http://www.buildmona.de
since 04/2007 Referee for the German Accrediting Organisation “ASIIN”
since 04/2007 Member of the Editorial Board of BMC Chemistry (formerly known as Chemistry Central Journal until 12/2018)
since 2006 Member of the Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)
since 2005 Coordinator of the Graduate Exchange Programme (ISAP, funded by DAAD) between the Department of Chemistry, Monash University, Australia, and the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy, Leipzig University https://www.chemie.uni-leipzig.de/studium-und-bewerbung/studieren-im-ausland/isap/
since 2005 Member of the Deutsche Technion‐Gesellschaft eV
since 03/2003 Member of the Graduate Committee of the University of Leipzig and Head of the Subcommittee “Science” (UK3) (since 12/2005)
since 2003 Referee for several DAAD programmes
since 01/2002
Vertrauensdozentin (contact) of Leipzig University for the Organising Committee of the Conference of Nobel Laureates (Chemistry) in Lindau
since 2002 Member of the Editorial Board of Zeitschrift für Angewandte und Allgemeine Chemie
since 2002 Member (Associate) of the “Centre for Magnetic Resonance” at Leipzig University https://www.mrz.uni-leipzig.de/
since 07/2001 Head of the board of trustees of the Institute of Non‐classical Chemistry e.V.
since 2001 Member (Associate) of the “Biomedical Biotechnological Centre” at Leipzig University https://www.bbz.uni-leipzig.de/
since 1999 Referee for the Australian Research Council (ARC)
since 06/1998 Vertrauensdozentin (tutor) der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Merit Foundation), since 03/2001 in charge of all Vertrauensdozenten (16) (tutors) in Leipzig
since 1993 Referee for publications in Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallics, Inorganic Chemistry, Heteroatom Chemistry, Polyhedron, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, and others
since 1993 Member of the Wöhler Vereinigung of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
since 1993 Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Universitätsprofessoren und ‐professorinnen für Chemie (ADUC) of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
since 1983 Member of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

4. Awards

2019 Leipzig Science Prize 2019 (Leipziger Wissenschaftspreis 2019)
2018 Elected Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences
2018 University Medal, Leipzig University
2018 ChemPubSoc Europe Fellowship
2017 Order of Merit of the Free State of Saxony
2016 Fellowship of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
2016 Costin Neniţescu Medal, awarded by the Romanian Chemical Society (SChR)
2016 Doctor Honoris Causa (Dr. h.c.) by Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
2016 Costin Nenitzescu‐Rudolf Criegee Lecture, awarded jointly by GDCh and the Romanian Academy of Sciences
2015 Elhuyar‐Goldschmidt Lecture, awarded jointly by GDCh and Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ)
2014 Doctor Honoris Causa by Babeş‐Bolyai University, Romania
2013 IUPAC 2013 Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering Award
since 2010 Member of AcademiaNet (http://www.academianet.de/)
02/2009‐03/2009 Australian National University Fellowship, ANU, Canberra, Australia
08/2007‐10/2007 Visiting Erskine Fellowship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
06/2007 Invited Professor, Université de Rennes 1, France
02/2007 Visiting Professorship, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey (by TÜBITAK)
05/1999 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC)
1990‐1993 Heisenberg Grant, DFG, Germany
1984‐1986 Liebig Grant, Verband der chemischen Industrie, Germany

5. Research Activities

Homogeneous Catalysis with Mono‐ and Multinuclear Transition Metal Complexes
Biological and Medicinal Chemistry with Inorganic Compounds
Precursors for Materials Science

Inorganic Chemistry, Bioorganometallic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry: Synthesis, reactivity and structural elucidation (IR, UV‐Vis, NMR, X‐ray crystallography) of organometallic, coordination and main group element compounds; Homogeneous catalysis with mono‐ and multinuclear complexes: Reactions of transition metal complexes with functionalised ligands (N, P, As, O, S donors), (chiral, functionalised) phosphorus compounds, switchable catalysts, (chiral) metal‐organic frameworks (MOFs), heteronuclear complexes; Applications of inorganic compounds in medicinal and biological areas: Biologically active carbaboranes, carbaboranyl derivatives for BNCT, carbaboranyl‐ and phosphanyl‐modified amino acids, metal‐ and phosphorus‐based anti‐tumour agents, carbaboranes as phenyl mimetics, new, selective COX inhibitors; Precursors for novel materials: Alkali and earth alkaline metal phosphanides and phosphanediides, aluminium and gallium compounds, complexes with reactive metal–phosphorus bonds, strained phosphacycles for ROP, phosphorus‐rich precursors for phosphorus‐rich metal phosphides; Selected methods: Preparative HPLC for air‐sensitive compounds.

For details refer to: https://anorganik.chemie.uni‐leipzig.de/anorganik/ak‐hey‐hawkins/

6. Publications and Presentations

More than 530 publications in refereed journals; more than 355 plenary, keynote and invited oral presentations (national and international); more than 280 poster presentations at national and international conferences.

letzte Änderung: 12.10.2020

Prof. Dr. E. Hey-Hawkins
Universität Leipzig
Fakultät für Chemie und Mineralogie
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

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