Ben L. Feringa

Ben L. Feringa
2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Jacobus H. van’t Hoff Distinguished Prof of Molecular Sciences, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry University of Groningen
Credentials
1978
Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), University of Groningen
About

2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Jacobus H. van’t Hoff Distinguished Prof of Molecular Sciences, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry University of Groningen

Experience
1978
Research Scientist at Shell in the Netherlands and the UK
1984
Lecturer, University of Groningen
1988
Professor, University of Groningen
2004
Jacobs H. van’t Hoff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Sciences, University of Groningen (-present)
Awards
2008
Night of the Order of the Netherlands Lion by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
2003
Körber European Science Award
2004
Spinoza Award
2005
Prelog Gold Medal
2007
Norrish Award of the ACS
2008
Paracelsus Medal
2009
Chirality Medal
2011
RSC Organic Stereochemistry Award
2012
Humboldt Award
2013
Nagoya Gold Medal
2015
ACS Cope Scholar Award
2015
Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize
2016
August-Wilhelm-von-Hoffman Medal
2016
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2017
Tetrahedron Prize
2018
European Chemistry Gold Medal
2018
Foreign Member Academy of Science Bologna Institute, Bologna, Italy
2019
Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany
2019
Member of the US National Academy, USA
2020
Foreign Member of Royal Society, London, UK
Service
2004
Foreign Honorary member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2006
Member, The Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences
2008
Academy Professor, The Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences
2010–2016
Chair Netherlands Science Foundation, Chemical Division
2011
Hans Fischer Honorary Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, TU Munchen (-present)
2011–2016
Vice-president, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW)
2017
Co-Director of Feringa Nobel Prize Scientist joint Research Center, ECUST, Shanghai, China (-present)
2019
Member, European Research Council
July, 2021
Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)