Preparation of reactive metal complexes and their application as (chiral) catalysts
Identify new (chiral) ancillary ligands
Prepare relevant metal complexes
Study their stoichiometric and catalytic activity
Research team leader: Professor Reto Dorta
I studied chemistry at the University of Neuchatel and the University of Salerno. In 1997, I joined Professor Georg Süss-Fink's group at the University of Neuchatel for Diploma work and subsequently moved to the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), where I earned a doctoral degree in 2002. In December 2011, I took up my current position at the School of Molecular Sciences. My research is directed toward the preparation of reactive transition metal complexes for stoichiometric and catalytic applications.
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