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Dr. Holger Helten




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Dr. Holger Helten
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
RWTH Aachen University
Landoltweg 1 - Office N 123 (building 2010)
D-52074 Aachen

Postal address
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
RWTH Aachen
D-52056 Aachen

E-Mail: holger.helten(at)ac.rwth-aachen.de

Curriculum Vitae


Since 2012 Junior Research Group Leader, RWTH Aachen University
2010 — 2011 Postdoctoral research with Prof. Dr. Ian Manners
University of Bristol, UK
2004 — 2009 Ph.D. in Chemistry “summa cum laude”, University of Bonn
with Prof. Dr. Rainer Streubel
08/2007—10/2007: Research visit with Prof. Dr. Anthony J. Arduengo, III
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
1998 — 2003 Studies in Chemistry, University of Würzburg
diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. Bernd Engels, final grade: 1.0
1997 Studies in Biology, University of Würzburg

Awards and Fellowships

Emmy Noether grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Return fellowship of the DFG
Postdoctoral research fellowship of the DFG, University of Bristol, UK
Dr. Edmund ter-Meer-Award for the best Ph.D. thesis of the year
Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Kekulé doctoral fellowship of the “Fonds der Chemischen Industrie” (FCI)
Doctoral fellowship of the SFB 624 (“Templates”)
Fellowship of the Graduate Training Programme “Elektronendichte: Theorie und Experiment”
Award of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy of the University of Würzburg for an outstanding diploma thesis