Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gauss

Personal record

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 with Professor D. Cremer)
Apr 1989 - Apr 1990 Postdoctoral researcher (University of Washington, Seattle,
with Professor E.J. Heller
Jun 1990 - Jun 1991 Postdoctoral researcher (Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville with Professor R.J. Bartlett)
Aug 1991 - Sep 1995 Research assistant (Universität Karlsruhe with 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, Lise-Meitner Center for Computational Chemistry, 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)