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Schröder Detlef

Dr. habil.
Born June 24, 1963 in Wilster/Holstein, Germany

  • Mass spectrometric studies of elementary reactions across physics, chemistry, and biochemistry with the particular focus to close the gap between model studies and "real" chemical reactions
  • Member of the Learned Society since 2011

Education and professional preparation

  • Undergraduate assistant at the Institut für Thermodynamik und Reaktionstechnik of the TU Berlin with Prof. Dr. H. Knapp, 1986
  • Diploma in chemistry at the TU Berlin, Germany, 1989
  • Dissertation in Organic Chemistry at the TU Berlin, Germany, 1992, Thesis advisor: Prof. Dr. H. Schwarz
  • Visiting professor at the Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, 2008
  • 2nd Speaker of the SFB 546 "Aggregated Transition-metal Oxides", Berlin, Germany (2000-2006)
  • Participation in national and international boards of science evaluation
  • Habilitation for Organic Chemistry at the TU Berlin, Germany, 2007
  • Visiting professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, 2008
  • Vicechair of panel 208 of GAČR, 2009-2011
  • Presidency of an evaluation committee of AERES (France), 2009
  • Chair of panel 208 of GAČR, 2011
  • Grant reviews for ANR, CNRS, DFG, ERC, NSF, PSF, RCN, SNF, US Navy
  • External PhD examiner in Berlin (Germany), Orsay (France), Paris (France), and Rome (Italy)

Employment and academic positions

  • Research assistant at the Institut für Organische Chemie, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 1989
  • Scientific researcher at the Institut für Organische Chemie, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 1992
  • Senior Scientist at the IOCB, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006
  • Group Leader for Spectroscopy and Physical Organic Chemistry at the IOCB, Prague, 2007
  • Distinguished Chair of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (IOCB), Prague, 2011

Membership and positions in international organization and societies

  • Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2011

Notable Awards

  • Award in chemistry in the competition "Schüler experimentieren", Germany, 1979
  • Award in chemistry in the competition "Jugend forscht", Germany, 1981
  • Schering Award of the Gesellschaft der Freunde der Technischen Universität Berlin, 1992
  • Mattauch-Herzog-Award of Finnigan-MAT GmbH, Bremen, 1997
  • Advanced Grant of the European Research Council, 2009

Selected publications

  • D. Schröder, S. Shaik, H. Schwarz Two-state reactivity as a new concept in organometallic chemistry. Acc. Chem. Res., 33 (2000) 139.
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Bond-forming reactions of molecular dications as a new route to polyaromatic hydrocarbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128 (2006) 4208.
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Thermal activation of methane by MgO+ cations: It also works without transition metal!' Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45 (2006) 5705.
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Gas-phase models for catalysis: Alkane activation and olefin epoxidation by the triatomic cation Ag2O+. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (2007) 15311.
  • Roithová, J.; Milko, P.; Ricketts, C. L.; Schröder, D.; Besson, T.; Dekoj, V.; Bělohradský, M.: Dissociation reactions of free tetrapyridinium tetracations and of their catenanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (2007) 10141.
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Model studies of the mechanism of the CuIITMEDA catalyzed C–C coupling of naphthol. Chem. Eur. J. 14 (2008) 2180.
  • Ricketts, C. L.; Schröder, D.; Alcaraz, C.; Roithová, J.: Growth of larger hydrocarbon ions in the ionosphere of Titan. Chem. Eur. J. 14 (2008) 4779.
  • Tyo, E. C.; Castleman, A. W.; Schröder, D.; Milko, P.; Roithová, J.; Ortega, J. M.; Cinellu, M. A.; Cocco, F.; Minghetti, G.: Large effect of a small substitution: Competition of dehydration with charge retention and Coulomb explosion in gaseous [(bipyR)Au(μ-O)2Au(bipyR)]2+ dications. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131 (2009) 13009.
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Silicon compounds of neon and argon. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48 (2009) 8788. (highlighted in C&EN and the "Blaue Blätter")
  • Roithová, J.; Schröder, D.: Selective C–H bond activation of alkanes by gas-phase metal ions. Chem. Rev. 110 (2010) 1170.
  • Révész, Á.; Schröder, D.; Rokob, T. A.; Havlik, M.; Dolenský, B.: In-flight epimerization of a bis-Tröger base. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50 (2011) 2401.

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20.05.19

XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.

19.05.19

Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.

07.05.19

XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.