On the 16th of January Professor Stephen K. Hashmi, from Heidelberg University, Germany, will give a talk in Chemforum.

He is the Vice-President for Research and Transfer in Heidelberg University. He is responsible for research and research collaborations, core facilities, cooperation projects with non-university research institutions as well as governance of the excellence initiative.

Major scientific interest: Transition metal catalysis with a strong  focus on mechanistic studies.
Major achievements: Development of dual gold catalysis.