Thomas Wirth

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curriculum vitae
1984 – 1990 studies of chemistry at the University of Bonn, Germany
1989 – 1992 Ph.D. thesis Investigations on the Synthesis of Alkaloids and Heterocycles from 2-Vinylindoles under supervision of Prof. Siegfried Blechert at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany
1992 – 1993 post-doctoral studies Memory of Chirality as a scholar of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) under supervision of Prof. Kaoru Fuji at the University of Kyoto, Japan
1994 – 1998 Habilitation Stereoselective Oxidation Reactions at the University of Basel
02/1999 nomination as a Privatdozent in Organic Chemistry at the University of Basel
1999 visiting scientist at the University of Toronto, Canada
2000 visiting scientist at the Chuo-University in Tokyo, Japan
since 2000 Professor of Organic Chemistry, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
2004 visiting professor at Osaka University, Japan
2008 visiting professor at Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
2012 JSPS short-term fellowship at Kyoto University, Japan
scholarships and prizes
1989 scholarship of the Theodor-Laymann-foundation
1992 Studienabschlußstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
1994 – 1996 Liebig-Stipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
1996 – 1997 scholarship of the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
1996 – 2003 support from the SNF (Schweizerischer Nationalfonds)
1997 – 1998 scholarship of the Treubel-Fonds
2000 Werner-Prize of the NSCS (New Swiss Chemical Society)
2013 Furusato award (JSPS London)
2016 Wolfson Research Merit Award (Royal Society)
2016 Elected Fellow of The Learned Society of Wales
2016 Bader Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry
2017 – 2018 Distinguished Visiting Project Professor, Kyoto University, Japan