Norbert W. Mitzel
Norbert W. Mitzel was born in Augsburg, Germany, in 1966. He studied chemistry at Technische Universität München. He conducted his Diploma thesis on silylated phosphorus ylides in 1991, with Professor H. Schmidbaur at TU München. He started his Ph.D. thesis in 1993 on volatile silicon nitrogen compounds with Professor H. Schmidbaur at TU München. He also performed his postdoctoral studies on CVD of ß-silicon carbide in 1993–1994 at TU München, and on gas electron diffraction in 1994–1996 with Professor D. W. H. Rankin, University of Edinburgh. He obtained the Habilitation degree on “ß-donor-acceptor-interactions” in 1997–2000 from TU München. He received the Bavarian Habilitation Prize in 1996 from the Bavarian Ministry of Science and Arts, Marie Curie Fellowship of the European Union in 1994, ADUC-Jahrespreis für Habilitanden in 1999, and Heisenberg Fellowship in 2000. In 2001, he was a Professor of inorganic an bioinorganic chemistry at Technische Universität Berlin. During 2002–2007, he was a Professor of inorganic chemistry at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Since 2007 he has been a Professor of inorganic and structural chemistry at Universität Bielefeld.
Biography Updated on 27 March 2008