Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (Germany)
Thomas Carell (Ph. D) studied chemistry at the Universities of Münster and Heidelberg. In 1993 he obtained his doctorate with Prof. H. A. Staab at the MPI in Heidelberg. After postdoctoral training with Prof. J. Rebek at MIT (Cambridge, USA) he moved to the ETH Zürich (Switzerland) to start independent research. He subsequently accepted a full professor position for Organic Chemistry in 2000 at the Philipps-Universität in Marburg (Germany) and moved in 2004 to the LMI Munich. Thomas Carell is a member of the National German Academy, Leopoldina. He received the Cross of Merit from the Federal Republic of Germany and the Leibniz award.