Curriculum Vitae


Education and Qualifications
B.Sc. Honours Chemistry, I. Class, Nottingham University, England, 1969
D. Phil. (Supervisor: Prof. D.W. Turner, F.R.S.), Balliol College University of Oxford, England, 1972
Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1973-1974
Research Associate, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1975-1977
Lecturer in Chemistry (PD), University of Basel, Switzerland, 1978-1981
Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1982-1992
Chair of Physical Chemistry (Ordinarius), University of Basel, Switzerland, 1992-2016
Professor Emeritus, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2017

Honours and Distinctions
Werner Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society, 1979
Marlow Medal of the British Chemical Society, 1980
Chemistry Prize, Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 1986
National Latsis Prize of the Swiss Science Foundation, 1987
Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, London, 1999
Elected Board Member of the Marcel Benoist Foundation, 2007
Awarded ERC Advanced Investigator Grant, 2010
Awarded JILA Visiting Fellowship, Boulder, U.S.A., 2010
Humboldt Research Award, Berlin, Germany, 2010
SASP Erwin Schrödinger Gold Medal, Alpe d'Huez, France, 2012
Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2015
Wheland Medal of the University of Chicago, 2016
George C. Pimentel Award, 2022

Editorial Boards
Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 1978-1998 and 1984-1988 (Editor)
Chemical Physics Letters, 1984-1987 and 2002-2005
Molecular Physics, 1983-1990 and 2000-present
Chemical Physics, 1983-1995
IUPAC Commission: "Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy", 1989-1995
Chemical Society Reviews, 1996-2002
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 1999-2003

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