Organic Chemistry - Metzger


Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Metzger

Faculty V — Organic Chemistry


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen O. Metzger

Scientific Career

1960 - 1968 Study of chemistry in Tübingen, Erlangen, Berlin and Hamburg
1971 Ph. D. thesis "On the reduction of transition metal halides by aluminium alkyls" with H. Sinn, University of Hamburg
1974 Scientific assistant for chemistry at the University Oldenburg
1980 Senior Scientist for chemistry at the University Oldenburg
1981 Océ-van-der Grinten Award for promotion of science in the area of environmental protection
1983 Habilitation for organic chemistry at the University of Oldenburg with the work "Thermally initiated radical reactions at elevated temperatures and high pressures.“
1991 Appointment as Professor for Organic Chemistry
1994 August-Claas Award "Renewable Raw Materials"
2007 Wöhler Prize for resource-saving processes of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
Normann medal of the German Society of Fat Science (DGF)