Undergraduate Institution: University of Groningen
Master Institution: University of Groningen
Graduate Institution: University of Groningen
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E.W. “Bert” Meijer is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems of the Eindhoven University of Technology. After receiving his PhD degree at the University of Groningen, he worked for 10 years in industry (Philips and DSM). In 1991 he was appointed in Eindhoven, while he has part-time positions in Nijmegen, Santa Barbara, and Mainz. He is member of many editorial advisory boards, including the Journal of the American Chemical Society, and received a number of awards, including the Spinoza Award in 2001, the ACS Award for Polymer Chemistry in 2006, the ACS Cope Scholar Award in 2012, the Prelog medal in 2014, the Nagoya Gold medal in 2017, and the Chirality medal in 2018. He is a member of a number of academies and societies, including the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was appointed lifetime Academy Professor by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014.