Christian Ehm

Christian Ehm

Research Fellow – RTDa

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Area of Expertise: Homogenous Transition Metal Catalysis: Computational Approaches to Mechanisms, Catalyst Design and HTE Data Analysis.
Short Bio

  • 2017 RTDa (Ricercatore a Tempo Determinato di Tipologia A).
  • 2014 Research stay at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (CA). Project: Electronic tuning of barrier gaps for competing reactions.
  • 2012 Research Associate at the Federico II University of Naples (Italy). Supervisors: Professors Vincenzo Busico (Naples) and Peter H.M. Budzelaar (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg/Federico II University, Naples). Computational and experimental investigation of (post)-metallocene catalysts for olefin polymerization within the framework of the Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) and on projects in cooperation with industry.
  • 2010 Research Associate at Dartmouth College, Hanover (NH, USA). Supervisor: Professor Russell. P. Hughes. Computational and experimental investigation of fluorinated organometallic complexes.
  • 2010 Scholarship from Center for Supramolecular Interactions (CSI), Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) for computational work in the project ‘Pseudopolymorphs of Halogenides and Pseudohalogenides as a Key for Understanding Weak Intermolecular Interactions’.
  • 2010 Ph.D. Thesis ´Fluorinated Butatrienes´, supervisor: Prof. Dieter Lentz, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), Institut für Chemie und Biochemie. Theoretical and experimental chemistry of fluorinated butatrienes.
  • 2006 Diploma Thesis ´Efforts towards the Synthesis of the 1,1,2-Trifluoropentadienyl-Anion and the First Metal Free Variant of the Stille Cross-Coupling´, supervisor: Prof. Dieter Lentz, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany).


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