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    Prof. Dr. Todd B. Marder

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    Name                  Prof. Dr. Todd B. Marder, FRSC

    Address              Institut für Anorganische Chemie
                              Julius-Maximilians-Universität  Würzburg
                              Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg


                               Tel. +49 (0) 931/31-85514
                               Fax +49 (0) 931/31-84622

    Date of Birth     14. November 1955

    University Education     

    1976-1981        Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, University of California at L.A. (UCLA),
                              with Prof. Dr. M. F. Hawthorne                 

    1972-1976        B.Sc. in Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),
                              with Prof. Dr. A. Davison, FRS


    since 2012         Professor (Chair) of Inorganic Chemistry, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry,
                            Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany

    1999-2000        Head, "Structure, Bonding, Spectroscopy and Theory" Research Group

    1998-2003        Head, Inorganic Teaching Section

    1997-2012        Professor (Chair) of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Durham, UK

    1993-1997        Full Professor

    1989-1993        Associate Professor (tenured)

    1985-1989        Assistant Professor
                             Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Canada

    1983-1985        Visiting Research Scientist, E.I. DuPont DeNemours & Co. Inc., Central
                             Research and Development Department, USA

    1981-1983        Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bristol, UK
                             (with Professor F.G.A. Stone, CBE, FRS)


    • Organometallic Chemistry (Metal boron complexes, synthesis of model catalytic        intermediates
    • Conjugated organic, organoboron and organometallic materials for linear and nonlinear optics
    • Homogeneous Catalysis (Borylations including C-H bond functionalisation, palladium catalysed C-C bond formation)
    • Synthesis of small organic molecules which trigger stem cell differentiation (especially synthetic retinoids)
    • Non-covalent Interactions: Crystal Engineering and Liquid Crystal Behavior