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Klaus H. Theopold


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Center for Catalytic Science and Technology

University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716










University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, CA, Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry), 1982;

Thesis Advisor: Prof. R. G. Bergman.

Universität Hamburg; Hamburg, Germany; Vordiplom, May 1977.



Professor emeritus, University of Delaware, 2022

Visiting Professor, Institut für Chemie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2019

Professor invitat, Dept. del Quimica Inorganica, Universitat de Barcelona, 2013

Chair, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, 2007 - 2012

Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Chemistry University of British Columbia, 2001

Associate Director, Center for Catalytic Science and Technology, 1996

Acting Chairman, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, 1996

Professor of Chemistry, University of Delaware, 1995 - 2022

Visiting Scientist, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University, 1994

Joint appointment in Dept. of Chemical Eng., 1993

Associate Professor, University of Delaware, 1990 - 1995

Assistant Professor, Cornell University, 1983 - 1990

Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. R. R. Schrock, MIT, 1982 - 1983



JSPS Invitation Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2004

AAAS Fellow, American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, 1995

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1992

Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation, 1985

Award for Newly Appointed Young Faculty in Chemistry, Dreyfus Foundation, 1983

Du Pont Young Faculty Grant, 1983

D. O. Sumek Scholarship and Stanley M. Tasheira Scholarship, UC Berkeley, 1981

Ephraim Weiss Scholarship, UC Berkeley, 1980



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