Stephan P. A. Sauer

Stephan P. A. Sauer

Professor

Personal data:

 Born January 20th, 1963, Freiburg im Breisgau, Südbaden, Germany 
 Three children : Sarah Rashmi, David Ajit & Hannah Jyotsna Kirpekar-Sauer

Education:

2/1991 - 6/1993Ph.D. Studies in Theoretical Chemistry with Prof. Dr. Jens OddershedeDepartment of ChemistryOdense University, Ph.D. Thesis: "Correlated Propagator Calculations of Magnetic and Electric Response Properties"
1/1988 - 9/1988Master Thesis "Calculation of Frequency Dependent Polarizabilities using the Polarization-Propagator Approximation" in Theoretical Chemistry with Prof. Dr. Geerd H. F. DiercksenMax-Planck Institute of Astrophysics, Garching near Munich, Germany
1984 - 1988Graduate School in ChemistryLudwig-Maximilians UniversityMunich, Germany, Hauptdiplom 1988
1982 - 1984Basic Course in ChemistryAlbert-Ludwigs UniversityFreiburg, Germany, Vordiplom 1984
1974 - 1982Grimmelshausen High SchoolOffenburg, Germany
1973 - 1974Fürstenberg High SchoolDonaueschingen, Germany
1969 - 1973Primary School, Donaueschingen, Germany

Scholarships and Awards:

2018Teacher of the Year at Department of Chemistry Award
2015Nominated for the Teacher of the Year at Faculty of Science Award
2014Teacher of the Year at Faculty of Science Award
6/1991 - 5/1992Scholarship from the Danish Research Academy
5/1990Minerva Award for Ph.D. Students, Germany
5/1989 -10/1989Scholarship from the Danish Research Academy
1983 - 1988Scholarship from the German National Scholarship Foundation, Germany

Positions:

12/2018 - presentProfessor, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
4/2018 – presentHead of Studies at the Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
1/2016 – presentHead of the Physical Chemistry Section at the Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
9/2014 - 12/2018Professor (MSO), Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
1/2011 - 8/2014Associate Professor (MSK), Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
12/2000 - 12/2010Associate Professor, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
5/2000 - 11/2000Associate Research Professor, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
2/1997 - 5/2000Assistant Professor, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
6/1994 - 1/1997Research Assistant Professor, Department of ChemistryOdense University
6/1993 -5/1994Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research CenterSan Jose, California, USA
2/1991 - 6/1993Ph. D. Student, Department of ChemistryOdense University
10/1990 - 1/1991Internship "Knowledge Based Systems in Enviromental Protection" at the pharmaceutical company Dr. Karl Thomae GmbH, Biberach, Germany
10/1988 - 9/1990Research Assistant of Prof. Dr. Geerd H. F. Diercksen, at the Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics, Garching near Munich, Germany

Positions of Trust at University of Copenhagen:

2020 – presentChairman of the Study Board for Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen
2016 – 2020Member of the Study Board for Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen
2015 – 2016Vice head of the Physical Chemistry Section at the Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
2013 – 2016Member of the Council of the Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
2013 – 2016Chairman of the Study Board for Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen
2012 – 2013Member of the Bachelor Study Board, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen
2002 – 2005Pedagogical Mentor for new Associate and Assistant Professors, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
2002 – 2005Member of the Study Board for Chemistry, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen
1998 - 2004Member of the Library Committee, Department of ChemistryUniversity of Copenhagen

Visits:

11/2019Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi) supported by the TWAS Visiting Expert Programme
10/2018Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi) supported by the TWAS Visiting Expert Programme
11/2017Institute of PhysicsUniversidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Prof. Sylvio Canuto and Prof. Dr. Kaline Coutinho)
12/2016Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
11/2016Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi)
5/2015Institute of PhysicsUniversidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Prof. Sylvio Canuto and Prof. Dr. Kaline Coutinho)
2/2014Institute of PhysicsUniversidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Prof. Sylvio Canuto and Prof. Dr. Kaline Coutinho)
11/2013Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi)
11/2013Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
11/2012Department of ChemistryOkayama University, Japan (Prof. Takayoshi Suzuki)
11/2011Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi)
11/2011Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
11/2010Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
11/2009Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
11/2008Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (Prof. Dr. Walter Thiel)
7/2007Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Patricio F. Provasi)
7/2007Departamento de FisicaUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Prof. Marta Ferraro)
8/2005 - 7/2006Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (Prof. Dr. Walter Thiel)
5/2003Department of ChemistryUniversity of Ottawa, Canada (Prof. David M. Bishop)
7/2002Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Gustavo A. Aucar)
7/2001Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Gustavo A. Aucar)
6/2001 - 7/2001Institut de Química ComputacionalUniversitat de Girona, Spain (Dr. Josep Maria Luis Luis)
2/2000Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Gustavo A. Aucar)
2/1999Departamento de FisicaUniversidad National del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina (Prof. Gustavo A. Aucar)
2/1998Department of Chemical PhysicsJ. Heyrovský Institute of Physical ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (Dr. Ivana Paidarová)
2/1997Department of Chemical PhysicsJ. Heyrovský Institute of Physical ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (Dr. Ivana Paidarová)
6/1995 - 7/1995Lehrstuhl für Theoretische ChemieInstitute of Physical Chemistry and ElectrochemistryUniversity of Karlsruhe, Germany (Prof. Dr. Reinhart Ahlrichs)
2/1991 - 5/1991Quantum Theory ProjectUniversity of FloridaGainesville, Florida, USA (Prof. John R. Sabin)
5/1989 - 10/1989Department of ChemistryOdense University (Prof. Dr. Jens Oddershede)

Memberships :

2015 - 2019Senior Editor of Cogent Chemistry
1999 - 2016Editorial Board of International Journal of Molecular Sciences
 Editorial Board of Open Journal of Physical Chemistry
 Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
 Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie
 AG Theoretische Chemie
 Danish Chemical Society
 Danish Physical Society
 Karl May Gesellschaft e.V.
 PV Arminia

Knowledge of languages

German, English, Danish and Spanish

Education

Dipl. Chem.; Ph.D.

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