Ben L. Feringa

feringaBen L. Feringa obtained his PhD degree at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands After working as a research scientist at Shell in the Netherlands and the UK, he was appointed in 1988 full professor at the University of Groningen and named the Jacobus H. van’t Hoff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Sciences in 2004. He was elected Foreign Honory member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.
Feringa’s research interest includes stereochemistry, organic synthesis, asymmetric catalysis, molecular switches and motors, self-assembly, molecular nanosystems and photopharmacology.

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