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Personal:
Name:  Hans-Joachim Freund
Born:  March 4, 1951, Solingen
Professional Address:  Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Faradayweg 4-6, D-14195 Berlin
Office:+49-30-8413-4100
Fax:+49-30-8413-4101
e-mail: freund@fhi-berlin.mpg.de

Education:
Vordiplom (B.S. in chemistry and physics), Universität zu Köln, 1972
Diplom (M.Sc. in chemistry and physics), Universität zu Köln, 1975
Dissertation (PhD), Universität zu Köln, 1978 with G. Hohlneicher
Habilitation (Private Docent), Universität zu Köln, 1983

Employment:
Emeritus Professor  Fritz-Haber-Institut  since 2019
Director and Scientific Member
Chemical Physics Department
  Fritz-Haber-Institut  1996-2019
Professor  Ruhr-Universität Bochum  1987 - 1996
Associate Professor  Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg  1983 - 1987
Private Docent  Universität zu Köln  1983
Scientific Assistant  Universität zu Köln  1981 - 1983
Postdoctoral Fellow  University of Pennsylvania and
  Xerox Corporation, Webster
  1979 - 1981
Scientific Assistant  Universität zu Köln  1978 - 1979
Teacher  Gymnasium Solingen  1975 - 1978

Research Interests:
1.  Physics and Chemistry of Solid Surfaces
2.  Structure and Dynamics of Oxide Surfaces
3.  Model Systems for Heterogeneous Catalysis
4.  Nanostructures and Clusters

Guest professorships:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (1982)
General Electric, Schenectady (1984, 1985)
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1990)
CRMC2-CNRS, Luminy, France (2000)
University of California at Irvine, Irvine, USA (2001, 2007)
University of Technology and Science of China, Hefei, P. R. of China (2008)
Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, Japan (since 2016)

Awards and Honors:
Fellowships during undergraduate and graduate studies of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1974 - 1977)
Post doctoral fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1979 - 1981)
Leibniz-Award of the German Research Foundation, (DFG) (1995)
Regular Member of the Chemical Section, Academia Europaea (since 1996)
Honorary Professor at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (since 1997)
Honorary Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (since 1997)
Honorary Professor at the Technische Universität Berlin (since 1997)
Honorary Professor at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (since 1998)
Regular Member, Berlin-Brandenburgische Academy of Sciences (since 1998)
Fellow of the American Physical Society (2001)
Frontiers in Chemistry Lecturer, Texas A&M University (2001)
Ford Motor Company Invitational Lecture Series, Ford Research Laboratory (2001)
William Draper Harkins Lecturer, University of Chicago (2002)
Foreign Member of the Academia Brasileira de Ciencias (since 2004)
Research Award in Gold, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (2004 - 2006)
Fellow of the Institute of Physics, United Kingdom (since 2005)
Malcolm Dole Lecturer, Northwestern University, Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (2005)
Langmuir Lecturer, 230th ACS Meeting, USA (2005)
Centenary Award and Lecturer, Royal Society of Chemistry (2006/2007)
Honorary Professor at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham (since 2006)
Research Award in Gold, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (2006 - 2008)
Gabor A. Somorjai Award of the American Chemical Society for Creative Research in Catalysis (2007)
Institute for Surface and Interface Science Distinguished Lecturer, University of California at Irvine (2007)
V. N. Ipatieff Lecturer, Northwestern University Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (2008)
Invitational Lecture Series, UOP Honeywell (2008)
Hassel Lecture of the Norwegian Chemical Society (2008)
Regular Member, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle, Germany (since 2009)
G. B. Kistiakowsky Lecturer, Harvard Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (2011)
Arthur D. Little Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011)
Karl-Ziegler-Award, of the German Chemical Society and Karl-Ziegler Foundation (2011)
Robert-Bunsen-Lecture 2012, German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (DBG) (2012)
Corresponding Member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts (since 2012)
Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (2012)
Dinesh O. Shah Lecture in Surface Science 2012, University of Florida, Chemical Engineering Department (2012)
Blaise Pascal Medal in Material Science of the European Academy of Sciences (2012)
Award for Service 2012 of the EuCheMS (2012)
Member, European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) (since 2013)
Corresponding Member of the Chemical Sciences Section and Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2013)
Dr. Honoris Causa of Aix-Marseille Universite (2013)
Bernstein Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2013-14)
Gaede-Langmuir Award of the American Vacuum Society (2014)
2014 Jubilee Lecture, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science (2014)
Michel Boudart Award for the Advancement of Catalysis, sponsored by the Haldor Topsøe Company and administered by the North American Catalysis Society and the European Federation of Catalysis Societies (2015)
ERC Advanced Grant 2014/15
Bunsen-Denkmünze, Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie (2015)
Honorary Fellow of Chinese Chemical Society (2015)
Elected Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2016)
Dr. Honoris Causa of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (2016)
Honorary Senator of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (2016)
Dr. Honoris Causa of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (2017)
Visiting Einstein Professor at University of Science and Technology of China (2017)
Lecture at the Hefei Forum of Great Minds (2017)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Microbeam Analysis 141 Committee Award (2017)
CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) President's International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists (2019)
2019 ACS Award in Surface Chemistry (2019)

Professional Affiliations:
American Chemical Society
American Physical Society
American Vacuum Society
Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie
Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GdCh)
Institute of Physics, United Kingdom

Professional Activities and Commissions of Trust:
Member, Jury, "Bennigsen-Foerder Award" of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (1989 - 1996)
Member, Committee on Research with Synchrotron Radiation (1990 - 1993 and 1996 - 1999)
Chairman of the Scientific Research Council BESSY (1991 - 1995)
Member, editorial board: "Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter" Surfaces and Interfaces Section (1992 - 1996)
Member, committee for the installment of graduate colleges of the senate of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1992 - 1996)
Member, selection committee of DAAD for NATO fellowships (1993 - 1997)
Member, Committee for Teaching Issues, Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie (1994 - 1996)
Member, editorial advisory board "Langmuir" of the American Chemical Society (1994 - 1999)
Member, selection committee Max-Planck Research Award of the MPG and the Humboldt-Foundation (1995 - 2000)
Member, "International Advisory Committee" of International Conference on Electron Spectroscopy (ICES) (and Structure (ICESS)) (since 1995)
Elected referee for physical and theoretical chemistry of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1996 - 2000)
Member, selection committee of Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-Award of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1996-2002)
Member, scientific council of the German electron synchrotron (DESY) (1997 - 2000)
Member, selection committee of the GDCH for the Liebig-medal (1997 - 2005)
Member, editorial board "Surface Review and Letters" (since 1998)
Member (core member) of the "Physical and Engineering Science Committee" (PESC) of the European Science Foundation (1998-2004)
Member, advisory editorial board "Chemical Physics Letters" (1999-2007)
Member, editorial board "Journal of Physics D - Applied Physics" (2000 - 2002)
Member, International Advisory Board "Conference on Vibrations at Surfaces" (since 2000)
Member, Institute Laboratory Advisory Committee of RIKEN, now Advisory Council of CPR (Pioneering Research Cluster), Japan (2000 - 2015, since 2016)
Member, editorial advisory board of "Surface Science" (2001-2006; since 2014)
Member, advisory editorial board "PhysChemComm" (2002 - 2003)
Member, University Council, University Erlangen-Nürnberg (2002-2007)
Member, EPSRC Peer Review College (since 2003)
Member, Editorial Board "Surface Science Reports" (since 2003)
Founding spokesperson of the International Max Planck Research School "Complex Surfaces in Material Science" (2003 – 2013)
Member, editorial advisory board of "Journal of Chemical Physics" (2004 - 2006)
Elected Member of the College of the German Research Foundation (DFG) responsible for "Physical Chemistry of Solids and Solids Surfaces" (2004-2012)
Member, Editorial Advisory Board of 'Catalysis Today' (2004-2008)
Member, selection panel for the EURYI-Award (2004, 2005)
Member, Advisory Board e-Journal of Surface Science and NanoTechnology (e-JSSNT) (since 2005)
Member, Editorial Board of 'Journal of Catalysis' (since 2005)
Founding Member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (2005-2013)
Member of the International Scientific Council, Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry PAS Krakow (since 2006)
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Fund of the German Chemical Industry (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie) (2006-2012)
Member, Editorial Board of "Topics in Catalysis" (2006-2013)
Member, Editorial Board of "Catalysis Letters" (2006-2013)
Member, External Advisory Board, Centre of Excellence in Catalytic Science (CECAT), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (since 2007)
Member, EPSRC Nanotechnology Strategic Advisory Team, Swindon, United Kingdom (2007-2008)
Member, International Advisory Committee of the International Symposium on Surface Science and Nanotechnology (ISSS), Tokyo, Japan (since 2007)
Chairman of the University Council, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany (2007-2015)
Member, International Advisory Board of the Nanoscience Center, University of Jyväskylä, Finland (since 2008)
Member, Board of the Cluster of Excellence "Unifying Concepts in Catalysis" (UniCat), Berlin (2008-2018)
Member, Scientific Advisory Board of Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2007-2017)
Member, Scientific Council of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energien (2009 - 2011)
Member, International Advisory Board of "ChemCatChem" (2009-2016)
Member, Committee for European Research Policy associated with the Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (2009 – 2014)
Regular Member of the Scientific Council of the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) (2009-2012)
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hermann und Elise geborene Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung (since 2009)
Member, Advisory Board of "Journal of Physical Chemistry" (2010 - 2012)
Member, International Advisory Board of the European Conference on Surface Science (since 2010)
Member of the Scientific Council, Berlin-Brandenburgische Academy of Sciences (since 2010)
Member, Editorial Advisory Board of ChemPhysChem (since 2011)
Member, Advisory Board of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology CINSaT, University of Kassel (since 2011)
Member, International Advisory Board "The Chemical Record (TCR)" (since 2011)
Member, Supervisory Board, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) (2011-2012)
Member, International Program Committee of the Millennium Science Initiative, Chile (2012 - 2014, since 2016)
Member, Advisory Board of the Karl-Ziegler-Foundation of the German Chemical Society (since 2012)
Member, Editorial Board of "Catalysis Reviews" (since 2012)
Member, Strategy Board (Perspektivenkommission) of the CPTS (Chemical-Physical-Technical Section of the Max Planck Society (2012 - 2015)
Member, Research Advisory Board to the Board of Trustees of the Fund of the German Chemical Industry (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie) (since 2012)
Member, Advisory Board of the Inorganometallic Catalysis Design Center (ICDC), University of Minnesota (since 2013)
Member, International Selection Committee, Millennium Technology Prize, Technology Academy Finland (since 2013)
Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India (since 2013)
Member, Review Editorial Board Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics (since 2013)
Editor-in-Chief, "Catalysis Letters" and "Topics in Catalysis" (since 2013)
Member, RIKEN Advisory Council (since 2013)
Member, Budget Commission of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Academy of Sciences (since 2013)
Member, European Research Council (ERC) Identification Committee (since 2014)
Member, Advisory Board of the 17th International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC17)
Member, Board of Trustees of the Stiftung Alfried Krupp Kolleg Greifswald (since 2014)
Series Editor, Springer Series in Surface Science (since 2014)
Member, Editorial Board, "Catalysis Reviews - Science and Engineering" (since 2015)
Officer, Member of the Scientific Council of the Chemistry Division, European Academy of Sciences (since 2015)
Member, International Advisory Board, iChEM, Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials (since 2015)
Member, International Advisory Board, Utrecht University Sustainability programme (2015-2017)
Scientific Member of the Senate and the Joint Committee of the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) (2015 - 2016)
Member, Advisory Board, "Advances in Physics: X" (since 2015)
Member, Selection Committee of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Program of the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) (since 2016)
Ombudsman, The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (since 2018)

Conferences organized:
"Applications of Lasers in Surface Science", Trieste, 1988 (with P. Andresen, E. W. Plummer)
"Bunsentagung 1991", Bochum 1991 (with G.M. Schneider)
Dr. Wilhelm und Else Heraeus-Seminar "Adsorption on ordered surfaces of ionic solids and thin films", Bad Honnef, 1993 (with E. Umbach)
"Nonlinear Optics at Interfaces (NOPTI’98)" Berlin 1998 (with E. Matthias)
"International Workshop on Oxide Surface (IWOX1), Schloss Elmau, 1999 (with H. Neddermeyer)
Gordon Research Conference on "Reactions at Surfaces", Ventura, 2003 (with C. Campbell)
"4th German-Brazilian Workshop on Applied Surface Science", Schloss Ringberg, 2003 (with A. A. Pasa)
"Surface Science: Quo Vadis?" Meeting to honor Gerhard Ertl on the occasion of his retirement Schloss Ringberg, 2004
"Catalysis: Nanotechnology with a Past", MPG-Meeting Series "Science and Art in Europe", Berlin, 2005 (with R. Schlögl)
"Desorption Induced by Electronic Transitions", DIET XI - International Workshop, Berlin, 2007 (with K. Al-Shamery)
"XV. International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis" XV. ISHHC Berlin, 2011
Faraday Discussion 162 "Fabrication, Structure and Reactivity of Anchored Nanoparticles”, Berlin, 2013 (with M. Bowker)
18th Rideal Conference "Roles of Catalysis and Catalytic Processes as World Energy and Feedstock Sources change", Berlin, 2015 (with M. Twigg)
Colloquium and workshop in honor of Dietrich Menzel, Garching 2015 (with Peter Feulner and Johannes Barth)
Symposium on the occasion of Helmut Kuhlenbeck's 60th Birthday, Berlin 2017
Symposium on the occasion of Paul Bagus' 80th Birthday, Berlin 2017

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