Bert Meijer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Egbert W. Meijer
Born (1955-04-22)April 22, 1955
Groningen, Netherlands
Nationality Netherlands
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Eindhoven University of Technology
Alma mater Groningen University
Doctoral advisor Hans Wynberg
Known for Supramolecular Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry
Notable awards Spinozapremie (2001)
ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry (2006)
Notes
.

Egbert (Bert) W. Meijer (born 1955 in Groningen) is a distinguished Dutch professor of Chemistry in the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He is active in the fields of supramolecular chemistry, materials chemistry and polymer chemistry.

He studied Chemistry at the University of Groningen, graduating in 1978 and obtaining his doctorate in 1982. Between 1982 and 1992 he worked in the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium, and from 1989 to 1992 he was the head of the research department at DSM. Since 1991, he has been Professor of Chemistry at the TU/e. He is also an adjunct and distinguished visiting professor at the University of Nijmegen.

Bert Meijer received numerous prestigious awards, including the Spinozapremie in 2001, the Arthur K. Doolittle Award from the American Chemical Society in 1995, the Gold medal from KNCV in 1993, among others. He is the editor of the Journal of Polymer Chemistry, and is in the editorial board of several journals.

External links[edit]