Siegfried Blechert

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Siegfried Blechert (born 1 May 1946 in Aalborg, Denmark) is a German chemist.[1]

Professor Siegfried Blechert studied chemistry at the University of Hannover, Germany and completed his PhD under the supervision of Professor Ekkehard Winterfeldt in 1974. After a research stay with Professor Pierre Potier in Gif-sur-Yvette, France, in 1981, he finished his habilitation at the University of Hannover in 1982 and there became lecturer in organic chemistry. In 1986 he took up a professorship at the University of Bonn. In 1990 he accepted the Chair of the Organic Chemistry Department at the Technical University of Berlin.[2]

His research interests include the development of new catalysts for olefin metathesis, novel synthetic methods, and the stereoselective synthesis of natural products.[1]


  1. ^ a b Schuster, Matthias; Blechert, Siegfried (1997). "Die Olefinmetathese in der organischen Synthese". Angewandte Chemie. 109 (19): 2124. doi:10.1002/ange.19971091904. 
  2. ^ "CV Siegfried Blechert".