Walter Leitner Copyright: © Peter Winandy


Universitätsprofessor Dr. rer. nat.

Walter Leitner

Center for Molecular Transformation


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38B 420

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 26480
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22177

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Milestones
Since 2007 Scientific Director, "CAT - Catalytic Center", RWTH Aachen University, Bayer Materials Science und Bayer Technology Services
Since 2004 Scientific Editor, Journal „Green Chemistry“, Royal Society of Chemistry
Since 2002 External Scientific Member of the Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim/Ruhr
Since 2002

Chair of Technical Chemistry and Petrochemistry (Successor to Prof. W. Keim), RWTH Aachen University

1998-2002 Head of the Technical Laboratories, Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim/Ruhr
1995-1998 Group leader at the Department of “Organic Synthesis”, Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim/Ruhr
Professional Training
1995 Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil.) and appointment as Privatdozent (lecturer), Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
1992-1995 Research associate, Max-Planck-Working Group „CO2-Chemistry“, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
1991-1992 Liebig-Stipendiat des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Anorganisch-Chemisches Institut der Universität Regensburg
1990 Postdoctoral Studies, Dyson Perrins Laboratory for Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK
1987-1989 Doctorate, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Regensburg
1982-1987 Chemistry, University of Regensburg