CV Prof. Schmidt

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1962 Born in San Fernando/Trinidad & Tobago

  • 1962-1965 Trinidad and Brazil
  • 1982-1989 Chemistry studies at the University of Hannover, Germany and Imperial College, London

  • 1991 Doctorate with Prof. H.M.R. Hoffmann at the University of Hannover; Germany

  • 1991-94 Teacher at the Uppsala Biomedical Centre, Sweden

  • 1993 PostDoc with Prof. K.B. Sharpless, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California

  • 1994-1999 Habilitation for Organic Chemistry at the University of Hannover, Germany

  • 1999-2002 Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland, Central Nervous System Research

  • 2002 Associate (C3) professorship at the Darmstadt University of Technology


  • 1986 Scholarship for the Imperial College, London UK

  • 1991 Doctoral Prize of the Hoechst AG

  • 1991 PhD: Summa cum laude

  • 1992 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Fellowship

  • 1994 Uppsala University Fellowship, Sweden


  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

  • American Chemical Society
  • Deutsche Pharmazeutische Gesellschaft

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