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Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Chem. Dr.rer.nat. Dr.h.c. Thomas Rosenau

Head: Division of Chemistry of Renewable Resources

Muthgasse 18
1190 Wien
EMail: thomas.rosenau(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-77411, 77471
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Curr. Vitae

2016 - Adjunct Professor at the Johan Gadolin Process Chemistry Center, Abo Akademi, Turku, Finland
2014 - Distinguished Professor for Fiber Chemistry, Shinshu University, Japan
2010 - Adjunct Professor for Fiber Chemistry, Shinshu University, Japan
2005 - Full Professor, Wood, Pulp and Fiber Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, BOKU
2003 - 2005 Assoc. Prof., Department of Chemistry
2003 - "Chemistry of amine N-oxides"
1999 - 2003 Ass. Prof., University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)
1997 - 1998 Visiting Scientist, North Carolina State University
1997 - PhD thesis
1995 - 1996 Visiting scholar, North Carolina State University
1994 - 1994 diploma thesis

Statistik Austria, science classification

general chemistry; organic chemistry; renewable resources; wood chemistry;

Expertise

amine oxide chemistry; oxidation chemistry; chemical synthesis; tocopherols and other phenolic antioxidants; fiber chemistry; NMR spectroscopy; heterocyclic chemistry; Cellulose chemistry and analytics; chemistry of polysaccharides; Chemistry of renewable resources; "Green chemistry"; wood chemistry; bleaching chemistry; pulp and paper chemistry; Lignin chemistry and analysis;

Awards

2014 Anselme Payen Award der American Chemical Society, CELL Division
2012 Dr. Wolfgang Houska Recognition Award of the B&C Private Foundation
2009 Elected Fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS)
2007 Hayashi Jisuke International Cellulose Award
2004 International Lipid Research Award
2001 International Lyocell Award
2000 Otto-Warburg-Preis der GDCh
1998 Hermann-Kolbe-Preis der Asta Medica AG
1995 Promotionsstipendium der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1995-1997)
1994 Lohrmann-Medaille der TU Dresden
1991 Stipendium der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1991-1994)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2013 - Executive Committee of the ISWFPC conference series
advisor
2009 - Zellcheming - Section Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives
member
2009 - Zellcheming
member
2008 - Austrian Association for Agricultural and Environmental Research
advisory board member
2008 - Austropapier, Association of the Austrian Paper Industry
field specialist
2007 - Shinshu University Counsil
advisory board member
2006 - Executive Committee of the EWLP conference series
member
2005 - Scientific Committee of the ISWFPC Conference Series
advisor
1997 - American Chemical Society (ACS)
member
1997 - Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industries (TAPPI)
member
1994 - German Chemical Society
member
1991 - German J.S. Bach Society
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2010 - Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry:
Editorial Board Member
2009 - Current Organic Synthesis :
Editorial Board Member
2008 - The Open Natural Products Journal:
Editorial Board Member
2007 - Cellulose:
Editorial Board Member
2007 - The Open Macromolecules Journal:
Editorial Board Member
2006 - Holzforschung:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2006 - Buchserie "Green Sciences" Walter de Gruyter Verlag, Berlin, New York:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2005 - Arkivoc:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2014 - Canadian Journal of Chemistry
2014 - Nature Chemistry
2014 - Catalysis Reviews-Science and Engineering
2014 - Chemistry and Physics of Lipids
2013 - Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
2013 - Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials For Biological Applications
2013 - Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
2013 - Industrial Crops and Products
2013 - BIOORG MEBIOORG MED CHEM LETT
2013 - Reactive & Functional Polymers
2013 - Enzyme and Microbial Technology
2012 - Journal of Biotechnology
2012 - Science
2012 - International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
2011 - The Journal of Supercritical Fluids
2011 - Biomass & Bioenergy
2011 - Bioresource Technology
2011 - Nature Communications
2010 - Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry
2010 - Nanotechnology
2010 - Journal of Molecular Structure
2010 - Journal of Molecular Catalysis B-Enzymatic
2010 - Polymer Degradation and Stability
2010 - Composites Science and Technology
2009 - Green Chemistry
2008 - European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
2008 - Carbohydrate Research
2008 - Chemistry-A European Journal
2008 - Advanced Functional Materials
2008 - Journal of Physical Chemistry B
2007 - Macromolecular Rapid Communications
2007 - Materials Letters
2007 - Macromolecular Bioscience
2007 - Applied Catalysis A-General
2007 - Advanced Materials
2007 - Letters in Organic Chemistry
2007 - Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry
2007 - Macromolecules
2007 - Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics
2006 - Arkivoc
2006 - Lipids
2006 - Bioorganic Chemistry
2006 - Organic Letters
2005 - Biomacromolecules
2005 - Chemical Engineering Journal
2005 - Synthesis-Stuttgart
2005 - Synthetic Communications
2003 - Carbohydrate Polymers
2003 - Angewandte Chemie International Edition
2003 - Polymer
2003 - European Polymer Journal
2002 - European Journal of Organic Chemistry
2001 - Journal of organic Chemistry
1999 - Tetrahedron Letters
1999 - Tetrahedron
1999 - Synlett
1998 - Cellulose
1998 - Holzforschung

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2015 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Königlich-Technische Hochschule (KTH) Stockholm Glycosciences with a focus on carbohydrates from biomass
2015 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Technische Universität Wien
2014 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland Organic Chemistry
2013 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland Bioproduct Chemistry
2011 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Aalto University, Helsinki Biomaterial chemistry
2011 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Vienna University of Technology
2008 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Universität Hamburg Holztechnologie und Holzchemie

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2012 -2020 Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) - France
2010 -15 Europäische Kommission - European Union
2010 -15 Suomen Akatemia, Academy of Finland - Finland
2009 - European Science Foundation (ESF) - International Organization
2009 - USDA Forest Service - United States (USA)
2009 - FORMAS - Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning - Sweden
2009 - Ministry of Science, Education and Sports National Council for Science - Croatia
2009 - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) - Netherlands
2008 - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Canada
2007 - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft - Germany
2007 - Schweizer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung - Switzerland
2005 - Wissenschaftsministerium der Republik Serbien - Yugoslavia
2005 - National Science Foundation (NSF) - United States (USA)
2005 - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
2005 - Israel Science Foundation - Israel
2004 - Ministerium f. Erziehung, Wissenschaft und Sport - Slovenia

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2016 Energy Materials Nanotechnology 2016
scientific member of the advisory board
2016 European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP 2016)
scientific member of the advisory board
2015 Biorefineries - Science, Technology and Innovation for the Bioeconomy
scientific member of the advisory board
2015 18th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Puping Chemistry
organiser
2014 European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP)
scientific member of the advisory board
2014 Symposium of Nano- and & Bioresource Technology 2014 (NBT 2014)
scientific member of the advisory board
2014 European-Japanese Workshop "Cellulose and Functional Polysaccharides"
member of the organisation committee
2013 17th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC)
scientific member of the advisory board
2012 12th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP)
member of the organisation committee
2012 3rd International Cellulose Conference
scientific member of the advisory board
2012 4th International Conference on Pulping, Papermaking and Biotechnology
scientific member of the advisory board
2011 16th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC), June 8-10, 2012, Tianjin, China,
member of the organisation committee
2011 Austrian-Russian Cellulose Workshop "Cellulose - structure and chemistry"
organiser
2011 16th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC), June 08-10, Tianjin, China
scientific member of the advisory board
2010 4th International Symposium on Emerging Technologies of Pulping and Papermaking (4th ISETPP)
member of the organisation committee
2010 EWLP 2010 (European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp)
member of the organisation committee
2009 American Chemical Society, 237th National Meeting, March 22-26, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Anselme Payen Award Symposium.
organiser
2009 International Symposium on Wood, Pulp and Fiber Chemistry
scientific member of the advisory board
2008 European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP 2008)
scientific member of the advisory board
2007 International Cellulose Conference (ICC2007)
member of the organisation committee
2007 Japanese-European Workshop on Cellulose and Functional Polysaccharides
member of the organisation committee
2006 EWLP 2006
member of the organisation committee
2005 Japanisch-Europäischer Workshop "Cellulose and Functional Polysaccharides"
member of the organisation committee
1999 Advances in Wood Chemistry
member of the organisation committee
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