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Award for Chemnitz University Chemist

Private university in India awards Prof Klaus Banert the academic title of “Honorary Professor”

Great honor for chemists at the Chemnitz University of Technology: Prof. Klaus Banert, Head of the Professorship of Organic Chemistry at the Chemnitz University, received the academic title “Honorary Professor” of the Institute of Biotechnology at the Amity University Noida (Uttar Pradesh, India).

Banert received the title based on his fundamental work on organic synthesis, the development of new production methods for so-called “nitrogen heterocycles” in particular. After the ceremony, Banert presented the offerings of the Chemnitz University to the Indian expert audience and presented the topic “Unusually Functionalized Azides”.

The cooperation with the Indian researchers as well as the transportation costs were financially supported by Prof. Banert and by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation.

About the Amity University

The Amity University is a private multi-campus university with globally more than 20 locations, ten in India and with an approx. 125,000 students overall. The university was found in 1995 by Dr. Ashok Chauhan.

Matthias Fejes
23.03.2017

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