DEPARTMENT OF
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
Honors and Awards
YearDesignationOrganization
2015Hall of Fame der deutschen ForschungManager Magazin
 2014Bayerischer MaximiliansordenPrime Minister of Bavaria
 2011TUM Distinguished Affiliated ProfessorTechnische Universität München
 2011Dr. honoris causaUniversity of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz
 2010Barsanti & Matteucci AwardCity of Pietrosanta
 2010Laurea honoris causaUniversità di Pisa
 2009Bohlmann LectureTechnische Universität Berlin
 2009Dr. honoris causaMaria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin
 2009Dr. honoris causaComenius University, Bratislava
 2009Dr. honoris causaHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 2008Diesel Gold MedalDeutsches Institut für Erfindungswesen
 2008Nicolaus Copernicus MedalPolish Academy of Sciences
 2008Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz mit SternPresident of the Federal Republic of Germany
 2008Dr. honoris causaTechnische Universität München
 2008Dr. honoris causaQueen’s University Belfast
 2008VerdienstmedailleLand Baden-Württemberg 
 2007 Nobel Prize in ChemistryThe Nobel Prize Foundation
 2007Otto-Hahn-PreisGesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, & the City of Frankfurt/M
 2007Gold MedalSlovak Chemical Society
 2007Baker LectureshipCornell University, Ithaca (NY)
 2007Faraday LectureshipRoyal Society of Chemistry
 2006Guptill LectureDalhousie University, Halifax
 2005Angström LectureUniversity of Uppsala
 2005Linus Pauling LectureCalifornia Institute of Technology
 2003Dr. honoris causaUniversity of Aarhus
 2003Dr. honoris causaChalmers University of Technology, Goeteborg
 2003Dr. honoris causaUniversity of Leuven
 2002FMC LectureshipPrinceton University
 2002Karl Ziegler Visiting ProfessorMax Planck Institute Mulheim
 2002Spiers Memorial Medal and LectureshipRoyal Society of Chemistry
 2001G.F. Smith LectureUniversity of Illinois, Urbana
 2001Kelly LecturePurdue University
 2001Schuit LectureTechnical University of Eindhoven
 2001Pitzer LectureUniversity of California, Berkeley
 2000Dr. honoris causaUniversity of Münster
 1999Roessler LectureshipCornell University
 1999Le Bel LectureUniversité de Strasbourg
 1999Debye LectureUniversiteit Utrecht
 1998Wolf Prize in ChemistryWolf Foundation
 1998Karl Ziegler PrizeGerman Chemical Society
 1998Francois Gault LectureshipEuropean Catalysis Society
 1998M. Curie LectureshipPolish Chemical Society
 1997Laird LectureUniversity of British Columbia
 1997A.D. Little LectureshipMassachusetts Institute of Technology
 1996Honorary Professor Humboldt University Berlin
 1996Carl Engler MedalGerman Scientific Society for Coal and Petroleum Research (DGMK)
 1996Merck LectureRutgers University
 1996Brdicka LectureCzech Academy of Sciences
 1995Medard W. Welch AwardAmerican Vacuum Society
 1995Stauffer LectureUniversity of Southern California
 1994Rolf Sammet Visiting ProfessorUniversity of Frankfurt
 1992Hewlett-Packard Europhysics PrizeEuropean Physical Society
 1992Japan PrizeScience and Technology Foundation of Japan
 1992Bunsen MedalGerman Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry
 1992Dr. Honoris CausaRuhr-University of Bochum
 1992Großes BundesverdienstkreuzPresident of the Federal Republic of Germany
 1992Kolthoff LectureshipUniversity of Minnesota
 1992Kaufman Memorial LectureUniversity of Pittsburgh
 1991Leibniz PrizeGerman Science Foundation
 1991Bourke Medal and LectureshipRoyal Society of Chemistry
 1990Alwin Mittasch MedalGerman Federation of Chemical Engineers (DECHEMA)
 1990Dow LectureshipUniversity of Western Ontario
 1990Coover LectureIowa State University
 1989Frontiers in Chemical Research LectureshipTexas A&M University
 1988William Draper Harkins LectureUniversity of Chicago
 1988Barre LectureUniversity of Montreal
 1987Liebig MedalGerman Chemical Society
 1986Honorary Professor Free University of Berlin
 1986Honorary ProfessorTechnical University of Berlin
 1986Langmuir LectureAmerican Chemical Society
 1985C.F. Gauss MedalScientific Society of Braunschweig
 1985Centenary Medal and LectureshipRoyal Society of Chemistry
 1985C.G.A. Schuit LectureUniversity of Delaware
 1984FECS LectureFederation of European Chemical Societies
 1984Industry LectureNorwegian Chemical Society
 1979Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental CatalysisAmerican Catalysis Society
 1979E.W. Müller AwardUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 1977Frank Ciapetta National LectureshipAmerican Catalysis Society
 1976Sherman Fairchild Distinguished ScholarCalifornia Institute of Technology