Mathias Christmann, Freie University, Germany
Mathias Christmann was born in Peine, Germany, in 1972. He received a chemistry diploma from TU Braunschweig, before completing a Ph.D. with Markus Kalesse at the Universität Hannover (2001). Following a postdoctoral stint with Craig J. Forsyth at the University of Minnesota, he started his independent career in 2003 at the RWTH Aachen and obtained his habilitation in 2007. From 2008-2013, he has been associate professor at the TU Dortmund. In 2013, he accepted an offer from Freie Universität Berlin where he is professor of organic chemistry. His research focus lies in the areas of catalysis, natural products synthesis, and sustainable chemistry.