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Stefan Grimme
Research interests: method and code developments in quantum chemistry (DFT, wave function based methods, perturbation theory, large systems, benchmarking, stochastic and Mont-Carlo approaches, grid computing); application of quantum chemical methods to chemical problems of various kind (thermodynamics, van der Waals complexes, reaction mechanisms, theoretical spectroscopy, properties of chiral molecules, transition metal systems).


1984 – 1989  Studies in Chemistry, TU Braunschweig
1991    Dr. rer. nat. (Physical Chemistry, TU Braunschweig, H. Dreeskamp)
1997    Habilitation (Theoretical Chemistry, Universität Bonn, S. D. Peyerimhoff)
1996 – 1999   Assistent Professor (Theoretical Chemistry, Universität Bonn)
since 2000    Full Professor (C4), Theoretical Organic Chemistry,
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
1989   Doktorandenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
1998    Dozentenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie,
Bennigsen-Foerder-Price of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
since 1992  >210 scientific publications (peer reviewed), H-index of 42
since 2000   >50 invited talks
since 2000   17 Ph.D. students (9 completed)

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