Ruth GschwindUR-Universität Regensburg


    1989 – 1994                Study of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich
    1994 – 1998                Ph. D. student of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich


    Scientific degrees

    09/1994         M.S. (diploma), summa cum laude
    01/1998         Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat), summa cum laude
    01/2002        Habilitation (organic chemistry), venia legendi, Philipps University Marburg



    10/1994 – 01/1998       Ph.D. student of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich
    12/1997  – 01/2002      Habilitation and head of NMR department, University of Marburg
    06/1999 & 05/2000      Visiting professor at INSA/IRCOF University of Rouen, France
    02/2002 – 08/2002      Associate professor and Head of NMR department at the Philipps University of Marburg
    09/2002 – 03/2005      Professor (C3) at the Rheinischen Friedichs-Wilhelms-University Bonn
    04/2005 – present        Professor (C3) for organic chemistry at the University of Regensburg



    Functions and memberships

    2021                           Spokesperson of the RTG 2620
    2021                           Member of the advisory board of the Center for the Promotion of Young Scientists at the University of Regensburg
    2011 – present         Member of the technical committee on kinetics and reaction mechanisms of the DECHEMA
    2015 – present         Chairman of the Regensburger NMR Center
    2017 – present         GDCh selection committee for August-Wilhelm-von Hofmann medal
    2011 – 2015              Associate director of the Center for Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry and Biomedicine at Regensburg
    2008 – 2011             Board member Liebig Vereinigung (Section Org. Chemistry GDCh)
    2008 – 2012             Mentor in the Mentor network of the University of Regensburg
    2005 – 2006             Chairman GDCh section Regensburg



    Scholarships and awards

    2013                                ERC Consolidator Grant “IonPairs@Catalysis”
    2008                                Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
    06/1999 & 05/2000     Visiting Professor at INSA/IRCOF University of Rouen, France
    1989 – 1994                   Scholarship holder of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation


    Research activities

    NMR spectroscopy, structure elucidation of catalyst complexes, detection of reaction intermediates and hydrogen bonds, elucidation of reaction mechanisms, organocatalysis, photocatalysis, inorganic, organometallic and bioorganic systems.