Stefan Grimme


Born September 4, 1963 in Braunschweig, Germany

Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry, Universität Bonn, Germany
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Bennigsen Förderpreis of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen (1998); Dozentenstipendium of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (1998),; Lise Meitner Lectureship Award, University of Jerusalem (2010); Schrödinger Medal of WATOC (2013); Highly cited researcher by Thomson Reuters (2014-2019); Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Prize (2015); Karl-Ziegler Lectureship Award (2015); Honorary member of the Israel Chemical Society (2017); Member of the German National Academy of Science Leopoldina (2018); Max Planck Fellow at the MPI für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim(2019); Mulliken Lecture, University of Georgia (2020)

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Important Contributions:

  • Quantum chemical methods for large systems, density functionals, dispersion corrections, tight-binding QM methods, force-fields, automated workflows, multi-level modelling, excited states and electronic spectra, non-covalent interactions, theoretical spectroscopy (UV, CD, IR, NMR), theoretical mass spectrometry, chemical reaction mechanisms, supramolecular chemistry, molecular structure, thermochemistry and benchmark sets