Dr Lars Goerigk

Lecturer (tenure-track)

Melbourne Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

School of Chemistry

The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010

Australia

Room: 172 (Masson Building)

Phone: +61 3 834 46784

E-mail: lars.goerigk AT unimelb.edu.au

 

Biography

09/2019 – present: Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

06/2016 – 08/2019: Lecturer (tenure since 5 August 2019), School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

09/2015 – 04/2017: ARC DECRA Fellow (Level B), School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

04/2014 – 08/2015: ARC DECRA Fellow (Level A), School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

10/2011 – 03/2014: Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Jeffrey R. Reimers, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Australia

05/2011 – 08/2011: Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Stefan Grimme, Organic Chemistry Institute, University of Münster, Germany

05/2008 – 04/2011: PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Theoretical Chemistry with “summa cum laude” with Prof. Stefan Grimme, Organic Chemistry Institute, University of Münster, Germany

11/2007 – 04/2008: “Diplom” in Chemistry with “distinction” with Prof. Stefan Grimme, Organic Chemistry Institute, University of Münster, Germany

03/2007 – 07/2007: Visiting student in the group of Prof. Leo Radom, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney

10/2003 – 04/2008: Studies in Chemistry at the University of Münster, Germany

Awards and recognitions

2020: One of the 2020 “PCCP Emerging Investigators” named in a related, inaugural themed collection.

2019: 2019 Le Fèvre Medal, Australian Academy of Science

2018: 2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research (ECR, Level A and B category), Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne

2017: 2017 RACI Physical Chemistry Division Lectureship, Royal Australian Chemical Institute

2014: Selby Researcher Award, Selby Scientific Foundation

2014: Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Australian Research Council

2012: Best poster by an academic staff member, RACI Phys Chem Division Student Conference 2012 Katoomba

2012: Postdoctoral Fellowship, German Academy of Sciences “Leopoldina”

2011: Award for the best PhD thesis, University of Münster

2011: IBM-Zerner Award, University of Florida

2008: Postgraduate Scholarship, German Funds of the Chemical Industry

2008: Postgraduate Scholarship, Graduate School of Chemistry Northrhine Westphalia

Academic service (current) and professional memberships

  • Chemical Reviews Early Career Advisory Board
  • Academic Programs Committee, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
  • Chair of the first-year teaching review committee, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
  • Equity and Diversity Committee, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
  • Regular peer-reviewer for more than 20 leading journals in Theoretical and General Chemistry, incl. Angew. Chem., Org. Lett., Chem. Commun., RSC Advances, JCTC, JPC Letters, PCCP, JCP
  • Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI)
  • Member of the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry
  • Member of the German Workgroup for Theoretical Chemistry (AGTC)