since 2017 Director of the Institute of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Göttingen
since 2015 Full Professor (W3) of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Göttingen
2009-2015 Independent Junior Group Leader at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim/Ruhr
2005-2008 Postdoctoral research at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim/Ruhr (Prof. Dr. Alois Fürstner) on the “Design and applications of ylidic and bis-ylidic systems” and “Enantioselective protecting group-free total synthesis of ecklonialactone A and B”
2005 PhD from the Instituto de Investigaciones Químicas (CSIC) (Dr. José M. Lassaletta) on the “Synthesis and structure of new NHC-ligands”
2000 Chemistry Degree from the University of Seville, Spain
2016 Student’s Association award for excellence in teaching (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Göttingen).
2013 Chemistry-Prize from the Academy of Science of Göttingen.
2013 Dozenten-Prize from the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.
2013 Prize for young researchers from the Academy of Science of Westphalia.
2012 ADUC-Prize for Habilitands from the German Society of Chemistry (GDCh).
2011 ERC Starting Grant.
2011 RSEQ Prize for young researchers.
2007 Prize to young researchers from the Academy of Science of Sevilla.
2006 PhD prize from the University of Sevilla.