The SusChem team

The composition of the Sustainable Chemistry team reflects the wide range of expertises contributing to this Research Priority Area.

Joost Reek, photo by Jan Willem Steenmeijer

Prof. J.N.H. (Joost) Reek

Joost Reek

Supramolecular transition metal catalysis

Website Reek Research Group 

Joost Reek is the coordinator of the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry.

Prof Bas de Bruin, professor Bio-inspired sustainable catalysis

Prof. B. (Bas) de Bruin

Bas de Bruin

Bio-inspired sustainable catalysis

Website De Bruin Research Group

Prof. G. (Gadi) Rothenberg

Gadi Rothenberg

Heterogeneous catalysis and sustainable chemistry

Website Rothenberg Research Group










Dr. M. (Moniek) Tromp

Dr M. (Moniek) Tromp

Moniek Tromp

Characterisation of first row transition metal catalysts

Personal page Moniek Tromp 

Dr. Ning Yan

Dr N. (Ning) Yan

Ning Yan

Fuel cell technology

Personal page Ning Yan 








Full overview of contributing staff

Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-Inspired Catalysis

  • Professor Joost Reek: Supramolecular transition metal catalysis
  • Professor Bas de Bruin: Bio-inspired sustainable catalysis
  • Professor Bob van der Zwaan: Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Assistant professor Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt

Heterogeneous catalysis and sustainable chemistry

  • Professor Gadi Rothenberg: Heterogeneous catalysis and sustainable chemistry
  • Associate professor N. Shiju
  • Assistant professor Stefania Grecea

Molecular Inorganic Chemistry

  • Professor Kees Elsevier: Inorganic chemistry and transition metal catalysis

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

  • Professor Henk Hiemstra: Organocatalysis and sustainable synthesis
  • Professor Jan van Maarseveen: Bio-Inspired Organic Synthesis
  • Assistant professor Tati Fernández-Ibáñez

Computational chemistry

  • Professor Evert Jan Meijer: Molecular Simulations
  • Associate professor Bernd Ensing
  • Assistant professor David Dubbeldam

Molecular Photonics

  • Professor Fred Brouwer: Spectroscopy and photonic materials
  • Professor Wybren Jan Buma: Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Professor Sander Woutersen: Molecule Spectroscopy (by special appointment
  • Associate professor Hong Zhang
  • Assistant professor Rene Williams


  • Assistant professor Francesco Mutti

Published by  HIMS

29 August 2017