Prof Dr Wim Dehaen

Wim Dehaen was born in Kortrijk, Belgium. He obtained his Ph D in 1988 under the guidance of Professor Gerrit L’abbé on a study concerning the rearrangements of 5-diazoalkyl-1,2,3-triazole derivatives. After postdoctoral stays in Israel (1988-1990), Denmark (3 months in 1990), the United Kingdom (three months in 1994 in the laboratory of Nobel prize winner J. Fraser Stoddart) and Belgium (most of 1990-1998) he was appointed associate professor at the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1998, and full professor at the same university in 2004. Up to 2018, over 500 publications (current h-index 54) have appeared in international journals about his work on heterocyclic and supramolecular chemistry.