Peter Seeberger
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Peter Seeberger

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Peter H. Seeberger, a chemist, was a tenured professor at MIT and ETH Zurich before becoming director at the Max-Planck Institute in Potsdam in 2009. Since 2021, he is a Vice President of the German Research Foundation (DFG). His research spanning topics from engineering to immunology has been documented in >640 journal articles and >60 patents was recognized with >40 international awards and resulted in nine successful companies.
Peter Seeberger supports open access publishing as the Editor-in-Chief of the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. He is a co-founder of the Tesfa-Ilg Foundation that works in Ethiopia.