David Ackland Tanner

David Ackland Tanner

Professor

Building 201, Room 048

Denmark

Phone: 45252188

Fax: 45933968

Curriculum Vitae
DAVID TANNER
Professor David Tanner
Department of Chemistry, Building 201
Technical University of Denmark
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Phone: +45 4525 2188; Email: dt@kemi.dtu.dk
Born November 17, 1955 in Inverness, Scotland

1977 B.Sc. suma cum laude in chemistry, Edinburgh University, Scotland 
1981 Ph.D.  University of Göteborg, Sweden (Prof. O. Wennerström)
 1982-1983       Postdoc, University of Pennsylvania, USA  (Prof. K. C.  Nicolaou)
1983–1988      Assistant Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg
1988–1995 Associate Professor, University of Uppsala, Sweden.
1991-1995 Personal senior research position funded by the Swedish NFR
1995 -              Professor of Organic Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark
Research Interests
Organic chemistry, particularly stereoselective organic synthesis. Total synthesis of natural products. Organometallic chemistry and catalysis.

Publications
110 papers in international, peer-reviewed journals, 2 book chapters, with a total of 2970 citations (March 2009; h-index 30).

Research Supervision  
Supervisor or co-supervisor for 28 finalized Ph. D. projects, 14 postdoctoral fellows, and a large number of M. Sc. theses.


Invited Lectures
Since becoming Professor at DTU in 1995, I have been invited speaker at ca. 30 international conferences outside Denmark. I lecture on average 5 times per year at universities and/or companies outside Denmark.

Other
Departmental chairman (Department of Organic Chemistry, DTU) 1998 - 2001. Chairman, committee of research (Department of Chemistry, DTU) 2001 - 2004. Member of departmental steering group, 2009 - . 
Chairman, organic division, Danish Chemical Society, 2003 - 2007. 
Foreign member, Swedish Natural Science Research Council 1998 - 2001. 
External adviser, Danish Technical Research Council 2002 – 2004.
Visiting Professor, Kyoto, Japan, July – August 2007. 
External adviser for the Nobel Committee for Chemistry (Stockholm) on two occasions.

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  • Tetrahedron

    ISSNs: 0040-4020, 00404020

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1464-5416

    Pergamon, United Kingdom

    ISI indexed (2013): yes, FI (2013): 1

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  • Journal of Organic Chemistry

    ISSNs: 0022-3263, 00223263

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1520-6904

    American Chemical Society, United States

    ISI indexed (2013): yes, FI (2013): 2

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  • Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

    ISSNs: 1477-0520, 1477-0539

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1477-0539

    Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom

    ISI indexed (2013): yes, FI (2013): 2

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