DR. THOMAS WURM                                                    send email

Thomas Wurm was born and raised in Crailsheim, Germany. For his studies he moved to Heidelberg in 2007. After finishing his M. Sc. in 2012 he worked at BASF and developed novel anthraquinone derivatives for hydrogen peroxide production. Afterwards he joined the research group of Prof. Stephen Hashmi at the Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg for his PhD studies. He obtained his PhD in january 2017. His research focused on experimental as well as theoretical studies of aurated Vinyl- and aryl kations as well as the development of novel gold catalysts bearing NHC ligands. In february 2017 Thomas joined the Krische group at the University of Texas at Austin, where he currently is working on the synthesis of polyketide natural products.


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