Hans Fischer


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Fischer, Hans,

1881–1945, German organic chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Marburg, 1904; M.D. Univ. of Munich, 1908. Fischer was a professor at the Univ. of Innsbruck from 1916 to 1918 and at the Univ. of Vienna from 1918 to 1921. He then joined the faculty at the Technical Univ. of Munich, where he remained until his death in 1945. Fischer received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research on biological pigments, in particular, hemin, the red pigment in blood, and chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants. His work enabled the artificial synthesis of hemin from simpler organic compounds with known structures.
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The Fellowships are named for TUM professor Hans Fischer, who received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
(Fergus) MacDonald had studied with Hans Fischer in Munich, escaping through Holland with his doctorate, as war loomed in Europe.
Hans Fischer, chief executive of Tata Steel's European operations, said: "These potential sales follow the successful sale of other noncore businesses in recent years, such as Long Products Europe and Speciality Steels.
London: In an unexpected move, Tata Steel today said Karl Koehler, the CEO of its embattled overseas arm Tata Steel Europe, has resigned and the firm has appointed Chief Technical Officer Hans Fischer as its new chief.
Prof Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, chairman of Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick and Hans Fischer, chief technical officer of Tata Steel's European operation, opened the centre on Wednesday.
Hans Fischer, and Yemeni President, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, and Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.
Dr Hans Fischer, chief executive officer of Tata Steel Europe, said: "This European joint venture offers the potential to create a premium, world-class flat steel business with the scale and scope of capabilities to compete successfully on the global stage.
The steel-maker's chief technical officer Hans Fischer will be appointed CEO from March 1, while group executive director Koushik Chatterjee will be Tata Steel's executive director for Europe on top of his current responsibilities.