Leuphana University, Lüneburg
Prof. Dr. Klaus Kümmerer is Director of the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry and holds the chair of of Sustainable Chemistry and Material Resources at the public Leuphana University Lüneburg. He is Director Research and Education of the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) in Bonn. His research and teaching is focused on Sustainable Chemistry, Sustainable Pharmacy, Material Resources, Aquatic Environmental Chemistry, and Time in Environmental and Sustainability Research. He received national and international awards for his interdisciplinary work. Klaus Kümmerer serves in national and international committees and advising EU, UNEP and WHO. He is organiser and chair of the annual interdisciplinary Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference and the International SummerSchool on Sustainable Chemistry in International Cooperation. He is founding editor and editor-in-chief of Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, and Current Opinion in Sustainable Chemistry journals as well as associate editor of Chemosphere and Environmental Pollution.