Albert K. Beck
The Dinosaur I (PDF, 806 KB) , II (PDF, 797 KB) (= longest serving coworker of the Prof. Seebach group - since the very beginning...)
He also was from April 2003 until June 2007 a member of the group of Prof. Peter H. Seeberger as well, who succeeded Prof. D. Seebach, and divided during this time his duties equally between both groups. From July 2007 to May 2008, he was besides his engagement for Prof. Seebach, head of the Mikroelementaranalytische Laboratorium, as well as the IT coordinator of the Laboratory of Organic Chemistry. After his early retirement (June 2008) he is still affiliated with the Seebach group.
Lebenslauf / CV von A. K. Beck
Albert Karl Beck was born in 1947 in Karlsruhe (Germany), and after completing secondary school he undertook a chemistry technician’s apprenticeship at the Institute for Organic Chemistry of the University of Karlsruhe from 1963 to 1966. Following 18 months of military service he joined the Seebach research group in 1968. Between 1969 and 1972 he continued his education, obtaining official certification as a chemical technician at the Fachschule für Chemotechnik in Karlsruhe. In 1971 he followed D. Seebach to the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the University of Giessen, and in 1974 he engaged in a six-month research visit to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. Albert K. Beck has been an active part of the Laboratory for Organic Chemistry at the ETH in Zürich since the time of Seebachþs arrival there. During his long association with the Seebach research group (Dinosaur I (PDF, 806 KB)) he has participated in essentially all of the group’s research themes (Dinosaur II (PDF, 797 KB)), as evidenced by his coauthorship of more than 100 publications PULI AKB-alle. (PDF, 128 KB)