University of Toronto
Stephan Research Group
About Doug
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Doug Stephan
Phone:
416-946-3294
Cell:
647-339-3568
Email: dstephan@chem.utoronto.ca

Education
  • NATO Postdoctoral Fellow 1980-1982 (Harvard, R.H. Holm)
  • Ph.D 1980 (University of Western Ontario), NSERC Scholar
  • B.Sc. 1976 (McMaster University)

Professional Positions

University of Toronto

Professor  2008-present

University of Windsor
University Professor 2002-2007
Department Head 2003-2006
Professor 1992-2002
Associate Professor 1985-1992
Assistant Professor 1982-1985



Awards and Honors
Doug receives Humboldt Award (2002)
Doug receives Humboldt Award (2002)
2016
  • Einstein Visiting Fellow, TU Berlin

2015
  • Distinguished Adjunct Professor, King Abdulaziz University
  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • World's Most Influential Scientific Minds (1 of 5 Canadian Chemists)
2014
  • Applied Catalysis Award (Royal Society of Chemistry, UK)
  • Corresponding Member of North-Rhein-Westfaelia Academy of the Sciences and Arts (Germany)
  • Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award
  • CIC Medal(Chemical Institute  of Canada)
  • Laird Lecture, University of British Columbia
  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • Canada Research Chair in Catalysis and New Materials (Univery of Toronto; 2014-2020)
  • Dow Lecture on Sustainable Chemistry, Colorado State University
  • Member, Editorial Board of Philosophical Transactions A (Royal Society)

2013

  • Fellow of the Royal Society (London, UK)
  • Henry Marshall Tory Medal (Royal Society of Canada)
  • Honorary  Member of the Israeli Chemical Society
  • Resaearch highlighted in Silverberg, Chemistry, 1st Canadian Ed.
  • Moses Gomberg Lecture, University of Michigan

2012

  • Member of the Editorial Board of Dalton Transactions
  • Chair, Int. Symp. for Adv. Chem. Sci. (ISACS 8, Toronto)
  • Guest Editor, Dalton Trans. - issue on FLPs.
  • Humboldt Foundation Research Award, Re-invitation (Forschungpreis)
  • Ludwig Mond Award (Royal Society for Chemistry (UK))
2011
  • Kohler lecture, University of California Riverside
  • Associate Editor, Chemical Society Reviews
2010
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry  (UK)
  • Guest Editor, Chem. Commun. - web issue on Hydrogen Activation
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Chem. Soc. Rev. 


2009
  • Killam Research Fellowship     

2008
  • Canada Research Chair in Catalysis and New Materials (University of Toronto)
2007
  • Paper among 20 most highly cited papers in Organometallics in the last 10 years (top 1%)
2006
  • Publication named to Top 50 NSERC Discoveries

2005
  • Canada Research Chair (University of Windsor)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • LeSueur Memorial Award (Soc. Chem. Ind.)
2004
  • Ciapetta Lectureship Award (N. Am. Cat. Soc.)
2003
  • NSERC Synergy Award (with NOVA Chemicals)
  • University of Windsor Senior Award for Research
2002
  • Humboldt Foundation Research Award
  • University of Windsor, University Professor
2001
  • NSERC/NOVA Chemicals Ind. Research Chair (through 2006)
  • Alcan Award (Canadian Society for Chemistry)
1995
  • DAAD Visiting Scientist, Germany (declined)
  • NSERC/DFG Visiting Scientist, Muenster
1994
  • Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada