Head of Green Chemistry Research Group
Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Robert Tuba obtained his MSc (1998) and PhD (2003) degree from University of Veszprém (University of Pannonia) with Professor Ferenc Ungváry. After a postdoctoral study at Eötvös Lorándt University with Professor István T. Horváth he joined the research group of Professor John A. Gladysz at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg as Alexander von Humboldt research fellow. From 2007 he was working at the GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals as process development supervisor. In 2011, he joined the Texas A&M University at Qatar as assistant research scientists. He was visiting associate in chemistry in California Institute of Technology at the research group of Professor Robert H. Grubbs in 2013. He is currently Head of Green Chemistry Research Group at Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (RCNS-HAS).
His research interests include Homogeneous catalysis, organometallic chemistry, Olefin metathesis, Material science, green chemistry, environmental and chemical engineering.