Gerhard Ertl
#17410 Overall Influence

Gerhard Ertl

German physicist

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Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. Ertl's research laid the foundation of modern surface chemistry, which has helped explain how fuel cells produce energy without pollution, how catalytic converters clean up car exhausts and even why iron rusts, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

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Leibniz University Hannover
Leibniz University Hannover

Public university located in Hannover, Germany

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Technical University of Munich
Technical University of Munich

Public research university in Germany

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Freie Universität Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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University of Stuttgart
University of Stuttgart

German public university

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#208 World Rank
Chemistry
#1923 World Rank
Physics