Gadi Rothenberg received his BSc in Chemistry magna cum laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1993, and his PhD in Applied Chemistry summa cum laude from the same university in 1999. After a postdoc at the University of York he moved to the University of Amsterdam. Since 2008 he is Professor and Chair of Heterogeneous Catalysis & Sustainable Chemistry. Rothenberg teaches courses on catalysis, thermodynamics and scientific writing. He has published two books and over 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals, invented 16 patents and co-founded three companies. Recently he was appointed as Senior Visiting Fellow at Fudan University in Shanghai.