Arnold E. Stütz


Glycochemistry; Highly functional natural products, synthesis and modification; Glycosylase inhibitors, in particular iminosugars.

Professional development

October 1978 -January 1981

Undergraduate coworker at the Department of Organic Chemistry, Technische Universität Graz

February 1981 - December 1980

Appointment as Junior Lecturer at the above mentioned department

February 1989

Tenure Track position, Start of "Glycogroup Graz"

May 18, 1993

Appointment as Associate Professor for Organic Chemistry

January 1994


August 1, 1997

Appointment as Professor for Organic Chemistry 

Postdoctoral fellowships and short-term overseas activities

August 1984 - September 1985

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Yoshito Kishi at the Department for Organic Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., "Syntheses of Building Blocks and Partial Structures of Palytoxin"

October 1986 - September 1987  

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Robert J. Ferrier at the Department of Chemistry, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand; "Pseudo Sugars as Potential Anti-diabetic Compounds"

January 1988 - February 1988

Research Fellow with Prof. Robert J. Ferrier, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, Topic: "Analogues of Valiolamine".

Guest professorships

 April - May 1997, April - May 1999, March - May, 2002, May 2005

Visiting Professor at the Department of Organic Chemistry at Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby/Copenhagen, Denmark.

Other current functions

Member of the Board of Advisors of Adv. Carbohydr. Chem. Biochem.

Co-Founder and member of the Austrian Carbohydrate Chemists Network

Co-Founder of Glycom A/S company

Referee for various science-funding organisations as well as for a broad range of international journals and periodicals.