Prof. dr. Albert R. Lauwers
Professor Emeritus
Honorary President of the International Commission on Pharmaceutical Enzymes F.I.P.

  • Born in Ronse, Flanders, Belgium on Jan. 25, 1932.
  • Studies at Ghent University Belgium 1954: MS; 1956: BS; 1962: Ph. D in Science (physical chemistry);
    1971: Aggregate Higher Education in Biochemistry.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Univ. Paris France(1963) Univ. Madison Wisconsin U.S.A. (1965-1966) Univ. Enschede and Groningen The Netherlands(1969)
  • Nat. Ctr. Sci. Rsch grantee France(1963) . Acad Price of the Class of Scis Royal Acad Belgium (1963) Flem. Chem Soc. Medal(1979) )Named Competition Winner Inter-univ. (1977)
  • 1958-1962: researcher I.I.K.W.-I.W.O.N.L. ; 1962-1970: chief asst. Lectr. Univ. Gent.;1971-1977: docent General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy; 1977-1997: Professor; 1997: Emeritus-Professor.
  • 1975 -2003 : President of the International Commission on Pharmaceutical Enzymes F.I.P.; 2003- : Honorary President of the International Commission on Pharmaceutical Enzymes F.I.P.; 1977-1995: Director Centre for Standards. 1981-1998: member group experts European Pharmacopoeia Commission Strasbourg France. Member of different national and international societies.
    Visiting Professor for training courses on enzymes for United Nations Industrial Projects since 1974 and in different universities: Indianapolis U.S.A. (1979) Manitoba Winnipeg Canada (1981) Gadjah Mada University Yugyakarta Indonesia (1988) Ambato Ecuador(1992) Quito and Cuenca Ecuador ( 1993)
  • Coördinator/chairman of symposia : f.i. on enzymes during international congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences in München Germany (1989)
  • Plenary lecturer during congresses f.i. during jahreskongress APV -Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik- in München(1989) and during Pacific Asian congress in Jakarta Indonesia (1994)
  • Promoter of different Ph. D.'s in the Faculty of Science and in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences both at the University of Gent Belgium .
  • Co-author and editor book : Pharmaceutical Enzymes 1978 (published with Story-Scientia Gent) and in 1997 (published with Marcel Dekker Inc. New York)
    Author of over 200 professional papers and book chapters .
    1973: Officer Order of Leopold II; 1983: Commander Order of the Crown
  • Home address:
    Louis Delebecquelaan 30
    B-9051 Sint - Denijs - Westrem, Belgium