Professor de Vries received his BSc in Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy from the University of Amsterdam in 1971 and his Masters in Nuclear Physics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem in 1975. He returned to the University of Amsterdam to study for his PhD in Chemical Physics, graduating in 1980.
His current research covers the use of gas phase techniques to study isolated molecules and the study of fragile organic molecules using laser mass spectrometry.
Professor de Vries latest PCCP article appeared in the themed issue on the Molecular mechanisms of the photostability of life.
Read his exciting research article today:
The effect of C5 substitution on the photochemistry of uracil
Dana Nachtigallová, Hans Lischka, Jaroslaw J. Szymczak, Mario Barbatti, Pavel Hobza, Zsolt Gengeliczki, Gustavo Pino, Michael P. Callahan and Mattanjah S. de Vries