Dr. Atanas Tomov
Personal detailsDr. Atanas Tomov Industrial Senior Scientist
Atanas obtained his PhD from University of Burgas, then worked for 3 years at ENSCM and CPE, before joining Imperial under Prof V. C. Gibson (1999) then Dr. George Britovsek (2008). He works on INEOS sponsored olefin polymerisation projects.
Dr. Charles Romain
Charles is a Junior Research Fellow. His research aims on the design of new versatile catalysts for polymerisation reactions along with orig. methodologies for the preparation of polymers from renewable resources.
Dr. Dominic R. Pye
Personal detailsDr. Dominic R. Pye Postdoctoral Research Associate
Obtained an MChem from University of Manchester, then PhD in Fe-cat cross-coupling with Prof Bedford in Bristol Chemical Synthesis CDT before joining Prof Mankad at the University of Chicago, Illinois researching heterobimetallic catalysis. Now investigating the mechanism of Co-cat ethylene tetramerisation.
Ph. D. Students
Personal detailsSara Shahruddin 4th Year Ph.D. Student
Sara is a senior researcher with PETRONAS with a degree from the The National University of Malaysia. She aims to obtain a fundamental understanding of solid deposition in the oil and gas production
Richard von Goetze
Personal detailsRichard von Goetze 2nd Year Ph.D. Student
Richard completed his B.Sc. at RWTH Aachen University in Germany, MRes in Catalysis (Distinction) at Imperial and is presently working on novel diblock copolymers sponsored by Polymateria Ltd.
Personal detailsDillon Tay 2nd Year Ph.D. Student
Dillon graduated with a B. Sc. (1st Class Honours) from NTU Singapore before starting his Ph. D. in homogeneous catalysis as part of a collaboration between Imperial and A*STAR Singapore.
Personal detailsSarah Ho 2nd Year Ph.D. Student
Sarah Ho received her BSc degree at Imperial College London and her MPhil degree at University of Cambridge. Since October 2016, she has started her PhD working on selective oxidation of alkanes.
M. Sci./MRes Students
Personal detailsTao Ran 4th Year M. Sci. Student
4th year Msci project identifying feasible conditions for the re-aromatization of mono-substituted cyclohexanecarboxylic acid in the lignin conversion process. And secondly, the Smiles Rearrangement of lignin-type compounds and their subsequent hydrolysis.
Personal detailsMichael Edwards 4th Year M. Sci. Student
Michael is synthesising novel modified BIMA ligands for ethylene oligomerisation using chromium catalysts, and investigating the effect of these modifications on the rates of single and double ethylene insertion in catalysis.
Personal detailsSuviti Chari MRes Student
Suviti has a BSc in Chemistry from Maastricht University, Netherlands and is currently pursuing an MRes (Catalysis) project investigating the photocatalytic oxidation of alkanes using Operando NMR.
Ahmad Ibrahim Aljaber
Personal detailsAhmad Ibrahim Aljaber MRes Student
Ahmad has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. He is currently doing an MRes in Catalysis exploring different methods of grafting polymer into carbon nanotubes.
B. Sc. Students
Personal detailsChristian Sofocleous 3rd Year B. Sc. Student
3rd year BSc project on the synthesis of Chromium complexes as catalysts for the polymerisation of ethene via formation of intermediate metallocyclic complexes.
|Name||Research Level||Current position|
|Dr. Paul Corbett||Postdoctoral Research Associate||Royal Dutch Shell plc|
|Dr. Charles Vriamont||Postdoctoral Research Associate||ABX|
|Dr. Shlomi Elias||Postdoctoral Research Associate|
|Dr. Philip Mallender||Postdoctoral Research Associate||GE Healthcare|
|Dr. Rafael de Rosales||Postdoctoral Research Associate||King´s College London|
|Dr. Craig Young||Ph.D. Student||Nomura International Plc|
|Dr. Matthew Morton||Ph.D. Student||Mathys & Squire LLP, London, UK|
|Dr. Maria Gragert||Ph.D. Student||Meyer Burger AG, Thun, Switzerland|
|Dr. Michaela Grau||Ph.D. Student||BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany|
|Dr. Allan Petersen||Ph.D. Student||DTU, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Dr. Ian German||Ph.D. Student||Gnosys Global Ltd., Guildford, UK|
|Dr. James Nobbs||Ph.D. Student||ICES (A*Star), Singapore|
|Dr. Chris Conifer||Ph.D. Student||Shell, Hamburg, Germany|
|Dr. Timur Coskun||Ph.D. Student|
|Dr. Chris Whiteoak||Ph.D. Student||Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK|
|Dr. Russel Taylor||Ph.D. Student||Durham University, UK|
|Dr. Juri Ugolotti||Ph.D. Student||RCPTM, Olomouc, Czech Republic|
|Dr. Jason England||Ph.D. Student||NTU, Singapore|
|Status of January 2018|