Imperial College London

PROFESSOR CHARLOTTE K. WILLIAMS

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Visiting Professor
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5790c.k.williams Website

 
 
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Location

 

317 RCS1ChemistrySouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

Research Interests

  • Polymerisation catalysis
  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Zn(II), Y(III) and Al(III) chemistry
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Biodegradable and biocompatible polymers
  • Electroactive polymers
  • Polymeric nanomaterials
  • Sustainable chemistry

Williams Group Webpage

Conferences

• International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, ICCC40 (Valencia), September 2012
• GRC Green Chemistry Conference (Italy), July 2012
• Warwick International Polymers Conference (Warwick), July 2012
• American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, March 2011 (special symposium: Marvel Award to Prof. Hillmyer)
• Bio-environmental Polymer Society Award Address, Vienna, September 2011
• CO2 Network: Carbon Dioxide to Chemicals, Newcastle, September 2011
• 240 American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, August 2010 (special symposium: polymerisation catalysis)
• Royal Society of Chemistry-Chemical Society Japan Special Symposium: Catalysis for a Sustainable World, London, July 2010
• IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Glasgow, July 2010
• RSC Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group, Bath, July 2010
• Pacific Polymer Chemistry 11, Cairns, Australia, December 2009
• High Polymer Meeting, Macclesfield, May 2008
• Materials Chemistry 8, London, July 2007
• 232 American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, August 2006
• RSC Converting Carbon dioxide to Chemicals, London, July 2006
• Macro Group International Conference on Polymer Synthesis, Warwick, July 2006

Departmental Seminars and National Meetings

• RSC Main Group Meeting, London, July 2011 
• Catalysis Centre, RWTH Aachen, Germany, April 2011
• Bath, Department of Chemical Engineering, March 2011
• York, January 2011
• Oxford, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratories, November 2010
• UEA, May 2010
• Reading University, May 2010
• York University, March 2010
• Bath University, March 2010
• Leeds University, February 2010
• University of Melbourne, December 2009
• St. Andrews University, September 2008
• Sussex University, February 2007
• RWTH Aachen, German, January 2007
• Cambridge, 2006
• Surrey, 2006
• Kings College London, 2005
• University College London, 2004

Outreach and lectures in schools

 • 2011 Millenium Lecture Series, Bath (200, Yr. 11 and 12 students)
• Schools lecture (St. Pauls Girls, Ealing College)
• Evening Event on Sustainability, Dana Centre (Science Museum), London (2006)
• Green Chemistry and the Consumer, SCI, London, 2004

Other significant activities

Media

Daily Telegraph, 19 February 2010

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/7258503/Scientists-develop-new-plastic-made-from-sugar-that-can-be-composted.html

Research Staff

Shaw,J

Brown,NJ

Keyworth,CW

Kember,MR

Tang,M

Buchard,A

Jutz,F

Evans,NR

Research Student Supervision

Weiner,J

saini,P

Allinson,M

Bakewell,C

Harris,J

Oram,S

Dongahey,J

Orchard,KL