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Post-doctoral Associates

Ph. D. Students

  • Ahmad Aljaber

    AIA

    Personal details

    Ahmad Aljaber 4th Year PhD student

    Background

    Ahmad has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. He completed his MRes in Catalysis at Imperial College London and now pursuing his Ph.D. in the synthesis and characterization of polyethylene additives.

  • Molly Parry

    Molly

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    Molly Parry 2nd Year PhD Student

    Background

    Molly received her MChem from the University of Edinburgh, with a year abroad at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is currently undertaking a PhD in photocatalytic polymer degradation, also supervised by Dr Maxie Roessler.

  • Jiakai Huang

    jiakai

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    Jiakai Huang 1st Year PhD Student

    Background

    Jiakai received his BSc in Chemistry in University of Sheffiled and MRes in Catalyst in Imperial College London, He is currently undertaking a Phd in developing end-functionalised polymeric material with catalytic properties.

  • Charlie Parfitt

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    Charlie Parfitt 1st Year PhD Student

    Affiliations

    Charlie has a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Manchester. He obtained his MRes from Imperial College London working with Dr Mark Chadwick and Dr Maxie Roessler on the synthesis of paramagnetic chromium pincer complexes. He is now undertaking a PhD, co supervised by Prof Klaus Hellgardt, on the development of high-octane fuels from sustainable feedstocks.

M. Sci./MRes Students

  • Conor Crooks

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    Conor Crooks CDT React Student

    Background

    Conor received his MSci from Imperial College London before working on the development of novel psychedelics. He has now returned to Imperial to pursue a PhD focussing on utilising CO2 as a C1 source for industry.

  • Haamidah Sana

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    Haamidah Sana CDT React Student

    Background

    Sana received her MChem from Southampton University where in her final year she undertook a year in industry placement at Diamond Light Source. She is currently working on 3D printed scaffolds for catalytic hydrogenation reactions in flow co-supervised by Dr Billy Wu.

  • Junxi Liu

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    Junxi Liu MRes in Catalysis Student

    Background

    Junxi received his BSc. from University College London. He is currently working on the electro-catalytic fixing of carbon dioxide into polymers as his main MRes project thesis co-supervised by Prof. Anthony Kucernak.

  • Shreya Sharma

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    Shreya Sharma MRes in Catalysis Student

    Background

    Shreya pursued Bachelor's in Engineering (BE) in Biotechnology from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.  Her interest lies in working at the interface of material, biological, and chemical sciences, to synthesize and control complex sustainable materials for a sustainable future. She is presently working on fabricating PE-biopolymer co-polymer hybrid materials as part of her MRes, co-supervised by Dr. Chris Wallis.

MSci Students

  • Mrunal Tamhankar

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    Mrunal Tamhankar MSci Student

    Background

    Mrunal is currently undertaking her MSci, working on the synthesis of nickel-/palladium-catalysed production of acrylic acid from carbon dioxide and ethylene.

  • Ningjing Ma (Helen)

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    Ningjing Ma (Helen) MSci Student

    Background

    Ningjing  is an  Msci  student. She is currently undertaking a project focusing on end- functionalised  polymeric material with flame retardant property.

  • Yuxin Liu

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    Yuxin Liu MSci Student

    Background

    Yuxin Liu is an MSci student. She is currently undertaking a research project on the 1,4-addition of long-chain alkane onto the Levoglucosenone (LGO) through Giese Radical Reaction.

B. Sc. Students

Past Group Members
NameResearch LevelCurrent position
Dr. Sebastian Green Postdoctoral Research Associate Hydrogen Scientist at H2Go Power
Dr. Sami Gesslbauer Postdoctoral Research Associate  
Dr. Clément Lesage Postdoctoral Research Associate CEA (French Alternaticve Energies and Atomic Energy Commission)
Dr. Atanas Tomov Postdoctoral Research Associate Chemistry Laboratories Manager, Queen Mary University of London
Dr. Tian Sang Postdoctoral Research Associate  
Dr. Panagiotis Bexis Postdoctoral Research Associate  
Dr. Charles Romain Postdoctoral Research Associate Imperial College London
Dr. James Nobbs Postdoctoral Research Associate  
Dr. Chris Conifer Postdoctoral Research Associate  
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. Dom Pye Postdoctoral Research Associate Imperial College London
Dr. Sarah Ho Ph.D Student Polymateria Ltd.
Dr. Richard von Goetze Ph.D Student ALBA Recycling GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Dillon Tay Ph.D. Student A*Star, Singapore
Dr. Sara Sharuddin Ph.D. Student Petronas Ltd.
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 August 2022
Summary of the table's contents