Imperial College London

Professor David Phillips, CBE, FRS

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Senior Research Investigator
 
 
 
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Contact

 

d.phillips

 
 
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Assistant

 

Dr Feng Li +44 (0)20 7594 5717

 
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Location

 

Molecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Honorary D.Sc, University of Durham, 2013
  • Honorary D.Sc, University of Leicester, 2013
  • honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Bath, 2013
  • Honorary D.Sc, University of Southampton, 2012
  • CBE, UK Honours, 2012
  • Honorary D.Sc, University of Birmingham, 2011
  • Porter Medal, European Photochemistry Association, Inter-American Photochemistry Society, and Asian Oceanic Photochemistry Association, 2010
  • BD Shaw Medal, University of Nottingham, 2005
  • Premio Internazionale Sebetia Ter, Premio Internazionale Sebetia-Ter, Napoli, 1999
  • The Michael Faraday Award, The Royal Society, 1997
  • Nyholm Lectureship and Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1994

External Positions

  • Chairman of Board of Trustees, Raamsay Memorial Fellowship Trust, Society for Chemical Industry, 2018
  • Chairman, United Kingdom Chemicals Sustainability Forum, DEFRA, 2013 - 2016
  • External Panel Member, Oxford University Chemistry Rweview panel, University of Oxford, 2012 - 2012
  • Committee member, Blackett Review Committee, BIS, 2012 - 2013
  • Committee member, Royal Society Educational Vision Committee, Royal Society, London, 2011 - 2013
  • External Committee Member, University of Westminster Professors and ReadersCommittee, University of Westminster, 2009 - 2013
  • Committee Member, adviser, e-KnowNet, European Photochemistry Association, 2007 - 2010
  • External Adviser for all sciences, Open University Science Faculty, Open University, Milton Keynes, 2006 - 2012
  • Committee Member, Science Advisory Board, National Gallery, London, 2006 - 2015
  • Committee member, then Chair, Department of Chemistry External Advisory Board, University of Southampton, 2005 - 2010
  • Chairman, European Photochemistry Association, 2003 - 2006
  • Chairman, London Gifted and Talented, 2003 - 2009
  • Member, Council, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2002 - 2006
  • Chairman, Education and Qualification Board, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2002 - 2006

Membership of Professional Bodies

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • President, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010 - 2012

Commercial Spinoffs

  • PhotoBiotics, Founder, Technical consultant, lasers, Imperial College spin-off company, working in the field of targeted photodynamic therapy, 2002

Fellowships

  • Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), 2015
  • Fellow, Imperial College London, 2008
  • Honorary Life Fellow, City and Guilds Institute, 2006
  • Honorary Life Fellow, British Science Society, 2003
  • Honorary Life Fellow, Royal Institution of Great Britain, 2000
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1976

Editorial Boards

  • Imperial College Press, Chair, Editorial Advisory Board, 2007 - 2015
  • PhotoChemical and Photobiological Sciences, Editorial Board, 2005 - 2013
  • Science Progress, Science Reviews, Editor Emeritus, 1990 - 2013