Imperial College London

Professor Matthew J. Fuchter

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry



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110DMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





  • 2022 Materials Chemistry Division Horizon Prize: Stephanie L Kwolek Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2022
  • Corday-Morgan Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021
  • 2020 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom Chemistry Finalist, Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences, 2020
  • Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award for Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Executive Board of Editors and the Publisher of Tetrahedron Publications, 2018
  • President’s Excellence in Research Award and a President’s Medal (together with Professors Tony Barrett, Charles Coombes and Simak Ali) for Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Imperial College London, 2017
  • Runner-up EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia, European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC), 2015
  • Thieme Chemistry Journal Award, Thieme Chemistry (Editorial Boards of Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfacts), 2015
  • Harrison-Meldola Memorial prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014
  • College President and Rector’s award for Excellence in Teaching, Imperial College, 2013
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching, Imperial College, 2013

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Professional Member, New York Academy of Sciences, 2020
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, British Association of Cancer Research


  • Established Career Fellowship, EPSRC, 2018 - 2023
  • JSP Fellowship, 48th Bürgenstock Conference, 2013 - 2013