Imperial College London

Professor King Kuok (Mimi) Hii

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Catalysis
 
 
 
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Contact

 

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Location

 

401KMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus

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Summary

 

Overview


Current Funding:

Source

Amount

Project title

Duration

Pharmacat Consortium

£30,000

Catalytic Flow Chemistry: Synthesis of amides from primary alcohols and amines

10/10-09/13

EPSRC industrial DTG award

£92,161

New applications of gold catalysis in oxidative transformation of alcohols

10/11-09/14

EPSRC 'Pathway to impact' award £52,792 A flow reactor system for delivery of oxidants on-demand 03/13-08/13
EPSRC 'Accelerating Physical Sciences Grand Challenges towards Innovative Manufacturing' award £998,534 Sustainable manufacturing in multiphase continuous reactors: Aerobic oxidations 07/13-12/15
EPSRC industrial DTG award £92,000 Pd-catalysed C-H activation of aromatic rings 10/13-09/16

 

International meetings (invited Speaker):

2019:

Invited Speaker, 23rd Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (EuCOMC XXIII), Helsinki, Finland, June 16-20, 2019.

Invited Speaker, Flow Chemistry Europe, Cambridge, UK, February 26-27, 2019.

2018:

Invited Speaker, BASF Flow Chemistry Symposium, Ludwigshaven, Germany, November 20, 2018.

Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC18), Sydney, Australia, July 22-25, 2018.

Invited Speaker, Gordon Research Conference: “Organic Reactions and Processes”, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA, July 15-20, 2018.

Keynote Speaker, National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society, Organic Division, Lund, Sweden, June 17-20, 2018.

2017:

Invited Speaker, 6th Conference on Frontiers in Organic Synthesis Technology (FROST6), Budapest, Hungary, October 18-20, 2017.

Invited Speaker, 26th International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry Congress, Regensburg, Germany, September 3–8, 2017.

Keynote Speaker, 8th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC8), Melbourne, Australia, July 23–26, 2017.

Keynote Speaker, Flow Chemistry Europe 2017, Cambridge, UK, February 7–8, 2017.

 
Other Activities/appointments:
 

EPSRC “Dial–a–Molecule” Grand Challenge Network, Steering committee (2010–2015); co–Investigator (2016–2020)

Member of the EPSRC Peer Review Associate College (2016–)

UK Catalysis Hub, Steering committee (2016–)

Professional Member of The Singapore National Institute of Chemistry, SNIC (2018–2020)

Board member, Flow Chemical Society’s Excellence Center Alliance.

Advisory Board for Journal of Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society (2019–)

Associate Editor for ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, American Chemical Society (2019–) 

 

 

Collaborators

Prof. Andrew G. Livingston, Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering

Prof. Geoffrey H. Kelsall, Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering

Dr Klaus Hellgardt EurIng PhD DIC Dipl.-Ing.(TH) VDI MCFA, Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering

Dr. Mark Newton, European Synchrotron Research Facility, Grenoble, Characterisation of Pd catalysts using XAFS techniques

Dr. J. M. Vila, University of Santiago de Compostela

Professor Henry S. Rzepa, Imperial College London, Theoretical Chemistry

Research Staff

Barreiro,E

Ferrini,P

Research Student Supervision

ARBOUR,J

LIU,X

Lusted,P

RIX,K

SMITH,A

TAYLOR,L