Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Reader in Applied Synthesis



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501kMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





  • Rapid synthetic methods for the synthesis and development of carbon-11 molecules for use in PET (Positron Emission Tomography) imaging
  • Chemical synthesis on microfluidic devices
  • Palladium catalysed carbonylation and methylation reactions
  • Solid supported palladium catalysts
  • Synthesis of hemilable phosphorous and nitrogen containing ligands and their application in coordination chemistry and catalysis
  • Coordination cages, bowl structures and coordination polymers synthesised from phosphorus containing ligands and late transition metals
  • Molecular host-guest interactions between coordination cages and small neutral and charged molecules

EPSRC award number EP/E039278/1   


Dr Ramon Vilar Compte

Professor Andrew deMello

Professor Nick Long

Professor Antony Gee

Dr Dirk Bender