ALASTAIR LENNOX

Career Summary 

2018 – present           Royal Society University Research Fellow

                                    University of Bristol

2015 – 2017                Postdoctoral Research Fellow

                                    University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

                                    Prof. Shannon S Stahl

                                    Development of electrochemical catalytic reactions in collaboration                                        with AbbVie

 

2014 – 2015                Alexander von Humboldt Fellow

                                    Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT), Rostock, Germany

                                    Prof. Matthias Beller

                                    Homo- and heterogeneous photocatalytic water reduction

                                    Visiting researcher: Luo group, ZJUT, Hangzhou, China

 

2008 – 2013                PhD

                                    University of Bristol

                                    Prof Guy Lloyd-Jones FRS

                                    Thesis: Organotrifluoroborate Preparation, Coupling and Hydrolysis

 

2004 – 2008                MChem

                                    University of Manchester

                                    Chemistry with Studies in North America (UCLA)

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr David Heard

David graduated with an MChem from the University of Sheffield in 2014, undertaking his final year project with Dr David Williams. David joined the Bristol Chemical Synthesis CDT in 2014, conducting his PhD research into the structural elucidation and total synthesis of maleidride natural products with Prof. Chris Willis. In 2019, David joined the Lennox group and is investigating new methods for reaction optimisation.

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PhD students

Sayad Doobary

2018

Sayad joins the Lennox lab from the Synthesis CDT after an undergraduate degree at Bristol. He is working on the development of novel organic electrochemical fluorination methods in collaboration with GSK

John Box

2018

John conducted an MSci project in the Booker-Milburn lab at the University of Bristol. He spent the summer working at Bayer in Germany, and is developing some electrochemical reduction chemistry.

Alexi Sedikides

2018

Alexi did his undergraduate degree at the University of Cardiff and conducted research with Rudolf Allemann. He is working on some electrochemical alkyne fluorination protocols in collaboration with UCB. 

Ellie Stammers

2019

Ellie did her undergraduate degree at the University of York, completing her Masters project at Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel.  She is part of the Bristol Synthesis CDT and is working in collaboration with the Clayden group.

Bert Rowett

2019

Bert joins the Lennox Lab from the Cardiff/Bristol/Bath CDT in Catalysis, having carried out his undergraduate studies at the University of Bristol. He is working on electrochemical α-functionalisation reactions.

Alex Atkins

2019

Alex joins the Lennox group after completing his MSci degree at the University of Bristol and working with Professor Robin Bedford for his final year project. He is currently working on electrochemical fluorination methods in collaboration with Syngenta.

Sam Deeks

2019

Sam carried out his MSci Project in the Faul lab at the University of Bristol. He is working in collaboration with the Faul group to develop materials for electrochemical reactors.

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Undergraduate students

Henry Caldora

Henry joined the group as a Master student after having completed two summer research projects with us. He is currently working on novel electrochemical methodology.

James Hazell

James is a final year MSci student and is working on electrochemical defluorination reactions. 

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