Current Group Members

Research Officer

Dr. Adam Noble

Adam Noble

since 2017

M.Sci., University of Nottingham, UK, 2008
Ph.D., University College London, 2012
(Advisor: Jim Anderson)
P.D., Princeton University, USA, 2014
(Advisor: David MacMillan)
P.D., University of Bristol, UK, 2014-17
(Advisor: Varinder K. Aggarwal)

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Jingjing Wu

Jingjing Wu

since 2015, SIOC fellowship

B.S., East China University of Science and Technology, 2009
(Advisor: Bubing Zeng)
Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014
(Advisor: Weisheng Tian)
Research Assistant, SIOC, China, 2014–2015

Dr. Oleksandr Zhurakovskyi

Oleksandr Zhurakovskyi

since 2015

B.Sc., Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine, 2007
M.Sc., Dnipropetrovsk National University, 2008
MS, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, 2009
D.Phil., University of Oxford, UK, 2014
(Advisor: Jeremy Robertson)
P.D., Harvard University, USA, 2014-2015
(Advisor: Andrew Myers)

Dr. Ganesh Venkataraman

Ganesh Venkataraman

since 2016, Newton International Fellowship

B.Sc., Bharathidasan University, India, 2004
M.S., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2007
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2013, Advisor: S. Chandrasekaran
P.D., Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, Japan, Advisor: M. Shibasaki

Dr. Murat Kucukdisli

Murat Kucukdisli

since 2016, DFG Fellowship

B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2007
M.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2009
Ph.D., University of Mainz, Germany, 2015
(Advisor: Till Opatz)

Dr. Mattia Silvi

Mattia Silvi

since 2016, Marie Curie Fellowship

B.Sc., "Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy, 2008
M.Sc., "Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy, 2011
Ph.D., Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain, 2015
(Advisor: Paolo Melchiorre)

Dr. Beatrice Collins

Beatrice Collins

since 2016

M.Sci., University of Cambridge, UK, 2009
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK, 2014
(Advisor: Matthew Gaunt)
PD, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2016
(Advisor: Ben Feringa)

Dr. Changcheng Jing

Changcheng Jing

since 2017

B.S., Shandong Normal University, China, 2009
Ph.D., East China Normal University, China, 2016
(Advisor: Wenhao Hu)
Research Associate, ECNU, China, 2016–2017

Dr. Narasimhulu Gandhamsetty

Narasimhulu Gandhamsetty

since 2017

B. Sc., Sri Venkateswara University, India, 2001
M. Sc., Sri Venkateswara University, India, 2005
Ph. D., Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), India, 2012
Advisor: Dr J. S. Yadav
P.D., Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), 2013-2017
Advisor: Prof. Sukbok Chang

Dr. Rafael Dias

Rafael Dias

since 2017, CAPES Fellowship

M.Sci., Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil, 2011
Ph.D., University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2015
(Advisor: Antonio Burtoloso)
P.D., Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials, Brazil, 2017
(Advisor: Maria Borges and Antonio Burtoloso)

Dr. Hsuan-Hung Liao

Hsuan-Hung Liao

since 2017, Marie Curie Fellowship

B.Sc., National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
M.Sc., National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2010 (Advisor: Rai-Shung Liu)
Ph.D., RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 2016
(Advisor: Magnus Rueping)
P.D., RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 2016-2017

Dr. Nandakumar Meganathan

Nandakumar Meganathan

since 2017, Marie Curie Fellowship

B.Sc., University of Madras, India, 2004
M.Sc., Anna University, India, 2009
Ph.D., University of Madras, India, 2015
(Advisor: A. K. Mohanakrishnan)
P.D., National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2017
(Advisor: Yun Chi)

Dr. Chao Shu

Chao Shu

since 2017

B.S., Anhui Normal University, 2011
Ph.D., Xiamen University, 2017
(Advisor: Longwu Ye)

Dr. Raffael Schrof

Raffael Schrof<

since 2017, Swiss NSF Fellowship

Dipl., University of Freiburg, Germany, 2012
PhD, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2017
(Advisor: Karl-Heinz Altmann)

Dr. James Smith

James Smith

since 2017

M. Sci., University of Bristol, UK, 2013
PhD, University of Bristol, UK, 2017
(Advisor: Varinder K. Aggarwal)

Post-Graduate Researchers

Pradip Songara

Pradip Songara

since 2012, CDT Programme

M. Chem., University of Reading, UK, 2012

Giorgia Casoni

Giorgia Casoni

since 2014

M. Sci., University of Florence, Italy, 2013

Alexander Fawcett

Alexander Fawcett

since 2014

M. Sci., University of Birmingham, UK, 2014

Bin Zhou

Bin Zhou

since 2014, CDT Programme

MSci. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2013

Siying Zhong

Siying Zhong

since 2014, CDT Programme

M. Chem., University of Sheffield, UK, 2014

Joe Bateman

Joe Bateman

since 2015

M.Sci., University of Nottingham, UK, 2015

Johan A. Pradeilles

Johan A. Pradeilles

since 2015, ERC Grant

M.Sc., Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France, 2015

James Fordham

James Fordham

since 2016, CDT Programme

M.Sci., University of Nottingham, UK, 2015
(Advisor: Prof. Chris Moody)

Lydia Dewis

Lydia Dewis

since 2016, CDT Programme

M.Chem., University of Bath, UK, 2015
(Advisor: Dr. Simon Lewis)

Riccardo S. Mega

Riccardo S. Mega

since 2016

M.Sci., University of Bristol, UK, 2016
(Advisor: Prof. Varinder K. Aggarwal)

Steven H. Bennett

Steven H. Bennett

since 2016

M.Chem., University of Strathclyde, UK, 2016
(Advisor: Dr. Allan J. B. Watson)

Rory Cameron Mykura

Rory Mykura

since 2017, CDT Programme

MSci, University of Birmingham, UK, 2016
(Advisor: Dr. Youcef Mehellou)

Sheenagh Aiken

Sheenagh Aiken

since 2017

BA Hons., University of Cambridge, 2014
MSc, Queen's University Belfast, 2015
(Advisor: Dr. William Goldring)
Associate Scientist, Redx Pharma Plc, 2015–2017

Charlotte Gregson

Charlotte Gregson

since 2017

M.Chem., University of York,
(Advisor: Dr. John Slattery)

Master's Students

Elliott Denton

Elliott Denton

since 2017

BSc (Hons), University of Sheffield, 2017

Bjoern Andreassen

Bjoern Andreassen

since 2017

BSc, Technische Universität Berlin, 2017

Eugenia Luc

Eugenia Luc

since 2017

University of Bristol

Eve Vincent

Eve Vincent

since 2017

University of Bristol

Visitors

Dr. Lin He

Dr. Lin He

since 2017, CSC Fellowship

BSc, Qufu normal University, 2002
MSc, University of Science and Technology of China, 2005 (Advisor: Song Xue)
PhD, Institute of Chemistry, CAS, 2008 (Advisor: Song Ye)
Associate professor, Shihezi University, 2008–2014
Full professor, Shihezi University, 2014–present

Amna Murtaza

Amna Murtaza

since 2017, CSC fellowship

M.Phil, Quaid-i-Azam university, Islamabad