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. 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. 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. 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. Belen Rubial

Belen Rubial

since 2018, Clarin-COFUND Program Fellowship

B.Sc. (Hons.), University of Oviedo, Spain, 2011
M.Sc., University of Oviedo, Spain, 2012
Ph.D., University of Oviedo, Spain, 2017
(Advisor: Jose Manuel Gonzalez)

Dr. Selbi Keskin

Selbi Keskin

since 2018, TUBITAK Fellowship

B.Sc., Mersin University, Turkey, 2004
Ph.D., Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2015
(Advisor: Metin Balci)
P.D., Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2016

Dr. Felix Pape

Felix Pape

since 2018

B.Sc. Technische Universität Berlin, 2012
(Advisor Prof. Martin Oestreich)
M.Sc. Technische Universität Berlin, 2014
(Advisor Dr. Johannes F. Teichert/Prof. Martin Oestreich)
Ph.D. Technische Universität Berlin, 2018
(Advisor Prof. Johannes F. Teichert)

Dr. Daniel Kaiser

Daniel Kaiser

since 2018, Erwin-Schrödinger Fellowship

M.Sc. Universität Wien/LMU München, 2013
(Advisor: Dr. Thomas Magauer)
Ph.D. Universität Wien, 2018
(Advisor: Prof. Nuno Maulide)

Dr. Durga Prasad Hari

Durga Prasad Hari

since 2018,

M.Sci., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2010
Ph.D., University of Regensburg, Germany, 2014
(Advisor: Burkhard Koenig)
PD, EPFL, Switzerland, 2018
(Advisor: Jerome Waser)

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, UK
(Advisor: Dr. John Slattery)

Joe Abell

Joe Abell

since 2018, CDT Programme

M.Chem., University of Oxford, UK, 2017
(Advisor: Prof. Dermot O'Hare)

Luke Lewis-Borell

Luke Lewis-Borell

since 2018, CDT Programme

M.Chem., Newcastle University, UK, 2016
(Advisor: Professor Bernard Golding)

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

Visitors

Amna Murtaza

Amna Murtaza

since 2017, CSC fellowship

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

Phillip Grant

Phillip Grant

since 2018

PhD, University of Auckland, NZ, 2016–present
(Advisor: Margaret Brimble)
BSc (Hons), University of Auckland, NZ, 2015
(Advisor: Margaret Brimble)