2018 Faraday Lectureship Prize Winner
Cardiff Catalysis Institute, Cardiff University
Awarded for seminal investigations of heterogeneous catalysis by gold and gold containing nanomaterials
About the Winner
Graham Hutchings is Regius Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Cardiff Catalysis Institute. He studied chemistry at University College London obtaining his PhD in biological chemistry in 1975. His early career was with ICI where he changed fields to work on heterogeneous catalysis and in 1981 he was seconded to AECI Ltd where he became interested in gold catalysis. In 1984 he moved to academia and has held chairs at the Universities of Witwatersrand, Liverpool and Cardiff. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2009, and he was awarded the ENI Award for Advanced Environmental Solutions in 2017 for his work on gold catalysis.
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