Tilden Prize 2016 Winner


Professor Dermot O'Hare
Professor Dermot O'Hare
University of Oxford

 

Awarded for his creative work on the synthesis, reactivity and advanced characterisation of molecular inorganic compounds and materials spanning organometallic chemistry to framework and layered materials

 

 


About the Winner


Dermot O'Hare studied chemistry at Balliol College, Oxford were he obtained a BA in 1982 and subsequently DPhil in 1985 under the direction of Professor MLH Green FRS. After the DPhil he was awarded a Royal Commission of 1851 Research Fellowship. In 1986/87 we was a Dupont Postdoctoral Fellow in CR&D at E I Dupont in Delaware, US.  After which he returned to Oxford as a University lecturer and a Septcentenary Tutorial Fellow at Balliol College. 

He is currently Professor of Chemistry, SCG Fellow in Chemistry, Balliol College and Director of the Oxford-SCG Centre of Excellence in Chemistry. He was the Royal Society of Chemistry Sir Edward Frankland Fellow in 1996/97. In 1996 he was honoured by the Institüt de France, Académie des Sciences as one of the top 50 leading scientists in Europe under 40 yrs. In 1997 he was awarded the Exxon European Chemical and Engineering Prize. In 1998 he was awarded the RSC Corday Morgan Medal and Prize. In 2007 he was awarded the Glen T Seaborg Distinguished Lectureship at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2009 the University of Oxford Teaching Excellence award. In Royal Society of Chemistry Ludwig Mond Award and last year he was awarded a University of Oxford Impact Award.


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