2019 Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award Winner


Professor Matthew Gaunt

Professor Matthew Gaunt

University of Cambridge

 

Awarded for the development of catalytic C-H activation strategies in aliphatic amines.

 


About the Winner


Matthew Gaunt graduated from the University of Birmingham having completed undergraduate research in the labs of Professor Richard Walker and Dr Jonathan Percy. He moved to the University of Cambridge for graduate studies with Dr Jonathan Spencer in 1995, graduating in 2000. After PhD, he moved to the University of Pennsylvania for postdoctoral research with Professor Amos B Smith III, as a GlaxoWellcome Postdoctoral Fellow. In 2002 he retuned to Cambridge as a Junior Research Fellow and Ramsay Memorial Fellow with Professor Steven Ley. He began his independent research career in 2003 at the University of Cambridge, firstly as a Royal Society University Research Fellow, then as Lecturer in 2006, Reader in 2010, and as Professor from 2012


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