Martin Schröder (chemist)

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Martin Schröder FRSE FRSC is a British inorganic chemist. He is Vice-President and Dean for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Manchester since June 2015.[1] Previously he was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science (2011-2015) and Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (1995-2015) at the University of Nottingham.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born of Estonian parents in Buckinghamshire in 1954,[2] and educated at the local Slough Grammar School. He obtained a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield (1975) and PhD from Imperial College (1978) under the supervision of W.P. Griffith.

Career[edit]

  • Postdoctoral fellowships at the ETH Zurich and the University of Cambridge (Jack Lewis)
  • Appointed in 1982 to a Senior Demonstratorship at the University of Edinburgh, promoted to Lecturer (1983), Reader (1991) and Professor (1994)
  • In 1995 moved to the University of Nottingham as Head and Professor of Inorganic Chemistry. He was Head of the School of Chemistry at Nottingham from 1999-2005.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE). His awards include the Corday-Morgan Medal and Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1991, a Royal Society of Edinburgh Support Research Fellowship in 1991-2, Tilden Lecturer of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2001, the Royal Society of Chemistry award for the Chemistry of Transition Metals in 2003, a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2005.

He moved to the University of Manchester in 2015 as Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Professor of Chemistry.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/article/?id=14095, retrieved 2 June 2015
  2. ^ GRO Register of Births: JUN 1954 6a 541 ETON - Martin Schröder, mmn = Kruus'na