Richard Catlow knighted in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List

Richard Catlow knighted in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List

The AE Cardiff Hub is delighted that Richard Catlow, a member of AE has been honoured for his services to science research.  

About Sir Richard Catlow FRS FRSC FInstP

Professor Catlow is Professor of Catalytic and Computational Chemistry at Cardiff University and University College London. His work in the field of computational and experimental studies of complex inorganic materials has offered insight into the mechanisms of industrial catalysis applying computer models to solid state and materials chemistry to investigate the synthesis, structure and properties of materials in the solid phase. He is one of the founding members of the UK Catalysis Hub and has led the Research programme running at Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH) since 2013.

Sir Richard has received several awards from the Royal Society of Chemistry including:

  • the Faraday Lectureship Prize (2020)
  • the Liversidge medal (2008)
  • the Interdisciplinary Medal (1998)
  • the Royal Society of Chemistry Medal: Solid State Chemistry (1992)

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Vice President of Academia Europaea and Director of AE Cardiff Hub said,

“It is a pleasure to congratulate Professor Catlow on his knighthood, recognizing his worldwide leadership in science, both in his current role as Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and as one of the leading chemists of our time. The AE Cardiff Hub looks forward to continuing co-operation and interaction with Professor Catlow.”

21st October 2020. For further information please contact
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