ANDREW R. BARRON
Research identifier: ORCID (0000-0002-2018-8288).
1986 PhD, Chemistry Department, Imperial College of Science and Technology, UK
1983 BSc, Chemistry Department, Imperial College of Science and Technology, UK
• CURRENT POSITIONS
2014- Sêr Cymru Chair of Low Carbon Energy and Environment, College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK
2014- Director of the Energy Safety Research Institute; College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK
1995- Charles W. Duncan, Jr. - Welch Chair of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Rice University, USA
1995- Professor, Department of Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University, USA
• PREVIOUS POSITIONS
2011-2013 Faculty Director, National Corrosion Center, Rice University, USA.
2009-2010 Visiting Professor, University of Wales, UK
2006-2008 Associate Dean of Industry Interactions and Technology Transfer, Rice University, USA.
1995-2014 Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, USA
1991-1995 Associate Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, USA.
1987-1991 Assistant Professor, Harvard University, USA.
• FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2013 Applied Inorganic Chemistry Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
2011 World Technology Award, World Technology Network, USA.
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award in Nanotechnology, Houston Technology Center, USA.
2009 Prince of Wales Visiting Innovator, University of Wales, UK.
2002 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research, Welch Foundation, USA.
1997 Hümboldt Senior Scientist Research Award, Hümboldt Foundation, Germany
1995 Corday Morgan Medal and Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
1995 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
1991 Meldola Medal and Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
1987 Du Pont Young Faculty Fellow, DuPont, USA.
• PUBLICATION HISTORY
Publications: 447 peer reviewed publications.
h-factor: 58 (Citation index).
Text books: 6 (open access).
• SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
2014- 4 postdocs; 1 Masters student; College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK
1995-2014 11 postdocs; 37 PhD; 2 Masters students; Department of Chemistry, Rice University, USA
1987-1995 13 postdocs; 4 PhD; Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, USA
• TEACHING ACTIVITIES
1995-2014 Transition metal chemistry; Chemistry of electronic materials; Inorganic chemistry; Physical methods in inorganic and nano chemistry; Honors laboratory; Lab module in catalysis; Lab module in experimental chemistry; Automotive engineering: materials and dynamics; Entrepreneurial management for scientists and engineers, Technology management for scientists and engineers; Management for scientists and engineers; Managerial chemistry. Rice University, USA
1987-1995 Organometallic chemistry; inorganic chemistry; general chemistry. Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, USA
• ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
1993 Symposium Organizer, Covalent Ceramics II, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA.
1996 Co-chair, Inorganic Chemistry Gordon Conference, Newport, USA.
1997 Chair, Inorganic Chemistry Gordon Conference, Newport, USA.
1997 Symposium Chair for special symposium in honor of Sir. Geoffrey Wilkinson, ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
• INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1987-1995 Graduate Admissions Committee; Seminar Committee. Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, USA
1995-2016 Graduate Admissions Committee; Curriculum Committee; Seminar Committee; Curriculum Committee; Graduate Recruiting Committee; Committee on Scholarships and Awards; Department of Chemistry, Rice University, USA
1995-2016 Materials Science Steering Committee; Industrial Enterprise Committee; Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, USA.
1997-2000 Dean Search Committee; Executive Education; Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Steering Committee. Jones School of Management, Rice University, USA.
1996-2000 Technology Transfer Committee; Promotion and Tenure Committee; Search Committee for Vice Provost for Development; Provost Search Committee. Rice University, USA.
2014- The Texas Strategic Partnership. Swansea University, UK.
• COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
1992-2000 Editor: Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics, Wiley.
1998-2005 Editorial Board: Advanced Materials, VCH.
1998-2002 Editorial Board: Chemistry of Materials, ACS.
1998-2002 Editorial Board: Polyhedron, Pergamon.
2000-2008 Editorial Board, Dalton Transactions, RSC.
2006-2009 Editorial Board, Recent Patents in Nanotechnology.
2006-present Editorial Board: Main Group Chemistry.
2011-present Editorial Board: Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Elsevier.
2013-present Editor: Journal of Nanomaterials, Hindawi.
2013-present Editor: Scientific Reports, Nature Publications.
• MEMBERSHIP OF SCIETIFIC SOCIETIES
1983-present Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
1987-present American Chemical Society, USA
• MAJOR COLLABORATIONS
S H. Doak (Swansea); D. Potter, S. Durdagi (Calgary), C. T. Supuran (Florence); M. Bowes Hamill (Baylor College of Medicine); M. Bhutani (MD Anderson Cancer Center); N. Monteiro-Riviere (North Carolina State University); B. Maruyama, (Wright Patterson Air Force Base); H. W. Roesky (Gottingen); D. R. Rankin (Edinburgh); J. Lewinski (Warsaw); M. Stuke (Max Planck Institute); J. M. Tsangaris (Ioannina); R. Smalley, W. E. Billups, M. Pasquali, J. M. Tour, A. G. Mikos, M. Wiesner, N. Hackerman, A. Luttge, Q. Li, (Rice University).