School of Chemical Sciences
Academic Staff - Organic Chemistry
Academic biographyPhD - 1996 York University
1996-1997 Research Chemist Novopharm Lmt. Toronto Canada.
1997-1998 Lead Formulation Chemist Chemlan Chemicals Toronto/South Carolina
1998-2001 Research Associate DCU/NCSR
2001-2012 Assistant Professor School of Chemical Sciences
2012 - Present Associate Professor DCU
2014- 2018 Head of School of Chemical Sciences
2019 - 2021 Visiting Senior Lecturer, King's College London
Research interestsSynthetic chemistry - Flow synthesis, Photocatalysis, design and synthesis of new photosensitisers, Macrocycle design and synthesis, photochemistry,
Materials Chemistry - development of electroactive materials for thermogalvanic modules, graphene composites for sorbtion applications.
Medicinal Chemistry - Potassium Channel Inhibitor development for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, Photodynamic Therapy
Environmental Chemistry - Green Chemistry, Photocatalysis in water treatment, development of new Membrane technologies for water purification, environmental forensics, Macrocyclic/Receptor Chemistry for pollution remediation and sensor technology, Green Chemistry