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
a) Green Chemistry - Flow synthesis, Flow Biocatalysis, Enzyme Plastics degradation, Bio-manufacturing, Deep Eutectic Solvents, visit: https://www.tudublin.ie/research/discover-our-research/research-institutes-centres-and-groups/green-chemistry-biocatalysis/
b) Synthetic chemistry - Photocatalysis, design and synthesis of i) new photosensitisers for Theranostic/PDT applications, ii) Macrocycle design for waste water treatment and sensor applications. design iii) Materials design for photocatalysis, and sorption applications.
c) Medicinal Chemistry - i) Potassium Channel Inhibitor development for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, ii) Photodynamic Therapy
d) Environmental Chemistry - i) Photocatalysis in water treatment, ii) development of new Membrane technologies for water purification, iii) environmental forensics