Professor Christopher Sumby

Professor of Chemistry & Deputy Dean Research
Professor Christopher Sumby
  Org Unit Chemistry
  Email christopher.sumby@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 7406
  Location Floor/Room 1 05 ,  Badger ,   North Terrace

CURRENTLY

  • Professor of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, The University of Adelaide.
  • Deputy Dean (Research), Faculty of Sciences, The University of Adelaide.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

  • Associate Professor, School of Chemistry & Physics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2013.
  • ARC Future Fellow, School of Chemistry & Physics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, February 2010 - February 2014.
  • Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, School of Chemistry & Physics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2010.
  • ARC Australian Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Chemistry & Physics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, February 2007 - February 2010.
  • Lecturer in Chemistry, School of Chemistry & Physics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2007 - 2009.
  • Foundation of Research Science and Technology (FRST) New Zealand Science and Technology Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, September 2006 - January 2007.
  • Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, August 2003 - August 2006.

FELLOWSHIPS

JSPS Long-term Invitational Fellowship 2014 (host: Prof. Susumu Kitagawa, Kyoto); UNSW Visiting Researcher Fellowship 2010 - 2013; ARC Future Fellowship, 2010 - 2014; ARC Australian Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2007 - 2010; Foundation of Research Science and Technology (FRST) New Zealand Science and Technology Fellowship, 2006 - 2009 (funding relinquished).

PRIZES AND AWARDS

Sandy Matheison Award of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and NZ, 2016; South Australian Young Tall Poppy, 2009; Ralph Earle Seminar Prize, Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, 2002; New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee Claude McCarthy Fellowship, 2002; Royal Society of New Zealand Science and Technology Award, 2002; Haydon Prize in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, 1998.

 

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Christchuch, New Zealand, 1996 - 1999. Final Year Research Project: Diels-Alder Approaches to Anti-Cancer Prodrugs.
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Christchuch, New Zealand, 2000 - 2003, working with Professor Peter Steel on the synthesis and study of heterocyclic ligand systems incorporating a chelating di-2-pyridyl motif. Thesis title: The Synthesis and Study of Bridging Heterocyclic Ligands. Awarded July 2003.

Member of the Royal Australian Chemistry Institute (MRACI CChem)

Member of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand (SCANZ)

 

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