Professor Matthew Rosseinsky
EPSRC Council member
Professor Rosseinsky obtained a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford and a DPhil under the supervision of Professor P. Day, FRS in 1990. He was a Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey where his work with DW Murphy, AF Hebard and RC.Haddon led to the discovery of superconductivity in alkali metal fullerides.
In 1992, he was appointed University Lecturer at the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, where he remained until 1999 when he moved to the University of Liverpool as Professor of Inorganic Chemistry. He was awarded the inaugural de Gennes Prize for Materials Chemistry (a lifetime award for achievement in this research area open to all scientists internationally) by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2009 and the CNR Rao Award of the Chemical Research Society of India in 2010. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2008, and was awarded the Hughes Medal of the Royal Society in 2011. In March 2013 he became a Royal Society Research Professor.
His work addresses the synthesis of new functional materials for energy and information storage applications, and has been characterised by extensive collaboration with many academic and industrial colleagues.
Term ends: March 2019