Alumni

PhD Students

Name Year First Destination
25. Dr Sin-Yuen Chang 2016 Insutrial Liaison, Diamond Light Source, Ltd.
24. Dr Adrian Gainar 2016 EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship, Imperial College London
23. Dr Amani Musharah 2016 Saudi-Aramco
22. Dr Devon Indar 2015 Returned to Trinidad & Tobago
21. Dr Joshua Goldberg 2015 Teach First
20. Dr Christopher Maher 2014 National Nuclear Laboratory
19. Dr Matthew Thomason 2013 Novartis
18. Dr Vicky Fawcett 2011 Unilever
17. Dr Luanga N. Nchari 2011 Postdoctoral Research, The University of Manchester, since 2013 at Kraft Foods
16. Dr Hamizah Mohd. Zaki 2011 Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
15. Dr Joanna S. Stevens 2010 EPSRC PhD+ Fellowship
14. Dr Matthew Hudson 2010 Shell
11. Dr David J. Meehan 2009 Postdoctoral Research, The University of Manchester
10. Dr Hamid Esfahanian 2008 Consultancy, Manchester, UK
9. Dr Anna Makarowicz 2008 Abcr Chemicals, Germany
8. Dr Nikolaos Tsapatsaris 2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Germany
6. Dr Andrew W.F. Ip 2008 Assistant Professor, University of Macao
5. Dr A. Murray Booth 2008 Postdoctoral Research, The University of Manchester
4. Dr Simon Braun 2008 BASF
3. Dr Agnes Dauvergne 2007 Pfizer (now at AstraZeneca)
2. Dr Karifala Dumbuya 2005* Postdoctoral Research, University of Erlangen, Germany; since 2011 at BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH (Hannover)
1. Dr Norbert Weiher 2003* Postdoctoral Research, ETH Zürich

 

Postdocs

Name Year(s) Destination
Dr Ghazala Sadiq 2013 Design Centre Scientist at Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
Dr Peter Ivanov 2012 Senior Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
Dr Mike Cooke 2012 School of Chemical Engineering
Dr Nikolaos Tsapatsaris 2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Germany
Dr Guy A. Hembury 2006-2008 Research Director, Bioniqs, UK
Dr Angela Beesley 2004-2007 Unilever
Dr Elizabeth A. Willneff 2006-2007 Senior Experimental Officer, Centre for Materials Discovery, University of Liverpool
Dr Norbert Weiher 2004-2007 Lecturer, School of Sound Recording, Manchester

 

Academic Visitors

Professor Nidal Al-Derzi Visiting Lecturer 2010-11

 

MSc Research Project Students

Name Year Destination
Yeungching Kong 2010/11 Shell, Brunei
Sudhanshu Mohanty 2010/11 tbc
Abdil Halimis Stani 2009/10 The Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), Jakarta
Ly May Chew 2008/09 PhD, University of Bochum, Germany
Helen Tatton 2005/06 Analyst, Instrumentation Enterprise, South of England
Maryam Hashemi 2005/06 unknown
Satyender Goel 2004/05 PhD, University of Central Florida, USA
Philip Peartree 2004/05 PhD, University of Manchester, UK
Charilaos Kotsiomytis 2002/03 Greek Army

 

Diploma Thesis Research*

Name Year Destination
Jürgen Osswald 2002 PhD, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
Elizabeth A. Willneff 2001 PhD, UMIST, UK
Catharina Klanner 2000 PhD, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, now at BASF
Norbert Weiher 1999 PhD, FU Berlin

 

MEng Final Year Research

Name Year Destination
James Black 2011/12 PhD, The University of Manchester, UK
Sin-Yuen Chang 2011/12 PhD, The University of Manchester, UK
Vanessa Suinggi 2011/12 Shell, Malaysia
Ching Michael Foo 2010/11 PhD, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Will Johnson 2010/11 Process Engineer, Arvia Technologies
Lauren Newton 2010/11 PhD, The University of Manchester, UK
Michalis Pelendritis 2009/10 PhD, The University of Manchester, UK
Mahmoud Gawish 2009/10 unknown
Jeff Wang 2008/09 unknown
Devon Indar 2008/09 Trinidad and Tobago Petroleum Company; now pursuing a PhD, The University of Manchester, UK
Habeeb Owo 2007/08 unknown
Marco Lazzarini 2005/06 unknown
Chetan Shetty 2004/05 unknown

 

Undergraduate Volunteers

Name Year Destination
Mohammed Ghazi Atallah 2009/10 transfer to BSc degree, Brown University, USA

 

MChem Final Year Research

Name Year Destination
Helen Gallon 2007 PhD in Chemistry, University of Manchester
Matthew Bromfield 2007 PhD in Materials Science, University of Manchester
Shimon Shapiro 2006 Volvo
Thomas Lonsborough 2005 Head of Online Learning, Manchester MIDI School
David J. Meehan 2005 PhD in Chemistry, University of Manchester
Akintayo Adisa 2004 PhD in Chemistry, University of Manchester

 

BSc Final Year Research

Name Year Destination
Michael Hitchen 2006 private company
Tom Wheeler 2005 unknown
Shiv Savani 2005 PhD in Materials Science, University of Manchester
Philip Peartree 2004 MSc, then PhD, University of Manchester

ERASMUS Research Project

Name Year Destination
Aurelie Maubert 2007 unknown

 

*Freie Universität Berlin