Pakistan Academy of Sciences

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Anthony Kevin Cheetham

Anthony Kevin Cheetham
Current Position Research Professor Materials Research Laboratory University of California Santa Barbara CA 93106 Phone No. (805) 893-8767
Born in Stockport, UK in 11/16/1946 Year Elected 1997
Email [email protected]
Education
St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK: Honorary Scholar, B.A. (Class 1) in Chemistry, 1969; Distinction of Supplementary Biochemistry, 1968; Wadham College, Oxford, UK: Senior Scholar, M.A., D.Phil., 1971.
Positions Held
Research Professor, Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA, 2018- to present; Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2016 – present; Treasurer and Vice-President, The Royal Society, 2012 to 2017; University of Cambridge: Goldsmiths’ Professor of Materials Science, 2007 to 2017; University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA: Director, Materials Research Laboratory, 1992 to 2007; Professor of Chemistry, 1992 to 2007; Professor of Materials, 1991 to 2007; Science Advisor, Unilever plc, 2000 to 2008; Professor of Solid State Chemistry, Royal Institution, London, 1986 to 2002; Christ Church, Oxford: Tutor in Inorganic Chemistry, 1974-1991; Emeritus Student (Fellow), 1991 to date; Oxford University: Lecturer in Chemical Crystallography, 1974-1990; Reader in Inorganic Materials, 1990-1991; Visiting Professor (Fulbright Scholar), Arizona State University, USA, 1977; U.C. Berkeley, USA, 1979; E.P. Abraham Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellow, Lincoln College, Oxford, 1971-1974.
Awards
Bonner Chemiepreis, Univ. Bonn, Germany, 2002; Humphry Davy Prize Lectureship of the Royal Society, 2003; Somiya Award of the IUMRS with Professor C.N.R. Rao, 2004; Docteur Honoris Causa, Université de Versailles, 2006; Hon D.Sc., University of St. Andrews, 2011; Hon. D.Sc., Tumkur Univ., India, 2011; Raman Chair, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2011; TWAS Medal Lecturer, 2011; Platinum Medal, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 2011; Nyholm Prize for Inorganic Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012; Chemical Pioneer Award, American Institute of Chemists, 2014; Basolo Medal, Northwestern University, 2017; Knighted “For Services to Materials Chemistry, to British science and to global outreach”, 2020.
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow, The Royal Society, London, 1994; Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry; Foreign Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Science, 1997; Foreign Member, Indian National Academy of Sciences, 1998; Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), 1999; Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2001; Foreign Member, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, 2008; Member, Academia Europaea, 2009; Member, German National Academy of Science, Leopoldina, 2011; Member, German National Academy of Engineering, Acatech, 2013; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2014; Honorary Fellow, Singapore National Academy of Sciences, 2019; Foreign Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 2019.
Research Area
Inorganic and Hybrid Materials, Solid State Chemistry and Materials Science.
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