Clare P Grey University of Cambridge

By | 4th May 2017

Clare P Grey University of Cambridge

Professor Clare Grey FRS

Clare Grey, FRS, is a British chemist. She is Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Pembroke College and the Associate Director of the Northeastern Chemical Energy Storage Center at Stony Brook University.

 

 

Clare P Grey University of Cambridge, Career

Clare Grey received a bachelor of arts degree (1987) and her doctorate in chemistry (1991), both from the University of Oxford. Her doctoral thesis was on the nuclear magnetic resonance study of rare-earthpyrochlores under Anthony Cheetham. After a postdoctoral position at the University of Nijmegen and a visiting researcher at DuPont, she became a professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. In 2009, she became the Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor in Materials Chemistry at the University of Cambridge.

Clare P Grey University of Cambridge, Research

Grey specialises in applications of nuclear magnetic resonance and in particular using it to study lithium ion batteries. She was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 2011 and awarded the Günther Laukien Prize in 2013 followed by the Davy Medal in 2014 for “further pioneering applications of solid state nuclear magnetic resonance to materials of relevance to energy and the environment.

Education and Career

  • 1987 BA (Honors), University of Oxford, Chemistry
  • 1991 D. Phil. University of Oxford, Chemistry
  • 1991 Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nijmegen, Physical Chemistry
  • 1992 Visiting Scientist at DuPont CR&D
  • 1994 Assistant Professor, Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • 2001 Full Professor
  • 2009 Full Professor, University of Cambridge
  • 2009 Director, North Eastern Center for Chemical Energy Storage, a Department of Energy Frontier Center
  • 2008 Vaughan Lecturer
  • 2010 Royal Society of Chemistry John Jeyes Award
  • 2011 Kavli Medal