Graham J Hutchings Cardiff University

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Graham J Hutchings Cardiff University

  • The study of gold nanocrystals as novel active heterogeneous catalysts and their characterisation.
  • The design of selective oxidation and hydrogenation catalysts and their study using in situ spectroscopy.
  • Designing novel heterogeneous catalysts

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Honours and awards

Prizes/ Distinctions
* Langmuir Distinguished Lecturer Award, Division of Colloid and Surface,Science, ACS, August 1996.
* Member of the Fachbeirat of the Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin, 1999-2015.
* Member of Sasol (South Africa) Heterogeneous Catalysis Advisory Board : 2000-2009.
* Member of NIOK International Review Group 2000, 2006, 2010 (Chair).
* DGMK 2001 – Kolleg Lectureship, Germany, 2001.
* Invited Professor in Residence at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 2003-4.
* IChemE Entech Medal 2004.
* Appointed RAE panel member for Chemistry (Panel 18) 2005-2008.
* RSC 2004 Award for Heterogeneous Catalysis.
* 2006 François Gault Lecturer of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies
* I Chem E Impact Award for Applied Catalysis 2005.
* RSC Green Chemistry Lecturer 2007.
* IChemE Environwise Award for Green Chemistry 2007.
* Winner Dow Methane Challenge 24th January 2008.
* Elected Fellow of the Royal Society 2009
* RSC Award for Surfaces and Interfaces 2009
* I Chem E Sustainability Award 2009
* Appointed chair of SCORE 2010-2013
* Elected member Academia Europaea September 2010
* Elected Founding Fellow Learned Society of Wales
* Appointed REF Panel member and Deputy Chair for Chemistry (Panel B8) 2011-2014.
* Appointed President Elect of the Faraday Division of RSC 2010 President 2012-2015.
* IPMI Henry J. Albert Award 2011
* France Great Britain Chemistry Prize 2011
* Dechema Alvin Mittasch Award 2012
* International Association of Catalysis Societies Heinz Heinemann Award 2012
* Thompson Reuters Citation Laureate September 2012
* Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Catalysis Society of South Africa, 2013.
* Royal Society Davy Medal 2013
* Dewar Lectureship, Queen Mary College, London.
* Thompson Reuters Most Cited Scientist Award 2014