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Prof Keith Smith  -  BSc MSc PhD CChem FRSC FLSW


PhD Manchester University (1971, A. Pelter, organoboron chemistry). Royal Society European Exchange Fellow, ETH Zürich (1971-72, A.Eschenmoser, chlorophyll derivatives). Lecturer, Swansea University (1972-80); Visiting Research Associate, Purdue University West Lafayette IN USA (1978-79, H. C. Brown, organoboron chemistry); Senior Lecturer and Reader Swansea University (1980-88). Promoted to personal chair (1988). Head of Chemistry Department (1990-93; 2001-2007). Appointed as Professor of Organic Chemistry, Cardiff, in 2007. Inaugural RSC Industrially-sponsored Award in Green Chemistry (2001).

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Chemist. Member of Council of the Royal Society of Chemistry since 2009. Member of Editorial Advisory Boards of seven international journals. Managing Director of CatCelt Ltd since 2006. Trustee of the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust since 2006. Elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2011. Member of Council of the Learned Society of Wales since 2012.