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Dr Robert Armstrong

Dr Robert Armstrong

Postdoctoral Research Associate (with Prof Graham Hutchings)

School of Chemistry

BSc Chemistry (hons) (2009) University of Bath, UK.
MSc in Green Chemistry & Sustainable Industrial Technology (2011) University of York, UK.
PhD (''Partial oxidative upgrading of ethane with Fe- and Cu- ZSM-5 catalysts'')(2014) Hutchings Research Group, Cardiff University, UK
Postdoctoral Research Associate (2014 - Present)

Research

Preparation, characterisation and assessment of novel precious and base- metal heterogeneous catalysts.

Application of heterogeneous catalysis for the valorisation of biomass- derived platform molecules, for application in industrial processes.

The partial oxidation of short chain alkanes under mild, environmentally benign reaction conditions.

Application of quantitative NMR techniques within catalysis.

Flow reactors within catalytic processes.

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