CataLysis – Joint Colloquium: Prof. Charles Sykes

CataLysis – Joint Colloquium: Prof. Charles Sykes

  • 09.12.2021

Date(s) - 09.12.2021
15:30 - 16:30 (CEST, Berlin)

We are very happy to welcome within the Joint Online Colloquium Series of the CataLysis network:

Prof. Charles Sykes
John Wade Professor, Department of Chemistry
Tufts University, School of Arts and Sciences, MA, USA

Topic: Single-Atom Alloy Catalysts: Born in a Vacuum, Tested in Reactors, and Understood In Silico

Charles Sykes is the John Wade Professor of Chemistry at Tufts University. Charles got his B.S. and M.S. from Oxford University before moving to Cambridge University for a Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Richard Lambert. He then relocated to the U.S. for a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Paul Weiss at Penn State before starting his independent career at Tufts University in 2005. Sykes has been named a Beckman Young Investigator, Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar, IUPAC young observer and the Usen Family Career Development Professor. He was also the recipient of a 2009 NSF CAREER award, a 2011 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award and the 2012 AVS Peter Mark Memorial Award. Charles received the Young Talented Scientist Award at Chirality 2014 and was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2015. In 2018 Charles was named a Fellow of the AVS and, together with Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, was awarded the 2019 ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Sciences. He is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed publications and has given over 165 invited talks at conferences and universities.

All interested are most welcome to join the lecture. The link to the video conference will be circulated within the CataLysis Network via E-Mail.

You can find an abstract of his talk here.

Registration required for external attendees. Registration open from one month before until 24 h before the event.



Bookings are closed for this event.