Matthew Rosseinsky obtained a degree and a D. Phil in Chemistry from the University
of Oxford in 1990. He was a Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff at A.T.&T. Bell
Laboratories then in 1992 was appointed University Lecturer in Chemistry at the University
of Oxford. In 1999 he moved to the University of Liverpool as Professor of Inorganic
Chemistry. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2008, and was awarded the
Hughes Medal of the Royal Society in 2011.
In 2013 he became a Royal Society Research Professor. He was awarded the inaugural
de Gennes Prize for Materials Chemistry (a lifetime achievement award open internationally)
by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2009, the C.N.R. Rao Award of the Chemical Research
Society of India in 2010 and gave the Muetterties Lectures at UC Berkeley and Lee
Lectures at the University of Chicago in 2017. He was awarded the Davy Medal of the
Royal Society in 2017. He was a member of the governing Council of the Engineering
and Physical Sciences Research Council from 2015 - 2019.
His work addresses the synthesis of new functional materials in bulk and thin film
form for energy and information storage applications, and has been characterised by
extensive collaboration with many academic and industrial colleagues. Current areas
of interest include materials for batteries and solid oxide fuel cells, multiferroics,
thermoelectrics, superconductivity, materials for separations and catalysis, high-throughput
materials discovery, and materials for solar energy conversion. His group is developing
an integrated computational and experimental approach to materials discovery, including
new tools for crystal structure prediction.
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