The College of Science and Technology and Temple Materials Institute are pleased to host the 2022 Sheikh Saud Lecture on Advanced Materials featuring Sir Anthony K. Cheetham, FRS, a leader in the materials chemistry community and renowned for his contributions to the development of procedures to study the structures of materials and deduce their chemical, mechanical and physical properties.
Chemical Synthesis and Materials Discovery
Anthony K. Cheetham, FRS
University of California, Santa Barbara and National University of Singapore
May 3, 2022
Science Education and Research Center
Tony Cheetham is a Research Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore. He was formerly the Goldsmiths' Professor of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge (2007-2017) and the Treasurer and Vice-President of the Royal Society (2012-2017). He obtained his D.Phil. at Oxford in 1972 and did post-doctoral work in the Materials Physics Division at Harwell. He joined the chemistry faculty at Oxford in 1974, and then moved to UCSB in 1991 to become Professor in the Materials Department. From 1992-2004 he was the Director of UCSB's Materials Research Laboratory.
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