Group Members



Postdoctoral Research Associates

Qun Cao

Qun Cao

PDRA since March 2017

PDRA (University of Nottingham, Dr. Victor Sans Sangorrin)
Ph.D. (Queens University, Belfast, Dr Mark Muldoon)
B.Eng. (China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT))

Yin JieXiang

Yin JieXiang

PDRA since June 2017 (LSRNW collaboration with Dr Ian Fallis, Cardiff)

Ph.D. (University of Wollongong Australia, Dr Chris Hyland)
M.Sc. (University of Tasmania, Dr Chris Hyland)
B.Eng. (Wuhan Institute of Technology, China)

3rd Year PhD Students

Christiane Schotten

Christiane Schotten

PhD student since Jan 2015

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M.Sc. (RWTH Aachen, Projects with: Prof. Wessling, Prof. Liauw, Prof. Bolm, Prof. Leitner)
B.Sc. (RWTH Aachen, Prof. Palkovits)

Publications:
Continuous flow synthesis of antimalarials: opportunities for distributed autonomous chemical manufacturing

Joseph L. Howard, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* React. Chem. Eng. 2017, 10.1039/C7RE00034K.

Controlling reactivity through liquid assisted grinding: the curious case of mechanochemical fluorination
Joseph L. Howard, Yerbol Sagatov, Laura Repusseau, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* Green Chem. 2017, 10.1039/C6GC03139K.

Protected Diazonium Salts: A Continuous-Flow Preparation of Triazenes Including the Anticancer Compounds Dacarbazine and Mitozolomide
C. Schotten, A. H. Aldmairi, Y. Sagatov, M. Shepherd, D. L. Browne* J. Flow Chem. 2016 6, 218-225.

Preparation of difluoromethylthioethers through difluoromethylation of disulfides using TMS-CF2H
J. L. Howard, C. Schotten, S. T. Alston, D. L. Browne* Chem. Commun. 2016 52, 8448-8451.

Direct Valorisation of Food Waste: Continuous Metathesis of Cocoa Butter Triglyceride
C. Schotten, D. Plaza, S. Manzini, S. P. Nolan, S. V. Ley, D. L. Browne*, A. Lapkin* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3, 1453-1459.

Conference Contributions:
16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, May 2017, (Presentation)

16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference
Bio-Techne Chemistry Poster Symposium, Bio-Techne Bristol, UK, May 2017, (Poster)

OrgSyn 50 (Fluorochem)
OrgSyn 50 - Developments in Organic Chemistry, Manchester, UK, Feb 2017, (Poster)

RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting
University of Bath, UK, Feb 2017 (Poster)

15th Cardiff Chemistry Conference
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, May 2016, (Poster)

Flow Chemistry Europe 2016
Magdelene College, Cambridge, UK, Feb 2016, (Poster)

Food Waste Valorisation for Sustainable Chemicals, Materials and Fuels Workshop
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, Sept 2015, (Presentation and Poster)

2nd Year PhD Students

Joey Howard

Joey Howard

PhD student since Oct 2015

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M.Phil. (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)
BA (Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College)

Publications:
Continuous flow synthesis of antimalarials: opportunities for distributed autonomous chemical manufacturing

Joseph L. Howard, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* React. Chem. Eng. 2017, 10.1039/C7RE00034K.

Controlling reactivity through liquid assisted grinding: the curious case of mechanochemical fluorination
Joseph L. Howard, Yerbol Sagatov, Laura Repusseau, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* Green Chem. 2017, 10.1039/C6GC03139K.

Preparation of difluoromethylthioethers through difluoromethylation of disulfides using TMS-CF2H
J. L. Howard, C. Schotten, S. T. Alston, D. L. Browne* Chem. Commun. 2016 52, 8448-8451.

Conference Contributions:
16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, May 2017, (Poster)

16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference
Bio-Techne Chemistry Poster Symposium, Bio-Techne Bristol, UK, May 2017, (Poster)

OrgSyn 50 (Fluorochem)
OrgSyn 50 - Developments in Organic Chemistry, Manchester, UK, Feb 2017, (Poster)

RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting
University of Bath, UK, Feb 2017 (Poster *AWARD*)

Flow Chemistry Europe 2016
Magdelene College, Cambridge, UK, Feb 2016, (Poster)

1st Year PhD Students

Hot-Rod!

Roderick Stark

PhD student since Oct 2016 (KESS collaboration with Dr Ian Fallis, Cardiff and Tenovus Cancer Care)

M.Chem. (Cardiff University)
Tom McBride

Tom McBride

PhD student starting Oct 2017

MChem Project Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)
Industrial Placement (Aberthaw Power Station)

William Nicholson

William Nicholson

PhD student starting Oct 2017

MChem Project Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)
CUROP Summer Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)

Co-Supervised PhD Students

David Cutress

David Cutress

PhD student since Oct 2015 (LSRN-Wales collaboration with Prof. Peter Brophy, Aberystwyth)

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Masters (Aberystwyth University, IBERS)

MPhil Students

Yerbol Sagatov

Yerbol Sagatov

MPhil Student

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B.Sc. (Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan)

Publications:
Controlling reactivity through liquid assisted grinding: the curious case of mechanochemical fluorination

Joseph L. Howard, Yerbol Sagatov, Laura Repusseau, Christiane Schotten & D. L. Browne* Green Chem. 2017, 10.1039/C6GC03139K.

Protected Diazonium Salts: A Continuous-Flow Preparation of Triazenes Including the Anticancer Compounds Dacarbazine and Mitozolomide
C. Schotten, A. H. Aldmairi, Y. Sagatov, M. Shepherd, D. L. Browne* J. Flow Chem. 2016 6, 218-225.

Alba

Alba Acevedo Fernandez

MRes Students Catalysis CDT (RSII)

M.Sc. (Chem. Eng.) (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)

Visiting Students

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Undergraduate Students

Saqib Iqbal

Saqib Iqbal

MChem Project Student

CUROP Summer Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

MChem Project Student

CUROP Summer Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)

Timothy Lloyd

Timothy Lloyd

MChem Project Student (collaboration with Prof. Simon Pope, Cardiff)

CUROP Summer Student (Cardiff University, SJAP/DLB Lab)

Karl Griffiths

Karl Griffiths

2nd Year Summer Student

Group Alumni