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))

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:
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:
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)
Taniya Shandil

Taniya Shandil

CDT PhD student since Oct 2016 (Catalysis CDT co-supervised with Dr Louis Morrill, Cardiff and Prof. Matt Davidson, Bath)

CDT M.Res. (Research Sabbaticals with Dr John Bower, Bristol & Dr Louis Morrill, Cardiff)
M.Chem. (Bradford University, Project with: Dr Steven Partington)
Industrial Placement (Vivimed Labs)

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.

Visiting Students

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Undergraduate Students

Bobby

Robert Bowen

MChem Project Student

Industrial Placement (Purolite)

Tom McBride

Tom McBride

MChem Project Student

Industrial Placement (Aberthaw Power Station)

William Nicholson

William Nicholson

MChem Project Student

CUROP Summer Student (Cardiff University, DLB Lab)

Oliver Furby

Oliver Furby

BSc Project Student

James Winckley

James Winckley

BSc Project Student

Group Alumni