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Prof. Dr.

Peter P. Edwards

Year of election: 2009
Section: Chemistry
City: Oxford
Country: Great Britain

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Peter P. Edwards is Professor and Head of Inorganic Chemistry at the Oxford University (UK). His research interests include metal-insulator transitions, high temperature superconductivity, metals in non-aquaeous solvents, small metallic particles and energy materials, with a particular emphasis on new-generation materials for hydrogen production and storage, and CO2 utilisation. Following B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at Salford University (UK), Edwards spent periods at Cornell (Fulbright Scholar), Cambridge (Lecturer and Director of Studies in Chemistry, Jesus College), Birmingham (Professor of Chemistry, and of Materials), before assuming his present position at Oxford in 2003. He has been the recipient of the Corday-Morgan, Tilden and Liversidge Medals of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Hughes Medal of the Royal Society.

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