Dr. Robert Elmes receives a 2020 Research Achievement Award

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 16:30

The department is delighted to congratulate Dr. Robert Elmes who recently was awareded the 2020 Early Career Faculty of Science and Engineering Research Achievement Award.

Dr. Elmes’ research encompasses the field of Supramolecular Chemistry and developing responsive molecular systems as new diagnostics/therapeutic technologies. He is a strong publisher with 13 publications in recent years in prestigious journals such as Chemical Science, Chemical Communications and Chem. He was invited to feature in the Supramolecular Chemistry-Emerging investigators in the UK and Ireland 2018 and Frontiers in Chemistry-Rising Stars 2019 special issues. These collections highlight scientists ‘in the early stages of their careers, but making outstanding contributions’. He has been successful in securing significant research funding and recently become a Funded Investigator in the national SFI Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC).

Rob is pictured here with his research group.  From left to right: Conor Wynne, Hua Tong, Dr. Robert Elmes, Ales Grundzi, Conor Geraghty, Luke Brennan and Luke Marchetti.