Russell Morris


Prof. Russell Morris

University of St. Andrews, UK

Title of the conference: Solving the zeolite conundrum

Qualifications and Positions
2013- EPSRC Senior (Established Career) Fellowship
2011-2014 Royal Society Industry Fellow, SASOL Technology UK, St Andrews
2011- Associate Editor, Dalton Transactions
2010-2014 Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award Holder, University of St Andrews
2000-present Professor of Structural and Materials Chemistry, University of St Andrews, School of Chemistry
1998-2005 Royal Society University Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, Univ. of St Andrews
1998-2000 Reader, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews
1995-1998 Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellowship, School of Chemistry, Univ. of St Andrews
1992-1995 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
1993-1994 Visiting Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology, MD, USA
1989-1992 DPhil, University of Oxford.
1985-1989 BA (Chemistry), Oriel College, University of Oxford.

Fellowships Awards and Prizes
International Awards
2009 National Science Foundation (USA) ADVANCE Distinguished Lecturer
2007 GEMI award (Germany) – this is an award for medical innovation funded by Linde Therapeutics in Germany.
Major UK Awards
2015 Royal Society of Chemistry Peter Day award
2012 Royal Society Brian Mercer Award for Innovation
2012 Fellowship of the Learned Society of Wales
2011 Royal Society of Chemistry Applied Inorganic Chemistry Award
2011 Royal Society Industry Fellowship
2009 Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award
2008 Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
2003 Royal Society of Chemistry Corday-Morgan Medal and Prize (Inorganic Chemistry)
2002 Royal Society of Chemistry Barrer Award (Porous Solids)

International Profile
Research has been recognised internationally in many ways. Particularly noticeable are the number of invited plenary/keynote lectures at international conferences. Since Jan 1st 2010 > 50 such lectures.

Publications
Currently 193 refereed papers in internationally renowned journals. 6 book chapters on subjects as diverse as X-ray diffraction and silicon-based dendrimers. Current h-index is 50 with more than 1300 citations during 2014 alone (Web of Science). Seven current granted patents.

1. Wheatley, P.S., Morris, R. E.* et al Zeolites with continuously tuneable porosity Angew. Chemie 2014, 53, 13210-13214.
2. Roth, W. J.; Morris, R. E.*; et al A family of zeolites with controlled pore size prepared using a top-down method. Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 628-633
3. Aidoudi F.H., Morris, R.E.*, et al An ionothermally prepared S = 1/2 vanadium oxyfluoride kagome lattice Nature Chemistry 2011, 3, 801-806
4. Mohideen, M. I. H. Morris, R. E.,* et al Protecting group and switchable pore-discriminating adsorption properties of a hydrophilic-hydrophobic metal-organic framework. Nature Chemistry 2011, 3, 304-310.
5. Xiao, B.; Morris, R. E.*, et al Chemically blockable transformation and ultraselective low-pressure gas adsorption in a non-porous metal organic framework. Nature Chemistry 2009, 1, 289-294