Michael Ashfold#


Michael Ashfold
Email:mike.ashfold 'at' bristol.ac.uk
Membership Number:4473
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:mashfold
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www.bristoldynamics.com/professor-mike-ashfold



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1992,08 - present Professor of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol(Head of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, 1995,10-1997,09; 2002,08-2011,07; EPSRC Senior Research Fellow, 1997,10-2002,09)
  • 1990,08 - 1992,07 Reader in Chemical Physics, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
  • 1990,03 - 1990,09 Visiting Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado, U.S.A.
  • 1984,08 - 1990,07 Lecturer in Chemical Physics, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
  • 1981,09 - 1984,07 Research Associate in Chemical Physics, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
  • 1978,10 - 1981,09 Guy Newton Junior Research Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford

Fields of Scholarship
  • Gas and solution phase molecular spectroscopy, photochemistry and reaction dynamics
  • Development and application of laser based plasma diagnostic methods
  • Growth of thin film diamond by chemical vapour deposition methods
  • Characterisation and application of pulsed laser ablation processes

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Herbert P. Broida Prize of the American Physical Society
  • 2014 Liversidge Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2011/2012 Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow
  • 2009/2012 President, Faraday Division of Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2009 Elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society
  • 2006 Royal Society of Chemistry Industrially-sponsored Award in Chemical Dynamics
  • 2004 Daiwa Adrian Prize, (with Prof. M. Kawasaki, Kyoto)
  • 2000 Royal Society of Chemistry Industrially-sponsored Award in Spectroscopy
  • 1997/2002 EPSRC Senior Research Fellow
  • 1996 Tilden Medal and Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry,
  • 1994-1995 Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow
  • 1990 JILA Visiting Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado, U.S.A.
  • 1989 Corday-Morgan Medal and Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 1987 Marlow Medal and Prize of the Faraday Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry

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