Anthony K. Cheetham#


Email:akc30 'at' cam.ac.uk
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Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 Professorial Fellow, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
  • 2007 Goldsmiths’ Professor of Materials Science, University of Cambridge
  • 2007 Emeritus Professor of Materials and Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 2004 – 2007 Director, International Center for Materials Research, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 1992 – 2004 Director, Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 1991 – 2007 Professor of Materials and Professor of Chemistry (Abovescale), University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 1986 – 2000 Visiting Professor of Solid State Chemistry, Royal Institution, London
  • 1979 Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1977 Visiting Professor, Fulbright Scholar, Arizona State University
  • 1991 Emeritus Student (Fellow), Christ Church, University of Oxford
  • 1974 – 1991 Tutor in Inorganic Chemistry, Christ Church, University of Oxford
  • 1990 – 1991 Reader in Inorganic Materials, University of Oxford
  • 1974 – 1990 University Lecturer in Chemical Crystallography, University of Oxford
  • 1971 – 1974 E.P. Abraham Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellow, Lincoln College, University of Oxford



Fields of Scholarship

  • Materials Science


Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Honorary DSc, University of Warwick
  • 2014 Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2014 Humboldt Research Award, Germany
  • 2014 Chemical Pioneer Award, American Institute of Chemists
  • 2013 Elected Member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • 2012 Treasurer and Vice-President, The Royal Society
  • 2012 Honorary Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
  • 2012 Nyholm Prize for Inorganic Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry, London)
  • 2011 TWAS Medal Lecturer (Academy of Sciences for the Developing World)
  • 2011 Honorary DSc, Tumkur University, India
  • 2011 Honorary DSc, University of St. Andrews
  • 2011 Raman Chair, Indian Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 Platinum Medal of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
  • 2011 Elected Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)
  • 2011 Trustee, Koerber European Science Award
  • 2010 Elected member of the Council of La Maison de la Chimie, Paris
  • 2009 Elected Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2008 European Research Council Advanced Investigator Award (2008-2013)
  • 2008 Royal Society Leverhulme Medal
  • 2008 Elected Foreign Member of Mongolian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2007-2012)
  • 2006 Docteur Honoris Causa, Université de Versailles St. Quentin-en-Yvelines
  • 2004 Somiya Award of the IUMRS (with Prof. C.N.R. Rao)
  • 2002 Bonner Chemiepreis, Univ. Bonn
  • 2001 International Chair Francqui, Brussels (2001-2)
  • 2001 Elected Honorary Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 Distinguished Fellow, Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
  • 1999 Elected Member of the Academy of Ceramics
  • 1998 Elected Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of the Developing World (TWAS)
  • 1998 Elected Foreign Member of National Academy of Sciences of India
  • 1997 Elected Foreign Member of Pakistan Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 Chaire Internationale de Recherche, Blaise-Pascal, Paris (1997-9)
  • 1996 Structural Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry, London)
  • 1994 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, London
  • 1994 Visiting Professor & Distinguished Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • 1988 Solid State Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry, London)
  • 1982 Corday-Morgan Medal (Royal Society of Chemistry, London)
  • 1981 Visiting Foreign Scientist (American Chemical Society)
  • 1977 Fulbright Scholarship (Arizona State University)



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