Peter Philip Edwards#


Peter Philip Edwards
Email:peter.edwards 'at' chem.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:3642
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:pedwards
Homepage: http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 to date Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
  • 2003 - 2013 Professor and Head of Inorganic Chemistry
  • 1999 Professor of Chemistry, and of Materials, University of Birmingham
  • 1996 Head, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham
  • 1991 Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Birmingham
  • 1988 Co-Founder and Co-Director Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Superconductivity, Cambridge University
  • 1986 Visiting Professor, Baker Laboratory of Chemistry, Cornell University
  • 1979 Demonstrator, then Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Cambridge University; Director of Studies in Chemistry, Jesus College, Cambridge
  • 1977 SRC Nato Fellow, and Ramsay Memorial Fellow, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford
  • 1975 Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow, Cornell University
  • 1974 SRC Fellow, Salford and Cambridge Universities

Fields of Scholarship
  • The Metal-Insulator transition
  • Metals in non-aqueous solvents
  • High-Temperature superconductivity
  • Metal clusters and nanoparticles
  • Hydrogen storage materials
  • Transparent conducting oxides
  • Carbon-neutral liquid fuels

Honours and Awards
  • UK:
    • 2013 Inaugural Distinguished Sir Edward Frankland Lecture, Imperial College, London
    • 2012 Armourers and Brasiers Materials Science Venture Prize
    • 2012 Bakerian Lecture , Royal Society of London
    • 2007 DSc, honoris causa, Salford University
    • 2003 Hughes Medal , Royal Society of London
    • 1999 Liversidge Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry
    • 1996 Elected, Fellow of the Royal Society of London
    • 1992 Tilden Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry
    • 1987 Corday-Morgan Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry
    • 1975 Fulbright Scholarship
  • Europe:
    • 2009 Elected, German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
  • India:
    • 2009 CNR Rao Lecturer, Chemical Research Society, India
  • China:
    • 2011 Elected, Einstein Professorship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • USA:
    • 2012 Elected, International Member, American Philosophical Society

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