Varinder Aggarwal#


Varinder Aggarwal
Membership Number:5395
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0003-0344-6430
Twitter:@VarinderAggar11
Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/varinder-aggarwal-0466065/
Homepage: http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/org/aggarwal



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000 - present Professor in Synthetic Chemistry, Bristol University
  • 1997 - 2000 Professor in Chemistry, Sheffield University
  • 1995 - 1997 Reader in Chemistry, Sheffield University
  • 1991 - 1995 Lecturer in Chemistry, Sheffield University
  • 1988 - 1991 Lecturer in Chemistry, Bath University
  • 1986 - 1988 Post-doctoral Research Fellow with Prof. Gilbert Stork, Columbia University, New York

Fields of Scholarship
  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • Organoboron chemistry
  • Stereoselective synthesis
  • Natural product synthesis
  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Organosulfur chemistry
  • Ylide reactions
  • Asymmetric synthesis using sulfoxides

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Royal Society Davy Medal
  • 2019 Yamada-Koga Award
  • 2019 ACS Cope Scholar Award
  • 2018 Kurt Alder Lecturer, Cologne
  • 2017 RSC Organic Synthesis Award
  • 2017 Humboldt Research Award
  • 2013 RSC Perkin Award
  • 2013 Chemical Research Society of India Medal
  • 2012 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2010 Felix Serratosa Lecture, Barcelona
  • 2009 SCI Award for Process Research (GSK-AZ-Pfizer)
  • 2009 RSC Stereochemistry Award
  • 2007 RSC Tilden Lecturer awarded
  • 2007 RSC/GDCh-Alexander Todd-Hans Krebs Lectureship (inaugural)
  • 2006 - 2011 Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award
  • 2004 RSC Reaction Mechanism Award
  • 2003 RSC Green Chemistry Award
  • 1999 Liebigs Lecturship (inaugural) (Germany)
  • 1999 RSC Corday Morgan Prize and Medal
  • 1997 RSC Hickinbottom Fellowship

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