Christopher Kiely#


Christopher Kiely
Email:chk5 'at' lehigh.edu
Membership Number:5062
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:ckiely
Elected:2019
Homepage: https://engineering.lehigh.edu/faculty/christopher-j-kiely



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2017 - date Professor of Electron Microscopy and Catalysis, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, UK
  • 2002 - date Harold B. Chambers Senior Professor of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, PA, USA
  • 1999 - 2002 Professor of Materials Chemistry, Departments of Engineering and Chemistry, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1997 - 1999 Reader, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1994 - 1997 Senior Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1989 - 1994 Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1986 - 1989 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Aberration corrected analytical electron microscopy of nanoparticulate materials
  • High angle annular dark field imaging of catalyst materials
  • Composition analysis of nanoparticles by EDS and EELS spectrum imaging
  • Supported gold catalysts for CO oxidation
  • Supported gold-palladium alloy catalysts for direct H2O2 production
  • Supported gold single atom catalysts for vinyl monomer production
  • Vanadium phosphorus oxide catalysts for maleic anhydride production
  • Structural characterisation of oxide-on-oxide catalyst structures
  • Self-assembly of gold nanoparticles into ordered superstructures
  • Biosynthesis of semiconductor quantum dot materials

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Academia Europaea, (elected 2019)
  • Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America, (elected 2017)
  • Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, (elected 2015)
  • Harold B. Chambers Senior Professor of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University (awarded 2010)
  • Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Cardiff, UK (2009 - 2016)
  • Innovator Award, NanoTECH Briefs, (awarded 2005)
  • Personal Chair in Materials Chemistry, Liverpool University, (awarded 1999)

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