MChem, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 2002
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2005
Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, 2005-2007
Research Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge, 2006-2009
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Dr. Simon Humphrey was born in Wisbech, England in 1979. As an undergraduate he attended The University of East Anglia, Norwich (1998−2002) and The University of California at Santa Barbara (2000−2001) and obtained a Master of Chemistry degree (MChem, Class I). He then moved to The University of Cambridge (2002−2005) as a graduate student at St John’s College and obtained his Ph.D. studies under the supervision of Paul T. Wood, in the field of magnetic and porous coordination polymer synthesis. He then worked under the co-supervision of T. Don Tilley and Gabor A. Somorjai as a US Department of Energy Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2005−2007), in the field of nanoparticle catalysis. In 2006, he undertook a Fellowship at St John’s College, Cambridge, before joining the Faculty at the University of Texas at Austin as an Assistant Professor in 2009.