Academic Profile: Professor Andrew L. Goodwin

Fellow and Tutor in Chemistry, Professor of Materials Chemistry

Academic Background

Andrew Goodwin leads a Materials Chemistry research group in Oxford's Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory. His primary research interests are in understanding and exploiting the dual effects of structural flexibility and structural disorder on the properties of functional materials.

As an undergraduate, Andrew read Chemistry and Pure Mathematics at the University of Sydney. His first PhD, also from Sydney, was in Inorganic Chemistry; his second, from Cambridge, was in Mineral Physics. He was a Junior Research Fellow in Materials Science at Trinity College, Cambridge before being appointed to a University Lectureship in Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford in 2009. He was promoted to Professor of Materials Chemistry in 2014.

Professor Goodwin is the recipient of a number of awards and distinctions including the New York Academy of Sciences ‘Future Leader’ Award (2013), and the Marlow (2013) and Harrison-Meldola (2010) Medals of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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