Prof Mike Beckett

Professor in Inorganic Chemistry

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telephone: 01248 382378

Professor Mike Beckett is a Professor of Inorganic Chemistry within the School of Natural Sciences and he specialises is synthesizing new chemicals containing boron or silicon. He has published >125 articles and has co-written a text book ('Periodic Table at a Glance', Wiley, 2006). Mike Beckett is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC) and the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is a Titular Member of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) in the Division involved with Chemical Nomenclature and Structure Representation and is leading a task group on nomenclature of boron hydride systems. He is also a member of the international advisory committees of Imeboron (International conference on boron chemistry) and Euroboron (European conference on boron chemistry).