Simon R. Collinson

The Open University, United Kingdom


Simon R. Collinson received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Sheffield with Professor David Fenton in bioinorganic and macrocyclic chemistry in 1995. In 2000, he became a Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Dr. Collinson served as a Lecturer in Waste & Environmental Chemistry, Cranfield University in 2009, and in 2011, he got a position as an Associate Lecturer and Teaching Fellow in Chemistry, School of Life Health & Chemicals Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. His research interests include: (1) chemical education (including online teaching and problem-based learning), (2) resource efficiency (plastic recycling, chemical analysis of strategically important metals in waste, recycling carpet in soil and water remediation by removal of phosphate), and (3) green chemistry (including catalysts for the oxidation of biomass, nanomaterials from starch and cellulose, and the waste management of bioplastics).

Biography Updated on 28 May 2012

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