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Associate Professor Terry James Frankcombe

Faculty: UNSW Canberra
Fields of Research (FoR): Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Condensed Matter Modelling and Density Functional Theory, Physical Chemistry of Materials, Numerical and Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified
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PhD scholarships ($35,000 per year) are available for high-achieving students (with H1/High Distinction in UG and/or Masters by Research) in theoretical/computational chemistry or
Professor Timothy Schmidt

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Photodetectors, Optical Sensors and Solar Cells
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Professor Timothy Schmidt is the Head of the School of Chemistry and was educated at The University of Sydney, winning the University Medal for Theoretical Chemistry in 1997.
Associate Professor Stuart Prescott

Faculty: Engineering
Fields of Research (FoR): Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Polymers, Surfaces and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter, Instruments and Techniques, Simulation and Modelling
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Stuart's principal research interest is in developing understanding of the relationships between the structures adopted by molecules at interfaces and the physical properties of these interfaces.
Dr Morphy Dumlao

Faculty: UNSW Canberra
Fields of Research (FoR): Analytical spectrometry, Forensic chemistry, Instruments and techniques
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Forensic Expert /Investigator - United Nations Directorate for Peacekeeping Operation (UN-DPKO) in Sudan and Timor-Leste
Dr Tristan Reekie

Faculty: UNSW Canberra
Fields of Research (FoR): Organic chemistry, Medicinal and biomolecular chemistry, Optical properties of materials
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I completed my PhD in 2013 at ANU and then completed a postdoctoral position at ETH Zurich before returning to Australia to work  at the University of Sydney.
Associate Professor Graham Edwin Ball

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Organometallic Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry
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Research in the Ball Group focuses on innovative use of NMR spectroscopy to explore interesting and important chemical problems, often in the areas of inorganic and organometallic chemistry.
Associate Professor Vinh Nguyen

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Organic Chemical Synthesis, Natural Products Chemistry, Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions
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Dr. Vinh Nguyen (also known as: Thanh Vinh Nguyen or Thanh V. Nguyen in academic publication) was born in Vietnam.
Dr Ron Haines

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions, Chemical Sciences not elsewhere classified
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I obtained B. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees from UNSW and did a postdoc working with Prof. Brian Orr on time resolved laser spectroscopy.
Professor Naresh Kumar

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Biologically Active Molecules, Organic Chemical Synthesis, Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry, Biomaterials
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Prof Naresh Kumar completed his PhD in organic chemistry at Wollongong University in 1983, and after working as a Research Scientist at the School of Chemistry, University of NSW was appointed a Le
Professor Brynn Hibbert

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Analytical Chemistry, Quality Assurance, Chemometrics, Traceability and Metrological Chemistry, Sensor Technology (Chemical aspects)
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Emeritus Professor Hibbert occupied the Chair of Analytical Chemistry at the University of New South Wales in Sydney from 1987 until his retirement in 2013. 
Associate Professor John Arron Stride

Faculty: Science
Fields of Research (FoR): Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural), Transition Metal Chemistry
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My research interests primarily centre on the use of neutron techniques to probe the nature of molecular and molecule-based materials.