Alistair Lees' Research interests are in organometallic photochemistry with an emphasis on transition-metal photophysics and photoreactivity. He seeks to learn more about the nature and reactivity of electronically excited states and then apply this knowledge to a variety of new directions and applications, including host guest chemistry and new anion sensors. His team has recently discovered a system that accurately and selectively detects sulfites below 1 ppm in wines and ciders.
- BSc, PhD, DSc, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England
- Organometallic photochemistry
- transition-metal photophysics
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
- 2013-2014; University Award for Excellence in Research