Professor K C Nicolaou to Deliver 2012 Wynne-Jones Lecture

Prof KC NicolaouThis year’s public Wynne–Jones lecture will be given by Professor K C Nicolaou, the Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of California in San Diego. His lecture is entitled Molecules that Changed the World and will map the development of civilisation through the discover of key chemical structures.

Lord Wynne–Jones was a distinguished Professor of Physical Chemistry and Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Newcastle and the lecture is sponsored annually in October by his daughter, Kristin. 'We are delighted to remember the contribution that Professor Wynne–Jones made to the Chemistry School here at Newcastle' says Professor Mike Green, Head of School 'and are grateful to Kristin for sponsoring what is now a major event in our diary'. Last year the new Physical Chemistry Laboratory was named after Lord Wynn–Jones(Lead to article and photo gallery). More details about Lord Wynne–Jones can be found here.

Click here to read a biography of Professor Nicolaou.

published on: 7th March 2012