Charles W. Duncan, Jr. - Welch Chair of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science
Areas of Expertise:Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Clean Energy, Electric Vehicles, Hydraulic Fracturing, R&D, Solar, Water
Charles W. Duncan, Jr. - Welch Chair of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Rice University.
Professor of Materials Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University
Honorary Chair of Engineering, Swansea University,
2006-2008: Associate Dean of Industry Interactions and Technology Transfer, Rice University.
1991-1995: Associate Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.
1987-1991: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.
1986-1987: Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of Texas, Austin.
1983-1986: Ph.D. and D.I.C. at Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London. Thesis title "Transition Metal Aluminohydrides." Research under the supervision of Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson F.R.S.
1980-1983: B.Sc. (1st Class, Hons) and A.R.C.S., Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London.
World Technology Award - 2011
Lifetime Achievement Award in Nanotechnology - 2011
Prince of Wales Visiting Innovator – 2009.
Welch Foundation Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research – 2002.
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry - 1995.
Hümboldt Senior Scientist Research Award – 1997.
Corday Morgan Medal and Prize (Royal Society of Chemistry) – 1995.
Meldola Medal and Prize (Royal Society of Chemistry) – 1991.
Alcoa Directors Fellowship 1992 – 1994.
Du Pont Young Faculty Fellow, 1987.
HVA Briscoe Prize – 1983.