Ton received his PhD at the Radboud University in the Netherlands, working on the deracemization of chiral compounds. He joined the Fletcher group in march 2019 to work on autocatalytic systems. He enjoys hiking, mountaineering and other outdoor activities.
Sourabh joined the Fletcher group in June 2019 to work on asymmetric catalysis. He got his BS-MS dual degree from IISER Bhopal, India and received his PhD degree from the University of Florida, USA. He enjoys chemistry, music and watching football.
Florian joined the group in January 2020 to work on autocatalytic systems. He got his PhD working on the synthesis of chiral interlocked molecules in Southampton and MSc degree in Rennes, France. He enjoys cooking, running and watching movies.
Conor received his PhD from the University of Warwick, working on the synthesis of cyclic hydrazines. He joined the Fletcher group in August 2020 to work on asymmetric catalysis. He enjoys badminton, cricket and travelling.
Laszlo received his PhD from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, working on the synthesis of chiral phosphines. He joined the Fletcher group in September 2020 to work on asymmetric catalysis. He enjoys travelling and going to the cinema.
Chengwei received his PhD from Rutgers University, USA, and focused on acyl and decarbonylative cross-coupling of amides and carboxylic acids. He joined the Fletcher group in September 2020 to work on asymmetric catalysis. He enjoys chemistry, basketball and staying with his family.
Laura received her PhD from University College Dublin, Ireland, working on the synthesis of planar chiral ferrocenyl catalysts, ligands and anti-cancer agents. She joined the Fletcher group in October 2020, and is working on rhodium catalysed asymmetric transformations. Outside of the lab, Laura loves reading, video games and cats.
4th year DPhil at Lincoln College. Alexander is involved in the synthesis of new ligands and their application in asymmetric catalysis. He has a BSc and MSc degree from RWTH Aachen University, Germany and enjoys organometallic chemistry, travelling, and the pub.
4th year DPhil at Keble College. Prior to Oxford, Joseph studied at the Australian National University in Canberra (his beloved home town). He enjoys chemistry, pub and music.
Lucy van Dijk
4th year DPhil at Balliol College/Oxford CDT in Synthesis for Biology and Medicine. Lucy’s research focuses on the mechanistic investigation and development of asymmetric catalytic reactions, she collaborates with Prof. Rob Paton. She enjoys travelling and music.
4th year DPhil at New College. Wieland has a BSc from the University of Cologne, Germany and an MSc from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Currently, he is working on asymmetric catalysis developing reactions that introduce more than one stereogenic center. He enjoys surfing, tennis/squash, and cooking.
3rd year DPhil at Somerville College. Yan has a BSc degree of Chemistry from Imperial College London and is currently working on asymmetric catalysis. Besides research, she also loves reading, singing and visiting the museums.
3rd year DPhil at Keble College. Violeta has a BA and MSci in Natural Sciences from St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge and is currently working on rhodium-catalysed asymmetric reactions. She enjoys going for walks, reading and travelling.
2nd year DPhil at Wolfson College/ Oxford CDT in Synthesis for Biology & Medicine. Michael joined the group after projects on the kinetics of complex autocatalytic systems and polyphasic reactions and he currently works in the field of prebiotic chemistry. In his free time he likes to keep fit through Ultimate Frisbee, badminton and home cooking.
1st year DPhil at Hertford College. Ke has a BSc and a MEng from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He is currently working on asymmetric catalysis. Besides chemistry, he enjoys reading and video games.
Martin Fernandez Pascual
1st year DPhil at Somerville College. Martin has an MChem degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester. He is currently working on Cu-catalysed asymmetric conjugated additions. In his free time Martin enjoys playing chess, travelling and hiking.
David Egea Arrebola
1st year DPhil at St. Hugh's College. David has a BSc and MSc in Chemistry from Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is currently working on Rh-catalysed asymmetric reactions. Outside the lab, he enjoys playing chess, doing sport, reading and cooking.
Part II Students
Part II student at St Catherine’s College doing a Part II project on oscillating self-replicating vesicles. Outside of chemistry Roshni enjoy baking, traveling and photography.
Part II student at University College, Leon is currently doing a project on asymmetric catalysis. He is originally from Middlesbrough, and in his spare time he enjoys pub trips, football and playing guitar.
Part II student at Corpus Christi College, Al is currently doing a project on Rh-catalysed asymmetric additions to nitrogen-containing four-membered rings. He enjoys the pub, video games and live music.