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Dr Kathryn Fairfull-Smith

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Nanotechnology and Molecular Science

Personal

Name
Dr Kathryn Fairfull-Smith
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Nanotechnology and Molecular Science
Discipline *
Organic Chemistry
Phone
+61 7 3138 4950
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Griffith University)

Professional memberships
and associations

MRACI CChem, MRSC

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research Discipline : Chemistry  

Areas of Expertise

  • Organics Synthesis
  • Free Radical Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Research Area Our research focuses primarily on the use of organic synthesis to build molecules or functionalise surfaces and polymers for various applications.  

Selected Research Projects

  • Anti-biofilm coatings
  • Fluorescent probes
  • Anti-hypertensives
  • Photosensitive alkoxyamines for NMP2
  • Nano sensors for drug delivery and imaging

Career Highlights

  • 2012- present – Senior Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology
  • 2009-2012 – Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology
  • 2006-2009 – Postdoctoral research at Queensland University of Technology
  • 2004-2006 – Postdoctoral research at the University of Sheffield
  • 2001-2004 – PhD in Chemistry at Griffith Universty
  • 1997-2000 – B. Science with 1st Class Honours at Griffith University
This information has been contributed by Dr Kathryn Fairfull-Smith.

Publications


Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
ARC Centre of Excellence: Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
CE0561607
Start year
2005
Keywords
Free Radical, Flourescence, Antioxidant, Polymer Degradation, Disease, Oxidation, Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, Ataxia Telangiectasia, Chemiluminescence, Stabilisers, Nitroxide

Supervision