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chemistry professor , Chemicals executive

Richard Simon Blackburn, British chemistry professor, chemicals executive. Achievements include patents pending for the DyeCat Process for making novel colored polymers. Fellow: Royal Society Arts, Commerce and Engineering (life); member: American Chemical Society (associate), Society Dyers and Colorists (associate; chartered colorist 2007), Royal Society Chemistry (associate).

Background

Blackburn, Richard Simon was born on August 31, 1975 in Leeds, England. Son of Randall and Hazel Blackburn.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Leeds, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leeds, 2000.

Career

Senior lecturer, head of green chemistry group University Leeds, since 2000. Director DyeCat Ltd., Leeds, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for the DyeCat Process for making novel colored polymers.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society Arts, Commerce and Engineering (life). Member: American Chemical Society (associate), Society Dyers and Colorists (associate. Chartered colorist 2007), Royal Society Chemistry (associate).

Connections

father:
Randall Blackburn

mother:
Hazel Blackburn