Brian H. Robinson (Mellor Professor 1996-2006)
B. H. Robinson MSc (NZ) PhD (Cant) FNZIC FRSNZ. Professor Brian Robinson’s areas of research covered core areas of inorganic and organometallic chemistry involving synthetic, mechanistic and structural studies. These have ranged from the design of non-linear optical materials incorporating metal clusters to investigations of platinum chemistry related to drug synthesis. He has conducted pioneering work in academic science administration and quality advancement, public safety of chemicals, and political education on hazardous materials. He also transformed academic chemistry into commercially realistic ventures.
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