Elected: 2011
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Kenneth George McKendrick FRSE

Professor of Physical Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University.

After earning a BSc from the University of Edinburgh, followed by a DPhil from the University of Oxford, Professor Kenneth McKendrick undertook a SERC/NATO Fellowship at the University of Stanford. This resulted in his first academic job as Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. In 2000, Kenneth was appointed Chair of Physical Chemistry at Heriot-Watt University and has remained there since. His research interests are in the dynamics and kinetics of molecular collisions.