Elected: 2024
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Ross Forgan
Professor of Supramolecular and Materials Chemistry, University of Glasgow
Prof Ross Forgan is Professor of Supramolecular and Materials Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, where he leads the Functional Molecules and Assemblies Research Section. His research into the application of metal-organic frameworks in biomimetic catalysis and nanoscale drug delivery is underpinned by fundamental studies into molecular recognition and self-assembly processes inside nanoporous materials.
To date Forgan has published 93 papers and 2 patents, and has given many invited seminars and lectures at conferences and universities around the world. In 2016 he won a highly prestigious ERC Starting Grant, while he was awarded the Sessler Early Career Researcher Prize in 2018 and the RSC Bob Hay Lectureship in 2020. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, President of its Porous Materials Interest Group, and founding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland.