Simon Fraser Campbell
March 27, 1941
|Alma mater||University of Birmingham (BSc, PhD)|
|Thesis||Elimination processes in polyfluorocycloalkanes (1966)|
Sir Simon Fraser Campbell,(born 27 March 1941) is a British chemist.
Campbell obtained from the University of Birmingham a first Class BSc degree in Chemistry in 1962, a PhD degree in 1965, and an honorary DSc degree in 2004.
He was President of the Royal Society of Chemistry from 2004 to 2006.
He has led innovative research, discovering some of the world's best-selling prescription drugs. He was visiting lecturer at Universidade de São Paulo.[ citation needed ] He was a medicinal chemist for Pfizer. He was visiting professor at University of Leeds, and on the advisory board of University of Kent, and University of Bristol.
Campbell was knighted in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to chemistry,having previously been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
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