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The Aakeröy Research Laboratory

Aakeröy Research Lab
Kansas State University
Department of Chemistry
328 CBC Building
1212 Mid-Campus Dr North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Numbers
Office: 785-532-6096
Lab: 785-532-6061
Fax: 785-532-6666
Email: aakeroy@ksu.edu

Professor Christer B. Aakeröy

Christer Aakeroy

Education

  • M.Sc. Uppsala University, Sweden, 1981-1985.
  • D. Phil. Chemistry, University of Sussex, UK, 1986-1990, (with Prof. K.R. Seddon).

Professional

  • University Distinguished Professor, 2012.
  • Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2011.
  • Professor, Kansas State University, 2006-
  • Associate Professor, Kansas State University, 2001-2005.
  • Visiting Prof., Universite Louis Pasteur, Institute Le Bel, Strasbourg, France, 2000, 2006.
  • Assistant Professor, Inorganic and Supramolecular Chemistry, Kansas State University, 1996-2000.
  • Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1993-1996.
  • Research Associate, University of Minnesota, 1992, (with Prof. Etter).
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Sussex, UK, 1990-1991 (with Prof. Seddon).

Awards

  • 2016    Higuchi Award (Olin Petefish Award in Basic Sciences)
  • 2016    British Crystallographic Association Prize Lecture
  • 2011    Presidential Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching.
  • 2006    Making a Difference Award from the “Women in Engineering and Science Program” at KSU.
  • 2003    Segebrecht Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award.

International Scientific Appointments

  • 2010  Associate Editor for CrystEngComm (Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry). 
  • 2002  Topics Editor for Crystal Growth and Design (Published by the American Chemical Society).
  • 2004  Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of of Chemical Crystallography (Published by   Springer).
  • 2009  Member of the Board of Trustees for the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre since 2009 (Chair since 2013).