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Wesley R Browne

Wesley Browne is from Sligo, Ireland and completed his PhD thesis on the photochemistry and photophysics of Ru(II) polypyridyl complexes at Dublin City University (2002), in the group of Prof J.G. Vos. He held postdoctoral positions at Queen’s University Belfast with Prof J. J. McGarvey and the University of Groningen with Prof Ben Feringa. In 2007 he was awarded a VIDI innovational research grant and in 2008, he joined the faculty at the University of Groningen as assistant professor. He is currently full professor and Chair of Molecular Inorganic Chemistry at the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry. His research interests are in the application of spectroscopy, and especially Raman spectroscopy and electrochemistry to (bio)inorganic catalysis and molecular based materials science.