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Roger A. Sheldon

Roger Sheldon
Born Roger Arthur Sheldon
(1942-06-24) June 24, 1942 (age 73)[1]
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Leicester (PhD)
Thesis Some reactions of tetraphenyldiphosphine (1967)
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Known for
Influences Jay Kochi[7][8]
Notable awards
Spouse Janna Kornelia Dijkstra[1]
Children two
Roger Arthur Sheldon (born 1942) FRS[2] is Professor Emeritus of Biocatalysis and Organic Chemistry at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.[10][11][12][13][14][15]


Sheldon was educated at the University of Leicester where he was awarded a PhD in 1967 for research on the chemical reactions of the organophosphorus compound tetraphenyldiphosphine.[16][17]

Awards and honours

Sheldon was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2015. His nomination reads:


  1. ^ a b c d "Roger Sheldon CV". Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Professor Roger A. Sheldon FRS". London: The Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-05-02. 
  3. ^ Moiseev, I. I.; Murahashi, S. I.; Poliakoff, M.; Seddon, K. R.; Švedas, V. K. (2008). "Professor Dr Roger A. Sheldon—65 years on". Green Chemistry 10 (3): 270. doi:10.1039/B719347P. 
  4. ^ Sheldon, R. A. (2000). "Atom efficiency and catalysis in organic synthesis". Pure and Applied Chemistry 72 (7). doi:10.1351/pac200072071233. 
  5. ^ Sheldon, R. A. (2007). "The E Factor: Fifteen years on". Green Chemistry 9 (12): 1273. doi:10.1039/B713736M. 
  6. ^ Tuck, C. O.; Pérez, E; Horváth, I. T.; Sheldon, R. A.; Poliakoff, M (2012). "Valorization of biomass: Deriving more value from waste". Science (New York) 337 (6095): 695–9. PMID 22879509. doi:10.1126/science.1218930. 
  7. ^ Sheldon, Roger; Kochi, Jay (1981). Metal-catalyzed oxidations of organic compounds : mechanistic principles and synthetic methodology including biochemical processes. New York: Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-639380-4. 
  8. ^ Sheldon, R. A.; Kochi, J. Y. K. (1981). "Introduction to Metal-Catalyzed Oxidations". Metal-catalyzed Oxidations of Organic Compounds. p. 1. ISBN 9780126393804. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-639380-4.50007-5. 
  9. ^ "Green Chemistry Award 2010 Winner: Roger Sheldon, Delft University of Technology". Royal Society of Chemistry. Archived from the original on 2015-01-20. 
  10. ^ Roger A. Sheldon's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database, a service provided by Elsevier.
  11. ^ Sheldon, R. (2001). "Catalytic reactions in ionic liquids". Chemical Communications (23): 2399. doi:10.1039/B107270F. 
  12. ^ Van Rantwijk, F.; Sheldon, R. A. (2007). "Biocatalysis in Ionic Liquids". Chemical Reviews 107 (6): 2757. PMID 17564484. doi:10.1021/cr050946x. 
  13. ^ Brink, G. T.; Arends,, I. W. C. E.; Sheldon, R. A. (2000). "Green, Catalytic Oxidation of Alcohols in Water". Science (New York) 287 (5458): 1636. doi:10.1126/science.287.5458.1636. 
  14. ^ Sheldon, R. A. (2007). "Enzyme Immobilization: The Quest for Optimum Performance". Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 349 (8–9): 1289. doi:10.1002/adsc.200700082. 
  15. ^ Sheldon, R (2001). "Catalytic reactions in ionic liquids". Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) (23): 2399–407. PMID 12239988. 
  16. ^ Cite error: The named reference trippett was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  17. ^ Sheldon, Roger Arthur (1967). Some reactions of tetraphenyldiphosphine (PhD thesis). University of Leicester. OCLC 504738263. 

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