Yusuf Hamied 1702 Professor of Chemistry

The Yusuf Hamied 1702 Chair of Chemistry is one of the senior professorships at the University of Cambridge, based in the Department of Chemistry. [1]

HistoryEdit

Founded in 1702 by the university as simply 'Professor of Chemistry', it was retitled as the Professorship of Organic Chemistry in 1943, and in 1991 was renamed after a benefaction from the oil company British Petroleum. In recognition of a donation from Yusuf Hamied, in 2018 the professorship was renamed the Yusuf Hamied 1702 Chair of Chemistry.[2][3]

Professors of ChemistryEdit

Professors of Organic ChemistryEdit

BP Professors of Organic ChemistryEdit

Yusuf Hamied 1702 Professors of ChemistryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  10. ^ "New incumbent for our oldest Chair". Department of Chemistry. University of Cambridge. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
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