Pall Thordarson CV

Assoc. Prof. Pall Thordarson (Palli)

ARC Future Fellow and Associate Professor.

Career

  • Associate Professor (The University of New South Wales) From January 2013 -.
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow (The University of New South Wales) From July 2012 -.
  • Senior Lecturer (The University of New South Wales) From November 2007-2012.
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Research Fellow (The University of New South Wales) 2007-2010.
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Research Fellow (The University of Sydney) 2006-2007.
  • The University of Sydney Sesqui Post-doctoral Research Fellow (The University of Sydney) 2003-2005.
  • Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellow (The University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands with Profs. R. J. M. Nolte and A. E. Rowan) 2001-2003.
  • Post-doctoral Fellow (The University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands with Profs. R. J. M. Nolte and A. E. Rowan) 2001.
  • Ph.D. Student Organic Chemistry (The University of Sydney with Prof. M. J. Crossley) 1997-2000.
  • Research scientist, Science Institute (The University of Iceland with Prof. G. G. Haraldsson) 1996-1997.
  • B. Sc. Student Chemistry (The University of Iceland) 1992-1996.
  • High School (Menntaskólinn á Egilsstöðum, Iceland) 1987-1991.
  • Born, Vopnafjörður Iceland in 1971.

Publications

Journal articles: 60 journal articles, including a paper in Nature, two papers in Nature Nanotechnlogy, four papers in J. Am. Chem. Soc., four papers in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. and three papers in Chem. Commun.. See publications page for details.

Book chapters: 7 Published book chapters. See publications page for details.

Patents: 2 Patents. See publications page for details.

Total citations: Over 2100 citations on Web of Science (May 2014); h-index = 21. See ISI Web of Knowledge for details.

 

Research funding

Competitive research grants. Over $4,200,000 (+ part of a $26 M ARC CoE) including:

ARC Future Fellowship 2012 = $823 k.

ARC Discovery 2013 = $330 k.
ARC Discovery 2012 = $315 k.
ARC Discovery 2009 = $220 k.
ARC Discovery 2006 = $750 k.

ARC Centre of Excellence 2014 = $27 M (with 18 others)

ARC Linkage 2013 = $ 306 k.
ARC Linkage 2004 = $1,050 k.
ARC Linkage 2003 = $ 300 k.

Cancer Institute NSW 2008 = $ 50 k.
DAAD Fellowship (as the host) 2007 = $ 80 k.
The University of Sydney Cancer fund 2006 = $ 50 k.

Equipment grants. Over $6,500,000 including:

ARC LIEF 2011 = $250 k
ARC LIEF 2010 = $450 k (First CI - SPM Facility)
ARC LIEF 2010 = $700 k
ARC LIEF 2009 = $500 k.
ARC LIEF 2008 = $900 k.
ARC LIEF 2007 = $1,000 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MREII) 2013 = $613 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MREII) 2012 = $545 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MREII) 2011 = $90 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MREII) 2010 = $384 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MERII) 2009 = $75 k.
The University of New South Wales Major Equipment (MERII) 2008 = $160 k.
NHMRC Equipment grant 2007 = $70 k.
The University of Sydney major equipment 2006 = $204 k.
NHMRC Equipment grant 2006 = $65 k.
The University of Sydney major equipment 2005 = $349 k.
The University of Sydney major equipment 2003 = $191 k.

Awards and fellowships

2012: The Le Févre Memorial Prize, Australian Academy of Science.
2012: Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
2010: The International Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (SPP) / Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (JPP): SPP/JPP Young Investigator Award for 2010.
2008: NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
2006: Australian Research Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
2006: Honorary Associate, The Australian Key Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, The University of Sydney, Australia.
2003: Sesqui post-doctoral research fellowship from The University of Sydney.
2002: Poster prize International Workshop on Nanochemistry (COST D19), Vienna, Austria, 26-28 September, 2002.
2002: Poster prize Dutch Polymer Days, KNCV/CW-NWO/PTN Conference, Lunteren, The Netherlands, 25-26 February, 2002.
2001: Awarded the 2000 Agnes Campbell Prize for excellence in Organic Chemistry at The University of Sydney.
2001: Marie Curie Fellowship from the EU, Brussels.
2000: Awarded the 1999 Agnes Campbell Prize for excellence in Organic Chemistry at The University of Sydney.
2000: The RACI Division of Organic Chemistry Feutrill Prize for an oral presentation by a student at the 11RACIC in Canberra.
1999: Awarded the 1998 Agnes Campbell Prize for excellence in Organic Chemistry at The University of Sydney.
1998: Awarded the 1997 Agnes Campbell Prize for excellence in Organic Chemistry at The University of Sydney.

Professional memberships and conference organisation


2016: Co-Chair, IUPAC International Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry, Sydney, Australia.
2014: Chair, Symposia on Supramolecular Chemistry at the RACI National Congress Adelaide, Australia.
2014: Organising Committee, 5th International Conference on Nanomedicine, Coogee, Sydney, Australia.
2013: Member, Royal Society of New South Wales.
2011: Chair and organizer of the second Supramolecular Chemistry in New Zealand and Australia (SCiNZaA-2) at The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
2011: Organising committee for the Crystal Engineering Symposium in Honour of Emeritus Professor Roger Bishop at The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
2009: Treasurer, Light in Life Science 2009 Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2008: Executive Management Committee Member, The ARC/NHMRC Network "Fluorescence Application in Biotechnology and Life Sciences" (FABLS).
2008: Associate Editor, Commissioning, the Australian Journal of Chemistry.
2007: Member, The ARC Network "Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network" (ARCNN).
2006: Member, The ARC/NHMRC Network "Fluorescence Application in Biotechnology and Life Sciences" (FABLS).
2003: Member, The Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society.
2001: Member, The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI CChem).
2001: Member, The Marie Curie Fellowship Association.
2000: Foundation member of The Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines.
1998: Graduate Member, The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (GRACI).