Jonathon Beves

Jonathon Beves

Jonathon Beves

Senior Lecturer / ARC Future Fellow

Contact details

Phone: 02 9385 4673
Email: j.beves@unsw.edu.au

Office

Room 222 Dalton Building, F12
UNSW, Kensington 2052

Research Group Website

bevesgroup.wordpress.com

Biographical Details

Jon obtained his BSc (Hons) (2002) and MSc (2004) from the University of Sydney, under the supervision of Prof Len Lindoy FAA, before moving to Basel (Switzerland) for his PhD under the joint supervision of Prof Ed Constable and Prof Catherine Housecroft (yes, of textbook fame). From 2009-2012 he was a Swiss National Science Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (UK) under the supervision of Prof David A. Leigh FRS. From March 2012 - February 2013 he was Research A/Prof at Nanjing University (China), and retains a visiting position at the university. In March 2013 he commenced his position at UNSW, and in June 2017 was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.

Research Interests

Jon's research interests cover much of supramolecular and applied coordination chemistry, ranging from crystal engineering to molecular sensors, light-switchable molecular devices and machines.

Selected Publications

For a complete list see our group webpage.