This year’s lecture given by Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff was entitled “Supercriticality: from blue fluid to green chemistry”.
Sir Martyn Poliakoff is a British Chemist who currently works at Nottingham University. He is a global leader in the field of green chemistry with a specific interest in the applications of supercritical fluids.
Hosted at Swansea’s Waterfront Museum, the event was attended by staff from the University and people from the surrounding community.
This is the third Zienkiewicz lecture following on from talks by Professors Dame Ann Patricia Dowling and Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya.
Professor Perumal Nithiarasu, Head of Research at the College of Engineering, said “We were delighted to have Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff as this year’s Zienkiewicz Lecture. The way in which Sir Martyn bridged the gap between chemistry and engineering was truly amazing. His ability to deliver an engaging lecture was appreciated by all participants”