Delegate Profile

Steve Howdle

Job TitleProfessor of Chemistry


Steve’s research focuses on sustainable chemistry and in particular on the utilisation of supercritical carbon dioxide for polymer synthesis, polymer processing and preparation of novel polymeric materials. He has published over 330 peer reviewed papers in this field.


Steve is Professor and Head of the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and prior to this held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (1991-1999).  He has received several awards including the Jerwood-Salters’ Environment Award for Green Chemistry (2001); RSC Corday – Morgan Medal and Award (2001);  Royal Society – Wolfson Research Merit Award (2003); RSC Interdisciplinary Award (2005); DECHEMA-Award of the Max Buchner Research Foundation (2006); RSC/SCI Macro Group UK Medal (2008); and the Hanson Medal of the IChemE (2009). 


Steve is also the singer in a rock band (@ramshackle_men) and plays football in the East Midlands Veteran League for Beeston Old Boys FC.


Conference Sessions

  • Renewable polymers and clean synthetic approaches

    Wednesday11:50 - 12:1520 Nov 2019
    Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

    Our research focuses on sustainable chemistry; developing clean ways to make new polymers. Our society is reliant upon polymers and this talk will show how we a...

    • Language: English