Julie Macpherson, University of Warwick, UK
Professor Julie V. Macpherson is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Warwick and currently also a Royal Society Industry Fellow. Her current work is associated with the development of electrochemical based sensors for the monitoring of solution species, with a particular focus on the use of carbon materials. She has published over 170 peer reviewed publications (H index 47) and has filed 15 patents. She has won a variety of awards for her work including the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Marlow Medal for the most meritorious contributions to physical chemistry or chemical physics, and the McBain medal (RSC and Society of Chemical Industries) for meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science. In 2016, she was named as one of the Top 50 Women in Analytical Science by The Analytical Scientist magazine. She is currently significantly involved with the Centre for Diamond Science and Technology, a training and research programme for PhD students in the UK.