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Yehia Amar

Yehia Amar

PhD student

Office Phone: 336633



  • MEng in Chemical Engineering (First Class Honours) from Imperial College London, 2015



Research Interests

Sustainable Reaction Engineering group

  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Asymmetric homogeneous catalysis
  • Mechanistic investigation
  • Design of Experiments
  • DFT, computational chemistry

Research Supervision

  • Prof. Alexei Lapkin
  • Dr. Lucy Colwell
  • Industrial partner: UCB Pharma (Dr. Paul Deutsch)
  • Collaborators: Dr Mikhail Kabeshov (formerly Chemistry, now Evotec), Prof Jonathan Goodman (Chemistry), Dr Jordi Bures (Chemistry, Manchester), Dr Ralph Adams (Chemistry, Manchester), Dr Alpha Lee (Maxwell Centre)

Other Professional Activities


  • Michaelmas 2016: Part I Chemical Engineering Laboratory (marking lab reports)
  • Lent 2017: Part IIA Heterogeneous Reactors (5 supervision groups)

Key Publications

  • A. Echtermeyer, Y. Amar, J. Zakrzewski, A. Lapkin, "Self-optimisation and model-based design of experiments for developing a C–H activation flow process", Beilstein J Org Chem201713, p. 150-163 (doi:10.3762/bjoc.13.18)
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