Professor Richard Wayne

Chemistry
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry

Qualifications

BA (Cantab.); PhD (Cantab.):  MA (Cantab.) MA (Oxon.) DSc (Hon., Ciudad Real) FRSC

Academic Background

1972–2004:    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Photochemistry (now Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology)
1973–2006     Dr Lee's Reader in Chemistry, Christ Church, Oxford
1978–1979:    Secretary of the sub-Faculty of Chemistry, University of Oxford
1986–1988:    Chairman of the sub-Faculty of Chemistry, University of Oxford
1988–1990:    Director of Graduate Studies, Physical Sciences, University of Oxford
1988–1992:    Tutor for Graduates, Christ Church, Oxford
1990–1992:    Chairman, Faculty Board of Physical Sciences, University of Oxford

Research Interests

Physical chemistry, with special reference to gas-phase reaction kinetics, reaction mechanisms and pathways,  and spectroscopy.  Atmospheric chemistry, and the application of laboratory studies to the interpretation of atmospheric behaviour and chemical transformations.

Publications include:

Books:

Photochemistry (Butterworths, 1970)

Chemistry of Atmospheres (OUP, 1985; 2nd edn, 1991;3rd edn, 2000)

Principles and Applications of Photochemistry (OUP, 1988)

The Nitrate Radical:  Physics, Chemistry and the Atmosphere

Senior Executive Editor (Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1991).

Chemical Instrumentation (OUP, 1994)

Halogen Oxides:  Radicals, Sources and Reservoirs in the Laboratory and in the Atmosphere

Senior Executive Editor (Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1995).

Photochemistry (with C.E. Wayne; OUP 1996)

Atmospheric Chemistry (with A.M. Holloway: RSC Publications, 2010)

Papers:

Over 275 research papers, reviews, and chapters in books in the fields of reaction kinetics, photochemistry, and atmospheric chemistry.

A full list may be found here:  http://rpw.chem.ox.ac.uk/pubindex.html

Hobbies

Photography; electronics.