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Amar H Flood

James F. Jackson Professor of Chemistry (2013-2022)
Luther Dana Waterman Professor (2015-2020)


Address Department of Chemistry • Indiana University • 800 East Kirkwood Avenue • Bloomington, IN 47405
Telephone +1-812 856 3642 • Fax +1-812 855 8300 • Web www.indiana.edu/~floodweb
Teaching Email professorflood@gmail.com Research Email aflood@indiana.edu

Academic Career

Professor, Indiana University

Director of Graduate Studies (2013-2019) 2013-2019

Associate Professor, Indiana University

Assistant Professor, Indiana University 2005-2011
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles, USA Supervisor: Sir Fraser Stoddart 2002-2005
Visiting PhD Student and Claude McCarthy Fellow at York University, Department of Chemistry, UK. Supervisors: R.E. Hester and J.N. Moore Summer 1998
Ph.D. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Supervisor: Keith C Gordon 1997-2001
BSc (1st Class honors), Summa Cum Laude, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 1993-1996


Honors and Awards

Howard Fellow, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia 2019
Visiting Professor, Osaka University 2012
Award for Excellence in Physical Organic Chemistry (Wiley) 2011
Cram Lehn Pedersen Award in Supramolecular Chemistry (RSC) 2011
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar 2010
NSF-CAREER Award 2009
Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award 2008 and 2010
Alliance Group Postgraduate Award 1997-2001
William Georgetti Scholarship 1998
Claude McCarthy Fellowship 1998
Joseph and Emma Mellor Prize 1996
Proudfoot Award 1995
Soper Prize in Chemistry 1994

Summary of Research Output

165 Publications, 178 Invited Talks, 42 Contributed Talks, 6 Book Chapters, 2 Patents awarded and 4 Pending
Cumulative H-index: 54
see Publications


Advisory Boards and Organizing Committees

• Vice-chair, Telluride Science Research Conference (TSRC), Molecular Motors, Rotors and Switches 2018
• Chair, GRC “Artificial Molecular Switches and Motors” 2017
• Advisory Committee Member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Indiana University 2016-present
• Member of the Organizational Committee for the Workshop on Aromatic Foldamers 2015-present
•  Advisory Board Member for Chem (Cell Press) 2015-2018
• Vice-Chair, GRC on “Artificial Molecular Switches and Motors”, June 7-12, 2015 at Stonehill College, Easton, MA (USA) 2015
• Editorial Board Member for Supramolecular Chemistry (Taylor and Francis) 2014-2016
• Advisory Board Mmeber for Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry (OBC) 2012-2015
• Co-Organizer with Alex Wei (Purdue University) for the special symposium on “Supramolecular Nanomaterials", Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis 2013
• Session Chair at FNANO (Foundations of Nanoscience) for Chemically Integrated Systems, Snowbird, Utah, April ca. 15–18, annually


• Co-organizer with David Amabilino (Barcelona Materials Science Institute) of the 2017 “Youngish Giants of Chemistry” Meeting 2012-2017
• Co-organizer of the 2013 International Symposium on Supramolecular and Macrocyclic Chemistry (ISMSC-2013) with Lyle Isaacs and Jeffery Davis from the University of Maryland 2013

• Member of the International Advisory Committee for the International Symposium on Supramolecular and Macrocyclic Chemistry (ISMSC)
6-ISMSC (Brighton, UK, Organizer: Phil Gale)
7-ISMSC (Dunedin, NZ, Organizers: Sally Brooker and Keith Gordon)
8-ISMSC (Washington DC, USA, Organizers: Lyle Isaacs, Jeff Davis and Amar Flood)
9-ISMSC (Shanghai, PR China, Organizer: Zhanting Li)

• Co-organizer of a Special Symposium on "Functional nanoscale materials: synthesis, characterization, and applications" at the CERMACS in Indianapolis, June 8–10. With L. M. Bronstein, D. Lee, L.-S. Li, S. E. Skrabalak, S. L. Tait (Indiana University) 2011
• Presided over "Materials, Devices and Switches" Symposium at Fall ACS Meeting 2009
• Co-Organizer for the special symposium on “Molecular Machines, Nanomotors, and Active Nanostructures” MRS Spring 2008 (San Francisco) with Andrew Turberfield (Oxford University), Henry Hess (University of Florida) and Heiner Linke (University of Oregon) 2008
• Co-Organizer for “Youngish Giants of Chemistry” Edinburgh, UK 2007