Professor Stephen Jenkins

Tutor, Rooms Tutor, Reader in Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

Stephen Jenkins leads the Surface Science Group in the Department of Chemistry, directing research that explores the interaction of industrially and environmentally important molecules with reactive metals. Having gained his BSc and PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Exeter (1991 and 1995 respectively) Stephen held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship at Cambridge (2001-09) prior to his appointment as a University Lecturer in 2009 and promotion to Reader in 2014. He is currently Treasurer of the Royal Society of Chemistry Solid Surfaces Group and Rooms Tutor at St Edmund’s College.  Author of nearly 150 peer-reviewed papers, Stephen’s book on `Chirality at Solid Surfaces’ was published by Wiley in 2018.