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Philip Jessop

Dr. Philip Jessop (PhD, University of British Columbia) is the Canada Research Chair of Green Chemistry and a professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Environmental Studies at Queen’s University. Previously, he worked for the Research Development Corporation of Japan (1993-1996) under the guidance of Ryoji Noyori (Nobel Prize, 2001) and was an assistant professor at the University of California, Davis (1996-2003). In 2008, Dr. Jessop was awarded the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award. One of the world’s most recognized Green Chemistry researchers, his discovery of switchable surfactants was listed in the Canadian Chemical News trade journal as one of the 20 key chemical discoveries in Canada of the last 100 years.