Thomas Howell


Graduated from Leeds University with an Mchem Chemistry in 2004. Worked for several chemical companies including Ecolab, Brenntag and finally Unilever before coming to study a CDT in Advanced Particulate Materials at the School of Engineering at Leeds.

Research interests

Interested in:

  • Reversible addition fragmentation chain-transfer (RAFT) polymer technology.
  • Catalyst chemistry.
  • Organometallic chemistry.
  • Particle and colloid engineering.
  • Surface chemistry.
  • Immobilisation.


  • Mchem Chemistry (w/ Industrial Placement), Unilversity of Leeds

Research groups and institutes

  • Functional Materials
  • Institute of Process Research and Development