Mike obtained his M.Chem. from Durham University, and his Ph.D. from Imperial College London, UK with Prof. Nicholas J. Long and Prof. Tim Albrecht (now at the University of Birmingham). He spent two years at Columbia University, U.S.A. as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, in the group of Prof. Latha Venkataraman. In October 2017 he returned to Europe for the final year of his fellowship, working with Prof. Philippe Hapiot at the University of Rennes 1, France. In January 2019, Mike joined the faculty at the Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, USA as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry.
He likes to occasionally blog about chemistry and life as a researcher at Six Point Zero Two.