Dr. King Kuok (Mimi) Hii


Curriculum Vitae (detailed!) in pdf format


Research track record:

Dr. Mimi Hii graduated with a BSc (First Class Honours) degree from the University of Leeds, where she also conducted postgraduate research under the supervision of Prof. B. L. Shaw, FRS, supported by the ORS award, Tetley-Lupton, and Edward Boyle Memorial Scholarships. After receiving her PhD (1994), she joined Dr John M. Brown, FRS in Oxford to examine aspects of the Heck arylation reaction (funded by EPSRC). During this period she was awarded a Keeley Junior Research Fellowship by Wadham College, and held a Teaching Fellowship at St. Hilda’s College.

The award of a Ramsay Memorial Fellowship in 1997, with additional support from ICI Strategic Funding, enabled her to initiate independent research at Leeds. A Lectureship at King’s College in 1998, and promotion to a Senior Lectureship at Imperial College (2003), subsequently followed. Dr Hii’s main research interests are in the area of homogeneous, including asymmetric, catalysis and their applications in organic synthesis.

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