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Fraeya Whiffin

Fraeya graduated with an MChem (Chemistry) from the University of Bath in 2011, which included a placement at Infineum studying the method of action of lubricant additives. She undertook a summer project on synthesis using ultrasound, and did her final year project on visible light initiated C-H activation on pyridine based substrates. Her interests are in clean energy and pollution reduction.

  • Care product emulsions and a palm oil substitute from an oleaginous yeast cultivated on waste with Dr Chris Chuck, Dr Darrell Patterson, Dr Karen Edler and Professor Rod Scott; Industrial Partner: Unilever — PhD project
  • Emission reduction from aircraft with Dr Semali Perera and Dr Andrew Burrows — 2nd MRes project
  • Supramolecular photosystems with Dr Dan Pantos — 1st MRes project