Mark Elsegood

Dr Mark Elsegood

  • Senior University Teacher and Crystallographer
  • Manager of Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction
  • Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, Loughborough University, 2011-2018.
  • Lecturer in Chemistry, Loughborough University, 2000-2011.
  • Research Demonstrator and Temporary Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1992-2000.
  • BSc. (1984-87) & PhD. (1987-91) in Chemistry, University College London.
  • Member of the British Crystallographic Association (BCA).
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), MRSC, CChem.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research areas

  • Supramolecular chemistry of hydrogen-bonded and π···π bonded systems.
  • Benzene-, pyridine-, and pyrazinepolycarboxylic acid systems.
  • Linking metal-bound carboxylate complexes with boronic acids.
  • Ruthenium arene and other transition metal-based supramolecular arrays.
  • Single crystal X-ray diffraction using sealed tube and synchrotron sources.
  • Co-Editor Acta Cryst. C. 2005-2014.
  • Member of the CCLRC (now STFC) Facilities Access Panel, Structural and Environmental College 2006-08.
  • Tutor at BCA Durham Crystallography School, 1993-2003.
  • Manager of Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Laboratory.
  • Programme Director for Chemistry.
  • Member of Learning and Teaching Committee.
  • Member of Staff-Student Liaison Committee (SSLC).
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor for Sealed Beam X-ray Sources in Department of Chemistry and Member of University Radiation Protection Committee.

Teaching responsibilities:

  • CMA102: Fundamental Chemistry, 6 lectures.
  • CMA105: Energetics and Equilibria 1, 4 lectures.
  • CMA106: Structure and Reactivity 1, 7 lectures.
  • CMB104: Spectroscopy and Analysis 2, 5 lectures on single crystal x-ray diffraction.
  • CMC010: Environmental Chemistry, 4 lectures.
  • CMD111: Inorganic Option A - Practical Aspects of X-ray Crystallography, 9 lectures, Internal Examiner.
  • CMD112: Inorganic Option B - 1 lecture, Internal Examiner.
  • CMC026: Investigative Projects.
  • CMD001: Research Projects.