STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0QX, UK
Stewart Parker is the ISIS Facility Catalysis Scientist. After earning his PhD at the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA, he carried out postdoctoral research at the University of East Anglia, UK, before joining the Analytical Division of the BP Research Centre at Sunbury-on-Thames, UK. In 1993 he moved to the ISIS Facility. He is currently responsible for promoting the use of neutrons in catalysis research. He interacts with a wide range of scientists from academia and industry studying areas that range from Fischer-Tropsch catalysis to methanol-to-hydrocarbons to selective hydrogenation catalysts using a variety of structural and spectroscopic neutron methods.