University of Bath

Professor Andrew Burrows FRSC, SFHEA Head of Department of Chemistry

Andy is responsible for the teaching, research and strategic planning of the Department of Chemistry.


  • Porous materials such as metal-organic frameworks and porous organic polymers
  • Post-synthetic modification reactions
  • Metastable materials
  • Adsorption and release of biological molecules from porous hosts
  • Hydrogen storage

Andrew has published over 140 research papers and reviews and is also co-author of the leading undergraduate textbook Chemistry³, published by Oxford University Press.

This person is available to supervise research degree projects


View a list of books and publications by Andrew Burrows


  • Postdoctoral research fellowship at the Universit√© Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg with Professor Pierre Braunstein (1992-1993)
  • Lecturer at Imperial College London (1994-1995)
  • Lecturer/Reader/Professor at the University of Bath (1996-present)


  • BA (Hons), University of Oxford, 1988
  • DPhil in cluster chemistry, University of Oxford, 1992 with Professor Mike Mingos