Nelson Lam

Nelson Lam
Assistant Professor

Joining in Summer 2024


PhD (Cambridge), Postdocs (Scripps Research Institute, Cambridge)

Nelson Lam

Dr. Nelson Lam will be joining the UVic Chemistry Department in Summer 2024.

Dr. Lam has a BSc in Chemistry and BMus in composition from the University of Auckland (NZ), followed by a PhD in Cambridge (UK) and postdocs at the Scripps Research Institute (US) and Cambridge. Dr. Lam has won the “outstanding PhD thesis award” from Cambridge and the Lindemann Fellowship, which is awarded for only 3 researchers across the UK. Currently, he holds the Sole Fellowship for his Research Fellow position in Cambridge. Dr. Lam’s goal at UVic is to establish a leading research group developing translatable catalytic methods targeting outstanding selectivity challenges that characterize contemporary organic synthesis.