The Inkpen Lab | USC

Mike obtained his M.Chem. from Durham University, and his Ph.D. from Imperial College London, UK with Prof. Nicholas J. Long and Prof. Tim Albrecht (now at the University of Birmingham). He spent two years at Columbia University, U.S.A. as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, in the group of Prof. Latha Venkataraman. In October 2017 he returned to Europe for the final year of his fellowship, working with Prof. Philippe Hapiot at the University of Rennes 1, France. In January 2019, Mike joined the faculty at the Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, USA as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry.


Given a spare afternoon, he likes to blog about chemistry and life as a researcher at Six Point Zero Two.

***New group website coming soon***


January 7, 2019

Work starts on our new lab!

Demolition begins on the 2nd floor of LJS (Laird J Stabler Memorial Hall), the location of our soon-to-be refurbished laboratory and office spaces.

January 2, 2019

Let’s get going!

Mike arrives in Los Angeles ahead of the spring semester.

November 28, 2018

Welcome to our first graduate students!

Joseph Parr and Christina Trang join the group!

February 2, 2018

The Inkpen Group is coming to USC!

Mike will join the faculty in the Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California as an Assistant Professor in Spring 2019.