Martin Smith is Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Oxford, and the Old Members' Helen Martin Fellow at University College, Oxford. He is also co-director of the CDT inSynthesis for Biology & Medicine. He came up to the University of Oxford from Middlesbrough for his undergraduate studies, then worked with Professor George W. J. Fleet on the chemistry of carbohydrate amino acids, gaining his DPhil in 1999/2000. He then moved to Pembroke College, University of Cambridge as the Drapers Company Research Fellow, to work with Professor Steven V. Ley CBE FRS. In 2003 he began his tenure as a Royal Society University Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. The group moved to the University of Oxford in October 2008.
You can read Martin's profile in Angewandte Chemiehere.
Professor Martin D. Smith Chemistry Research Laboratory University of Oxford 12 Mansfield Road Oxford OX1 3TA, UK