Bruce Gibb

Professor Bruce C. Gibb was born in 1965 and hails from Aberdeen, Scotland. He received both his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Robert Gordon’s University. He was a post-doctoral researcher with Prof. John Sherman at the University of British Columbia in 1993 and 1994, and subsequently a post-doctoral research with Prof. James Canary at New York University. His independent career began in 1996 at the University of New Orleans. He was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2002, full professor in 2005, and University Research Professor in 2007. At the beginning of 2012 he moved to Tulane University. Prof. Gibb is co-Editor-in-Chief of Supramolecular Chemistry (Taylor and Francis), and has been a regular contributor to Nature Chemistry since its inception in 2009. The over-arching theme of his research is aqueous-based supramolecular chemistry, with particular emphasis on self-assembly leading to compartmentalization, and studies into the fundamentals of aqueous-solution phenomena such as the Hydrophobic Effect and the Hofmeister Effect.

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