Dr Jon Beves is an ARC Future Fellow and Associate Professor in the School of Chemistry at UNSW.
Jon's research interests cover much of supramolecular and applied coordination chemistry, ranging from crystal engineering to molecular sensors, light-switchable molecular devices and machines.
Dr Beves obtained his BSc (Hons) (2002) and MSc (2004) from the University of Sydney, under the supervision of Prof Len Lindoy FAA, before moving to Basel (Switzerland) for his PhD under the joint supervision of Prof Ed Constable and Prof Catherine Housecroft. From 2009-2012 he was a Swiss National Science Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (UK) under the supervision of Prof David A. Leigh FRS. From March 2012 - February 2013 he was Research A/Prof at Nanjing University (China). In March 2013 he moved to UNSW, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer and awarded an ARC Future Fellowship in 2017, and promoted to Associate Professor in 2020.