Contact Information

Office: NHB 6.336
Phone: 512-471-0312


Office: WEL 4.104
Phone: 512-471-0042

Simon M. Humphrey

Assistant Professor

Research Group

Humphrey Research Group


MChem, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 2002
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2005
Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, 2005-2007
Research Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge, 2006-2009

Representative Publications

S. M. Humphrey, P. K. Allan, S. E. Oungoulian, M. S. Ironside, E. R. Wise "Metal-Organophosphine and Metal-Organophosphonium Frameworks with Layered Honeycomb-like Structures" Dalton Transactions 13 (2009): 2298-2305.

S. M. Humphrey, S. E. Oungoulian, Y. K. Hwang, E. R. Wise, J. W. Yoong, J.-S. Chang "Hysteretic Sorption of Light Gases by a Porous Metal-Organic Framework Containing Tris (p-Carboxylated) Triphenylphosphine Oxide" Chemical Communications (2008): 2891-2893.

S. M. Humphrey, J.-S. Chang, S. H. Jhung, J. W. Yoon, P. T. Wood "Porous Cobalt(II)-Organic Frameworks with Corrugated Walls: Robust Gas-Sorption Materials" Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46 (2007): 272-275.

S. M. Humphrey, M. E. Grass, S. E. Habas, K. Niesz, G. A. Somorjai, T. D. Tilley "Rhodium Nanoparticles from Cluster Seeds: Control of Size and Shape by Precursor Addition Rate" Nano Letters 7 (2007): 785-790.

S. M. Humphrey, A. Alberola, C. J. Gómez García, P. T. Wood "A New Co(II) Coordination Solid with Mixed Oxygen, Carboxylate, Pyridine and Thiolate Donors Exhibiting Canted Antiferromagnetism with Tc≈68 K" Chemical Communications (2006): 1607-1609.