Alexei Lapkin studied chemistry at Novosibirsk State University (Russia) and obtained a PhD degree at the University of Bath for his work on multifunctional catalytic reactors (under supervision of late Professor W.J. Thomas). He joined Cambridge in 2013 as a Professor of Sustainable Reaction Engineering.
Alexei is involved in the advisory boards of Reaction Chemistry and Engineering (RSC) and Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy (Elsevier) journals. He is an associate editor for Chemical Engineering section of Frontiers of Chemistry journal. He is a member of Scientific Advisory Board of the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3).