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Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania

Alex Bissember is an Associate Professor of Chemistry in the School of Natural Sciences at the University of Tasmania. As an organic chemist, his research interests include the development of new transition metal-catalyzed reactions, complex molecule synthesis, natural products, and heterocyclic chemistry.


  • 2013–present
    Chemistry Faculty, University of Tasmania
  • 2012–2013
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology
  • 2010–2012
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • 2010 
    Australian National University, PhD in Chemistry

Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)

Research Areas

  • Organic Chemistry (0305)
  • Inorganic Chemistry (0302)
  • Organometallic Chemistry (039904)