Kian graduated with a BSc in Chemistry from UCD in 2019. He carried out his final year project with the Baumann group, and returned in 2020 to begin his PhD.

His current research focuses on developing methodology for the synthesis of strained cyclic systems.

1– Development of a telescoped flow process for the safe and effective generation of propargylic aminesMolecules 2019, 24, 20, 3658.
2– A continuous flow synthesis of [1.1.1]propellane and bicyclo[1.1.1]pentane derivativesChemi. Commun. 2021, 57, 2871-2874.
3– Scalability of photochemical reactions in continuous flow modeJournal of Flow Chemistry, 2021.
4- Practical Aspects of Performing Continuous Flow Chemistry. In: Flow Chemistry (De Gruyter Textbook) 2nd Edition, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2021, 1, 145179. 
5- Flow synthesis of oxadiazoles coupled with sequential in-line extraction and chromatography, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2022, 18, 232–239.

Academic awards and Merits
BOC gases award – Best PhD Project in School of Chemistry UCD – June 2022
Dublin Chemistry Third Year Talks – Best Speaker – June 2022

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