Research Fellow

Dr Ari Fishcer earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (2021). His doctoral studies entailed experimental inquiries into mechanisms behind metal-catalyzed hydrogenation reactions and the synergies between metals and metal oxides.

He was a researcher at Nanyang Technological University (2022-2024) and at CARES (2023-2024). While at CARES, he applied multi-scale modelling, computational chemistry tools, and mechanistic inquiry to make chemical processes more sustainable.

Dr Fishcer continues to post educational content on his personal blog ( There you can learn about tools he has developed to convert kinetic simulations into music.

Past Members

Past Members

Research Interest

- Heterogeneous catalysis
- Computational chemistry
- Green chemistry
- Pollution abatement
- Sonochemistry
- Reaction kinetics

Key Publications

A. F. Fischer, T. S. Choksi et al., Harnessing ultrasound-derived hydroxyl radicals for the selective oxidation of aldehyde functions. ChemRxiv (2024). 10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-01sv. Under revision.


2024 Oral and poster presentations at American Chemical Society
2023 Oral and poster presentations at American Institute of Chemical Engineers