Prof. Richard Palmer At Cambridge: MA & PhD; 1851, Clare College & Royal Society Fellowships. At Birmingham: founded the UK's first nanoscience centre (1994). At Swansea: founded the Nanomaterials Lab (2017). Awards: IOP Boys Medal, dr. h.c. Hasselt University, BVC Yarwood Medal, EPSRC Fellowship. Fellow IOP, RSC, LSW. Published 400+ papers, >13,000 citations, h=58. 18 families of patent apps. Spin-outs: Inanovate, Irresistible Materials, Grove Nanomaterials. Editor in Chief, Advances in Physics: X (Taylor and Francis) and Frontiers of Nanoscience (Book Series, Elsevier).