Suraj Patel* and Gareth J. Rowlands 

School of Natural Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North ‍

Suraj Patel is a PhD student at Massey University studying in the Rowlands group. His research focuses on synthesising multifunctional [2.2]paracyclophane catalysts and investigating their properties using various techniques. Suraj has an interest in organic chemistry and a growing passion for crystallography. Outside of his studies, Suraj can often be spotted at the pub or indulging in his hobbies of photography and working on scientific art projects.