Paul A. Wright is Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of St Andrews. He joined the department of Chemistry after postions in Cambridge and at the Royal Institution, London. He has experience in the research areas of micro- and mesoporous materials. His work contributes to the research of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and zeolites, as well as mesoporous materials and covers a wide range of materials and application. The focus of his research lies on the development of new materials and fundamental research in the area of porous materials, as well as the application of known materials in industrially important areas.