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LAB NEWS

2024

  • JanOur review "Application of stop-flow micro-tubing reactor system in organic reaction development" has been published in Journal of Flow Chemsitry! Big congratulations to Wang Qian!

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2023

  • DecOur research work "Sustainable electrocatalytic oxidation of N-alkylamides to acyclic imides using H2O" has been published in Green Chemistry! Big congratulations to Qi Jing!

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  • NovOur research work "Photocatalytic hydrogen atom transfer-induced Arbuzov-type α-C(sp3)-H phosphonylation of aliphatic amines" has been accepted for publication in ACS Catalysis! Big congratulations to Zhexuan!

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  • OctOur research work "Electrophotochemical Synthesis Facilitated Trifluoromethylation of Arenes Using Trifluoroacetic Acid" has been accepted for publication in J. Am. Chem. Soc.! Big congratulations to Qi Jing! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Lum Yanwei's research team (NUS)!

  • SepOur research work "Programmable Synthesis of Difluorinated Hydrocarbons from Alkenes through a Photocatalytic Linchpin Strategy" has been accepted for publication in Chem. Sci.! Big congratulations to Zhiqi! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Ma Ju-An's research team (Tianjing University)!

  • SepOur research work "Modular and Practical 1,2-Aryl(alkenyl) Heteroatom Functionalization of Alkenes through Iron/Photoredox Dual Catalysis" has been accepted for publication in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.! Big congratulations to Weignag! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Koh Ming Joo's research team (NUS)!

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  • Aug - Du Haolin, Li Talin, and Wu Jiale join our group as Ph.D. students. Dr. Su Jianke joins our group as postdoc. Dr. Liu Mingshang joins our group as visiting scholar. Welcome!!!

  • Aug - We sincerely thank Dr. Shen Wanxiang and Dr. Xu Jinhui for their contribution. Wishing them all the best in the next phase of their career in Harvard and Chemgoo. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • Aug - We sincerely thank Mr. Li Qingyao, Mr. Shi Xiangcheng, and Mr. Yuan Ye for their contribution. Wishing them all the best in the next phase of their career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • June Prof. Wu Jie is appointed as Dean’s Chair Professor! Congratulations!

  • May - Our research work "Recovery of Homogeneous Photocatalysts by Covalent Organic Framework Membranes" has been accepted for publication in Nature Communications! Big congratulations to Jinhui! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Dan Zhao's research team (NUS)!

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  • April We sincerely thank Dr. Wu Mingyue for his contribution. Wishing him all the best in the next phase of his career on ISCE2 A*STAR. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • Mar - Our review "Multi-Step Automated Synthesis of Pharmaceuticals" has been accepted for publication in Trends in Chemistry! Big congratulations to Wang Gan and Hwee Ting!

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  • Mar - Our research work "Energy-Transfer-Enabled Regioconvergent Alkylation of Azlactones via Photocatalytic Radical–Radical Coupling" has been accepted for publication in ACS Catalysis! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Yixin Lu's research team (NUS)!

 

  • Mar - Our research work "Photocatalyzed Regioselective Hydrosilylation for the Divergent Synthesis of Geminal and Vicinal Borosilanes" has been accepted for publication in Nature Communications! Big congratulations to Degong and Muliang!

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  • Mar - Our perspective "Advanced In-line Purification Technologies in Multistep Continuous Flow Pharmaceutical Synthesis" has been accepted for publication in Organic Process Research & Development! Big congratulations to Zhexuan!

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  • Mar - Our research work "A Late-Stage Aryl C-H Olefination Strategy and Its Application Towards Global Proteome Profiling of ∆8-Tetrahydrocannabinol" has been accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof.  Shao Q. Yao's research team (NUS)!

  • Mar - Our research work "Direct Access to Chiral Aliphatic Amines by Catalytic Enantioconvergent Redox-Neutral Amination of Alcohols" has been accepted for publication in Nature Synthesis! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Yu Zhao's research team (NUS)!

  • MarWe sincerely thank Dr. Ji Meishan for her contribution. Wishing her all the best in the next phase of her career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • FebOur research work "Stepwise On-demand Functionalization of Multihydrosilanes Enabled by a Hydrogen-atom-transfer Photocatalyst Based on Eosin Y" has been accepted for publication in Nature Chemistry! Big congratulations to Xuanzi!

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  • FebOur research work "Direct Synthesis of Thioesters from Feedstock Chemicals and Elemental Sulfur" has been accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society! Big congratulations to Haidi! 

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  • JanOur research work "Photocatalytic Coupling of Electron-deficient Alkenes Using Oxalic Acid as a Traceless Linchpin" has been accepted for publication in Chem! Big congratulations to Mingyue! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Yixin Lu's research team (NUS)!

  • Jan Wang Zihan and Miao Yidan join our group as Ph.D. students. Welcome!

2022

  • NovOur research work "Metal-free Radical Difunctionalization of Ethylene" has been accepted for publication in Chem! Big congratulations to Jiajia, Tao Liu and Zhi-Qi! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Chen Zhu's research team (Shanghai Jiaotong University)!

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  • Sept - Our research work "A Green Access to Supported Cinchona Alkaloid Amide Catalysts for
    Heterogeneous Enantioselective Allylsilylation of Aldehydes and Process Intensity Evaluation in Batch and Flow" has been accepted for publication in Green Synthesis and Catalysis! Big congratulations to Ren Wei! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Yu Zhao's research team (NUS)!

  • July - Yin Ruize, Yu Zhenyang, Wang Gan, Luo Penghao, and Li Longji join our group as Ph.D. students, and Mr. Tong Xiaogang from Yunnan University join our group as visiting scholar. Welcome!

  • July - Prof. Wu Jie are honored with Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from Hong Kong, 2022! Congratulations!

  • July - Our research work "Photomediated Reductive Coupling of Nitroarenes with Aldehydes for Amide Synthesis", has been accepted for publication in Chemical Science! Big congratulations to Qingyao and Muliang!

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  • July - Our research work "Difluoromethylation of Unactivated Alkenes Using Freon-22 through Tertiary Amine-borane-triggered Halogen-atom Transfer", has been accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society! Big congratulations to Zhi-Qi Zhang! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Jun-An Ma's  research team (Tianjin University)!

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  • July - Our research work "Brønsted Acid-Enhanced Direct Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalysis to Enable Selective Late-Stage Functionalization of Unactivated C(sp3)-H Bonds", has been accepted for publication in Nature Synthesis! Big congratulations to Cao Hui! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Hong Xin's  research team (Zhejiang University)!

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  • July - We sincerely thank Dr. Fan Xuanzi for her contribution (for almost 6 years). Wishing her all the best in the next phase on the Craig Hawker's group at UC Santa Barbara. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • July - We sincerely thank Dr. Liu Chenguang for his contribution (for almost 4.5 years). Wishing him all the best in the next phase ("Minjiang Xuezhe" Professor on Fuzhou University). Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • June - We sincerely thank Mr. Yang Jian for his contribution. Wishing him all the best in the next phase of his career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • May - We sincerely thank Dr. Yu Jiajia for his contribution. Wishing him all the best in the next phase of his career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

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  • April - We sincerely thank Dr. Wang Cheng-Qiang and Dr. Yang Youqing for his contribution. Wishing him all the best in the next phase of his career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

 

  • April - Our research work "Stop-Flow Microtubing Reactor-Assisted Visible Light-Induced Hydrogen-Evolution Cross Coupling of Heteroarenes with C(sp3)–H Bonds", has been accepted for publication in ACS Catalysis! Big congratulations to Liu Tao! Thanks for the excellent collaboration from Prof. Hong-Ping Deng's research team (Nanjing Agricultural University)!

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