LAB NEWS

2020

  • Sept - The paper on Photo-mediated Selective Deconstructive Geminal Dihalogenation of Trisubstituted Alkenes has been accepted in Nature Communications. Congrats, Han Wang, Ren Wei, Xiangcheng, Tonglin and Xu Cong!

  • Aug - We sincerely thank Dr. Zhou Qi for their contribution. Wishing them all the best in the next phase of their career in University of California, Santa Barbara. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • Aug - Mr. Liu Tao (BS at Nanjing University) and Mr. Wu Zhongqian  (BS at Tsinghua University ) joined the group as Ph.D. students. Welcome!

  • Jul - The paper on Visible Light Driven Deuteration of Formyl C-H and Hydridic C(sp3)-H Bonds in Feedstock Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Molecules has been accepted in Chemical ScienceCongrats, Yulong, Cao Hui, Haidi, Junhong, Chen Wei and Xiangcheng!

  • Jul - We sincerely thank Dr. Liu Chenguang, Dr. Kuang Yulong and Dr. Chen Wei for their contribution. Wishing them all the best in the next phase of their career. Farewell, and best of luck!!!

  • Jun - The paper on A Radical Smiles Rearrangement Promoted by Neutral Eosin Y as a Direct Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalyst has been accepted in Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats, Jianming, Han Wen, Wei Kiat, Xiangcheng! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Hui Wu, Shabana, Lih-Wen (NUS).

  • May - The paper on Cloud-inspired Multiple Scattering for Light Intensified Photochemical Flow Reactors has been accepted in Reaction Chemistry & Engineering. Congrats, Hui Cao! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Lu Zheng, Hansong, Wai Kuan and Prof. Saif A. Khan (NUS).

  • April - The paper on Light-Promoted Bromine Radical-Mediated Selective Alkylation and Amination of Unactivated C(sp3)-H Bonds has been accepted in Chem. Congrats,  Penghao, Qingyao, Wei Chuen, Haiwang, Hongping! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Heming (Peking University)

  • ar - Our paper on Photoinduced Site-Selective Alkenylation of Alkanes and Aldehydes with Aryl Alkenes has been accepted in Nature Communications. Congrats, Hui Cao, Yulong, Xiangcheng, Koi Lin, Boon Beng, and Jeric! 

2019

  • Dec - The paper on Visible-Light-Induced Selective Defluoroborylation of Polyfluoroarenes, gem-Difluoroalkenes, and Trifluoromethylalkenes has been accepted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats,  Wengang, Jing Leng, and Han-Wee! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Heming (Peking University).

  • Nov - The paper on Pyrenediones as Versatile Photocatalysts for Oxygenation Reactions with in situ Generation of Hydrogen Peroxide under Visible Light has been accepted in Green Chemistry. Congrats,  Haidi! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Yuannian, Xin Yang, Dong Liang, and Prof. Dejian Huang (NUS).

  • Oct - We sincerely thank Dr. Jia Penghao for her contribution. We wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavours and hope that she will have a successful career in Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Farewell, and best of luck!

  • Dr. Tang Xinxin (Ph.D. with Prof. Huang Zheng at Shanghai institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences),  joined us as Postdoc Fellows. Welcome, Xinxin !!!

  • Sept - The paper on Neutral‐Asymmetric Synthesis of 1,4‐Dicarbonyl Compounds from Aldehydes via the Marriage of Hydrogen Atom Transfer Photocatalysis with Chiral Lewis Acid Catalysis has been accepted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Yulong, Kai Wang, and Xiangcheng! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Xiaoqiang, and Prof. Eric Meggers (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany).

  • Sept - We sincerely thank Dr. Wengang for his contribution to our lab. We wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavours and hope that he will have a successful career in China University of Petroleum (Qingdao/Huangdao). Farewell, and best of luck!

  • Sept - Mr. Li Qingyao (BS at Zhejiang University), Mr. Wang Mu (BS at Peking University), Mr. Shi Xiangcheng (MS at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Mr. Yuan Ye (MS at Fuzhou University), and Ms. Tang Haidi (MS at University of Science and Technology of China) joined the group as Ph.D. students. Welcome!

  • Jul - The paper on Neutral‐Eosin‐Y‐Photocatalyzed Silane Chlorination Using Dichloromethane has been accepted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congrats, Xuanzi, Tingting, Wengang, and Jin Da! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Xiao Ping, Zeqing, Xiaojuan, Prof. Su Hongmei, Prof. Cui Ganglong, and Prof. Fang Weihai (Beijing Normal University, China).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Jul - The paper on Visible-Light Mediated Deuteration of Silanes with Deuterium Oxide has been accepted in Chemical Science. Congrats, Dr. Zhou Rong, Jie-sheng, Han Wen, Rachel, Zhan Gu and Zhaomin! 

  • Jun - The paper on Photoinduced Divergent Alkylation/Acylation of Pyridine N-Oxides with Alkynes under Anaerobic and Aerobic Conditions has been accepted in Organic Letters. Congrats, Jin-Hui and Wenbin! 

  • Apr - The paper on Color Patterning of Luminescent Perovskites via Light‐Mediated Halide Exchange with Haloalkanes has been accepted in Advanced Materials. Congrats, Wenbin, Ying-Chieh (Prof. Tan Zhi-Kuang) ,  Wang Tian (Prof. Tan Zhi-Kuang), and Jun De Andrew Ng (Prof. Tan Zhi-Kuang)! Thanks for the wonderful collaboration from Prof. Tan Zhi-Kuang, and Prof. K. H. Khoo (Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore).

  • Mar - Prof. Wu was interviewed by Synform - Yong Career Focus (from Prof. Matteo Zanda), Congratulations! The full interview can be found here.

 

 

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