Group photo 2019

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Since July 2015, Jie has been appointed as an assistant professor at National University of Singapore in the Chemistry Department. Before that, he worked as a senior scientist in Snapdragon Chemistry Inc. at Boston which is established by his postdoc advisor Prof. Timothy Jamison for half a year.

 

From July. 2012 - March. 2015, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at MIT, working with Prof. Timothy Jamison and Prof. Alan Hatton. His postdoc research was aimed at utilizing CO2 as a green C1 source to synthesize useful chemicals in continuous flow reactors.

From Sep 2006 - May 2012 he earned his Ph.D degree under the supervision of Prof. James Panek in the Department of Chemistry at Boston University. His PhD thesis was Total Synthesis of (-)-Virginiamycin M2 and Chiral Organosilane Based Sequential Transformations to Access Polycyclic Scaffolds.


From Sep 2002 - July 2006 he was an undergraduate student at Beijing Normal University worked with Prof. Zhang Zhanbin.

 

In his spare time, Jie likes to play basketball and badminton.

Postdoc Fellow


Dr. Liu Chenguang

chemlchen@nus.edu.sg

Chenguang was born and raised in Shandong Province, China. He received his B.Sc. from Liaocheng University in 2011. From Sep. 2011 to Sep. 2017, He pursued his PhD in Xiamen University, under the guidance of  Prof. Yandong Zhang. In Zhang’s group, he completed the total synthesis of Aplydactone and Fusarisetin A. In Dec. 2017, he joined us, focusing on the flow synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients. In free time, he enjoys swimming and reading.


Dr. Kuang Yulong

chmkuan@nus.edu.sg

Yulong was born and raised in Sichuan Province, China. He obtained his B.Sc at Sichuan University in 2010. After that he worked on catalytic asymmetric reaction by chiral N,N′-dioxide ligand and obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Xiaoming Feng in June 2015. Then he joined the Tianning Diao’s group as a postdoc fellow in New York University and worked on Ni-catalyzed reductive coupling project. He joined us in March 2018. In his spare time, he likes reading and swimming.


Dr. Wang Han

chmwah@nus.edu.sg

Han was born in Shanxi Province, China. He completed his undergraduate studies at East China University of Science and Technology. After that he worked on NHC-catalyzed asymmetric synthesis at Shanghai University of Engineering Science and obtained his Master’s degree under the supervision of Prof. Xu Jingli and Prof. Sun Zhihua. He received Ph.D. from RWTH Aachen University with Professor Carsten Bolm where he studies sulfoximine chemistry. Then, Han moved to NUS and joined the Wu lab in the November 2018.


Dr. Yan Jianming

chmyanj@nus.edu.sg

Jianming was born and raised in Sichuan, China. He obtained his B.Sc at China Pharmaceutical University in 2010. After that he explored in Natural-Product medicinal chemistry and obtained his Master’s degree in 2013 under Prof Hu Lihong at Shanghai Institute of Material Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He then studied transition metal-catalyzed C–H activation at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and obtained his PhD degree under the supervision of Prof. Naohiko Yoshikai. In May 2018, he joined us as a postdoc fellow and extended his research on C–H activation using photocatalysis. In his spare time, he likes reading and running.

 

Dr. Tang Xinxin

chmtx@nus.edu.sg

Xinxin was born in Fujian Province, China. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wuhan University. After that he worked on transition metal catalyzed alkane functionalization at Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Huang Zheng. Then, He moved to NUS and joined the Wu lab in Octomber 2019. In his spare time, he likes reading, watching movies and running.


Dr. Zhang Muliang

chmmz@nus.edu.sg

Muliangwas born and raised in Shandong Province, China. He obtained his B.Sc at Shanxi University in 2014. After that he worked on efficient and green synthetic methodology development under the supervision of Prof. Chengjian Zhu and obtained his Ph.D. Degree at Nanjing University in Jun. 2019. He joined us in Jul. 2019 and carry out research in developing electrocatalysis and photoredox catalysis. In his spare time, he like watching CBA and playing tennis.


Dr. Zhou Qi

chmzoqi@nus.edu.sg

Zhou Qi was born in Hubei province, China. He obtained his B.Sc. from Lanzhou University in 2014. After that he worked on transition-metal-catalyzed new reactions of metal carbene and the new polymerization methods of carbene or their precursors and received his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Jianbo Wang and Prof. Yan Zhang in July 2019. Then he joined us in September 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming and playing badminton.

PhD Student


Liu Haiwang

Year 4 PhD

e0013599@u.nus.edu

Haiwang was born and raised in Anhui Provice, China. He obtained his B.Sc. at China Agricultural University in 2011. After that he worked on Ionic liquids and obtained his Master Degree at Peking University under the supervision of Prof. Xinghai Shen in 2015. He joined us in Jan 2016 and carry out research in developing photochemistry. In his spare time, he like singing songs and playing tennis.


Fan Xuanzi

Year 4 PhD

e0013553@u.nus.edu

Fan Xuanzi was born and raised in Henan Province, middle of China. She obtained her B.Sc. at Beijing Normal University in 2015. She joined us in January and is working on developing new photochemistry in flow. In her spare time, she likes reading books and watching movies.


Cao Hui

Year 4 PhD

e0046956@u.nus.edu

Cao Hui was born in 1991 in Jiangsu, China. Before joining Wu’s group, he received B.S. (2012) and M.S. (2015) degree in chemistry from Fudan University under the supervision of Prof. Xiufeng Hou. He has been interested in transition metal catalysis and his current project is “sustainable synthesis of value-added chemicals using gaseous feedstocks in flow systems”. He enjoys different genres of music and likes to play badminton.

 

Wu Wenbin

Year 4 PhD

e0046939@u.nus.edu

Wenbin was born and raised in Guangdong Provice, China. He obtained his B.Sc. at South China University of Technology (SCUT) in 2010. After that he worked on azolation of indoles and obtained his Master Degree at SCUT under the supervision of Prof. Jing-Mei Huang in 2013. From 2013 to 2016, he went on his research about cleavage of lignin as a research assistant in the same group. He joined us in August 2016 and focused on developing new catalysts. In his spare time, he likes watching movies.


Toh Ren Wei

Year 3 PhD

e0146555@u.nus.edu

Ren Wei was born and raised in Singapore. He obtained his Diploma with Merit in Molecular Biotechnology from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2011 and completed his B.Sc at NUS in Dec 2016. He joined us in December 2016. During his free time, he will go café hopping, sing and play board games, escape rooms. 


Xu Jinhui

Year 3 PhD

e0220135@u.nus.edu

Jinhui was born in Hunan Province, China. He received his B.Sc. at Hengyang Normal University in 2011. Then he obtained his MSc in Organic Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Cancheng Guo at Hunan University in 2014. After that, he joined Prof. Tan&Liu's group at South University of Science and Technology (SUSTC) as a research assistant. He joined us in August 2017 and carry out research in developing photochemistry. In his spare time, he like playing basketball and tennis.

 

Tang Haidi

Year 1 PhD

haidi@u.nus.edu

Haidi was born in 1994 in Anhui, China. Before joining Wu’s group, she received B.S. (2016) from Anhui University of Science and Technology and M.S. (2019) degree in Materials Science from University of Science and Technology of China under the supervision of Prof. Wei Liu. She joined us in July and is working on transition metal catalysis. She enjoys photograghing and traveling in her spare time.

 

Wang Mu

Year 1 PhD

E0444164@u.nus.edu

Wang Mu was born and raised in Zhejiang Province, China. He obtained his B.Sc. at Peking University under the supervision of Prof. Yu Zhi-Xiang. He joined us in July 2019 and is working on flow synthesis. In his spare time, he likes playing tennis and badminton.

 

Yuan Ye

Year 1 PhD

e0444238@u.nus.edu

Yuan Ye was born in Gansu province, China. He received his B.A. in applied Chemistry from Fujian normal University. Then he moved to Fuzhou University for further study in molecular wires, supervised by Prof. Yuan Yaofeng, and got his Master degree in 2018. In 2019, he joined the Wu research group under the support of TJU-NUS Joint Institute to pursue his PhD degree, under co-suporvision of Prof. Ma Junan (Tianjin University). Outside of the lab, he enjoys playing ball games and listening music

 

Li Qingyao

Year 1 PhD

e0491207@u.nus.edu

Qingyao was born in 1996 in Zhejiang, China. He received B.S. from Zhejiang University in 2019. He joined us in July 2019 and is working on photoredox catalysis. He would like to play basketball and soccer in his spare time.

 

Shi Xiangcheng

Year 1 PhD

E0444250@u.nus.edu

Xiangcheng was born and raised in Guangdong Province, China. He obtained his B.Sc. at Inner Mongolia University and M.Sc. at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. In 2019, he joined the Wu research group under the support of TJU-NUS Joint Institute to pursue his PhD degree, under co-suporvision of Prof. Gong Jinlong (Tianjin University). 

Visiting Schloar & Student


Dr. Liu Qiong

chmv231@nus.edu.sg

Liu Qiong was born and raised in Hunan Province, China. He received his B.Sc. from Hunan Normal University in 2011. From 2013 to 2018, He worked on photocatalytic hydrogen revolution and CO2 reduction at South China University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Xiaoming Fang, and received the Ph.D in July 2018. He joined us in Nov 2018. In his spare time, He enjoys swimming and playing badminton.

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Chen Wei was born and raised in Anhui Province, China. He received his B.Sc. (2009) and M. S. (2012) degree in chemistry from HuaiBei Normal University under the supervision of Prof. Lei Wang. From 2012 to 2015, He worked on biomass based heterogeneous catalysts at South China University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Runcang Sun and received the Ph.D in June 2015. He joined us in July 2019. In his spare time, He enjoys running and playing badminton.


Dr. Chen Wei

chmv283@nus.edu.sg

National University of Singapore

Department of Chemistry, Block S15, Level 5, 15-05-02

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