Boling Lecture-Visible Light-Promoted Selective Radical Reactions


Topic: Visible Light-Promoted Selective Radical Reactions

Speaker: Prof. Wen-Jing Xiao

Time: 7:00 pm, October 30 2020, Friday

Venue: The Academic Hall at the Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry


Wen-Jing Xiao was born in 1965. He received his B.Sc. in chemistry in 1984 and his M.Sc. in 1990 under the supervision of Professor Wen-Fang Huang from Central China Normal University (CCNU). In 2000, he received his Ph.D. under the direction of Professor Howard Alper at the University of Ottawa, Canada. After postdoctoral studies with Professor David W. C. MacMillan (2001-2002) at the California Institute of Technology in the USA. In 2003, Dr. Xiao became a full professor at the College of Chemistry at CCNU, China. His current research interests include the development of new synthetic methodologies and the synthesis of biologically active compounds.