Welcome to the Zhao group website!
Yu (Eugene) Zhao
S5-03-09, Department of Chemistry, NUS
3 Science Drive 3, Singapore, 117543
Tel: (65) 6516 7964 Fax: (65) 6779 1691
S5-03-10, S5-03-16, S5-04-03, S5-05-11
Department of Chemistry, NUS
3 Science Drive 3, Singapore, 117543
Tel: (65) 6516 2835
ZHAO Yu received 2016 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award.
ZHAO Yu received 2015 Young Scientist Award from Faculty of Science, NUS.
ZHAO Yu received Asian Core Progam Lectureship Awards from Japan and Hong Kong to deliver lectures in 2016.
Our invited paper on Iron-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation of imines assisted by an iron-based Lewis acid has been accepted to Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. Congrats Huijie and Teng Wei!
Dr. Ni Qijian joined the group.
Dr. Li Wanfang joined the group.
Derek successfully defended his PhD thesis, congratulations Dr. Sim!
Weng Cheng joined us to pursue his MS degree.
Our paper on cobalt-catalyzed allylation of heterobicyclic alkenes has been accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Yuan, Chao, Yee Xin and Ruizhi!
Our paper on Lewis acid-assisted Iron-catalyzed amination of alcohols has been accepted to Chemical Communications. Congrats Huijie and Teng Wei!
Our paper on phase-transfer-catalyzed enantioselective α-hydroxylation of ketones has been accepted to ACS Catalysis. Congrats Derek and Min!
Our paper on dynamic kinetic asymmetric amination of alcohols has been accepted to Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats Ziqiang, Yao, Raymond and Huijie!
Lee Jin Tu Danence joined us to pursue his PhD degree.
Our paper on divergent 3H or 1H pyrrole synthesis has been accepted to Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats Jiayu and Panlin!
ZHAO Yu received Asian Core Progam Lectureship Awards from Taiwan and Thailand to deliver lectures in 2015.
Our paper on NHC-catalyzed stereoselective synthesis of e-lactones and spiro-heterocycles has been accepted to Chemical Communications. Congrats Min and Ziqiang!
Dr. Monissa PADERES left us to join KU Leuven and P&G in Belgium. Farewell and good luck Monissa!
Dr. ZHANG Yao left us for a faculty position at Liaoning University, China. Farewell and good luck Yao!
Dr. LIU Tanglin joined the group.
Our paper on NHC-catalyzed kinetic resolution of BINOL and NOBIN has been accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Shenci and Si Bei!
WANG Ya-Nong and HUANG Ruizhi joined us as PhD students.
CHUA Hong Bing Raymond, Lee Si Yi, LEE Yi Xin, SEOW Chwee San Deborah and YAP Wei Jie joined the group for their final year honours project.
Dr. SHAO Panlin left us for a faculty position at Chongqing University, China. Farewell and good luck Panlin!
Our paper on Ag-catalyzed double [3+2] cyclization of isocyanoacetate with alpha-imino esters has been accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Panlin, Jiayu and Yee Ann!
HO Yee Ann moved on to pursue her PhD in Germany. Farewell and good luck Yee Ann!
POH Si Bei and LIM Ching Si rejoined us as PhD students.
Our paper on enantioselective oxidation of 1,2-diols has been accepted to Organic Letters. Congrats Ziqiang, Huijie and Hailong!
Our paper on catalytic enantioselective amination of alcohols has been accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Yao, Ching Si, Derek and Huijie!
ZHAO Yu received Asian Core Progam Lectureship Awards from China and Korea to deliver lectures in 2014.
Dr. MA Chao and HO Yee Ann joined the group.
TEO Celeste, CHEN Yong Jun and PHAM Yen Linh joined our group for their final year honours project.
YANG Licheng was enrolled for his PhD studies.
SIAU Woon Yew graduated with a MS degree and moved on to future studies in Switzerland. Farewell and good luck Woon Yew!
Our paper on catalytic stereoselective allylation has been accepted to Chemical Science. Congrats Yuan, Licheng and Panlin!
HO Yee Ann was awarded the RSC poster prize during NUS Chemistry Honours students symposium (3 out of 146). Congrats Yee Ann!
An invited highlight article of our work on tertiary alcohol kinetic resolution was accepted to Synlett.
Dr. YAN Hailong started a faculty position at Innovative Drug Research Center, Chongqing University, China. Farewell and good luck Hailong!
Dr. Monissa PADERES joined the group.
RONG Ziqiang was enrolled as PhD student.
Our paper on tertiary alcohol kinetic resolution has been accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Shenci, Si Bei and Woon-Yew!
LIAO Jiayu, PAN Huijie and WANG Min joined us as PhD students.
LIM Ching Si, POH Si Bei, HO Yee Ann and NG Jie Qi joined the group for their final year honours project.
Dr. Allan MACABEO went back to University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, farewell!
Dr. YAN Hailong Joined the group.
The group settled down in new lab space at S5-03 and S5-04 in April.
Derek SIM, Dr. Allan MACABEO, RONG Ziqiang and YANG Licheng joined the group.
Dr. SHAO Panlin Joined the group.
Our invited review chapter on stereoselective synthesis of Z-alkenes has been published in Topics in Current Chemistry.
HUANG Yuan was enrolled as PhD student.
The research in the Zhao lab was initiated!
Dr. LU Shenci and HUANG Yuan joined the group.
Dr. ZHANG Yao joined the group and helped set up the lab.
SIAU Woon Yew joined the group and helped set up the lab.