Current members

Dong, Tao 董濤

Ph.D. student (since 2021)

Wuhan University of Technology (M. Sc.)

Tang, Yihan 湯義涵

Ph.D. student (since 2021)

Changzhou University (B. Sc.)

Fu, Zhengjie 付徵傑

Ph.D. student (since 2021)

Sun Yat-Sen University (B. Sc.)

Tan, Hao 譚昊

Ph.D. student (since 2021)

Lanzhou University (B. Sc.)

Zong, Yuwei 宗雨薇

Ph. D. student (since 2020)

Tianjin University (B. Sc.)

Li, Min 李敏

Ph. D. student (since 2020)

Lanzhou University (B. Sc.)

Wang, Yanhui 王艷慧

Ph. D. student (since 2019)

Nankai University (M. Sc.)

Luo, Ziwei 羅梓偉

Ph. D. student (since 2019)

Sun Yat-Sen University (B. Sc.)


Dr. Ma, Qiao 馬巧

Ph. D. 2016-2020

Thesis title: Palladium-Catalyzed Stereoselective C-F Bond Activation of gem-Difluoroalkenes and Copper-Mediated Trifluoromethylation of α-Diazo Compounds

Current position: Synthetic Chemist – Project Leader

HwaGen Pharma (Shenzhen)

Dr. Yang, Xinkan 楊鑫侃

Ph. D. 2016-2020

Thesis title: New Approaches to Transition Metal-mediated Trifluoromethylation and Pentafluoroethylation Reactions

Current position: Associate Professor

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (Xi’an)

Dr. Ye, Yibin 葉翼斌

Ph. D. 2015-2019

Thesis title: Divergent Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Indoles and Stereoselective Synthesis of Difluoromethylated Alkenes

Current position: Senior Research Scientist

Xinyao (Shenzhen) Biotech Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen)

Dr. Wang, Quande 王泉德

Ph. D. 2015-2019

Thesis title: Copper-Mediated Domino Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Heterocycles and Total Synthesis of Kuraridin and Its Analogues

Current position: Lecturer

School of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Guangxi Normal University (Guilin)

Kelvin Pak Shing Cheung 張栢鋮

M. Phil. 2016-2018

Thesis title: Copper(I)-Catalyzed Interrupted Click Reaction with TMSCF3: Synthesis of 5-Trifluoromethyl 1,2,3-Triazoles

Current position: Ph. D. student

The University of Texas at Dallas (Gevorgyan group) (USA)

Li, Mengwan 李夢婉

M. Phil. 2015-2017

Thesis title: Fluoroform-Derived CuCF3 for the Synthesis of 3-Trifluoromethyl Benzofurans

Current position: Senior Consultant

KPMG (Shenzhen)

Dr. He, Lisi 何麗絲

Postdoctoral researcher 2015-2016

Current position: Senior Engineer

Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd. (Hong Kong)

International students and visitors
Left to right, top to bottom:

2023 Heinrich von Koeller (Freiburg University, Germany)

2019 Adam Loker (University of Warwick, UK)

2018 Caroline Liu (University of Queensland, Australia)

2018 Christine Chong (UCLA, USA)

2016 Charmaine Wang (University College London, UK)

2015 Jeff Lam (Imperial College London, UK)

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