Forming Bonds between Two Nucleophiles

  • Author: Mario Müller
  • Published: 05 April 2016
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim

Interview with Professor Aiwen Lei, Wuhan University, China. Mario Müller talked with him for about his research into oxidative coupling, which makes bonds between two nucleophiles, and about his motivation.


Aiwen Lei

Aiwen Lei studied chemistry at Huaibei Normal University, China, where he received his B.S. in 1995. He completed his Ph. D. in organic chemistry at the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), under the supervision of Xiyan Lu in 2000. Lei then joined Xumu Zhang at Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA, for postdoctoral research. From 2003 to 2005, he worked as a Research Associate with James P. Collman at Stanford University, CA, USA. In 2005, he was appointed Professor of Chemistry at Wuhan University.



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DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201600028


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