Professor Wen-Xiong Zhang

Peking University, China

Professor of Chemistry
College of Chemistry, Peking University,
E-mail: wx_zhang@pku.edu.cn

EDUCATION
1999.9-2002.9: Ph.D., College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China (with Prof. Li-Cheng Song).
1996.9-1999.6: M.Sc., School of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guangxi, China (with Prof. Wenbang Huang).
1992.9-1996.7: B.Sc., College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2018.1-present: Boya Distinguished Professor, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China.
2016.8-2017.12: Professor, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China.
2007.10-2016.7: Associate Professor, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China.
2004.11-2007.10: Postdoctoral Fellow, Organometallic Chemistry Laboratory, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Wako, Japan (with Prof. Zhaomin Hou).
2002.10-2004.10: Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China (with Prof. Zhenfeng Xi).

AWARDS AND HONORS
2017: The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China
2019: Baosteel Excellent Teacher Award
2015: Thieme Chemistry Journals Award.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2019-Present Associate Editor, Green Synthesis & Catalysis, Elsevier B. V.
2019-Present Member of Editorial Board, Chinese Chemical Letters (CCL)
2018-Present Member of Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry
2017-Present Editorial Board Member of Rising Stars, Chinese Journal of Chemistry
2008-Present Member of Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
– Design, synthesis and small molecule activation of novel rare-earth or main-group organometallics
– Synthetic organic chemistry to construct N- or P-containing heterocycles
– Element organic chemistry focusing on B, Si, P and S chemistry