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WANG Jianchun

Jianchun Wang, PhD. is a tenure-track associate professor in the Grubbs Institute, SUSTech. He obtained B.S. in chemistry from Peking University in 2014. After that, he went to the U.S. for graduate school. Under the supervision of Prof. Guangbin Dong, he obtained PhD in chemistry from the University of Chicago. One of the major contributions of his research is designing several families of norbornene co-catalysts to solve many major challenges in the Pd/NBE catalysis field. During 2019 – 2021, he became postdoctoral researcher at Caltech with Bob Grubbs, where he majorly focused on electrochemical CO2 reduction as well as olefin metathesis. He joined SUSTech in Oct 2021.

Up to now, Dr Wang has published 23 papers, with more than 2100 citations. He published 7 papers as the first author, including Nat. Chem. (2), J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2),Chem (1),Chem. Rev. (1). He published 2 papers (2 ACIE) as the co-first author, and 2 papers (1 JACS, 1 ACIE) as the co-corresponding author.

Selected Awards:

2021, National NSF for Excellent Young Scientists

2020, Reaxys PhD Prize, winner

2018, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self Financed Students Abroad

2018, William Rainey Harper Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award