Rui Zhang obtained his B.S. (1993) and M.S. (1996) degrees in organic chemistry from Sichuan University, China, and his Ph.D. (2000) degree from the University of Hong Kong under the direction of Professor Chi-Ming Che. As an Alexander-von-Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Zhang worked with Professor Waldemar Adam at the University of Wuerzburg (Germany), and then he joined Professor Newcomb’s laboratory as a Research Associate in 2003. Dr. Zhang is currently an Assistant Professor at Western Kentucky University, and his research interests include mechanistic elucidation and development of catalytic systems, which mediate interesting and useful organic oxidation reactions.
Biography Updated on 28 August 2011