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Prof. Dr. Yang Li

Research & work experience: 

Professor, Group Leader I (05/2014-)                              Center for Organic Chemistry, Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST), Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi’an, China
Leibniz Fellowship (07/2013-04/2014)                              Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock , Germany (Supervisor: Professor Matthias Beller)
Experienced Humboldt Fellowship (01/2012-06/2013)   Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock Germany (Supervisor: Professor Matthias Beller)
Postdoctoral Fellow (05/2009-12/2011)                           College of Chemistry & Molecular Engineering, Peking  University, Beijing , China (Supervisor: Professor Zhang-Jie Shi)
Research Group Leader (07/2006-04/2009)                    WuXi PharmaTech Co., Ltd. Shanghai, China


Ph.D. (09/2001–07/2006)   State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China(Supervisor: Professor Xiao-Ping Cao)
B. Sc. (09/1997–07/2001)   Department of Chemistry, Baoji University of Arts and Sciences, Baoji, China


Awards and honours:

2014     the Winner of the Excellent Poster Award in the 1st Sino-Isael Bilateral Workshop & International Symposium on Organometallic and Homogenous Catalysis
2014     Best Poster Award in the 2nd International Green Catalysis Symposium       
2012     Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Projects undertaken:

6    Seed Funding of FIST (II type)

5    Basic Research Funding of Xi'an Jiaotong University 

4    Project of National Science Foundation of China(NSFC21472145): Oxidant-free Transition-metal-catalyzed Cross Coupling Reaction via C-H Bonds Activation
3    Youth Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China ( NSFC 21002001) : Transition Metal Catalyzed sp2 C-H Bonds Addition to Aldehydes
2    The 48th China Postdoctoral Science Foundation: Transition Metal Catalyzed sp2 C-H bonds Addition to Imines
1    The 4th Special China Postdoctoral Science Foundation: Mechanistic Understanding of Rh-Catalyzed N-Sulfonylaldimines Insertion to Aryl C-H Bonds