Dr. Xu Chen

Xu Chen was born in YiYang, China. He received his diploma in pharmaceutical engineering in 2011 from Hunan Normal University. In September 2011, he began his graduate studies under the supervision of Prof. Chuanming Yu at Zhejiang University of Technology, where he developed a new method for the synthesis of N-(imidazo [1, 2-a]pyridine-3-yl)sulfonamides. After completing his MSc degree in June 2014, he joined the group of Prof. Zhan Lu and started his PhD studies at Zhejiang University on Fe- and Co-catalyzed asymmetric synthesis based on ligand design. After earning his doctoral degree in April 2018, he began his postdoctoral study in the same group. In November 2019, Xu joined Prof. Ilan Marek’s group at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa to work on remote functionalisation.
Email: cx4750@zju.edu.cn