Meet Our Team
Chuck CHEN Zihao
Chuck (陳子豪) is from Anhui Province, China. He obtained his BSc degree at the University of Science and Technology Beijing. He joined the group as a postgraduate student in 2019.
Yu (陳瑜) was born in Wuhu, Anhui Province, China. She obtained her BSc degree at Anhui University in June 2013. She then joined the group as a PhD student in August 2013 and focused on the research of (4+3) cycloadditions.
Yueyao (陳月瑶) came from Foshan, China. She obtained her BSc degree at Sun Yat-sen University. She was awarded Jessie Ho Memorial Postgraduate Fellowship and joined the group in September 2015. She is currently working on (3+2) cycloadditions.
Siyuan (郭思远) was born in Baotou, China. He obtained his BSc degree from Sichuan University in 2014 and joined the group in the same year. His current research focuses on copper hydride catalyzed Claisen rearrangements.
Yun (何云) was born in Chengdu. He obtained his BSc in 2017 from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei. In his UG studies, he joined the group of Prof. Zhenhua Gu to study enantioselective Pd-catalyzed reactions. He is currently a postgraduate student in the PC group.
Yu-Hin (何宇軒) is from Guangdong, China. He obtained his BSc from Jinan University in Guangzhou. He then obtained his MSc. from National Taiwan University. He joined the PC group in November 2016. His current project is on the synthesis of galbulimima alkaloids.
Fan (胡凡) was born in Wuhan. He obtained his MSc from Dalian University. He has worked as a scientist in Jiangsu Rotam Chemistry Co. (Canada), a senior scientist in ChemPartner, Suzhou UUGENE, then finally as a scientist in Sinovent in 2018 before joining the PC lab.
Ignatius IP Chun Wai
Ignatius (葉鎮緯) was born in Hong Kong. He obtained his BSc from HKU in 2013. He then worked on a project researching on components in traditional Chinese medicinal herbs. He joined the PC group in 2014 and is now studying the synthesis of welwistatin.
Dr. Elvis NG Wang Hei
Elvis (吳宏晞) is from Macau. He obtained his BSc degree from Imperial College London in 2011. He joined the PC group and obtained his PhD degree in 2016 on copper-catalyzed reactions and C-boron enolates. He is currently a PDF in the group.
Dr. Stephan SCHEEFF
Stephan was born in Esslingen, Germany. After his diploma (HU Berlin), he did PhD studies on the total synthesis of complex polyketides under the supervision of Prof. Dirk Menche (University of Bonn). After a short research stay at TU Dresden, he is currently a PDF in the group.
Yongjie (史永杰) is from the Shanxi Province, China. He obtained his BSc from Lanzhou University in 2018. He is a PhD under the HKU-SUSTech joint PhD program under the supervision of both Prof. Xumu Zhang and Prof. P Chiu.
Dr. Zengsheng YIN
Zengsheng (尹增升) obtained his PhD from Donghua University in 2010. He joined the group as a postdoctoral fellow in 2013. His research interests are on asymmetric total synthesis of natural products.
Yufen (郑育奋) was born in Guangdong Province, China. He obtained his BSc in 2013, and his MSc in 2015 from Peking University Health Science Center. He was awarded a HKU University Postgraduate Fellowship in 2016 and joined the group.
Kevin (江宏約) was born in Hong Kong. He is a BSc student at the University of Hong Kong. He joined the PC group in November 2018 and is now doing a project on (4+3) cycloadditions.