Lei Ai Wen

Doctor , Professor
Research: 金属有机化学
Email: aiwenlei@whu.edu.cn

Prof. Aiwen Lei
College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences
Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072 (P. R. China)
Fax: (+86)27-6875-4672
E-mail: aiwenlei☆whu.edu.cn
Prof. Aiwen Lei (08/1973)


Ph. D., Organic Chemistry, July, 2000, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), China Supervisor – Prof. Xiyan Lu
B.S., Chemistry Education, July, 1995, Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, AnHui Province, P. R. China

Research Interest

Small molecule (such as CO, O2, N2O, H2O2, NH3, ClO2-, etc.) activation with an emphasis on applying such molecules in efficient synthetic methods
Developing highly selective and efficient transition-metal-catalyzed C-C, and C-Heteroatom bond formation in syntheses
Mechanistic studies including kinetic and active intermediate studies
Research Experience
2005.3- Professor of Wuhan University
2003.8-2005.3, Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, with Professor James, P. Collman
2000.8-2003.8 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, the Pennsylvania State University, with Professor Xumu Zhang
1995.9-2000.7 Graduate Studies, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS, China (SIOC)

Selected Awards

Asian Rising Stars (15th ACC Meeting), 2013
Hubei Province Youth Medal, 2013
First Class Prize of Hubei Province Natural Science Award, 2012
Eli Lilly Scientific Excellence Award in Chemistry, 2011
Lectureship Award under the New Phase Asian Core Program on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia, Singapore, 2011
Lectureship Award under the New Phase Asian Core Program on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia, Japan, 2011
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, China, 2010
CAPA (Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association) Distinguished Faculty Award, 2009
Chinese Chemistry Society-John Wiley Young Chemist Award, 2008
Royal Society Chemistry Journal Grant, 2008
Synthesis & Synlett Journal Award, 2008
Wuxi Pharmtech Biological & Organic Creative Award, 2007
Luojia Scholarship Professor (Wuhan University), 2007-
Outstanding Young Scientist of Hubei Province, 2006