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Congratulations to the Recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Dissertation Award!

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Dissertation Award:

Dr. Guangchen Li

Dr. Li received his PhD (with advisor Prof. Michal Szostak) in Chemistry in October 2022.

That same year, he was awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad by the Consulate General of China in New York. Dr. Li’s Ph.D. research is focused on amide and ester N–C/C–O activation, cross-coupling and NHC ligands development.

Dr. Li currently holds a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position (with Prof. Jack R. Norton) at Columbia University, researching hydrogen atom initiated radical cyclization reactions. Congratulations again, Guangchen!



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