Organic chemistry; electrochemistry; catalysis
Current Research Interest
Developing new chemical reactions to facilitate the preparation of critical organic molecules such as medicine, agrochemicals, and fine chemicals; studying fundamental mechanisms underpinning organic reactions
Cottrell Scholar Award
MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35, China
Alfred Sloan Fellowship
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
3M Nontenure Faculty Award
Song, Lu, Niankai Fu, Brian G. Ernst, Wai-Han Lee, Michael O. Frederick, Robert A. DiStasio Jr., and Song Lin. “Dual Electrocatalysis Enables Enantioselective Hydrocyanation of Conjugated Alkenes.” Nature Chemistry (2020).
Fu, Niankai, Gregory S. Sauer, Ambarneil Saha, Aaron Loo, and Song Lin. “Metal-Catalyzed Electrochemical Diazidation of Alkenes.” Science 357 (2017): 575–579.