Song Lin

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

Olin Chemistry Research Wing, Room 360B
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Song Lin

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

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

Distinction

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

Selected Publications

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.

Cornell Research Website Article

Electric-Powered Organic Chemistry