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Development of New Synthetic Methods

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 14:00
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Prof. Loh Teck Peng
Loh Teck Peng

Loh Teck Peng obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof. E. J. Corey at Harvard University in 1994. During 1994 to 2005, he did his independent research in National University of Singapore and was promoted to professor in 2004. In 2005, Prof. Loh Teck Peng moved to Nanyang Technological University and worked as the head of Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry. Then he  was promoted to associate chair (Research) of School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University. Prof Loh have recived a lot of important awards for his excellent contribution in synthetic and green chemistry, such as GlaxoSmithKline-Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (GSK-SNIC) Award in Organic Chemistry, Asia Core Program Lectureship Award (Taiwan and Japan), Fellow (Chemical Sciences) of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), 1000 Talent Award et al.

Prof. Loh Teck Peng's research interests include the development of new reactions, asymmetric catalysis, green chemistry, biomimetic reactions, chemical genetics and total synthesis of architecturally complex organic molecules with interesting biological activities.