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Education

1999-2004 Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
1995-1999 Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
Indiana University, Bloomington






Experience

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
Professor of Chemistry

2012-current
UICentre for Drug Discovery, Core Leader - Chemical Libraries
2012-2017
Associate Professor of Chemistry
2006-2012
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
2007-2010
Faculty in Residence (FIR) for University Housing
2006-current
Faculty fellow for the Honors College

HUAQIAO UNIVERSITY, XIAMEN, P. R. CHINA
2015-current Special Invited Professor of Chemistry

AWARDS
2016 Top-Tier Foreign Expert (People’s Republic of China)
2015 Fujian 100 Talents Plan Designate (People’s Republic of China)
2015 UIC Graduate College Graduate Mentor Award
2014 UIC LAS Award for Faculty in Sciences



CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

2004-2006
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
with John E. Bercaw and Jay A. Labinger

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

1999-2004 Graduate Research Associate
with K. A. Woerpel

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON

Undergraduate Research Assistant
with Lawrence K. Montgomery