Peng Liu receives the 2018 Award in Early Excellence in Physical Organic Chemistry

Peng Liu has been named the winner of the 2018 Award in Early Excellence in Physical Organic Chemistry, sponsored by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  The award presentation will take place at the Reaction Mechanisms Conference, to be held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 10-13, 2018, where he will receive the honorarium of $5000 and a plaque.

Peng obtained his Ph.D. degree in computational organic chemistry from University of California, Los Angeles in June 2010 working under the supervision of Dr. Kendall N. Houk. He was a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Houk’s group at UCLA from 2010-2014.

The Liu group uses computational tools to study organic and organometallic reactions. 

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