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

  • By Burcu Ozden
  • 28 February 2018

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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