Yanyao is from Chongqing, the “Mountain City” in China. He obtained his B.S. at Nankai University where he did research on organic synthesis methodology with Prof. Mengchun Ye. Then he came to the US and finished his Master study at Rutgers University in 2019. In the Brown lab, he is working on the nickel catalyzed difunctionalization of alkenes. In his spare time, he likes to play games with friends or reading books.
“Man errs as long as he strives.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am from Chandannagar, West Bengal in India. I have completed by B.Sc. in Chemistry Honours from Chandernagore Govt. College, West Bengal in 2016 and MS in chemistry from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2019. During my masters I have work on Ti(III)-mediated radical cyclization under the supervision of Prof. Tushar Kanti Chakraborty.
In spare time I like to read novels and cook some new recipes.
My favorite quote is “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough”- Oprah Winfrey.