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