People


Princinple Investigator

Yu-Ming Zhao, PhD
Department of Chemistry
Shaanxi Normal University
No.620 West Chang’an Ave, Xi’an, China, 710119
Phone: (+86)13689264667
Email: ymzhao@snnu.edu.cn; chem900m@gmail.com

Yu-Ming was born in Gansu, China. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Lanzhou University with high honors in chemistry in 2005. Then, he continued to pursue his graduate studies with Professor Yong-Qiang Tu at the same university where he worked on the synthesis of complex alkaloids. After completing his doctorate in 2010, he  spend around one and half years as a post-doctoral researcher at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with Professor Jianwei Sun where he worked on the NHC-catalyzed methodology. In the winter of 2012, he moved to UC Berekeley to pursue his secondary post-doctoral studies in the laboratory of Professor Thomas J. Maimone where he worked on the total synthesis of complex diterpenes. In January of 2015, he joined the department of chemistry at Shaanxi Normal University as an associate professor and in 2019 he was promoted to full professor.


Postdoc

SHAO HUI
Hui Shao (PhD in Chemistry)

Email: shaohui@snnu.edu.cn; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Hui Shao was born in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Lanzhou University in 2011. Then he studied for a doctor’s degree in Professor Yong-Qiang Tu group at the same university where he mainly worked on the synthetic methodology and synthesis of complex alkaloids. After he was conferred PhD in 2016, he joined in the group of Professor Yong-Qiang Tu in Shanghai Jiao Tong University and mainly studied on the total synthesis of fawcettimine class of natural lycopodium alkaloids. In July of 2019, he joined in Professor Yu-Ming Zhao group at Shaanxi Normal University as a tenure-track Postdoc.


Graduate Students

Long Meng (M.S in Chemistry)

Long was born and raised in Jinan, Shandong province. He graduated from Shandong University of Technology with a M.S. in chemistry. In the fall of 2020, he joined the lab of Professor Zhao at Shaanxi Normal University to pursue his synthetic dream.

Xia Ma (B.S in chemistry)

Email: mxlyyqx@163.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Xia was born and raised in Zhangye, a beautiful city in Gansu. She received her bachelor’s degree from Shaanxi Normal University. In the fall of 2020, She joined the research team of Professor Zhao to pursue her synthetic dream.

Zhi-Hua Ma (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email: mzh970904@163.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Zhi-Hua was born and raised in Datong, Shanxi province, China. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Shanxi Normal University where she worked under Professor Minggen Zhao on organic synthetic methodology. She began her graduate studies in the summer of 2020. Outside of lab she loves reading books and science fiction novels.

Ya-Kui Sun (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email: 41607176@snnu.edu.cn; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Ya-Kui was born and raised in Huini, Gansu province, China. He graduated with his undergraduate degree from Shaanxi Normal University in the summer of 2020. In September of the same year, he joined in Professor Zhao group at Shaanxi Normal University to study for a master’s degree.

Qin Zhou (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email: zhouqin2089@163.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Qin was born and raised in Bijie, Guizhou province, China. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Ningxia University where she worked under Professor Peiming Gu on organic synthetic methodology. She began her graduate studies in the summer of 2019.

Qiujin Fan (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email:  15273111682@163.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Qiujin was born and raised in Weinan, Shaanxi province, China. She got her bachelor’s degree from Central South University, Changsha, Hunan province, China. Now she studies at Shaanxi Normal University as a graduate student tutored by Professor Yu-Ming Zhao.

常亚萍
Ya-Ping Chang (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email: cyp@snnu.edu.cn; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Ya-Ping was born in Jingning, Gansu province, China. She graduated with her undergraduate degree from Northwest Normal University where she worked under Professor Xue-Mei Wang on synthetic chemistry. She began her graduate stuides in the summer of 2018.

王中天
Zhong-Tian Wang (B.S. in Chemistry)

Email: 1357315955@qq.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Zhong-Tian was born and raised in Weinan, Shaanxi province, China. He graduated with his undergraduate degree from Shaanxi University of Science and Technology where he worked under professor Xiang-Li Chen on synthetic chemistry. He began his graduate studies in the summer of 2018.

田恬
Tian Tian (B.S. in Biology)

Email: 2955007434@qq.com; Zhizhi Building RM1714-1715

Tian was born and raised in Puer, Yunnan province, China. She graduated with her undergraduate degree from Jilin University where she worked under Professor Qingxun Guo on function of transcription factor. She began her graduate studies in the summer of 2018.