Prof. Herbert Mayr Visited Our Lab

Prof. Herbert Mayr (Department Chemie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) paid a visit in Wuhan University, in Sep 17, 2014, and was invited to give us two excellent reports entitled with “Mythology in Organic Chemistry: A Kinetic Analysis” and “From SN1 to SN2: Solvolysis Mechanisms Forty Years after Ingold and Winstein”.  Prof. Mayr is trying to develop a kinetic model for polar organic reactions, in which the positions of reagents in comprehensive reactivity scales indicate the relative reactivities of competing reactive sites and provide an estimate, whether certain reactions are likely to take place.