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Yi Deng, Ph.D.
Associate Researcher
The Institute for Advanced Studies,
Wuhan University,
Wuhan, Hubei, 430072, China
Email: yideng@whu.edu.cn

Ø  Ph.D, Organic Chemistry, June 2015, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China Supervisor-Prof. Aiwen Lei
Ø  B.S., Applied Chemistry, June 2008, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Ø  Exchange student, Catalysis Science & XAFS Technology, 2012-2013, Chemical Science and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL, US.
Research Experience:
Ø  2017.8 - present   Associate Researcher, The Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University
Ø  2015.7 - 2017.7   Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan University, with Prof Hongxing Xu
Research Interest:
1. X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS), technique and application.
2. Mechanism study of metal-complexes in catalysis, with operando techniques.
3. Design and application of new supported nano-metal catalyst, cooperated with Prof. Lina Zhang.
4. SR light source and Photon Science.

Selected Publications:
1)       Xianglin Pei,§ Yi Deng,§ Bo Duan, Ting-Shan Chan, Jyh-Fu Lee, Aiwen Lei and Lina Zhang. Ultra-small Pd clusters supported by chitin nanowires as highly efficient catalysts. Nano Res. 2018, 11, 3145-3153.
2)       Yi, Hong; Yang, Dali; Xin, Jie; Qi, Xiaotian; Lan, Yu; Deng, Yi*; Pao, Chih-Wen; Lee, Jyh-Fu; Lei, Aiwen*, Unravelling the hidden link of lithium halides and application in the synthesis of organocuprates. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 14794-14799.
3)       Yi Deng, Guanghui Zhang, Xiaotian Qi, Chao Liu, Jeffrey T. Miller, A. Jeremy Kropf, Emilio E. Bunel, Yu Lan and Aiwen Lei. Revealing the halide effect on the aerobic oxidation kinetics of Cu(I) to Cu(II). Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 318-321.

About UsAiwen Lei
Prof. Aiwen Lei College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences The Institute for Advanced Studies Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072 (P. R. China) Fax: (+86)27-6875-4672 E-mail: aiwenlei@whu.edu.cn Prof. Aiwen Lei (08/1973) ORCID 0000-0001-8417-3061 ResearcherID G-8033-2015 Scopus Author ID 7003632949 Prof. Leis author profile published on Angew.Chem.Int.Ed., 2011, 12136. _______________________________________________________________________________ Education Ph. D., Organic Chemistry, July, 2000, Sh...