Name: Charlene (Yi) Liu
Hometown: Hunan, China

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Info: Yi was born in China in Dec. 1992. Yi started her M. Sc. under supervision of Dr. Chris Kozak at Memorial Unviersity of Newfoundland, in Fall 2013, in the study of ring-opening polymerization of lactide using organometallic complexes. After the completion of her masters she moved to McGill University to pursuit her PhD and joined in Dr. Bruce Arndtsen's group in Fall 2016. She is working on the palladium catalyzed carbonylative C-H functionalization now.


Project description: Pd-catalyzed Carbonylative C-H Bond Functionalization of Arenes Using Aryl and Vinyl Triflate