Sponsored by the Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC)
The CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award is presented to recognize outstanding achievement and potential in research by a graduate student whose PhD thesis in chemistry was formally accepted by a Canadian university in the 12–month period preceding the nomination deadline.
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The 2021 winner of the CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award is:
Zheng Huang was born in China and received his B.Sc. degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 2013. He completed his Ph.D. in 2020 under the supervision of Professor Jean-Philip Lumb at McGill University, working on aerobic catalysis and biomimetic total synthesis of complex natural product. He then joined the same group as a postdoctoral researcher working on total synthesis of medicinal natural product.
Kathleen E. Prosser, MCIC
University of California
Soren K. Mellerup
Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
For research carried out at Queen's University under advisor Suning Wang
Gilead Sciences Inc.
For research carried out at Simon Fraser University under advisor Daniel Leznoff, FCIC
For research carried out at McGill University under advisor Tomislav Friščić
Physikalisches Institut, Goethe-Universität
For research carried out at University of Waterloo under advisor Richard Oakley
California Institute of Technology
For research carried out at University of Alberta under advisor Jonathan Veinot.
For research carried out at University of Toronto under advisor Douglas Stephan.
Zachary M. Hudson
University of Bristol
For research carried out at Queen’s University under advisor Suning Wang