Welcome to Wei Liu's Lab. We are an organic chemistry lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University. Research in our group focuses on the areas of organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, and electrochemistry.
Our research paper “Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Difluoromethylation” has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. Congratulations to Xiaojun, Wenhao, Samson, Matt and Sam!
Dr. Liu has presented our research in the Department of Chemistry at Southern Methodist University. Thanks Prof. Isaac Garcia-Bosch for the invitation!
Xiaojun Zeng has joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Xiaojun!
Dr. Liu has presented our research in the Department of Chemistry at Wright State University. Thanks Swamy for the invitaion!
Our research paper “Csp3-Csp3 Bond-Forming Reductive Elimination from Well-Defined Copper(III) Complexes” has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. Congratulations to Matt, Sam, Will and Elizabeth!
Wenhao Yan joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome Wenhao!
Our research paper “Electrochemical benzylic oxidation of C–H bonds” has been published in Chemical Communications. Congratulations to Jason and Tony.
Our research paper "Tuning Gold Nanoparticles with Chelating Ligands for Highly Efficient Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction" has been accepted for publication in Angewantde Chemie as a Hot Paper. Congratulations to Samson, Elizabeth, Will and Sam.
Our first research paper "Copper Mediated Trifluoromethylation of Benzylic Csp3-H bonds" is published in Chemistry - A European Journal. Congratulations to Matt and Will.
The group welcomes Ashley as a REU student
Sam Tyndall, Juliana Livieri andTony Durgham join the group as undergraduate researchers
Jenn Peters joins the group as an undergraduate researcher
Matthew Paeth and Kate Bradford join the group as graduate researchers
Samson Zacate Joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher
William Carson and Elizabeth Hale joins the group as undergraduate researchers and help set up the lab.
The lab begins