Li-Chen Lee

(515) 509-6466
li-chen.lee [at]
Mailing Address: 

School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
311 Ferst Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0100

Educational Background: 
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2016

Research Position

Educational Background
B.S National Taiwan Normal University, 2005
M.S. National Taiwan Normal University, 2007
Ph.D. Iowa State University, 2014

Yan Zhao (Ph.D. Advisor), Christopher W. Jones (Postdoc)

Project Title
Development of polymer/micelle supported catalysts

1.    L.-C. Lee, Y. Zhao.* “Well-Defined Palladium Catalysts for Improved Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide and Bicarbonate” ( Two manuscripts in preparation)
2.    L.-C. Lee, C. Xiao, W. Huang, and Y. Zhao.* “Palladium–Gold Bimetallic Nanoclusters with Locally Tuned Metal Oxides for Alcohol Oxidation” (Submitted)
3.    L.-C. Lee, Y. Zhao.* “Metalloenzyme-Mimicking Supramolecular Catalyst for Highly Active and Selective Intramolecular Alkyne Carboxylation.” JACS, 2014, 136, 5579
4.    L.-C. Lee, Y. Zhao.* “Room-Temperature Hydroamination of Alkynes Catalyzed by Gold Clusters in Interfacially Cross-Linked Reverse Micelles.” ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4, 688.
5.    L.-C. Lee, Y. Zhao.* “Size-Selective Phase-Transfer Catalysis with Interfacially Cross-Linked Reverse Micelles.” Organic Letters, 2012, 62, 887.
6.    L.-C. Lee, Y. Zhao.* “Interfacially Cross-Linked Reverse Micelles as Soluble Support for Palladium Nanoparticle Catalysts.” Helvetica Chimica Acta, 2012, 95, 863.
7.    J.-H. Chen, U. Venkatesham, L.-C. Lee, K. Chen.* “Diastereoselective allylation of α-ketoamides bearing camphor N-tosylpyrazolidinone auxiliary: efficient synthesis of highly optically active two stereoisomers.” Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 887
8.    N. A. Kulkarni, S.-G. Wang, L.-C. Lee, H. R. Tsai, K. Chen.* “Highly diastereoselective allylation and reduction of chiral camphor-derived α-ketoamides.” Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2006, 17, 336.

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The Walking Dead