Dr. Thien Nguyen

Dr. Thien Nguyen joins our lab as a Postdoctoral Scholar. He received his PhD from the University of Houston at Jeremy May's lab. He is an expert on synthetic organic chemistry and will take responsibility in our Porous Polymers projects.

Postdoctoral Scholar
January 2018 - present

Education:
PhD University of Houston, Houston, TX
BSc University of Science, Vietnam
Email: thiensnguyen@kaist.ac.kr

Publications before joining ONE Lab:
1. Nguyen, T.S.; Le, P.Q.; May, J.A., “A general method for the enantioselective synthesis of α-chiral heterocycles”, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 6104—6107
2. Nguyen, T.S.; Yang, M.S.; May, J.A., “Experimental mechanistic insight into the BINOL-catalyzed enantioselective conjugate addition of boronates to enones”, Tetrahedron Letters 2015, 56, 3337—3341.
3. Shih, J-L; Nguyen, T.S.; May, J. A., “Organocatalyzed Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Heteroaryl & Aryl Trifluoroborates: a Synthetic Strategy for Discoipyrrole D”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9931—9935.
4. Shih, J-L; Nguyen, T.S.; May, J.A., “Asymmetric Organocatalytic Conjugate Addition of Trifluoroborates”, Synfacts 2015, 11, 1102.
5. May, J.A.; Shih, J-L; Nguyen, T.S.; Le, P.; Vallakati, R.; Huynh, C.; Tran, T.; Jansone-Popova, S.; Lundy, B.J., “Synthetic Discoveries from Polycyclic Natural Products”, Planta Med 2015, 81, IL6.
6. Nguyen, T.N.; Nguyen, T.S.; May, J.A., “Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Homoconjugate Addition of Organotrifluoroborates to Arylated Cyclopropyl Ketones”, Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3786—3789
7. Nguyen, T.N.; Nguyen, T.S.; May, J.A., “Addition of Organotrifluoroborates to Arylated Cyclopropyl Ketones”, Synfacts 2016, 12, 1069.





 
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