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Dr. Bin Yang

Dr. Bin Yang

M.Sc., Uppsala University, 2012

Ph.D., Stockholm University, 2017

Bin grew up in Xinxiang city at the Yellow River Plain in China. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in chemistry from Uppsala University in 2012 and Ph.D. degree from Stockholm University in 2017, under the supervision of Prof. Jan-Erling Backvall. He performed his postdoctoral research in the same group after he received his Ph.D. During this period, his research interests include organometallic chemistry and asymmetric catalysis. In 2018, he obtained International postdoc grant from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) which supports his current stay in the MacMillan’s group.

Fun Facts
  • He is addicted to grand strategy games such as Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings and Hearts of Iron.
  • He skips 70% of his leg days in the gym, because it hurts.
  • He can play some ukulele and his current life goal is to master guitar.