Wei Zhang

University of Massachusetts Boston, USA

Dr. Wei Zhang is a Professor and the Director of the Center for Green Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his PhD and did his post-doctoral research at the University of Pittsburgh.  His previous positions include Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Senior Chemist at DuPont, and Director at Fluorous Technologies, Inc. Prof. Zhang’s research is in the areas of fluorous chemistry, organocatalysis, medicinal chemistry, and green chemistry. He has coauthored over 240 papers including three in Chem. Rev., 6 US patents, and two books on green synthesis. He received the International Fluorous Technology Award in 2015.