News - 2017


  • Welcome to Dipendu Mandal who starts research investigating main group catalysis.



  • Welcome to Lorraine who joins the group to work on a project involving organoiron chemistry.


  • Goodbye to Tan Hui Yee who leaves to continue her undergraduate studies at Imperial College London, UK.


  • Welcome to Li Heng who joins the group to start his final year project on the design of new pincer ligands.

  • Craig will be presenting a poster at the Chemistry Graduate Society annual poster symposium on 11th August.

  • Craig will be attending the SciFinder Future Leaders Programme in Columbus, OH and Washington, DC. Good luck and have fun (on your all expenses paid trip for two weeks)!

  • Congratulations to Simon and Tim on having their paper accepted in Organometallics! Special thanks to Tobias Krämer from Heriot-Watt University, UK for his help with the DFT calculations.


  • Best of luck to Kabilan who leaves to start his PhD studies in ANU, Australia.

  • The group participated in the 3rd Singapore Inorganic Chemistry Symposium (SICS 2017), where Craig and Amit each presented research posters and Simon gave an oral presentation.


  • Congrats to Amit and Simon who won prizes for Best Poster and Oral presentation respectively!

  • Welcome to Wan Bing Khiang (FYP) and Tan Hui Yee (exchange student) who join the group to start projects based on main group catalysis.

  • Good luck to Vanessa Wee for the rest of her studies, who leaves after finishing her UROPS project with us.


  • Welcome to Vanessa Wee (UROPS), Shaun Tan (UROPS) and Pragati Kishore (Postdoc).


  • All the best to Tim, Ain and Charmaine who leave the group after completing their FYP projects. Congrats on your exam results and enjoy graduation!


  • Welcome to Tom Peters and Kabilan Sripathy who join as an intern student from the University of Nottingham and an exchange student from the University of Sydney.