Wen Jie Ong

Email: 

wjong [at] mit.edu

Phone: 

(617) 258-6537

Office: 

18-053

Position: 

Graduate Student

Wen grew up in Singapore and obtained his Master of Chemistry (MChem) from University of Oxford in 2012. As an undergraduate, he worked on palladium(II)-catalyzed C-H and N-H carbonylation in the laboratory of Professor Timothy Donohoe. After graduation, he spent a year at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering in Singapore where he worked on developing a regioselective catalytic system for direct arylation polymerization in the area of organic electronics. He joined the Swager lab in the fall of 2013 as a graduate student in organic chemistry.