Mingyu Liu

Email: 

liumy [at] mit.edu

Phone: 

617-452-2569

Office: 

18-031

Position: 

Postdoc

Mingyu was born in China and got his B.S. in chemistry from Nankai University in Tianjin in 2016. Then he flew across the Pacific to pursue a Ph.D. at Scripps Research in La Jolla, CA, where he worked with Prof. Keary Engle on C(alkenyl)–H activation and alkyne functionalization. After he got his Ph.D. in 2021, he moved across the country to the Swager group at MIT to develop novel materials by applying his skills synthesis and catalysis. Outside the lab, Mingyu likes to play badminton, read, visit museums and explore local railway systems.