Joined Apr 9 2016
Tianning Diao is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at New York University (NYU). She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Shannon Stahl. After conducting her postdoctoral research with Prof. Paul Chirik at Princeton University, she joined the faculty of NYU in 2014. Her group addresses challenges in organic synthesis and sustainable energy research by developing new catalytic reactions. Rational catalyst design is based on a fundamental understanding of reaction mechanisms.