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URECA Researcher of the Month: Dominique Spiegowski
July 5th, 2017
Congratulations to Dominique N. Spiegowski for being named URECA Researcher of the Month Dominique Spiegowski (July 2017). For the full interview/feature, click here.

Publication
May 22nd, 2017
“Selective C–O bond formation via a photocatalytic radical coupling strategy: access to perfluoroalkoxylated (ORF) arenes and heteroarenes” has been accepted by Chem. Sci.
Congratulations to Johnny W. Lee, Dominique N. Spiegowski, and Ming-Yu Ngai.

Stony Brook URECA Summer Research Program
April 18th, 2017
Congratulations to Dominique N. Spiegowski for being awarded the Stony Brook URECA Summer Research Program!

Publication
March 30th, 2017
β-Selective Reductive Coupling of Alkenylpyridines with Aldehydes and Imines via Synergistic Lewis Acid/Photoredox Catalysis” has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Congratulations to Katarzyna N. Lee, Zhen Lei, and Ming-Yu Ngai

Stony Brook's Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship
January 30th, 2017
Congratulations to Johnny W. Lee for being awarded the Stony Brook's Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship!

Publication
January 27th, 2017
Development of [18F]Maleimide-Based Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3β Ligands for Positron Emission Tomography Imaging” has been accepted by ACS Med. Chem. Lett.
Congratulations to Kongzhen Hu, Katarzyna N. Lee, and Ming-Yu Ngai

Welcome to a New Postdoctoral Fellow
January 17th, 2017
Welcome Dr. Arghya Banerjee to join our group as a post-doc associate.

Welcome to a New Undergraduate
October 15th, 2016
Welcome Taranvir Singh to join our group as an undergraduate research assistant!

Grant
August 1st, 2016
Ngai group has been awarded an NIGMS R35 grant (Maximizing Investigator Research Awards) for our work on Fluorination Chemistry! Great Job Everyone!

Welcome to a REU Summer Student
June 1st, 2016
Welcome James Herbort to join our group as a REU summer student!

Welcome to a New Undergraduate
April 1st, 2016
Welcome Bike Ozkan to join our group as an undergraduate research assistant.

Welcome to a New Undergraduate
February 19th, 2016
Welcome Dominique Spieogowski to join our group as an undergraduate research assistant.

Publication
March 23rd, 2016
"Mechanistic Studies on Intramolecular C-H Trifluoromethoxylation of (Hetero)arenes via OCF3-Migration” featured in Org. Biomol. Chem.
Congratulations to Katarzyna N. Lee, Zhen Lei, and Ming-Yu Ngai.

Publication
January 22nd, 2016
"Protocol for the Synthesis of Ortho-trifluoromethoxylated Aniline Derivatives” featured in J. Vis. Exp.
Congratulations to Pengju Feng and Ming-Yu Ngai.

Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2016 
January 21st, 2016
Congratulations to Ming-Yu Ngai for being awarded the Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2016 (one of the 70 awardees).

Publication
November 11th, 2015
"Synthesis of Trifluoromethoxylated (Hetero)Arenes via OCF3 Migration” featured in Synlett.!
Congratulations to Katarzyna N. Lee, Johnny W. Lee, and Ming-Yu Ngai.

Publication
October 7th, 2015
"Access to a New Class of Synthetic Building Blocks via Trifluoromethoxylation of Pyridines and Pyrimidines” featured in Chem. Sci.!
Congratulations to Pengju Feng, Katarzyna N. Lee, Johnny W. Lee, Chengbo Zhan and Ming-Yu Ngai.

Publication
August 27th, 2015
"A Highly Convergent Total Synthesis of Leustroducsin B" featured in J. Am. Chem. Soc!
Congratulations to Ming-Yu Ngai.

Welcome to New Graduate Students
August 24th, 2015
Johnny Lee and Zhen Lei has joined the Ngai group. Welcome Johnny and Zhen!

Stony Brook’s Chemical Biology Training Program (CBTP) Fellowship
March 24th, 2015
Congratulations to Katarzyna Lee for being awarded the Stony Brook’s Chemical Biology Training Program (CBTP) Fellowship!

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Award
March 24th, 2015
Congratulations to Fuhua Zhao for being awarded the SURF award sponsored by Merck!

Stony Brook's Chemistry Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
May 24th, 2015
Congratulations to Johnny Lee for being awarded the Chemistry Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research!

Welcome to a New Postdoctoral Fellow
December 21st, 2014
Kongzhen Hu has joined the group from the First Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University. Welcome Kongzhen!

Undergrad and Master Student Join the Lab
December 20th, 2014
New students have joined the Ngai group. Welcome Fuhua, Rodrigo, and Han!

Stony Brook's Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship
November 14th, 2014
Congratulations to Katarzyna Lee for being awarded the Stony Brook's Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship!

Ngai Group First Publication
October 30th, 2014
"Trifluoromethoxylation of Arenes: Synthesis of ortho-Trifluoromethoxylated Aniline Derivatives by OCF3 Migration" featured in Angewandte Chemie Communication.

New Students Join the Lab!
January 1st, 2014
New students have joined the Ngai group. Welcome Johnny, Chengbo and Weija!

Welcome to a New Postdoctoral Fellow
November 1st, 2013
Pengju Feng has joined the group from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Welcome Pengju!

Undergrad Students Join the Lab
September 13th, 2013
Three undergraduate students have joined the Ngai lab. Welcome Alexa, Arthur, and Oliver.

The Ngai group started!
August 1st, 2013
Ming-Yu Ngai has been appointed as Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry at Stony Brook.

Ming-Yu Ngai

Ming-Yu Ngai
Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Stony Brook University

CONTACT

  • Address: Department of Chemistry Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400
  • ​Phone: (631) 632 2641
  • Fax: (631) 632 7960

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