25. “Transition-Metal-Free C–H Amidation and Chlorination: Synthesis of N/N′-Mono-Substituted Imidazopyridin-2-ones from N-Pyridyl-N-Hydroxylamine Intermediates” Lee, K. N.; Spiegowski, D. N.; Lee, J. W.; Lim, S.; Zhao, F; Ngai, M.-Y.* Chem. Commun. 2018(Emerging Investigators Issue 2018) 

24. “Catalytic C−H Trifluoromethoxylation of Arenes and Heteroarenes” Zheng, W.; Morales-Rivera, C. A.; Lee, J. W.; Liu, P.*; Ngai, M.-Y.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018.

23. “Recent Developments in Transition-Metal Photoredox-Catalysed Reactions of Carbonyl Derivatives” Lee, K. N.; Ngai, M.-Y.* Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 13093.

18. “Protocol for the Synthesis of Ortho-trifluoromethoxylated Aniline Derivatives” Feng, P.; Ngai, M.-Y.* J. Vis. Exp. 2016, 107 (Invited article).

17. “Synthesis of Trifluoromethoxylated (Hetero)Arenes via OCF3 Migration” Lee, K. N.; Lee, J. W.; Ngai, M.-Y.* Synlett. 2016, 27, 313 (Invited Review Article).

3. “Lessons in Green Chemistry from the Smallest of Molecules: C-C Bond Formation via Catalytic Hydrogenation” Ngai, M.-Y.; Krische, M. J. Chim. Oggi/Chemistry Today 2006,24, 12.

Ming-Yu Ngai

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


  • Address: Department of Chemistry Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400
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