Jake Shi

jake_shi [at] berkeley [dot] edu

Jake was born in 1998 and grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado. He attended the University of Colorado Boulder where he graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering. While there, Jake worked in Prof. Michael Marshak's lab on bulky beta-diketonates primarily on the use of acyl triflates in ligand synthesis and small molecule activation. In 2020, Jake moved to Berkeley and joined the Hartwig group. Outside of lab, Jake likes to play basketball, chess, and listen to music.