Yi Cheng Kang

yicheng_kang@berkeley.edu

Yi Cheng was born and raised in Singapore. He completed his undergraduate education at Columbia University, where he worked with Professor Tomislav Rovis studying iron-catalyzed C-H alkylation. Having developed an interest in organometallic catalysis and methods development, he moved to Berkeley in the fall of 2021 and joined the Hartwig group to study C-H functionalization. Outside of lab, Yi Cheng enjoys eating spicy food, cooking, cycling, hiking, and playing board games.