Yuanzhe Xie

yxxie [at] berkeley [dot] edu

Yuanzhe was born in 1999 in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. He received his B.S from California Institute of Technology, where he worked with Professor Sarah Reisman on a computation-driven mechanistic investigation into nickel-catalyzed conversion of enol triflates to alkenyl halides. After graduating from Caltech in 2021, Yuanzhe spent his summer at Merck as a process chemistry intern, after which he moved to Berkeley and joined the Hartwig group to study olefin functionalization. Outside of lab, Yuanzhe enjoys basketball, anime, and board games.