Richard Liu (PhD ’19) wins young organometallic scientist award

Categories: Alumni, Awards, Postdocs, Students

Richard Liu has been named one of Ereztech's young organometallic scientist winners.

After reviewing more than 40 candidates from 36 universities, Ereztech announced the three winners of their young organometallic scientist award. These candidates displayed exceptional professional and personal background related to the organometallic space. Each winner will receive a $1500 fellowship award and have their select insights included in other Ereztech organometallic communications.

Richard Liu was born in China and grew up in Toronto, Canada. In 2015, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and physics from Harvard University, where he performed research with Professors Eric Jacobsen and Theodore Betley. Richard earned his PhD in 2019 from MIT, where he studied copper and palladium catalysis with Professor Stephen Buchwald. He is currently conducting postdoctoral work with the Buchwald Group.