Lecturer Dr Hoang Truong Giang

B.Sc., National University of Singapore (2004, First Class Honors) Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA (2012)

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry, NUS 
3 Science Drive 3 
Singapore 117543 
Office: S5-05-08
Tel : 6516- 4554
E-mail: chmhoan@nus.edu.sg



Research Interests

Organic Synthesis:  Development of New Reaction Methodologies via Transition Metal Catalyzed Bond Activation Processes

Chemical Education: Development of New Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories (Organic)



Representative Publications

  • Hoang G. T.; Reddy V. J.; Nguyen H. H. K.; Douglas C.J.; “Insertion of an Alkene into an Ester: An Intramolecular Oxyacylation Reaction through Acyl C–O Bond Activation”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1882-1884.
    Selected by the Editorial Board as a “Hot Paper”

  • Chng S. S.; Hoang G. T.; Lee W. W.; Tham M. P.; Ling H.Y.; Loh P. T.; “Synthetic Studies towards anti-SARS Agents: Application of Indium-Mediated Allylation of σ-Aminoaldehydes as Key Step towards Intermediate” Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 9501-9504