Richard P Hsung
Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Wisconsin, USA
Richard P. Hsung obtained his B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Calvin College; and received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Organic Chemistry in 1990 and 1994, respectively, under supervisions of Professors Jeff Winkler and Bill Wulff at The University of Chicago. After pursuing a post-doctoral stay with Professor Larry Sita in Chicago and NIH-post-doctoral work with Professor Gilbert Stork at Columbia University, he moved to University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor in 1997 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2002. He was promoted to Professor and moved to University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. He was a recipient of Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award and National Science Foundation Career Award. He has co-authored over 200 publications, delivered over 200 invited lectures, and supervised over 175 students and post-doctoral fellows.
Developing cycloaddition and annulation approaches to natural product syntheses and stereoselective methods using allenamides, ynamides, enamides, and cyclic acetals.