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X. Peter Zhang, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Merkert Chemistry Center
Boston College
2609 Beacon Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3860

(617) 552-1483 (office)
(617) 552-0833 (fax)
(617) 552-3033 (lab)
peter.zhang@bc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

1999 – 2001Postdoc;   Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Stephen L. Buchwald)
1996 – 1999Postdoc;   Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Stephen J. Lippard)
1991 – 1996Ph.D.;    University of Pennsylvania (Bradford B. Wayland)
1985 – 1988M.S.;   Beijing Normal University, China (Bo-Li Liu)
1981 – 1985B.S.;   Anhui Normal University, China (Huai-Zhu Ma)

Positions and Employments

2015 – NowFull Professor, Department of Chemistry, Boston College
2010 – 2015Full Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
2006 – 2010Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
2001 – 2006Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee
1999 – 2001Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, MIT
1996 – 1999 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, MIT

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

2016 – NowScientific Consultant, Zafgen, Inc.
2016 – NowScientific Consultant, bioAffinity Technologies, Inc.
2016Ad Hoc Member, SBCA Study Section, National Institutes of Health
2015Ad Hoc Member, SBCA Study Section, National Institutes of Health
2011 – 2012Key Laboratory Senior Visiting Scholarship, Fudan University
2010 – NowCharter Member of National Academy of Inventors
2002 – 2003Member, Catalysis Center Planning Committee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Honors and Awards

2009Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
2008University Research Merit Award, University of South Florida
2007Outstanding Research Achievement Award, University of South Florida
2006NSF CAREER Award
2005Chancellor’s Professional Development Award, University of Tennessee
2003ORAU Ralph Powe Junior Faculty Award
1996NIH Postdoctoral Fellow