Published on 18 Dec 2018

Research in Green Chemistry: Water as the Agent of Change

IAS@NTU Groundbreaking Science Lecture by Prof Loh Teck Peng

Prof Loh Teck Peng was awarded the 2018 President’s Science Award for his outstanding research accomplishments in advancing organic chemistry and green chemistry that have far-reaching implications in fields such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and nanotechnology. In this talk held on 18 December 2018, he discussed the trends in green chemistry, focusing on the use of water to replace toxic and flammable organic solvents. The development of these new methods and their applications to the synthesis of new drugs and materials were also discussed.