Chao-Jun Li

SCIENCE MAG | Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel

Published: 21Feb2019

Methanol—a colourless liquid that can be made from agricultural waste—has long been touted as a green alternative to fossil fuels. But it’s toxic and only has half the energy as the same volume of...

Hanadi Sleiman, C.J. Li awarded Killam Research Fellowships

Published: 8May2018

McGill chemistry professors Hanadi Sleiman and Chao-Jun Li are among the six recipients of this year’s Killam Research Fellowships. The two-year fellowships, awarded to exceptional researchers...

Another step forward for green chemistry

Published: 27Mar2015

A tiny bit of silver, combined with water and air, can convert aldehydes into acids efficiently -- instead of the classical methods using stoichiometric amounts of expensive or toxic metal oxidants...

Making hydrogenation greener

Published: 27Jun2013

Researchers from McGill University, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have discovered a way to make the...

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