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Oscar Chung


Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

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oscarchung@sustc.edu.cn

(O6S4C4Ar) Lung Wa Chung

鍾龍華/钟龙华

Education:

1. Nov. 2006             Ph.D. in Chemistry,  The Hong Kong University of Science &   Technology (Supervisor: Prof. Yun-Dong Wu).

2. Nov. 2003             M. Phil. in Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (Supervisor: Prof. Yun-Dong Wu).

3. Nov. 2000             B. Sc. in Chemistry (1st Hon.), The Hong Kong University of  Science & Technology. (GGA: A)

 

Working Experience:

1. 2013 (Oct)-        Associate Researcher/Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Chemistry, South University of Science and Technology of China

2. 2006-2013          Postdoctoral Fellow, Fukui Institute for Fundamental Chemistry,   Kyoto University (Advisor: Prof. Keiji Morokuma).

3. June-July 1999   Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, The University of  Hong Kong (Supervisor: Dr. Tao Ye)

4. 2000-2002          Teaching Assistant (Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry)    

 

Awards:

◆ FIFC Fellowship, 2006-2010

◆ Postgraduate Studentship (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)

◆ The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Academic Achievement Medal (GGA: A), 2000

◆ Swire University Scholarship, 1997-2000 

◆ Dean's List, Both Fall & Spring Semester of 1997-2000

 

Research Interests:

Multi-scale and Multi-reference (Strongly-correlated) Simulations for Complex Systems (MMSCS):

1. Biological and Biomimetic Reactions生物与仿生催化反应

2. Photochemistry and Photobiology 光化学与光生物

3. Sustainable Chemistry 可持续化学

4. Method Development of Approximate and Efficient Simulations, as well as Application of New Methods 新模拟方法的发展及应用

5. Drug Design 药物设计

 

Publications (incl. 1 Chem. Rev., 12 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. and 1 Wiley interdisciplinary Rev.): Total ISI Citations till June 2015: 794 (746 excl. self-citations); H-index: 18

32. Chung, L.W.; Sameera, W. M. C.; Ramozzi, R.; Page, A. J.; Hatanaka, M.; Petrova, G. P.; Harris, T. V.; Li, X.; Ke, Z.; Liu, F.; Li, H.-B.; Ding, L. Morokuma, K.*; “The ONOIM Method and its Applications”, Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 5678. (invited for a special issue: “Calculations on Large Systems"; "Most Read Articles", May 2015). (citations: 0)

31. Ding, S.; Song, L.-J.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, X.;* Chung, L. W.;* Wu, Y.-D.;* Sun, J.* “Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of Internal Thioalkynes Under Mild Conditions”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5632.

30. Cheng, G.-J.; Zhang, X.; Chung, L. W.; Xu, L.; Wu, Y.-D.* “Computational Organic Chemistry: Bridging Theory and Experiment in Establishing the Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions", J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Perspective) 2015, 137, 1706.

29. Yang, Y.; Chung, L. W.;* Zhang, X.; Houk, K. N.;* Wu, Y.-D.* “Ligand-Controlled Reactivity, Selectivity and Mechanism of Cationic Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylations of Alkynes, Ketones and Nitriles: A Theoretical Study”, J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 8856..

28. Mei, G.; Yuan, H.; Gu, Y.; Chen, W.; Chung, L. W.; Li, C.-C.* “Dearomative Indole [5+2] Cycloaddition Reactions: Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclohepta[b]indoles”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 41, 11051.

27. Li, X.;* Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.;* Li, G. “Theoretical Study on the UVR8 Photoreceptor: Sensing Ultraviolet-B by Tryptophan and Dissociation of Homodimer”, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2014, 10, 3319.

26. Ding, L.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.* “Excited-State Proton Transfer Controls Irreversibility of Photoisomerization in Mononuclear Ruthenium(II) Monoaquo Complexes: A DFT Study”, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2014, 10, 668.

25. Ding, S.; Song, L.-J.; Chung, L. W.; Zhang, X.; Sun, J.;* Wu, Y.-D.* “Ligand-Controlled Remarkable Regio- and Stereodivergence in Intermolecular Hydrosilylation of Internal Alkynes: Experimental and Theoretical Studies”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13835. Highlighted by Nature China 2013, DOI: 10.1038/nchina.2013.93

24. Ding, L.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.* “Reaction Mechanism of Photo-induced Decarboxylation of the Photoactivatable Green Fluorescent Protein: An ONIOM(QM:MM) Study” J. Phys. Chem. 2013, 117, 1075.

23. Chung, L. W.; Hirao, H.; Li, X.; Morokuma, K.* “The ONIOM Method: Its Foundation and Applications to Metalloenzymes and Photobiology”, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Comput. Mol. Sci. 2012, 2, 327.

22. Tanaka, R.; Yamashita, M.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.;* Nozaki, K.* “Mechanistic Studies on the Reversible Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide Catalyzed by an Ir-PNP Complex” Organometallics 2011, 30, 6742.

21. Chung, L. W.;* Li, X.; Hirao, H.; Morokuma, K.* “Comparative Reactivity of Ferric-Superoxo and Ferryl-Oxo Species in Heme and Non-Heme Complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Commun.) 2011, 133, 20076.

20. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.;* Morokuma, K. * “Photodynamics of All-trans Retinal Protonated Schiff Base in Bacteriorhodopsin and Methanol Solution” J. Chem. Theory Comput. (Lett.) 2011, 7, 2694.

19. Abdel-Azeim, S.; Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.* “Zinc–Homocysteine Binding in Cobalamin-Dependent Methionine Synthase and its Role in the Substrate Activation: DFT, ONIOM, and QM/MM Molecular Dynamics Studies” J. Comput. Chem. 2011, 32, 3154.

18. Nakamura, A.; Munakata, K.; Ito, S.; Kochi, T.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.;* Nozaki, K.* “Pd-Catalyzed Copolymerization of Methyl Acrylate with Carbon Monoxide: Structures, Properties and Mechanis       tic Aspects toward Ligand Design” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6761.

17. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Mizuno, H.; Miyawaki, A.; Morokuma, K.* “Competitive Mechanistic Pathways for Green-to-Red Photoconversion in the Fluorescent Protein Kaede: A Computational Study” J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 16666.

16. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Mizuno, H.; Miyawaki, A.; Morokuma, K.* “Primary Events of Photodynamics in Reversible Photoswitching Fluorescent Protein Dronpa” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 3328.

15. Nozaki, K.;* Kusumoto, S.; Noda, S.; Kochi, T.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.;* “Why Did Incorporation of Acrylonitrile to a Linear Polyethylene Become Possible? Comparison of Phosphine‒Sulfonate Ligand with Diphosphine and Imine‒Phenolate Ligands in the Pd-Catalyzed Ethyelene/Acrylonitrile Copolymerization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 16030. [Correction: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 13912]

14. Chung, L. W.; Li, X.; Sugimoto, H.; Shiro, Y.; Morokuma, K.* “ONIOM Study on a Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry: Bacterial Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase with Dual Oxidants” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 11993. Highlighted by Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2012, 16, 60.

13. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Mizuno, H.; Miyawaki, A.; Morokuma, K.* “A Theoretical Study on the Nature of On- and Off-States of Reversibly Photoswitching Fluorescent Protein Dronpa: Absorption, Emission, Protonation and Raman” J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 1114.

12. Noda, S.; Nakamura, A.; Kochi, T.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K.;* Nozaki, K.* “Mechanistic Studies on the Formation of Linear Polyethylene Chain Catalyzed by Palladium Phosphine−Sulfonate Complexes: Experiment and Theoretical Studies” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14088.

11. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Paneth, P.; Morokuma, K.* “DFT and ONIOM(DFT:MM) Studies on Co-C Bond Cleavage and Hydrogen Transfer in B12-Dependent Methylmalonyl-CoA Mutase. Stepwise or Concerted Mechanism?” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 5115.

10. Chung, L. W.; Hayashi, S.; Lundberg, M.; Nakatsu, T.; Kato, H.; Morokuma, K.* “Mechanism of Efficient Firefly Bioluminescence via Adiabatic Transition State and Seam of Sloped Conical Intersection” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Commun.) 2008, 130, 12880.

9. Chung, L. W.; Li, X.; Sugimoto, H.; Shiro, Y.; Morokuma, K.* “Density Functional Theory Study on a Missing Piece in Understanding of Heme Chemistry: The Reaction Mechanism for Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase and Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12299. Highlighted by RIKEN Research; Highlighted by Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2012, 16, 60.

8. Chung, L. W.; Wiest, O.; Wu, Y.-D.* “A Theoretical Study on the Trans-Addition Intramolecular Hydroacylation of 4-Alkynals Catalyzed by Cationic Rhodium Complexes” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 2649.

7. Zhang, X.-H.; Chung, L. W.; Lin, Z.;* Wu, Y.-D.* “A DFT Study on the Mechanism of Hydrosilylation of Unsaturated Compounds with Neutral Hydrido(hydrosilylene)Tungsten Complex” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 820.

6. Chung, L. W.; Lee, H. G.; Lin, Z.;* Wu, Y.-D.* “Computational Study on the Reaction Mechanism of Hydrosilylation of Carbonyls Catalyzed by High-Valent Rhenium(V)-Di-Oxo Complexes” J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 6000.

5. Chung, L. W.; Wu, Y.-D.* “A Theoretical Study on the Intermolecular Hydroacylation of Alkyne Catalyzed by Cationic Rhodium Complex” J. Theor. Comput. Chem. 2005, 4 (Special Issue), 737.

4. Chung, L. W.; Chan, T. H.; Wu, Y.-D.* “Theoretical Study of the Intrinsic Reactivities of Various Allylmetals toward Carbonyls and Water” Organometallics 2005, 24, 1598.

3. Miao, W.; Chung. L. W.; Wu, Y.-D; Chan, T. H.* “Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the Propargl-Allenylindium System” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13326.

2. Chung, L. W.; Wu, Y.-D.;* Trost, B. M.;* Ball, Z. T. “A Theoretical Study on the Mechanism, Regiochemistry, and Stereochemistry of Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by Cationic Ruthenium Complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 11578.

1. Zhang, J. H.; Liao, J.; Cui, X.; Yu, K. B.; Zhu, J.; Deng, J. G.;* Zhu, S. F.; Wang, L. X.; Zhou, Q. L.;* Chung, L. W.; Ye, T.* “Highly Efficient and Practical Resolution of 1,1'-Spirobiindane-7,7'-Diol by Inclusion Crystallization with N-Benzylcinchonidinium Chloride” Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2002, 13, 1363.

 

Book Chapter:

  1. Li, X.; Chung, L. W.; Morokuma, K. “Modeling Photobiology Using Quantum Mechanics (QM) and Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Mechanics (QM/MM) Calculations,” In “Computational Methods for Large systems: Electronic Structure Approaches for Biotechnology and Nanotechnology ” Reimers, J. R. Eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2011, pp397-433.
  2. Chung, L. W.; Li, X.; Morokuma, K. “Modeling Enzymatic Reactions in Metalloenzymes and Photobiology by Quantum Calculations (QM) and Quantum Mechanics/Molecular Mechanics (QM/MM) Calculations,” In “Quantum Biochemistry” Matta, C. Eds. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2010, pp85-130.
  3. Wu, Y.-D.; Chung, L. W.; Zhang, X.-H. “Hydrosilylation Reactions Discovered in the Last Decade: Combined Experimental and Computational Studies on the New Mechanisms,” In: “Computational Modeling for Homogeneous and Enzymatic Catalysis” Morokuma, K.; Musaev, D. G. Eds. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2008, pp285-316.

 

Contributed Talks:

  1. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Keiji Morokuma, “A Recent Mechanistic Insight and   Comparative Reactivity of Fe(III)-Superoxo and Fe(IV)-Oxo: DFT, QM/MM and Multi-Reference Methods”, The 4th Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC4), Jeju, November 5, 2013 (invited lecture).
  2. Lung Wa Chung, David A. Hrovat, Keiji Morokuma, Weston Thatcher Borden, “Semi-Classical Simulations of Quantum (Heavy-Atom) Tunneling of Cyclobutadiene”, the 10th National Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry, Heifei, September 13, 2013 (invited).
  3. Xin Li, Lung Wa Chung, Hideaki Mizuno, Atsushi Miyawaki, Keiji Morokuma, “Reaction Mechanisms of Novel Fluorescent Proteins”, the seventh Congress of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics, Tokyo, September 4, 2011.
  4. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Keiji Morokuma, ONIOM Study on a Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry: Bacterial Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase with Dual Oxidants”, ACS 240th National Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, August 22, 2010.
  5. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Keiji Morokuma, “Our ONIOM Journey of Metalloenzymes and Photobiology” CREST International Symposium on Theory and Simulations of Complex Molecular Systems, Kyoto, Japan, July 21, 2009 (invited).
  6. Lung Wa Chung, Shigehiko Hayashi, Toru Nakatsu, Hiroaki Kato, Keiji Morokuma, “Mechanism of Efficient Firefly Bioluminescence Via Adiabatic Transition State and Seam of Sloped Conical Intersection”, ACS 237th National Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 23, 2009.
  7. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Keiji Morokuma, “An Alternative Mechanism of Tryptophan Catabolism. A DFT Study on A Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry”, ACS 236th National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 20, 2008.
  8. Lung Wa Chung, Xin-Hao Zhang, Yun-Dong Wu, “A Theoretical Study on the Mechanism of Non-classical Silanes Addition to Acetylene Catalyzed by Cationic Ruthenium(II) Complexes”, Institutional Representative (HKUST) on the 12th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong, April 23, 2005.

 

Contributed Poster in International Conferences:

  1. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Yun-Dong Wu, Keiji Morokuma, “New Mechanisms and Computational Insights of Ru-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation, Metalloenzyme & Photobiology” (poster), the International Symposium on Organic Reaction Mechanism, ShenZhen, May 8, 2013.
  2. Xin Li, Lung Wa Chung, Keiji Morokuma, "Primary Events of Photodynamics of All-trans Retinal Protonated Schiff Base in Bacteriorhodopsin, Methanol Solution and Gas Phase" (poster), JST International Symposium on Multi-scale Simulation of Condensed-phase Reacting Systems, Nagoya, May, 10, 2012.
  3. Xin Li, Lung Wa Chung, Hideaki Mizuno, Atsushi Miyawaki, Keiji, “Reaction Mechanisms of Photophysics and Photochemistry of New Fluorescent Proteins” (poster), 5th Asia and Oceania Conference for Photobiology, Nara, July, 31, 2011.
  4. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Keiji Morokuma, “DFT and ONIOM Studies on a Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry: Bacterial Tryptophan 2, 3-dioxygenase” (poster), Molecular Theory for Real Systems, Kyoto, January, 7-9, 2010.
  5. Lung Wa Chung, Xin Li, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Keiji Morokuma, “DFT and ONIOM Studies on a Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry: Bacterial Tryptophan 2, 3-dioxygenase” (poster), 14th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Nagoya, July 26-29, 2009.
  6. Lung Wa Chung, Shigehiko Hayashi, Toru Nakatsu, Hiroaki Kato, Keiji Morokuma, “Mechanism of Efficient Firefly Bioluminescence Via Adiabatic Transition State and Seam of Sloped Conical Intersection” (poster), Reaction Dynamics of Many-Body Chemical Systems, Kyoto, June 23, 2009.
  7. Lung Wa Chung, Shigehiko Hayashi, Toru Nakatsu, Hiroaki Kato, Keiji Morokuma, “Mechanism of Efficient Firefly Bioluminescence Via Adiabatic Transition State and Seam of Sloped Conical Intersection” (poster), Simulations and Dynamics for Nanoscale and Biological Systems, Tokyo, March 5, 2009.
  8. Lung Wa Chung, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Keiji Morokuma, “An Alternative Mechanism of Tryptophan Catabolism? DFT Study on A Missing Piece in Our Understanding of Heme Chemistry” (poster), The 10th Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (1P38), Nagoya, May 14, 2007.
  9. Lung Wa Chung, Hung Gai Lee, Zhenyang Lin, Yun-Dong Wu, “A Computational Study on the Reaction Mechanism of Hydrosilylation of Carbonyls Catalyzed by High-Valent Rhenium(V)-Dioxo Complexes.” (poster), The 12th International Congress of Quantum Chemistry, Kyoto, Japan. May, 23, 2006.

 

Editorial Service:

Review Editor, Frontier in Chemistry (Theoretical and Computational Chemistry), 2013-.

(peer-reviewed, open-access journal)

 

Serving as a Reviewer:

Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry 

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