Yifei Zhou is currently an AIO-PhD at the Organic Chemistry Laboratory of Wageningen University & Research (WUR). He is conducting his PhD research under the supervision from Prof. Han Zuilhof and Dr. Fedor Miloserdov from 2020.
Yifei was born and raised up in Zhengzhou, a city in central China, where the Shaolin Temple is located. He received his BSc degree from Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in 2016 and then stayed in Prof. Yanqing Tian's lab as a research assistant in the field of biosensor until he was admitted by the joint master program of SUSTech & HIT. In July 2020, he managed to obtain his MSc degree from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) under Prof. Chuang-chuang Li's supervision and moved to Wageningen to pursue his PhD training.
Currently, Yifei's main research interest for his PhD is focusing on asymmetric catalysis of transition metal and biomimetic/total synthesis.