Shanghai Forum for Education
Excellence 2022 (SFEE 2022)



Prof. Kuiling Ding

Executive Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China


Short Bio

Ding Kuiling is a Chinese organic chemist. He has been Executive Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University since October 2018, and formerly served as President of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry. He is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Ding's research interests are asymmetric catalysis and organometallics. He developed multiple chiral phosphine ligands that have been produced by chemical companies. He has received many awards, including the State Natural Science Award (Second Class), the Eli Lilly Scientific Excellence Award, the Yoshida Prize, and the Humboldt Prize. He serves as an editor of more than ten international chemistry journals. He was elected an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013.