1. 52nd Mexican Chemical Congress & 36th National Mexican Chemistry Education Congress (Plenary Lecturer) – Puerto Vallarta Jalisco, Mexico, September 26-29, 2017

  2. 18th Tetrahedron Symposium Asia Edition (Keynote Speaker) – Melbourne, Australia, July 23-27, 2017

  3. 18th Tetrahedron Symposium (Keynote Speaker) – Budapest, Hungary, June 27-30, 2017

  4. University of Strasbourg, Institute of Chemistry CNRS – Strasbourg, France, May 5, 2017 (Host: Prof. Michel Miesch)

  5. Technical University of Berlin – Berlin, Germany, May 2, 2017 (Host: Prof. Martin Oestreich)

  6. University of Magdeburg – Magdeburg, Germany, April 28, 2017 (Host: Prof. Dieter Schinzer)

  7. University of Göttingen – Göttingen, Germany, April 27, 2017 (Host: Prof. Lutz Ackermann)

  8. University of Münster – Münster, Germany, April 26, 2017 (Host: Prof. Frank Glorius)

  9. Max–Planck–Institut für Kohlenforschung – Mülheim, Germany, April 25, 2017 (Host: Prof. Benjamin List)

  10. University of Cologne – Cologne, Germany, April 24, 2017 (Host: Prof. Albrecht Berkessel)

  11. Institute of Organic Chemistry RWTH Aachen University – Aachen, Germany, April 21, 2017 (Host: Prof. Carsten Bolm)

  12. University of Marburg – Marburg, Germany, April 20, 2017 (Host: Prof. Eric Meggers)

  13. ICIQ (The Institute of Chemical Research in Catalonia) – Tarragona, Spain, April 18, 2017 (Host: Profs. Julio Lloret & AntonioM. Eschavarren)

  14. Aalto University – Helsinki, Finland, April 13, 2017 (Host: Prof. Ari Koskinen)

  15. Duke University – Durham, NC, March 28, 2017 (Host: Prof. Jennifer Roizen)

  16. North Carolina State University (NCSU) – Raleigh, NC, March 27, 2017 (Host: Prof. Vincent Lindsay)

  17. Merck Research Laboratories (Process Chemistry) – Rahway, NJ, March 16, 2017 (Host: Dr. Tamás Benkovics)

  18. AbbVie (Medicinal Chemistry) – Chicago, IL, February 24, 2017 (Host: Dr. Chris Marvin)

  19. Emory University – Atlanta, GA, February 15, 2017 (Host: Prof. Albert Padwa)

  20. A*Star-ICES (Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences at the Biopolis) – Singapore, January 11, 2017 (Host: Prof. Lim Yee Hwee).

  21. Texas State University – San Marcos, TX, November 21, 2016 (Host: Prof. Alexander V. Kornienko)

  22. The 3rd International Symposium on Natural Product Synthesis and Innovative Process Methods (NPSPM) for Drug Manufacture – Peking University, Beijing, China, October 14-16, 2016 (Organizer & Host: Prof. Zhi-Xiang Yu)

  23. University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ, September 1, 2016 (Host: Prof. Jon Njardarson)

  24. University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, NM, August 26, 2016 (Host: Prof. Wei Wang)

  25. Nanjing University – Nanjing, China, July 21, 2016 (Host: Prof. Guigen Li)

  26. Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) – Budapest, Hungary, July 18, 2016 (Host: Prof. Zoltán Novák)

  27. 23rd IUPAC Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry – Sydney, Australia, July 3-8, 2016 (Organizer: Prof. Jason Harper)

  28. Australian National University (ANU) – Canberra, Australia, July 1, 2016 (Host: Prof. Michael Sherburn)

  29. Monash University – Melbourne, Australia, June 29, 2016 (Host: Prof. David Lupton)

  30. ACS Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference – Portland, OR, June 14-16, 2016 (Organizer: Dr. Daniel Richter, Pfizer)

  31. Bristol-Myers-Squibb (BMS) Symposium at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI, May 31, 2016 (Host: Prof. Pavel Nagorny)

  32. Oregon State University – Corvallis, OR, May 12, 2016 (Host: Professor Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong)

  33. International Symposium on Resource Chemistry – Shanghai, China, January 14-15, 2016 (Organized jointly by the International Joint Laboratory of Resource Chemistry between Shanghai Normal University, National University of Singapore and Princeton University)

  34. PACIFICHEM – Organocatalysis Symposium – Honolulu, HI, December 15-19, 2015 (Organizers: Profs. M. Terada & J. Antilla)

  35. PACIFICHEM – Applications of C-H Functionalization – Honolulu, HI, December 15-19, 2015 (Organizers: Profs. P. Vachal, Zhang-Jie Shi, Chao-Jun Li, Huw Davies, Kenichiro Itami, Helen Lebel)

  36. PACIFICHEM – Innovative Strategies for the Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles Symposium – Honolulu, HI, December 15-19, 2015 (Organizers: Profs. R. Danheiser & T. Fukuyama)

  37. Colorado State University – Fort Collins, CO, October 5, 2015 (Host: Prof. Tomislav Rovis)

  38. 50th Anniversary Symposium of the Department of Chemistry at the Center for Advanced Studies and Research of the National Polytechnic Institute (Cinvestav) – Mexico City, Mexico, September 28-29, 2015 (Host: Prof. J.A.L. Montelongo)

  39. 10th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CIFARP; http://www.cifarp.com.br) – Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, September 5-9, 2015 (Host: Prof. Flavio da Silva Emery)

  40. Wuxi Apptec – Shanghai, China, August 6, 2015 (Host: Drs. Rujian Ma & Qiang Han)

  41. Shanghai Jiao-Tong University – Shanghai, China, August 5, 2015 (Host: Prof. Wanbin Zhang)

  42. Wuxi Apptec – Wuhan, China, August 4, 2015 (Host: Dr. Rongfeng Gao)

  43. Nanjing University – Nanjing, China, August 3, 2015 (Host: Prof. Guigen Li)

  44. Shanghai Normal University – Shanghai, China, July 30, 2015 (Host: Prof. Hexing Li)

  45. Heterocyclic Chemistry Gordon Conference – Salve Regina University, RI, June 21-25, 2015

  46. Blue Danube Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry – Balatonalmádi, Hungary, June 14-18, 2015

  47. Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Organic Chemistry Research Institute – Budapest, Hungary, June 12, 2015 (Host: Prof. Tibor Soós)

  48. Paul Walden 9th Symposium – Riga, Latvia, May 21-22, 2015 (Host: Prof. Peteris Trapencieris)

  49. University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA, May 13, 2015 (Student-invited seminar)

  50. Wayne State University – Detroit, MI, April 7, 2015 (Host: Prof. Ladislau Kovari)

  51. Anatolian Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry – Antalya, Turkey, March 16-19, 2015

  52. University of South Florida – Tampa, FL, February 15, 2015 (Host: Prof. Peter Zhang)

  53. Texas A&M University – College Station, TX, February 9-10, 2015 (Host: Prof. Kevin Burgess)

  54. Rice University – Houston, TX, December 4, 2014 (Host: Prof. K.C. Nicolaou)

  55. Kitasato University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#14 –  Tokyo, Japan, December 1, 2014 (Prof. Toshiaki Sunazuka)

  56. Gakushuin University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#13 – Tokyo, Japan, November 26, 2014 (Prof. Takahiko Akiyama)

  57. Tohuku University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#12 – Sendai, Japan, November 25, 2014 (Prof. Yujiro Hayashi)

  58. Advanced Molecular Transformations by Organocatalysts & 7th Symposium on Organocatalysis – The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, November 21-22, 2014 (Organizer: Prof. Masahiro Terada)

  59. Okayama University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#9 – Okayama, Japan, November 14, 2014 (Profs. Kazuhiko Takai & Seiji Suga)

  60. Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd - JSPS Fellowship Stop#8 – Osaka, Japan, November 13, 2014 (Dr. Toru Maruyama)

  61. Kyoto University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#7 – Kyoto, Japan, November 12, 2014 (Prof. Keiji Maruoka)

  62. Osaka University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#6 – Osaka, Japan, November 11, 2014 (Prof. Naoto Chatani)

  63. Nagoya University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#5 – Nagoya, Japan, November 10, 2014 (Prof. Kazuaki Ishihara)

  64. University of Tokyo - JSPS Fellowship Stop#4 – Tokyo, Japan, November 7, 2014 (Prof. Masayuki Inoue)

  65. Takasago International Corporation - JSPS Fellowship Stop#3 – Tokyo, Japan, November 6, 2014 (Dr. Mitsuhiko Fujiwara)

  66. Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology - JSPS Fellowship Stop#2 – November 5, 2014 (Prof. Shinji Iwasawa)

  67. Keio University - JSPS Fellowship Stop#1 – Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 2014 (Host: Prof. Noritaka Chida)

  68. University of Washington – Seattle, WA, October 22, 2014 (Host: Prof. Gojko Lalic)

  69. Amgen Young Investigators’ Symposium – Thousand Oaks, CA, October 15, 2014

  70. Brigham Young University (BYU) – Provo, UT, September 26, 2014 (Host: Prof. Daniel H. Ess)

  71. KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC), Saudi Arabia, Sept 7-8, 2014 (Host: Profs. Jörg Eppinger & Nikos Hadjichristidis)

  72. European Young Investigator Symposium, Larnaca, Cyprus, August 28-30, 2014 (Organizer: Prof. Ilan Marek)

  73. Academic Young Investigator Award Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 248th ACS National Meeting, August 10, 2014

  74. 2014 Stereochemistry Gordon Conference, Salve Regina University, RI, July 27-August 1, 2014

  75. Texas A&M University – College Station, TX, July 17, 2014 (Host: Prof. Karen Wooley)

  76. Eli Lilly and Company - ACC Summer Seminar Series – Indianapolis, IN, July 7-8, 2014 (Host: Dr. Matthew A. Schiffler on behalf of Lilly’s Academic Contacts Committee)

  77. Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) – Daejeon, South Korea, June 5, 2014 (Prof. Sukbok Chang)

  78. Hanyang University – Seoul, South Korea, June 4, 2014 (Host: Prof. Cheon-Gyu Cho)

  79. Roche Shanghai – Shanghai, China, May 30, 2014 (Host: Dr. Yimin Hu)

  80. East China Normal University (ECNU) – Shanghai, China, May 30, 2014 (Host: Prof. Junliang Zhang)

  81. Novartis Shanghai – Shanghai, China, May 29, 2014 (Host: Dr. Haibing Guo)

  82. Hengrui Medicine, Co., Ltd – Shanghai, China, May 29, 2014 (Host: Dr. Biao Lu)

  83. Shanghai Normal University – Shanghai, China, May 28, 2014 (Host: Prof. Hexing Li)

  84. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) – Shanghai, China, May 27, 2014 (Host: Prof. Shuli You)

  85. Fudan University – Shanghai, China, May 26, 2014 (Host: Prof. Junli Hou)

  86. Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica (SIMM), Shanghai, China, May 26, 2014 (Host: Prof. Yang Ye)

  87. The 2014 International Symposium on Organic Synthesis and Drug Development – Xuzhou, China, May 24-25, 2014 (Host: Prof. Guigen Li)

  88. Nankai University – Tianjin, China, May 22, 2014 (Host: Prof. Zhen Xi)

  89. Tianjin University – Tianjin, China, May 21, 2014 (Host: Prof. Yunfei Du)

  90. National Institute of Biological Science – Beijing, China, May 20, 2014 [Host: Dr. Xiangbing (Ben) Qi]

  91. Peking University – Beijing, China, May 19, 2014 (Host: Prof. Tuoping Luo)

  92. Janssen Research & Development (J&J) – San Diego, CA, May 5-6, 2014 (Host: Dr. Connor Martin)

  93. Gilead Sciences – Foster City, CA, April 21, 2014 (Host: Dr.Jake Cha)

  94. Pfizer La Jolla – La Jolla, CA, April 11, 2014 (Host: Dr. Douglas Behenna)

  95. California Institute of Technology – Pasadena, CA, April 9, 2014 (Host: Prof. Brian Stoltz)

  96. University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) – Santa Barbara, CA, April 7, 2014 (Host: Prof. Armen Zakarian)

  97. The Scripps Research Institute – La Jolla, CA, April 4, 2014 (Host: Prof. Phil Baran)

  98. Advances in C-H Functionalization Symposium – Dallas, TX, 247th ACS National Meeting, March 17, 2014

  99. University of Texas at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX, February 27-28, 2014 (Host: Prof. Oleg Larionov)

  100. University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX, February 24, 2014 (Host: Prof. Michael Krische)

  101. Bristol-Myers-Squibb Process Chemistry – New Brunswick, NJ, February 19-20, 2014

  102. School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison – Madison, WI, February 7, 2014 (Host: Prof. Weiping Tang)

  103. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology/Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) – Saudi Arabia, Jan 25-31, 2014

  104. University of Pécs – Pécs, Hungary, December 19, 2013 (Host: Prof. Tamás Kálai)

  105. Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN, November 4, 2013 (Host: Prof. Gary Sulikowski)

  106. University of Missouri-Columbia – Columbia, MO, October 21, 2013 (Host: Prof. Rainer Glaser)

  107. University of Hawaii – Honolulu, HI, July 10, 2013 (Host: Prof. Marcus Tius)

  108. Short Talk at the 2013 Heterocyclic Chemistry Gordon Conference – Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, June 16-21, 2013

  109. University of Milan - Spring 2013 Lectureship in Chemistry – Milan, Italy, March 11-15, 2013

  110. University of Oklahoma – Norman, OK, February 13, 2013 (Host: Prof. G.R. Addo)

  111. Chirality 2012 – Fort Worth, Texas, June 8-10, 2012 (also Member of the Organizing Committee)

  112. International Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry and Synthetic Materials – Nankai University, Tianjin, China, July 1-3, 2011

  113. Nanjing University – Nanjing, China, June 29-30, 2011 (Host: Prof. Guigen Li)

  114. Novartis Shanghai – Shanghai, China, June 28, 2011

  115. Shanghai Normal University – Shanghai, China, June 28, 2011

  116. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Hong Kong, China, June 26-27, 2011 (Host: Prof. Jianwei Sun)

  117. Peking University Shenzen Graduate School – Shenzen, China, June 25, 2011 (Host: Prof. Zigang Li)

  118. East China Normal University (ECNU) – Shanghai, China, June 24, 2011 (Host: Prof. Junliang Zhang)

  119. Fudan University – Shanghai, China, June 23, 2011 (Host: Prof. Junli Hou)

  120. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) – Shanghai, China, June 22, 2011 (Host: Prof. Shuli You)

  121. UT Arlington – November 8, 2010 (Host: Prof. Zoltan Schelly)

  122. Angiokem Training Workshop (COST) – Rhodos, Greece, September 26-October 1, 2010

  123. Third European Workshop in Drug Synthesis (III EWDSy) – University of Siena, Siena, Italy, May 23-27, 2010

  124. South Plains Award Banquet Keynote Speaker – Local Section, American Chemical Society, Lubbock, TX, April 16, 2010

  125. Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY, January 28, 2010

  126. ETH Lausanne (EPFL) – Lausanne Switzerland, January 13, 2010

  127. UT Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, TX, December 3, 2010

  128. ANGIOKEM – Inhibitors of Angiogenesis: design, synthesis and biological exploitation – Favignana, Italy, October 16-18, 2009

  129. Natural Products Chemistry, Biology and Medicine II – ESF-COST High Level Research Conference, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy, August 29-September 3, 2009