Kevin Sheng-Lin Huang, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6505
Fax: (626) 387-5906
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Kevin Sheng-Lin Huang, PhD, did his undergraduate studies at UC Irvine and earned his doctorate from UC Davis. Afterwards, Huang moved to the east coast and pursued a postdoctoral research in the area of bio-organic chemistry at Yale University. At APU, Huang teaches organic chemistry courses and leads an active undergraduate research program. Students in the Huang research group employ modern organic techniques in synthesizing novel heterocycles and evaluate their biological activity using biochemical assays. Huang utilizes team-based learning pedagogical approaches in facilitating students to learn and appreciate chemical science.


  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
  • PhD, University of California, Davis
  • BS, University of California, Irvine

Academic Areas

  • Honors College
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of Biology and Chemistry


  • Bio-organic Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry in Drug Discovery
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Reaction Mechanism and Spectroscopy

Courses Taught

  • CHEM251/261 – Organic Chemistry Theory/Lab I
  • CHEM252/262 – Organic Chemistry Theory/Lab II
  • CHEM112 – Organic and Biochemistry for Nurses
  • CHEM451 – Advanced Organic Chemistry