Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor

Contact Information
  Office: Room 215, Researching Building 13
  Office Phone: +86 21 54925137
  Office Fex: +86 21 64166128
  1991.03 Ph.D. Department of Chemical Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
  1988.03 M.S.   Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Japan
  1984.08 B.S.    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Chemical Engineering of East China, China.
Group Members

Dr. Meixin Zhao

Dr. Feijun Wang

Dr. Jun Zhang

Dr. Qin Xu

 Ph.D. Students:

Dan Du, De Wang,Xiao-Nan Zhang, Fang-Le Hu, Yin-Wei Sun, Peng Gu, Liang-yong Mei, Jin-MingYang, Kai Chen, Yu Jiang, Peng-long Zhu

Research Interests
  Green chemistry-Fixation of CO2 using transition metal catalyst, green nitration.
  Developing new chiral ligands or organocatalysts in catalytic asymmetric synthesis, organocatalysis, Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction.
  Chemistry of highly strained small rings, total synthesis of natural product.
Professional Experience
  Appointed as Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor, the Education Ministry of China
  East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, CHINA

  Professor and Group Leader: April 1998-Now, State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC).

  Inoue Photochirogenesis Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST) and worked on the photo-induced asymmetric reaction and synthesis.

  University of Oklahoma, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, U.S.A., Prof. Kenneth M. Nicholas’s research group and worked on the fixation of CO2 using transition metal complexes.

  Research Laboratory of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan and worked on the asymmetric synthesis, drug design, and molecular recognition.

  1. Pei C.-K, Jiang Y, Wei Y, Shi M,* Enantioselective Synthesis of HighlyFunctionalized Phosphonate Substituted Pyrans or Dihydropyrans: Asymmetric[4+2] Cycloaddition of b, g-Unsaturated a-Ketophosphonates with Allenic Esters. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51,11328-11332.

2. Shi M*, Lu J-M, Wei Y, Shao L-X, Rapid generation of molecular complexity inthe Lewis or Brønsted acid-mediated reactions of methylenecyclopropanes. Acc.Chem. Res.2012, 45, 641-652.

3. LuB-L, Dai L-Z, Shi M,* Strained SmallRings in Gold-Catalyzed Rapid Chemical Transformations.Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 3318-3339.

4. Lu B-L, Shi M,* Synthesis ofFunctionalized Polycyclic Compounds by Rh(I)-catalyzed IntramolecularCycloaddition of Yne-VDCPs and Ene-VDCPs. Angew. Chem., Int.Ed.2011, 50, 12027-12031.

5. Zhu Z-B, Wei Y, Shi M,* Recent Developments of Cyclopropene Chemistry. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 5534-5563.

6. ZhangD-H, Yao L-F, Wei Y, Shi M,*Gold(I)-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of 1,6-Diynes Containing Propargylic Esterand Arenyne: Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted 3-Pyrroline Derivatives. Angew.Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2583-2588.

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