ZHOU Xigeng Inorganic Chemistry, Professor

Office Location: Room A8009, Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University 2005 Songhu Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200438, China
Tel: 86-21-31243769

  • Research Interests

  • Academic Appointments

  • Prizes and awards

  • Biography

  • Teaching

  • Key Publications

  • Synthesis and structurey of novel organolanthanide complexes as well as new methods for synthesis of organolanthanide complexes, such as new strategy for modification of cyclopentadienyl ligands in organometallic chemistry

  • Reaction chemistry of organolanthanide complexes and their applications.

  • New methodology for synthesis of organic compounds based on lanthanide transformation reaction. For example, lanthanide-promoted formation and transformation of aromatic compounds, lanthanide-induced silyl radical reactions, and tandem activation of bi- and polyfunctional groups of organic molecules.

  • New organolanthanide-based catalytic systems for controllable polymerization and copolymerization of alkenes.

  • Won two second-class awards of Science and Technology Promotion Prize of National Education Ministry of China (1997), one first-class ward of Science and Technology Promotion Prize of Anhui Education Committee (1998) and one Third Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Promotion Prize (2005).

  • Won the titles of Shanghai Shuguang Scholar, the New Century Distinguished Scientist of National Education Ministry of China, excellent academic leaders of Shanghai, and so on.

  • Graduated from Huazhong Normal University, Chemistry Department, receiving the degree of Bachelor of Science in July 1986.

  • Finished the post-graduate course at Institute of Organic Chemistry, Anhui Normal University, receiving the degree of M. S. in July 1989.

  • Studied at Nanjing University, Coordination Chemistry Intitute for advanced study, receiving Doctor's degree in Jul. 1996.

  • Jul. 1989 to Aug. 1996, worked as a teacher in charge of teaching postgraduate students and doing research in institute of Organic Chemistry, Anhui Normal University. In the position I started as an instructor, and was later elevated as an associate professor.

  • Aug. 1996 to May, 1998, worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Fudan University, Department of Chemistry.

  • June, 1998 to Dec. 2000, worked in Fudan University as an associate professor.

  • December 2000 to present, worked in Fudan university as a professor.

  • Experiments of Advanced Inorganic Synthesis

  • Advances in Organometallic Chemistry

  • Application of Organometallic Chemistry in Organic Chemistry

  • Research Techniques and Strategies on Organometallic Chemistry

  • Inorganic Synthesis

  1. Shujian Huang, Yinlin Shao, Lixin Zhang and Xigeng Zhou,* “Cycloamidination of Aminoalkenes with Nitriles: Synthesis of Substituted 2-Imidazolines and Tetrahydropyrimidines”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14452-14456.

  2. Longcheng Hong, Yinlin Shao, Lixin Zhang, and Xigeng Zhou,* “Ln[N(SiMe3)2]3-Catalyzed Cross Diinsertion of C≡N/C≡C into the N-H Bond: A Facile Synthesis of 1,2,4-Trisubstituted-Imidazoles from Propargylamines with Nitriles”, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 8551-8555.

  3. Kai Wang, Gen Luo, Jianquan Hong, Xigeng Zhou,* Linhong Weng, Yi Luo,* and Lixin Zhang*, “Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Reactivity of Homometallic Rare Earth Metal Phosphinidene Clusters”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 1053-1056.

  4. Longcheng Hong, Weijia Lin, Fangjun Zhang, Ruiting Liu, and Xigeng Zhou,* “Ln[N(SiMe3)2]3-catalyzed cycloaddition of terminal alkynes to azides leading to 1,5-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles: new mechanistic features”, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5589-5591.

  5. Ruiting Liu, Xigeng Zhou*, “Selective transformations of the cyclopentadienyl ligands of transition-metal and rare earth metal complexes”, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 3171-3178.

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