HOU XiufengInorganic Chemistry, Professor


Office Location: Room A8014, Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University 2005 Songhu Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200438, China
Tel: 86-21-31244878
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  • Research Interests

  • Academic Appointments

  • Prizes and awards

  • Biography

  • Teaching

  • Key Publications

  • Functionalized organometallic complexes and catalysis mechanism

  • Organometallic complexes supported materials and catalytic reaction

  • 1981.9-1985.6     Bachelor                  Shaanxi Normal University 

  • 1985.9-1988.6     Master                     Central China Normal University 

  • 1988.9-1995.8     Lecturer                   YiLi Normal College

  • 1995.9-1999.1     Ph D                         Fudan University 

  • 1999.1-2000.12   Post Doctor             Postdoctoral program of Shanghai Petrochemical

  •                                                             Company Limited - Fudan University       

  • 2006.9-2007.8    Visiting Researcher   Konstanz University

  • 2001.1-              Professor                   Fudan University

  • General Chemistry; Introduction of Organometallic Chemistry

  1. H.-Z. Cui, Z.-M. Zhang, H. Zhang, A. Reheman, X. Hong, B. Zhan, J. Zhang, X.-F. Hou*, Mesocellular silica foams supported size-controlled Pd nanoparticles for racemic and asymmetric iodomethyl dihydrobenzofuran synthesis, Microporous Mesoporous Mater.2021, 322, 111157.

  2. S. Huang, X. Hong, H.-Z. Cui, B. Zhan, Z.-M. Li* and X.-F. Hou*, Bimetallic Bis-NHC-Ir(III) Complex Bearing 2Arylbenzo[d]oxazolyl Ligand: Synthesis, Catalysis, and Bimetallic Effects, Organometallics2020, 39, 3514-3523.

  3. X. Hong, Q. Zhou, S. Huang, H.-Z. Cui, Z.-M. Li * and X.-F. Hou *,Transition metal catalysed C7 and ortho-selective halogenation of 2-arylbenzo[d]oxazoles, Org. Chem. Front.2019, 6, 2226-2233.

  4. Q. Zhou, X. Hong, H.-Z. Cui, S. Huang, Y. Yi, X.-F. Hou*, The Construction of C−N, C−O, and C(sp2)−C(sp3) Bonds from Fluorine-Substituted 2‑Aryl Benzazoles for Direct Synthesis of N‑, O‑, C‑Functionalized 2-Aryl Benzazole Derivatives. J. Org. Chem.2018, 83, 6363-6372.

  5. J.-Fan Zhang, R. Zhong, Q. Zhou, X. Hong, S. Huang, H.-Z. Cui and X.-F. Hou*, Recyclable silica-supported iridium catalysts for selective reductive transformation of quinolines with formic acid in water, ChemCatChem 2017, 9, 2496 -2505.

  6. Q. Zhou, J.-F. Zhang, H. Cao, R. Zhong and X.-F. Hou*,Synthesis of o-alkenylated 2-arylbenzoxazoles via Rh-catalyzed oxidative olefination of 2-arylbenzoxazoles: scope investigation, structural features, and mechanism studies, J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81 (24), 12169-12180.

  7. H. Cao, X.-H. Zhu, D. Wang, Z. Sun, Y. Deng, X.-F. Hou* and D. Zhao, Selectivity enhancement in dynamic kinetic resolution of secondary alcohols through adjusting the micro-environment of metal complex confined in nanochannels: A promising strategy for tandem reactions, ACS Catal.2015, 5, 27−33.

  8. Q. Zhou, Y.-N. Wang, X.-Q. Guo, X.-H. Zhu, Z.-M. Li*, X.-F. Hou*, Imino-N-heterocyclic carbene palladium(II) complex-catalyzed direct arylation of electron-deficient fluoroarenes with “on and off” chelating effect assistance, Organometallics2015, 34 (6), 1021–1028.

  9. D. Wang, X.-Q. Guo, C.-X. Wang, Y.-N. Wang, R. Zhong, X.-H. Zhu, L.-H. Cai, Z.-W. Gao* and X.-F. Hou*, An efficient and Recyclable Catalyst for N-Alkylation of Amines and β-Alkylation of Secondary Alcohols with Primary Alcohols: SBA-15 Supported N-Heterocyclic Carbene Iridium Complex, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 1117-1125.

  10. Y.-N. Wang, X.-Q. Guo, X.-H. Zhu, R. Zhong, L.-H. Cai and X.-F. Hou*, Pd(OAc)2 catalyzed direct arylation of electron-deficient arenes without ligands or with monoprotected amino acid assistance, Chem. Comm.2012, 48 (84), 10437 – 10439.

  11. R. Zhong, Y.-N. Wang, X.-Q. Guo, Z.-X. Chen and X.-F. Hou*, Preparation of mononuclear, homodinuclear, and heterotrinuclear complexes by salicylaldiminato-functionalized imidazolium salt: Approach to multifunctional catalysts, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 11041-11051.                 

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