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Wang Research Group:  Organic synthesis and catalysis

Fifth floor, Chevron Science Center 

Department of Chemistry

Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences  •  University of Pittsburgh

2022-1-15: Yiming’s recent Young Career Focus interview with Synform has been published: Interview with Yiming Wang

2021-11-24: The group’s work on cross dehydrogenative coupling of allenes and tetrahydroisoquinolines has been published in ChemComm (Invited manuscript for a Themed Collection on the Functionalization of Unreactive C–H bonds): Contrasteric Coupling of Allenes and Tetrahydroisoquinolines by Iron-Catalysed Allenic C(sp2)–H Functionalisation

Congrats to Yue, Nick, Phil, and Yidong!

2021-9-7: The group’s work on iron-catalyzed functionalization of allenes has been published in JACS: Iron-Catalyzed Contrasteric Functionalization of Allenic C(sp2)–H Bonds: Synthesis of α-Aminoalkyl 1,1-Disubstituted Allenes

Congrats to Yidong, Sarah, Xiaodong, Ruihan, Phil, Ethan, and Austin!

2021-4-23: The group’s study on iron-mediated cycloaddition reactions has been published in Organometallics (Invited manuscript for a Special Issue on Organometallic Solutions to Challenges in Cross-Coupling): Regiocontrolled Coupling of Alkynes and Dipolar Reagents: Iron-Mediated [3 + 2] Cycloadditions Revisited

Congrats to Jin, Austin, Yidong, James, and Xiaodong!

2020-10-16: The group’s synthetic and mechanistic work on iron-catalyzed coupling of alkenes and alkynes to tetrahydroisoquinoline derivatives has been published in Chem. Sci. (Featured as a Hot Article by reviewers): Iron-Catalyzed α-C–H functionalization of π-Bonds: Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling and Mechanistic Insights

Congrats to Yidong, Jin, Rui, and Haley!

2020-8-15: The group’s work on iron catalysis has been abstracted by the Organic Chemistry Portal: α-C-H Functionalization of π-Bonds Using Iron Complexes: Catalytic Hydroxyalkylation of Alkynes and Alkenes

2020-6-2: The group’s work on hydrofluorination has been published in ACIE: Stereodivergent Alkyne Hydrofluorination Using Protic Tetrafluoroborates as Tunable Reagents

Congrats to Rui, Hengye, Paul, Ruihan, and our collaborator Xiaotian from the P. Liu group!

2020-3-18: The group’s work on iron catalysis has been highlighted by Synform: Synform Literature Coverage (2020/04 Issue)

2020-2-22: The group’s work on iron catalysis has been highlighted by Synfacts: Iron-Catalyzed Allylic and Propargylic C–H Functionalization for the Formation of C–C Bonds

2020-1-15: New group picture: first-year graduate students James, Ruihan, and Sarah joined the group.

2019-12-4:  The group’s first independent project has been published in JACS: α-C–H Functionalization of π-Bonds Using Iron Complexes: Catalytic Hydroxyalkylation of Alkynes and Alkenes

Congrats to Yidong, Jin, Austin, and Haley!

Contact: (email) ym.wang@pitt.edu, (tel.) 412-624-0028, (office) 505 Chevron Science Center

Graduate student liaison: Austin Durham (acd63@pitt.edu)

Mailing address: 326 Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260