Wang Research Group:  Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

Fifth Floor, Chevron Science Center 

Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences  •  University of Pittsburgh

Department of Chemistry

2022-9-13: Our work on vinyl cation-mediated cyclization reactions has been published in ChemComm (Invited manuscript for 2022 Emerging Investigators collection): Vinyl Cation-Mediated Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Alkynes Using Pyridinium Reagents

Congrats to James, Rui, and Yue!

2022-8-17: Our work on stereoselective propargylic C–H allylation has been published in JACS: Enantioselective and Diastereodivergent Allylation of Propargylic CH Bonds

Congrats to Jin, Yidong, and Aaron!

2022-7-8: The group says goodbye to Yidong Wang and congratulates him on starting his own research group at Yangzhou University.

2022-3-3: Graduate student Jin Zhu received an Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship from the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.  Undergraduates Parker Staub and Molly Nagle were awarded departmental Mary Louise Theodore Scholarships.  Undergraduate Nick Wade was awarded a 2022 ACS Organic Division Undergraduate Award.  Congrats to Jin, Parker, Molly, and Nick!

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!

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