Wang Research Group: Organic synthesis and catalysis
Fifth floor, Chevron Science Center
Department of Chemistry
Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences • University of Pittsburgh
Update: 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!
Update: 2021-4-23: The group’s study on iron-mediated cycloaddition reactions has been published in Organometallics (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!
Update: 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!
Update 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
Update 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!
Update 2020-3-18: The group’s work on iron catalysis has been highlighted by Synform: Synform Literature Coverage (2020/04 Issue)
Update 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
Update 2020-1-15: New group picture: first-year graduate students James, Ruihan, and Sarah joined the group.
Update 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!
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