People

Ms. Junqi Dan

Junqi Dan

但俊琪

Executive Secretaryjunqidan_副本

College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences
Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072 (P. R. China)

 

 

Education

2007-2011, B.S., Biological Engineering, Three Gorges University

Huamin Wang

huamin Wang

Huamin Wang

王华敏

 

 

Publications:

(1) H. Wang, G. Wang, Q. Lu, C. Chiang, P. Peng, J. Zhou, A. Lei, Chem. -Eur. J. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201603041

(2) H. Wang, Q. Lu, C. Qian, C. Liu, W. Liu, K. Chen, A. Lei, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1094-1097

(3) Q. Lu, H. Wang, P. Peng, C. Liu, Z. Huang, Y. Luo, A. Lei, Org. Chem. Front. 2015; 2, 908-912

 

Chien-Wei Chiang

CV-江建伟Chien-Wei Chiang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Prof. Aiwen Lei’s Group
College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences
Wuhan University
Luojiashan, Wuhan, China 430072

 

Education
National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan (2008-2012)
Ph.D. in Chemistry, November 2012
Advisor: Professor Way-Zen Lee
Thesis Title: C2-Symmetric Proline-Derivative Nickel Complexes for Mimicking the Functional Model
of Nickel Superoxide Dismutase and Their Application for thia-Michael Addition
National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan (2006-2008)
M.S. in Chemistry, June 2008
Advisor: Professor Way-Zen Lee
Thesis Title: Synthesis and Structure of Copper Complexes with a Polydentate Ligand Relevant to the
Active Site of Quercetin 2,3-dixoygenase
Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei city, Taiwan (2002-2006)
B.S. in Chemistry, June 2006

Employment
2016 – Associate Professor, College of Chemistry and Molecular Science, Wuhan University, China
2015 –2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
2014 – 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
2013 Visiting Researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, United State
2013 – 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Publications
1. C.-W. Chiang, S.-R. Wen, G.-C. Lee, C.-H. Lin, T.-C. Kuo, C.-H. Lin, T.-S. Kuo, and W.-Z. Lee*
“Synthesis and Reactivity of a Functional Synthetic Mimic for Nickel Superoxide Dismutase” 2016,
Submitted.
2. C.-W. Chiang, S. T. Kleespies, C.-H. Lin,* E. L. Bominaar,* E. Münck,* L. Que, Jr.,* and W.-Z.
Lee* “Formation of an Iron(III)-Hydroperoxo Complex Directly from an Iron(III)-Superoxo
Intermediate” 2016, Submitted.
3. Heather D. Stout, Scott T. Kleespies, Chien-Wei Chiang, Way-Zen Lee, Lawrence Que, Jr., Eckard
Münck, and Emile L. Bominaar “Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study of Spin-dependent Electron
Transfer in an FeIII−Superoxo Complex” 2016,Submitted.
4. C.-W. Chiang, S. T. Kleespies, H. D. Stout, E. L. Bominaar,* L. Que, Jr.,* E. Münck,* and W.-Z.
Lee* “Characterization of a Paramagnetic Mononuclear Nonheme Iron-Superoxo Complex” J. Am.
Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10846−10849.
5. C.-W. Chiang, Y.-L. Chu, H.-L. Chen, T.-S. Kuo, and W.-Z. Lee* “Synthesis and Characterization
of NiIIIN3S2 Complexes as Active Site Models for the Oxidized Form of Nickel Superoxide
Dismutase” Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 6283-6286
6. B. Gopula, C.-W. Chiang, W.-Z. Lee, T.-S. Kuo, P.-Y. Wu, J. P. Henschke, and H.-Liang Wu*
“Highly Enantioselective Rh-Catalyzed Alkenylation of Imines: Synthesis of Chiral Allylic Amines
via Asymmetric Addition of Potassium Alkenyltrifluoroborates to N-Tosyl Imines” Org. Lett. 2014,
16, 632-635.
7. K.-C. Huang, B. Gopula, T.-S. Kuo, C.-W. Chiang, P.-Y. Wu, J. P. Henschke and H.-L. Wu* ”
Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to β-Nitroolefins: Formal Synthesis
of (S)-SKF 38393 ” Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 5730-5733.
8. W.-Z. Lee,* C.-W. Chiang, G. M. Kulkarni, and T.-S. Kuo “Highly Efficient Proline Ester-Based
Catalysts for Michael Addition of Thiophenols to α,β-Enones” J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60,
245-250.
9. W.-Z. Lee,* C.-W. Chiang, T.-H. Lin, and T.-S. Kuo “A Discrete Five-Coordinate NiIII Complex
Resembling the Active Site of the Oxidized Form of Nickel Superoxide Dismutase” Chem. Eur. J.
2012, 18, 50-53.

Patent
1. W.-Z. Lee, C.-W. Chiang, T.-H. Lin, T.-S. Kuo, “Ni complex and its derivatives,
producing method, and the use thereof as an antioxidant”, US 2013/0317224 A1, CA 2788470
A1, CN 103421049A, DE 102012111306A1.
Awards
1. Student Award of 5th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, 2010
2. PhD Research Excellence Award, National Taiwan Normal University, 2012
3. Postdoctoral Research Abroad Fellowship (MOST), 2014

Teaching Activities
09/2008 – 06/2011: Teaching Assistant – Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, National Taiwan
Normal University, Taiwan.
09/2008 – 01/2009: Teaching Assistant – Bioinorganic Chemistry, National Taiwan Normal
University, Taiwan.
Oral at Conference
“Mechanistic and Reactivity Studies of Organic Molecules Activation by Transition Metal Complexes”
Taiwan Scientific Symposium, (United Kingdom) – June 2015
Poster at Conferences
Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, AsBIC (Korea) – November 2008
Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, AsBIC (Taiwan) – November 2010
International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, ICBIC (Canada) – August 2011
Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, AsBIC (Hong-Kong) – November 2012
International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, ICBIC (France) – July 2013
Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, AsBIC (Australia) – November 2014

Dr. Atul Kumar Singh

Dr. Atul Kumar Singh                 Atul

C/o Prof. Aiwen Lei,

College of Chemistry

and Molecular Sciences,

Wuhan University, Wuhan,

Hubei 430072, P. R. China

Email Id- atulkumarsinghhotmail.co.in

 

RESEARCH SUMMERY

 

Areas of Research:              Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Methodology development        

                                                     Mainly including the following:   Organocatalysis, Metal Catalysis, Photocatalysis

 

Ph. D.                                   2014

Subjects:                             Organic Chemistry

Title of thesis:                   Organic Synthesis via Organocatalytic Cascade Reactions

Supervisor:                        Prof. Lal.Dhar.S. Yadav,

University:                         Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Zahra Alaji

Zahra Alajizahra

 

I am a hard working Ph.D. student at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS) specializing in Inorganic Chemistry.

 

 

Born: 1980/12/29          Nationality: Iranian        Marital Status: Single         z.alaji@iasbs.ac.ir

 

Present position

2011 to Present Ph.D. student of Inorganic Chemistry.Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran.

 

Thesis title: Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes of o-Aminophenol Non-innocent Ligands and Investigation of Their Catalytic Properties.

 

Publications

  • Alaji, E. Safaei, L. Chiang, R.M. Clarke, C. Mu, and T. Storr, A New Copper Complex of a Non-innocent Iminophenol-Amidopyridine Hybrid Ligand: Synthesis, Characterization, and Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014 (2014) 6066.
  • Khatamian, Z. Alaji, Efficient adsorption-photodegradation of 4-nitrophenol in aqueous solution by using ZnO/HZSM-5 nanocomposites, Desalination 286 (2012) 248.
  • Khatamian, Z. Alaji, A. A. Khandar, Synthesis and characterization of polycrystalline ZnO/HZSM-5 nanocomposites, J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 8 (2011) 44.

Research Interests

  • Bio-inspired catalysis (Biomimetic oxidation reactions based on oxygen activation)
  • Development of new catalysts for using of CO2, as the raw material for green chemistry
  • C-H functionalization reactions catalyzed by base transition metals
  • Supported catalysts and host/guest materials including immobilized metal complex, as the models for metalloenzymes

 

 

Education

2005 to 2008 M.Sc. student of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.Thesis title: Encapsulation of  ZnO Nanoparticles inside ZSM-5 Zeolite and their Photocatalytic Activity Investigations in 4-nitrophenol Degradation
2000 to 2004 B.Sc. Student of Applied Chemistry, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran. 

Research experience: Preparation of polyaniline/poly(butyle acrylate-vinyle acetate) composite and investigation of its mechanical and electrical properties

 

Relevant graduate courses passed/attended in Ph.D.

Bioinorganic chemistry

  • M. Roate-Malone, “Bioinorganic Chemistry”, John Wiley, 2007.
  • J. Lippard, J. M. Berg, “Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry”, Mill Valley.
  • Bertini, H. B. Gray, S. J. Lippard, J. S. Valentine, ” Bioinorganic Chemistry”, Mill Valley, 1994.
  • B. Kraatz, N. M. Nolte, “Concepts and Models in Bioinorganic Chemistry”, Wiley, 2006.

Catalytically Reactions

  • A. Sheldon, J. K. Kochi, “Metal-Catalyzed Oxidation of Organic Compounds”, Academic Press, 1981.
  • Meunier, “Biomimetic Oxidations catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes”, Imperial College Press, 2000.

Inorganic Polymers

  • E.Mark, H. R. Allcock, R. West,” Inorganic Polymers”, Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Chandrasekhar,” Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers”, Springer, 2005.

Crystallography

  • Tilley,” Crystals and Crystal Structures”, John Wiley, 2006.

Nanochemistry

  • J. Klabunde, R. M. Richards,” Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry”, Wiley, 2009.
  • G. A. Mansoori,” Principles of Nanotechnology”.

Bonding Theories

  • A. Cotton,” Chemical Applications of Group Theory”, Wiley, 1971.
  • N. Figgis, M. A. Hitchman,” Ligand Field Theory and Its Applications”, Wiley, 2000.
  • L. Miessler, D. A. Tarr,” Inorganic Chemistry”.

 

 

 

 

Conferences and seminars attended

May  2008    

October  2008

1st International Conference on Zeolite, Amirkabir university, Tehran, Iran 

 

2nd International congress on nano-science and nano-technology, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.

 

May  2009 

September 2014

11th Iranian Inorganic Chemistry Conference, Esfahan university, Esfahan, Iran. 

16th Iranian Inorganic Chemistry Conference, Bu-Ali Sina university, Hamedan, Iran.

 

 

Relevant skills and experiences

Computer

  • Scientific software
  • Mercury (good)
  • Operating systems
  • Windows (good)
  • Others
  • Graphics software (Photoshop, good)
  • Chem Office (experienced)
  • Microsoft Office (experienced)

Instrumentation:

  • UV/Vis spectrophotometry
  • Gas Chromatography
  • FT-IR spectrometer

Teaching

  • Teacher Assistant: Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry (Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan)
  • Teacher Assistant: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan)

Field work

         2008 to 2011       Tabriz Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries (Laboratory Expert)

Languages

  • English: good
  • Farsi : native
  • Turkish: mother language

Interests and Hobbies

  • I do interest in Iranian classic literature, especially Hafez, Molavi.
  • My hobbies are watching movie, listening music and cooking.
  • Doing aerobic exercise, walking, jogging, and swimming are my favorites.

References

  • Elham Safaei

Department of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran

  • Thesis Supervisor
  • Email: safaei@iasbs.ac.ir
  • T: (+98) 24 3315 3200

 

  • Tim Storr

         Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Michael Smith Foundation for   

                      Health Research Scholar, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A-1S6,Canada

  • Email: tim_storr@sfu.ca
  • T: (+1) 778.782.8657

 

  • Massumeh Khatamian

       Department of Chemistry, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

  • Email: mso_86@yahoo.com
  • T: (+98) 411 339 3129

 

  • Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour

        Department of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS),   

        Zanjan, Iran

  • Email: mmnajafpour @iasbs. ac. ir
  • T: (+98) 24 3315 3201

 

Lingling Zhang

Lingling Zhang  zhanglingling

Email:

zling1991☆163.com

 

2014.7-         Wuhan Univ.

-2014.7         Gannan Normal University

Ben Cheng

Ben Chengchb

程奔

Publications:

(1) Weng, Y.; Cheng, B.; He, C.; Lei, A. Angew Chem Int Edit 2012, 51, 9547-9551.

(2) Gao, M.; He, C.; Chen, H.; Bai, R.; Cheng, B.; Lei, A. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2013.

(3) Guo, M.; Dong, H.; Li, J.; Cheng, B.; Huang, Y.-q.; Feng, Y.-q.; Lei, A. Nat Commun 2012, 3, 2196/2191-2196/2199

Ms. Ziwei Zhu

Ziwei Zhuzzw

朱紫薇

Executive Secretary

College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences
Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072 (P. R. China)

 

Education

2005-2007, M.S., College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University

2000-2004, B.S., Biological Engineering, Three Gorges University

 

Yu-Xiu Li

Yu-Xiu Li

李宇修

liyuxiuwhu#lyxqq.com

B.S.牋牋 Xiamen University

Lingkui Meng

Lingkui Mengmlk

孟令奎

E-mail:      menglk#whu.edu.cn

Education

2009-present: Ph.D. Candidate, Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry & Molecular Sciences, Wuhan University

2005-2009: B.S., Applied Chemistry, School of Science, Anhui Agriculture University

Publications

(1) Meng, L., Wu, K., Liu, C., Lei, A., Palladium-catalysed aerobic oxidative Heck-type alkenylation of Csp3-H for pyrrole synthesis, Chemical Communications, 49, 5853-5855, 2013

(2) Meng, L., Kamada, Y., Muto, K., Yamaguchi, J., Itami, K., C–H Alkenylation of Azoles with Enols and Esters by Nickel Catalysis, Angew Chem, Int Ed, accepted, 10.1002/anie.201304492, 2013

(3) Meng, L., Zhang, G., Liu, C., Wu, K., Lei, A., HOTf-Catalyzed Synergetic Oxidative Cyclization/[3+2] Cyclization of Quinones with Olefins, Angew Chem, Int Ed, accepted, 10.1002/anie.201305885, 2013

(4) Duan, H., Meng, L. K., Bao, D. H., Zhang, H., Li, Y., Lei, A. W., Zinc Chloride Enhanced Arylations of Secondary Benzyl Trifluoroacetates in the Presence of b-Hydrogen Atoms, Angew Chem, Int Ed, 49, 6387-6390, 2010

(5) Liu, C., Wang, J., Meng, L. K., Deng, Y., Li, Y., Lei, A. W., Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Direct Esterification of Alcohols, Angew Chem, Int Ed, 50, 5144-5148, 2011

(6) Liu, C., Tang, S., Liu, D., Yuan, J., Zheng, L., Meng, L. K., Lei, A., Nickel-Catalyzed Heck-Type Alkenylation of Secondary and Tertiary a-Carbonyl Alkyl Bromides, Angew Chem, Int Ed, 51, 3638-3641, 2012

Presentation

(1) Meng, L., Lei, A., Transformation of Vinylic C-H&C-O Bond to C-C bond via Pd(II) Catalysis ,The 16th IUPAC International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis, 2011. (Poster)