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Guoting Zhang

06-07 Graduate

Guoting Zhang

College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences,
Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China, 430072
Tel; +8613627238680, 027-68754672. E-mail: guotingzhang@whu.edu.cn
Ø  09/2013 –06/2018
Ph. D student in chemistry
College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Wuhan University
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Aiwen Lei, (E-Mail: aiwenlei@whu.edu.cn)
Ø  09/2009 – 06/2013
Bachelor of Science in chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Fuzhou University
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Zhiqiang Weng, (E-Mail: zweng@fzu.edu.cn)
Area of research
•  Visible-light mediated photocatalysis; Oxidant-free oxidative coupling reaction merging photocatalysis and Cobalt catalysis.
Instruments handled
•  300 & 600 MHz NMR spectrometer and in-situ IR spectrophotometer,
•  HPLC, GC, GC-MS, UV-vis and fluorescence spectrum.
(First Author)
1.        G. Zhang, Y. Lin , X. Luo , X. Hu , Mr. C. Chen, A. Lei “Oxidative [4+2] Annulation of Styrenes with Alkynes under External-Oxidant-Free Conditions” Nat.Commun. 2018, 9, 1225.
2.        X. Hu,+ G. Zhang,+ F. Bu, X. Luo, K. Yi, H. Zhang, A. Lei “Photoinduced oxidative activation of electron-rich arenes: alkenylation with H2 evolution under external oxidant-free conditions” Chem. Sci., 2017, 9, 1521-1526.. (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
3.        X. Hu,+ G. Zhang,+ F. Bu, A. Lei “Photo-Oxidation Induced Selective Oxidative [4+2] Imine/Alkene Annulation with H2 Liberation " Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1286-1290. (+These authors contributed equally to this work)
4.        X. Hu,+ G. Zhang,+ F. Bu, A. Lei,* "Visible-Light-Mediated Anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Olefins" ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1432-1437 (+These authors contributed equally to this work). (Highlighed by C&EN)
5.        G. Zhang, X. Hu, C-W Chiang, H. Yi, P. Pei, A. K. Singh, A. Lei,* “Anti-Markovnikov Oxidation of beta-Alkyl Styrenes with H2O as the Terminal Oxidant” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12037-12040.
6.        G. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Yi, Y. Luo, X. Qi, C.-H. Tung, L.-Z. Wu, A. Lei,* “Visible-light Induced Oxidant-free Oxidative Cross-coupling for Constructing Allylic Sulfones from Olefins and Sulfinic Acids” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 10407-10410.
7.        G. Zhang, C. Bian, A. Lei,* “Advances in Visible Light-mediated Oxidative Coupling Reactions” Chin. J. Catal. 2015, 36, 1428-1439.
8.        G. Zhang, C. Liu, H. Yi, Q.Y. Meng, C. Bian, H. Chen, J.-X. Jian, L.-Z. Wu,* A. Lei,* “External Oxidant-Free Oxidative Cross-Coupling: A Photoredox Cobalt-Catalyzed Aromatic C-H Thiolation for Constructing C-S Bonds” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 9273-9280.
9.        G. Zhang,+ H. Yi, + H. Chen, C. Bian, C. Liu, A. Lei,* “Trisulfur Radical Anion as the Key Intermediate for the Synthesis of Thiophene via the Interaction between Elemental Sulfur and NaOtBu” Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 6156-6159 (+These authors contributed equally to this work.).
10.     H. Yi, G. Zhang, H. Wang, Z. Huang, J. Wang, A. K. Singh, A. Lei,* “Recent Advances in Radical C-H Activation / Radical Cross-Coupling” Chem. Rev. 2017117, 9016–9085
11.     H. Yi, Z. Liao, G.H. Zhang, GT. Zhang, C. Fan, X. Zhang, E. E. Bunel, C.-W. Pao, J.-F. Lee, A. Lei,* “Evidence of Cu-I/Cu-II Redox Process by X-ray Absorption and EPR Spectroscopy: Direct Synthesis of Dihydrofurans from beta-Ketocarbonyl Derivatives and Olefins” Chem.-Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18925-18929.
12.     GH. Zhang, H. Yi, GT. Zhang, Y. Deng, R. Bai, H. Zhang, J. T. Miller, A. J. Kropf, E. E., Bunel, A. Lei,* “Direct Observation of Reduction of Cu(II) to Cu(I) by Terminal Alkynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 924-926.
13.     X. Zhang, H. Yi, Z. Liao, G. Zhang, C. Fan, C. Qin, J. Liu, A. Lei,* “Copper-Catalysed Direct Radical Alkenylation of Alkyl Bromides” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 6790-6793.
14.     J. Liu, H. Yi, X. Zhang, C. Liu, R. Liu, G. Zhang, A. Lei,* “Copper-catalysed oxidative Csp(3)-H methylenation to terminal olefins using DMF” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7636-7638.
15.     J. Liu, C. Fan, H. Yin, C. Qin, G. Zhang, X. Zhang, H. Yi, A. Lei,* “Synthesis of 6-acyl phenanthridines by oxidative radical decarboxylation-cyclization of alpha-oxocarboxylates and isocyanides” Chem, Commun. 2014, 50, 2145-2147.
16.     J. Tan, G. Zhang, Y. Ou, Y. Yuan, Z. Weng,* “Nucleophilic Trifluoromethylthiolation of Allylic Bromides: A Facile Preparation of Allylic Trifluoromethyl Thioethers” Chin. J. Chem. 2013, 31, 921-926.
Awards and fellowships
l  The National Scholarship awarded by Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China (2015)
l  Outstanding Student Scholarship awarded by Wuhan University (2016)
l  “Best Poster Award” at The 12th National Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (2017)
l  “The Oral Presentation Award” at The 7th Junior International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia (2017)

About UsAiwen Lei
Prof. Aiwen Lei College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences The Institute for Advanced Studies Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430072 (P. R. China) Fax: (+86)27-6875-4672 E-mail: aiwenlei@whu.edu.cn Prof. Aiwen Lei (08/1973) ORCID 0000-0001-8417-3061 ResearcherID G-8033-2015 Scopus Author ID 7003632949 Prof. Leis author profile published on Angew.Chem.Int.Ed., 2011, 12136. _______________________________________________________________________________ Education Ph. D., Organic Chemistry, July, 2000, Sh...