Duan, Weiliang   Associate Professor

State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry

Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS

345 Lingling Lu, Shanghai 200032

Phone: +86 21 54925203

Fax: +86 21 64166128

Email: wlduan@sioc.ac.cn

Education and Experiences:

08/2008 - present  Associate professor Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China Academy of Science

05/2007 - 03/2008 Postdoc  Department of Chemistry, Universtiy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

04/2004 - 03/2007 Ph. D. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Research Interests:

Transition Metal-Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation;

Asymmetric Synthesis and Catalysis

Selected Publications:

1. Feng. J.-J.; Chen. X.-F.; Shi, M.; Duan, W.-L.* Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Addition of Diarylphosphines to Enones toward the Synthesis of Chiral Phosphines J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5562.

2. Duan, W.-L.; Imazaki, Y.; Shintani, R.*; Hayashi, T.* Asymmetric Construction of Chiral C–N Axes through Rhodium-Catalyzed 1,4-Addition. Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 8529.

3. Duan, W.-L.; Iwamura, H.; Shintani, R.*; Hayashi, T.* Chiral Phosphine–Olefin Ligands in the Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric 1,4-Addition Reactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 2130.

4. Shintani, R.; Duan, W.-L.; Hayashi, T.* Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Construction of Quaternary Carbon Stereocenters: Ligand-Dependent Regiocontrol in the 1,4-Addition to Substituted Maleimides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5628.

5. Shintani, R.; Duan, W.-L.; Nagano, T.; Okada, A.; Hayashi, T.* Chiral Phosphine–Olefin Bidentate Ligands in Asymmetric Catalysis: Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric 1,4-Addition of Aryl Boronic Acids to Maleimides. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 4611.

6. Duan, W-L.; Shi, M.*; Rong, G.-B. Synthesis of Novel Axially Chiral Rh-NHC Complexes Derived from BINAM and Application in the Enantioselective Hydrosilylation of Methyl Ketones. Chem. Commun. 2003, 2916.