Li, YuxueAssociate Professor

State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry

Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS

345 Lingling Lu, Shanghai 200032

Phone: +86 21 54925357

Fax: +86 21 64166128

Email: liyuxue@sioc.ac.cn

Education:

09/1997 - 07/2002  Ph.D. (Advisor: Prof YuanHe Huang), Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University

09/1993 - 07/1997  B.S. Department of Chemistry, Hebei Normal University.

Research Experience:

05/2011 - present  Professor, State Key Laboratory of OrganometallicChemistry, SIOC

08/2004 - 05/2011 Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of OrganometallicChemistry, SIOC

07/2002 - 07/2004 Postdoctoral fellow, Peking University; Research Associatein Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(Advisor: Prof.YunDong Wu)

Awards & Honors:

Award of excellence in research for science and technology. Beijing Normal University, 2002.

Research Interest:

DFT study on transition-metal catalyzed reactions

DFT study on small organic molecule catalyzed reactions

Selected Publications:

1. Min Jiang, Le-Ping Liu, Min Shi,* and Yuxue Li* Gold(I)-Catalyzed Tandem C-H andC-C Activation (Cleavage) Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 116-119.

2. Lei Wu, Min Shi,* and Yuxue Li* BF3·OEt2-Catalyzed Intermolecular Reactions of Vinylidenecyclopropaneswith Bis(p-alkoxyphenyl)methanols: A Novel Cationic 1,4-Aryl-MigrationProcess Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 5163-5172.

3. Qing-An Chen, Xiang Dong, Mu-Wang Chen, Duo-Sheng Wang,Yong-Gui Zhou,* and Yu-Xue Li* Highly Effective and Diastereoselective Synthesis of Axially Chiral Bis-sulfoxide Ligands via Oxidative Aryl Coupling Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1928-1931.

4. Senmiao Xu, Zheng Wang, Yuxue Li*, Xumu Zhang, Haiming Wang, and Kuiling Ding* Mechanistic Investigation of Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed AsymmetricBaeyer–Villiger Reaction of 3-Substituted Cyclobutanoneswith H2O2 as the Oxidant Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 3021-3035.

5. Chao Zheng, Yi-Fei Sheng, Yu-Xue Li*, Shu-Li You* A theoretical investigation into chiral phosphoric acid-catalyzed asymmetricFriedel–Crafts reactions of nitroolefins and 4,7-dihydroindoles: reactivity andenantioselectivity Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 2875–2880.

6. Chun-Li Cao, You-Yun Zhou, Jian Zhou, Xiu-Li Sun, Yong Tang,* Yu-Xue Li*, Guang-Yu Li, and Jie Sun  An Organocatalytic Asymmetric Tandem Reaction for the Construction ofBicyclic Skeletons Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 11384-11389.

7. Jinbo Zhao, Yu Liu,Qiwen He, Yuxue Li* and Shengming Ma* Experimental and Theoretical Study of Tunable 1,3-Lithium Shift of Propargylic/Allenylic Species, Transmetallation, and Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 11361-11372.

8. Wei Li, Min Shi,* and Yuxue Li* Brønsted Acid Mediated Novel Rearrangements of Diarylvinylidenecyclopropanes and Mechanistic Investigations Based on DFT Calculations Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 8852-8860.

9. Hao Zhang, Xiaoping Fu, Jingjin Chen, Erjuan Wang, Yuanhong Liu, and Yuxue Li* Generation of Allenic/Propargylic Zirconium Complexes and SubsequentCross-Coupling Reactions: A Facile Synthesis of Multisubstituted Allenes J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 9351–9358.

10. Da-Wei Wang, Xiao-Bing Wang, Duo-Sheng Wang, Sheng-Mei Lu,Yong-Gui Zhou,* and Yu-Xue Li*  Highly Enantioselective Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of 2-Benzylquinolines and 2-Functionalized and 2, 3-Disubstituted Quinolines J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2780–2787.

11. Yebing Zhou, Jingjin Chen, Chunbin Zhao, Erjuan Wang, Yuanhong Liu,* and Yuxue Li* Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Hydroxyallenes with Multiple ContiguousStereogenic Centers via Aldehyde Addition to r-Alkenyl-SubstitutedZirconacyclopentenes J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5326-5330.

12. Wei Zeng, Guo-Ying Chen, Yong-Gui Zhou* and Yu-Xue Li* Hydrogen Bonding Directed Reversal of Enantioselectivity J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129,750-751.

13. Li-Xiong Shao, Yu-Xue Li* and Min Shi*  Silica Gel Triggered Transformations of 3-Methylenecyclopropylmethyl Sulfonates to 3-Methylenecyclobutyl Analogues: Experimental and Computational Studies Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 862-869.

14. Yuxue Li, YunDong Wu*Theoretical Study on the Structure of Poly ((R)-3- hydroxybutanoic acid) J. Phys. Chem. A 2003, 107, 5128-5137.

15. Yuxue Li, Yuanhe Huang*, Shixuan Du, Ruozhuang Liu, Structures and Stabilities of C36-rings Carbon 2002, 40, 2255–2262.

16. Yuxue Li, Yuanhe Huang*, Shixuan Du, Ruozhuang Liu, Structures and Stabilities of C60-rings Chem. Phys. Lett. 2001, 335, 524-532.