Deng, Liang   Professor

State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry

Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS

345 Lingling Lu, Shanghai 200032

Phone/Fax: +86 21 54925460




08/2002 - 07/2006  Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong(Advisor: Prof. Zuowei Xie)

09/1998 - 07/2002  B.S. in chemistry, Peking University.

Research Experience:

08/2009 - present   Professor, State Key Laboratory of OrganometallicChemistry, SIOC

01/2007 - 07/2009 Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University (Advisor: Prof. R. H. Holm)

08/2006 - 12/2006 Postdoctoral fellow, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Advisor: Prof. Zuowei Xie)

Awards & Honors:

Organometallics, Associate editor

Advisory board members of Inorganic Chemistry, Chin. Org. Chem., Chin. Chem. Bull.

Germany Thieme press “Thieme Chemistry Journal Award”2013

American Chemical Society “Organometallics Young Investigator Fellows”2014

Research Interest:

Organometallic Chemistry of Transition-metals

Small molecule Activation

Organometallic Catalysis

Bioinorganic Chemistry 

Selected Publications:

1. Liu, Yang; Cheng, Jun; Deng, Liang*. Three-Coordinate Formal Cobalt(0), Iron(0), and Manganese(0) Complexes with Persistent Carbene and Alkene Ligation. Acc. Chem. Res., 2020, 53, 244-254.

2. Wang, Dongyang; Leng, Xuebing; Ye, Shengfa; Deng, Liang*. Substrate Redox Non-innocence Inducing Stepwise Oxidative Addition Reaction: Nitrosoarene C?N Bond Cleavage on Low-Coordinate Cobalt(0) Species. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 7731-7735.

3. Gao, Yafei; Li, Guangyu; Deng, Liang*. Bis(dinitrogen)cobalt(-1) Complexes with NHC Ligation: Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Dinitrogen Functionalization Reactions Affording Side-on Bound Diazene Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 2239-2250.

4. 凡一明;程骏;高亚飞;施 敏;邓亮*。硼桥联三氮杂环卡宾配位的铁分子氮配合物:合成、表征和 反应性质研究。化学学报2018, 76, 445-452.

5. Liu, Yang; Deng, Liang*. Mode of Activation of Cobalt(II) Amides for Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Alkenes with Tertiary Silanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 1798-1801.

6. Yao, Xiao-Nan#; Du, Jing-Zhen#; Zhang,Yi-Quan; Leng, Xue-Bing; Yang, Mu-Wen; Jiang, Shang-Da; Wang, Zhen-Xing; Ouyang, Zhong-Wen; Deng, Liang*; Wang, Bing-Wu*; Gao, Song*. Two-Coordinate Co(II) Imido Complexes as Outstanding Single-Molecule Magnets. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 373-380.

7. Wang, Lei; Hu, Lianrui; Zhang, Hezhong; Chen, Hui*; Deng, Liang*. Three-Coordinate Iron(IV) Bisimido Complexes with Aminocarbene Ligation: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 14196-14207.

8. Du, Jingzhen; Wang, Linbo; Xie, Meihua; Deng, Liang*. A Two-Coordinate Cobalt(II) Imido Complex with NHC Ligation: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 12640-12644.

9. Zhang, Hezhong; Ouyang, Zhenwu; Liu, Yuesheng; Zhang, Qiang; Deng, Liang*. (Aminocarbene)(Divinyltetramethyldisiloxane) Iron(0) Compounds: a Class of Valueable Low-Coordinate Iron(0) Reagents. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 8432-8436.

10. Mo, Zhenbo; Xiao, Jie; Gao, Yafei; Deng, Liang*. Regio- and Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of Alkynes Catalyzed by Three-Coordinate Cobalt(I) Alkyl and Silyl Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 17414-17417.

11. Zhang, Long; Liu, Yuesheng; Deng, Liang*. Three-Coordinate Cobalt(IV) and Cobalt(V) Imido Complexes with N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligation: Synthesis, Structure, and Their Distinct Reactivity in C-H Bond Amination. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 15525-15528.

12. Mo, Zhenbo; Liu, Yang; Deng, Liang*. Anchoring of Silyl Donors on a N-Heterocyclic Carbene through the Cobalt-Mediated Silylation of Benzylic C-H Bonds. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 10845-10849.