Huang, Zheng  Professor

State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry

Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS

345 Lingling Lu, Shanghai 200032

Phone: +86 21 54925522

Fax: +86 21 64166128



2004 - 2009 PhD,University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Advisor: Prof. Maurice S. Brookhart), 

2001 - 2004 Master, Nankai University (Advisor: Prof. Xianhe Bu)

1997 - 2001 B.S.  Nankai University

Research Experience:

2011-Present: Professor, State Key Laboratory of OrganometallicChemistry, SIOC

2009-2011: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Advisor: Prof.JohnF. Hartwig)

Awards & Honors:

Qingnian Qianren Jihua (2011)

Research Interest:

Energy-related catalytic processes

Transition metal-catalyzed polymerization of polar vinyl monomers

First-row transition metal catalysts for novel organic transformations

Selected Publications:

1. Huang, Z.; Zhou, J. R.; Hartwig, J. F. "N-H Activation of Hydrazines by Iridium(I). Double N-H Activation to Form Iridium Aminonitrene Complexes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 11458-11460.

2. Huang, Z.; White, P. S.; Brookhart, M. "Ligand Exchanges and Selective Catalytic Hydrogenation in Molecular Single Crystals" Nature 2010, 465, 598-601. (Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News, Chemistry World, and Nature Chemistry)

3. Huang, Z.; Rolfe, E.; Carson, E. C.; Brookhart, M.; Goldman, A. S.; El-Khalafy, S. H.; MacArthur, A. H. R. "Efficient Heterogeneous Dual Catalyst Systems for Alkane Metathesis" Adv. Synth. & Catal. 2010, 352, 125-135.

4. Huang, Z.; Brookhart, M.; Goldman, A. S.; Kundu, S.; Ray, A.; Scott, S. L.; Vicente, B. C. "Highly Active and Recyclable Heterogeneous Iridium Pincer Catalysts for Transfer Dehydrogenation of Alkanes" Adv. Synth. & Catal. 2009, 351, 188-206.

5. Goldman, A. S.; Roy, A. H.; Huang, Z.; Ahuja, R.; Schinski, W.; Brookhart, M. "Catalytic Alkane Metathesis by Tandem Alkane Dehydrogenation Olefin Metathesis" Science 2006, 312, 257-261. (Highlighted in Nature, Science, National Geographic News, Scientific American, Science Daily, Discover magazine…)

6. Huang, Z.; Song, H. B.; Du, M.; Chen, S. T.; Bu, X. H.; Ribas, J. "Coordination Polymers Assembled from Angular Dipyridyl Ligands and Cu(II), Cd(II), Co(II) Salts: Crystal Structures and Properties" Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 931-944.

7. Huang, Z.; Du, M.; Song, H. B.; Bu, X. H. "Effect of Anions on the Framework Formation of Novel Ag(I) Coordination Polymers with Angular Bridging Ligands" Crystal Growth & Design 2004, 4, 71-78.