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       Dr. Xin Li (李鑫)-Professor: Xin Li was born in 1980 in Tianjin, China. He received his B.Sc. in chemistry in 2002 from Nankai University. He pursued graduate studies at the same university from 2002 to 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Jin-Pei Cheng, working in the area of physical organic chemistry. After completing his PhD, he took up a postdoctoral fellowship at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (ICCAS), in the research group of Prof. Sanzhong Luo. In 2010, he returned to Nankai University. In 2018 he was promoted to professor. His current research interests include asymmetric catalysis by chiral hydrogen-bonding catalysts and application of physical organic chemistry in the mechanism study of organocatalysis. He has been published more than 80 papers in Nat. Commun., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc., ACS Catal., Chem. Sci. Chem. Commun., Org. Lett., etc.

Selected Publications

  1. W. Lin, Q. Zhao, Y. Li, M. Pan, C. Yang, G.-H. Yang, X. Li,* "Asymmetric synthesis of N–N axially chiral compounds via organocatalytic atroposelective N-acylation", Chem. Sci., 2022, 13, 141-148.

  2. Q.-H. Huang, Q.-Y. Zhou, C. Yang, J.-P. Cheng, Xin Li,* "Access to P-Stereogenic Compounds via Desymmetrizing Enantioselective Bromination", Chem. Sci., 2021, 12, 4582-4587.

  3. Q. Zhao, Y. Li, Q.-X. Zhang, J.-P. Cheng, X. Li,* "Catalytic Asymmetric Aza-Diels–Alder Reaction of Ketimines and Unactivated Dienes", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 17608-17614.

  4. Y.-L. Pan, Y.-B. Shao, J. Wang, Z. Liu, L. Chen, X. Li, "Kinetic Resolution of 2H-Azirines by Asymmetric Allylation Reactions", ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 13752-13760.

  5. Y.-L. Pan, H. Zheng, J. Wang, C. Yang, X. Li,* J. –P. Cheng, "Enantioselective Allylation of Oxocarbenium Ions Catalyzed by Bi(OAc)3/Chiral Phosphoric Acid", ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 8069-8076.

  6. W. Zhang, X.-X. Xiang, J. Chen, C. Yang, Y.-L. Pan, J. –P. Cheng, Q. Meng,* X. Li,* "Direct C-H Difluoromethylation of Heterocycles via Organic Photoredox Catalysis", Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 638-647.

  7. Q. Zhang, Y. Li, J. Wang, C. Yang, C.-J. Liu, X. Li,* J. –P. Cheng, "B(C6 F5)3/Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Ketimine-ene Reaction of 2-Aryl-3H-indol-3-ones and a-Methylstyrenes", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 4550-4556.

  8. G. –H. Yang, H. Zheng, X. Li,* J. –P. Cheng, "Asymmetric Synthesis of Axially Chiral Phosphamides via Atroposelective N-allylic Alkylation", ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 2324-2333.

  9. G. –H. Yang, Y. Li, X. Li,* J. –P. Cheng, "Access to P-Chiral Phosphine Oxides by Enantioselective Allylic Alkylation of Bisphenols", Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 4322-4327.

  10. J. Wang, X. Li,* J. –P. Cheng, "Quinine-derived thiourea promoted enantioselective Michael addition reactions of 3-substituted phthalides to maleimides" Sci. China. Chem. 2019, 62, 649-652.

  11. S.-L. Li, C. Yang, Q. Wu, H.-L. Zheng, Xin Li,*  J.-P. Cheng,   Atroposelective Catalytic Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation Reaction for Axially Chiral Anilides with Achiral Morita–Baylis–Hillman Carbonates   J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 12836–12843

  12. N. Dong, Z.-P. Zhang, X.-S. Xue, X. Li,*  J.-P. Cheng,   Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Asymmetric 1,6-Conjugate Addition of Thioacetic Acid to para-Quinone Methides  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 1460 –1464

  13. C. Yang, E.-G. Zhang, X. Li*, and J.-P. Cheng,   Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Benzofuran-2-ones to Alkyl 2-Phthalimidoacrylates: Modeling Structure–Stereoselectivity Relationships with Steric and Electronic Parameters   Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 6506 – 6510.

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