Research Assistant Professor Grubbs Institute

Educational background:

2015/9-2018/7, Nankai University, PhD

2011/9-2014/7, Zhejiang University of Technology, Master

2007/9-2011/7, Shandong Agricultural University, Bachelor

Work experience:

2021/7-now, Grubbs Institute, Southern University of Science and Technology, Research Assistant Professor

2019/1-2021/5, University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, Postdoc

2014/7-2015/7, Nankai University, College of Chemistry, Research Assistant

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Research on Transition-Metal Catalyzed Synthesis of Functionalized Polyolefins

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1. Xing-Wang Han, Olafs Daugulis,* Maurice Brookhart.* Synthesis of End-functionalized Poly(norbor-nene)s and Poly(ethylidene Norbornene)s Using a Pd(II) Catalyst in Combination with Chain Transfer Agents. Organometallics, 2021.

2. Xing-Wang Han, Olafs Daugulis,* Maurice Brookhart.* Unsaturated Alcohols as Chain-transfer Agents in Olefin Polymerization: Synthesis of Aldehyde End-capped Oligomers and Polymers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 15431–15437. (highlighted by JACS Spotlights)

3. Xing-Wang Han#, Tao Zhang#, Wei-Wei Yao, Hao Chen, Mengchun Ye*. Ni/Brφnsted Acid-Catalyzed Redox-Neutral Coupling of 1,3-Dienes and Aldehydes for Synthesis of Dienols. CCS Chem. 2020, 2, 955–963.

4. Xing-Wang Han, Tao Zhang, Yan-Long Zheng, Wei-Wei Yao, Jiang-Fei Li, You-Ge Pu, Mengchun Ye*, Qi-Lin Zhou. Brønsted Acid-Enabled Nickel-Catalyzed Hydroalkenylation of Aldehydes with Styrene and its Derivatives. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5068-5071. (Highlighted by Angewandte Spotlights)

5. Ke Lu, Xing-Wang Han, Wei-Wei Yao, Yu-Xin Luan, Yin-Xia Wang, Hao Chen, Xue-Tao Xu, Kun Zhang, Mengchun Ye*. DMF-Promoted Redox-Neutral Ni-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Alkene with Simple Arene. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 3913-3917.

6. Yin-Xia Wang, Shao-Long Qi, Yu-Xin Luan, Xing-Wang Han, Shan Wang, Hao Chen, Mengchun Ye*. Enantioselective Ni-Al Bimetallic Catalyzed exo-Selective C−H Cyclization of Imidazoles with Alkenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5360-5364.

7. Guofu Zhang, Xingwang Han, Yuxin Luan, Yong Wang, Xin Wen, Chengrong Ding* (The first author is the mentor). L-Proline: an Efficient N,O-bidentate Ligand for Copper-catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Primary and Secondary Benzylic Alcohols at Room Temperature. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 7908-7910.

8. Guofu Zhang*, Xingwang Han, Yuxin Luan, Yong Wang, Xin Wen, Li Xu, Chengrong Ding, Jianrong Gao. Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation under Air in Neat Water by Using a Water-Soluble Ligand. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 19255-19258.

9. Guofu Zhang, Yuxin Luan, Xingwang Han, Yong Wang, Xin Wen, Chengrong Ding*, Jianrong Gao. A Palladium Complex with Functionalized β-Cyclodextrin: a Promising Catalyst Featuring Recognition Abilities for Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reactions in Water. Green Chem. 2013, 15, 2081-2085.

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