Research Assistant Professor Grubbs Institute

Educational background:

2012.9-2018.3 Ph.D. in Chemistry (Supervisor: Wanbin Zhang), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

2008.9-2012.6 B.S. in Applied Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Work experience:

2021.05-now Research Assistant Professor, Shenzhen Grubbs Institute, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

2020.12-2021.04 Senior Research Scholar, Shenzhen Grubbs Institute, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

2020.10-2020.11 Senior Research Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

2018.12-2020.9 Postdoctor, Department of Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

2018.9-2018.11 Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

2018.4-2018.8 Research Assistant, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Honors and awards:

2019 SUSTech Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

2020 High-Level Professional in Shenzhen (reserve)

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Research

Asymmetric Catalysis, Supramolecular Chemistry, Computational Chemistry


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1. Mao Quan, Nicholas Butt, Jiefeng Shen, Kaiji Shen, Delong Liu*, and Wanbin Zhang*, “The synthesis of chiral β-aryl-α,β-unsaturated amino alcohols via a Pd-catalyzed asymmetric allylic amination”, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 7412-7419.

2. Mao Quan, Guoqiang Yang, Fang Xie*, Ilya D. Gridnev, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Pd(II)-catalyzed asymmetric addition of arylboronic acids to cyclic N-sulfonyl ketimine esters and a DFT study of its mechanism”, Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 398-402.

3. Mao Quan, Liang Tang, Jiaqi Shen, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Ni(II)-catalyzed asymmetric addition of arylboronic acids to cyclic imines”, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 609-612.

4. Mao Quan, Xiaoxiao Wang, Liang Wu, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Ni(II)-catalyzed asymmetric alkenylations of ketimines”, Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, 2258.

5. Mao Quan, Liang Wu, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Pd(II), Ni(II) and Co(II)-catalyzed enantioselective additions of organoboron reagents to ketimines”, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 10394.

6. Xuan Huang, Xiaoping Wang, Mao Quan, Huan Yao, Hua Ke, and Wei Jiang*, “Biomimetic Recognition and Optical Sensing of Carboxylic Acids in Water by Using a Buried Salt Bridge and the Hydrophobic Effect”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 1929-1935.

7. Li-Li Wang, Mao Quan, Ti-Long Yang, Zhao Chen, and Wei Jiang*, “A Green and Wide-Scope Approach for Chiroptical Sensing of Organic Molecules through Biomimic Recognition in Water”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 23817-23824.

8. Wei-Er Liu, Mao Quan, Hang Zhou, Liu-Pan Yang, Ho Yu Au-Yeung* and Wei Jiang*, “Stabilization of the Closed-Ring Isomer of Spiropyran by Amide Naphthotube in Water and Its Application in Naked-Eye Detection of Toxic Paraoxon”, ChemPhysChem 2020, 21, 2249-2253.

9. Huan Yao,‡ Yu-Mei Wang,‡ Mao Quan, M. Umar Farooq, Liu-Pan Yang* and Wei Jiang*, “Adsorptive Separation of Benzene, Cyclohexene, and Cyclohexane by Amorphous Nonporous Amide Naphthotube Solids”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 19945-19950.

10. Yan-Long Ma, Mao Quan, Xiu-Lian Lin, Qian Cheng, Huan Yao, Xi-Ran Yang, Ming-Shuang Li, Wei-Er Liu, Lin-Ming Bai, Ruibing Wang* and Wei Jiang*, “Biomimetic Recognition of Organic Drug Molecules in Water by Amide Naphthotubes”, CCS Chem. 2020, 2, 1078-1092.

11. Liu-Pan Yang, Li Zhang, Mao Quan, Jas S. Ward, Yan-Long Ma, Hang Zhou, Kari Rissanen and Wei Jiang*, “A Supramolecular System that Strictly Follows the Binding Mechanism of Conformational Selection”, Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 2740.

12. Hongxin Chai, Zhao Chen, Sheng-Hua Wang, Mao Quan, Liu-Pan Yang, Hua Ke and Wei Jiang*, “Enantioselective Recognition of Neutral Molecules in Water by a Pair of Chiral Biomimetic Macrocyclic Receptors”, CCS Chem. 2020, 2, 440.

13. Huan Yao, Xiaoping Wang, Mo Xie, Yu-Mei Wang, Mao Quan, Liu-Pan Yang and Wei Jiang*, “Mono-Functionalized Derivatives and Revised Configurational Assignment of Amide Naphthotubes”, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 1900.

14. Song-Bo Lu, Hongxin Chai, Jas S. Ward, Mao Quan, Jin Zhang, Kari Rissanen, Ray Luo, Liu-Pan Yang* and Wei Jiang*, “A 2,3-Dialkoxynaphthalene-Based Naphthocage”, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 888.

15. Yu-Mei Wang, Huan Yao, Mao Quan, Hongxin Chai, Liu-Pan Yang, Ying-Ming Pan* and Wei Jiang*, “Unexpected Solvent Effect on the Binding of Positively-Charged Macrocycles to Neutral Aromatic Hydrocarbons”, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 10924.

16. Xiaohong Huo, Mao Quan, Guoqiang Yang, Xiaohu Zhao, Delong Liu*, Yangang Liu, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Hydrogen-bond-activated palladium-catalyzed allylic alkylation via allylic alkyl ethers: challenging leaving groups”, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1570-1573. (This paper was one of the most read articles in Mar. 2014)

17. Qun He, Fang Xie, Guanghong Fu, Mao Quan, Chaoren Shen, Guoqiang Yang,* Ilya D. Gridnev, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Palladium-catalyzed asymmetric addition of arylboronic acids to nitrostyrenes”, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 2250-2253. (Featured by Paul Knochel, Sarah Fernandez in SYNFACTS 2015, 11, 751.)

18. Guoqiang Yang, Chaoren Shen, Mao Quan and Wanbin Zhang*, “Preparation of organophosphorus compounds from P-H compounds using o-(trimethylsilyl)aryl triflates as aryne precursors”, Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 333-337.

19. Ruijing Zhuge, Liang Wu, Mao Quan, Nicholas Butt, Guoqiang Yang*, and Wanbin Zhang*, “Palladium-catalyzed addition of arylboronic acids to para-quinone methides”, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 1028-1036.

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