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GONG Liuzhu, Professor, Director, Changjiang-Professor, National Outstanding Youth Low-dimensional Physics and Chemistry
Name:  Liu-Zhu Gong(龚流柱)
Born:   October 15, 1970, Henan
Address: Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Anhui, Hefei 230026, P. R. China
Tel: 86-(0)551-63600671
E-mail: gonglz@ustc.edu.cn
Homepage: http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~gonglz/
Office: Room 5-019, HFNL Building
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Liu-Zhu Gong was born in October 1970 in Henan, China. He graduated from Henan Normal University (1993) and received his Ph.D. (2000) from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a visiting scholar (Joint PhD graduate student program) at the University of Virginia and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Munich (2003-2004). He was appointed an associate professor of Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2000 and was promoted to a full professor in 2001. Since 2006, he has been a full professor of University of Science and Technology of China. He was appointed the Cheung Kong Scholar Professor of organic chemistry in 2007. 
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1) Organo/Transition Metal Cooperative and Relay Catalysis
2) Asymmetric Multicomponent and Cascade Reactions
3) Catalytic Asymmetric Functionalization of Allylic C-H Bonds
4) Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Natural Products
 
AWARDS and HONORS
1) Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2003-2004).
2) Chinese Chemical Society Young Scholar Award (2003).
3) National Fund of China for Outstanding Young Scholars (2003).
4) Chinese Chemical Society Award for Creativity in Organic Synthesis (2005).
5) CAS-Bayer Young Chinese Scientist Award (2009).
6) CCS-BASF Innovation Prize (2009).
7)  National Natural Science Award (2nd class, 2013).
 
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
1) Hua-Chen Lin, Pu-Sheng Wang, Zhong-Lin Tao, Yu-Gen Chen, Zhi-Yong Han, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, Highly Enantioselective Allylic C-H Alkylation of Terminal Olefins with Pyrazol-5-ones Enabled by Cooperative Catalysis of Palladium Complex and Bronsted Acid , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14354.
2) Zhong-Lin Tao, Alafate·Adili, Hong-Cheng Shen, Zhi-Yong Han, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, Catalytic Enantioselective Assembly of Homoallylic Alcohols from Dienes, Aryldiazonium Salts, and Aldehydes, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 4322–4326
3) Xiang Wu, Hua-Chen Lin, Ming-Li Li, Lu-Lu Li, Zhi-Yong Han, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, Enantioselective 1,2-Difunctionalization of Dienes Enabled by Chiral Palladium Complex-Catalyzed Cascade Arylation/ Allylic Alkylation Reaction, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13476-13479.
4) Pu-Sheng Wang, Peng Liu, Yu-Jia Zhai, Hua-Chen Lin, Zhi-Yong Han, Liu-Zhu Gong*, Asymmetric Allylic C−H Oxidation for the Synthesis of Chromans, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 12732–12735.
5) Zhong-Lin Tao, Xing-Han Li, Zhi-Yong Han and Liu-Zhu Gong*,Diastereoselective Carbonyl Allylation with Simple Olefins Enabled by Palladium Complex-Catalyzed C-H Oxidative Borylation,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4054-4057.
6) Jie Yu, Hua-Jie Jiang, Ya Zhou, Shi-Wei Luo, Liu-Zhu Gong*, Sodium Salts of Anionic Chiral Cobalt(III) Complexes as Catalysts of the Enantioselective Povarov Reaction, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11209–11213.
7) Dian-Feng Chen, Feng Zhao, Yue Hu, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, C-H Functionalization/Asymmetric Michael Addition Cascade Enabled by Relay Catalysis: Metal Carbenoid Used for C-C Bond Formation, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 10763-10767.
8) Pu-Sheng Wang, Hua-Chen Lin, Yu-Jia Zhai, Zhi-Yong Han, Liu-Zhu Gong*, Chiral Counteranion Strategy for Asymmetric Oxidative C(sp(3))-H/C(sp(3))-H Coupling: Enantioselective α-Allylation of Aldehydes with Terminal Alkenes, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 12218-12221
9) Dian-Feng Chen, Zhi-Yong Han,Xiao-Le Zhou, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, Asymmetric Organocatalysis Combined with Metal Catalysis: Concept, Proof of Concept and Beyond, Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 2365-2377.
10) Jie Yu, Feng Shi, and Liu-Zhu Gong*, Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Multicomponent Reactions for the Facile Synthesis of Highly Enantioenriched Structurally Diverse Nitrogenous Heterocycles, Acc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 1156-1171.

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