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Zhu Shou-Fei

National Outstanding Young Investigator

Subject: Organic Chemistry

Address:Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin 300071, China

Telephone: 022-23504087

E-Mail: sfzhu@nankai.edu.cn

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Research Interest:
Organic Synthesis; Homogeneous Catalysis; Asymmetric Synthesis; Organometallic Chemistry








History:
2000 B.Sc., Nankai University (Advisor: Prof. Shou-He Xiang)
2005 Ph.D., Nankai University (Advisor: Prof. Qi-Lin Zhou)
2012.3-2013.3, Postdoctoral Fellow, the University of Tokyo (Advisor: Prof. Eiichi Nakamura)
2005.7-2008.12, Lecture, Nankai University
2008.12-2013.12, Associate Professor, Nankai University
2013.12-present, Professor, Nankai University







Honors and Awards:
2016 National Outstanding Young Investigator (National Science Foundation of China)
2016 Tianjin Youth Wu-Si Medal
2015 Youth Science and Technology Innovation Leader (Ministry of Science and Technology of China)
2015 Tianjin Youth Science and Technology Innovation Leader
2015 Tianjin 131 Creative Talents Cultivation Project (first Class)
2015 Asian Core Program Lectureship Awards (from HongKong and Korea)
2015 Nankai-Jebsen Scholarships for Teachers
2014 Tianjin 131 Creative Talents Cultivation Project (Second Class)
2013 National Program for Support of Top-notch Young Professionals
2013 The 12th Tianjin Youth Award for Science and Technology
2013 Tianjin Natural Science Award (the First-Rank)
2013 The 100 Young-Academic-Leader Project of Nankai University
2012 the Science Funds for Excellent Youth (National Natural Science Foundation of China)
2012 Young Chemist Award of Chinese Chemical Society
2010 the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (Ministry of Education of China)
2007 Tianjin Natural Science Award (the First-Rank)
2004 Hong Kong Qiu-Shi Award for Graduate Students




Selected publications:
1. Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Iridium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of unsaturated carboxylic acids, Acc. Chem. Res. 2017, 50, 988-1001.
2. Huan Xu, Yi-Pan Li, Yan Cai, Guo-Peng Wang, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Highly enantioselective copper- and iron-catalyzed intramolecular cyclopropanation of indoles, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 7697-7700.
3. Ji-Min Yang, Zi-Qi Li, Mao-Lin Li, Qiao He, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Catalytic B–H bond insertion reactions using alkynes as carbene precursors, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3784-3789.
4. Mao-Lin Li, Shuang Yang, Xun-Cheng Su, Hui-Ling Wu, Liang-Liang Yang, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Mechanism studies of Ir-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of unsaturated carboxylic acids, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 541-547.
5. Guo-Peng Wang, Meng-Qing Chen, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Enantioselective Nazarov cyclization of indole enones cooperatively catalyzed by Lewis acids and chiral Broensted acids, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 7197-7202.
6. Shuang Yang, Wen Che, Hui-Ling Wu, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Neutral iridium catalysts with chiral phosphine-carboxy ligands for asymmetric hydrogenation of unsaturated carboxylic acids, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1977-1980.
7. Jun-Xia Guo, Ting Zhou, Bin Xu, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou, Enantioselective synthesis of α-alkenyl α-amino acids via N–H insertion reactions, Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1104-1108.
8. Bin Xu, Mao-Lin Li, Xiao-Dong Zuo, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou, Catalytic asymmetric arylation of α-aryl-α-diazoacetates with aniline derivatives, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8700-8703.
9. Cui Guo, Dong-Wei Sun, Shuang Yang, Shen-Jie Mao, Xiao-Hua Xu*, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Iridium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of 2-pyridyl cyclic imines: a highly enantioselective approach to nicotine derivatives, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 90-93.
10. Jun-Jie Shen, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Yan Cai, Huan Xu, Xiu-Lan Xie, Qi-Lin Zhou, Enantioselective iron-catalyzed intramolecular cyclopropanation reactions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13188-13191.
11. Bin Xu, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Xiao-Dong Zuo, Zhi-Chao Zhang, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Enantioselective N?H insertion reaction of α-aryl α-diazoketones: an efficient access to chiral α-aminoketones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3913-3916.
12. Xiu-Lan Xie, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Jun-Xia Guo, Yan Cai, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Enantioselective palladium-catalyzed insertion of α-aryl-α-dizaoesters into the O?H bonds of phenols, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2978-2981.
13. Bin Xu, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Zhi-Chao Zhang, Zhi-Xiang Yu*, Yi Ma, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Highly enantioselective S?H bond insertion cooperatively catalyzed by dirhodium complexes and chiral spiro phosphoric acids, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1442-1448.
14. Qing-Qing Cheng, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Yong-Zhen Zhang, Xiu-Lan Xie, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Copper-catalyzed B–H bond insertion reaction: a highly efficient and enantioselective C–B bond-forming reaction with amine-borane and phosphine-borane adducts, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14094-14097.
15. Bin Xu, Shou-Fei Zhu*, Xiu-Lan Xie, Jun-Jie Shen, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Asymmetric N–H insertion reaction cooperatively catalyzed by rhodium and chiral spiro phosphoric acids, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 11483-11486.