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赵东兵   特聘研究员  博士生导师

Prof. Dongbing Zhao (D. Zhao)  


2007-2012          Ph.D. (Major: Organic Chemistry), College of Chemistry, Sichuan
, China (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jingsong You) 

2003-2007          B.Sc. (Major: Chemistry), College of Chemistry, Sichuan University,


Professor (tenure-track), State Key Laboratory of Elemento-organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Postdoctoral associate, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington (Seattle), United States
 Prof. Dr. Alex K.
-Y. Jen)


Postdoctoral associate, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University, United States
(with Prof. Dr. Brett
P. Fors)


Postdoctoral associate, Organic Chemistry Institute, Westfälische Wilhelms- Universität Münster, Germany
(with Prof. Dr. Frank
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship)

C-H activations, Transition Metal-Catalyzed Organic Transformations, Organic Photovoltaics, Interfacial Engineering for Solar Cells


The National Thousand Young Talents Program (2017)
Alexander von Humboldt-Fellowship, Germany (2013)

Excellent PhD Dissertation Award, Sichuan province
Excellent Graduate Awards, Sichuan province 
The First Prize in Natural Sciences Award of Ministry of Education (No.10)
Scholarship Award for Excellent Doctoral Student granted by Ministry of Education
The Tang Aoqing Chemistry Scholarship


  1. D . Zhao, L. Candish, D. Paul, and F. Glorius*, “N‑Heterocyclic Carbenes in Asymmetric Hydrogenation”, ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 5978.

  2. D. Zhao,†  Z. Zhu,† M.-Y. Kuo, C.-C. Chueh, and A. K.-Y. Jen*, “Hexaazatrinaphthylene Derivatives: Efficient Electron-Transporting Materials with Tunable Energy Levels for Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8999. († These authors contributed equally; Hot Paper)
  3. D. Zhao,*† J. H. Kim,† L. Stegemann, C. A. Strassert and F. Glorius*, “Co(III)-Catalyzed Directed C−H Coupling with Diazo Compounds: Straightforward Access toward Novel Extended π-Systems”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4508. (* Co-corresponding authors; † These authors contributed equally; Highly Cited Papers)
  4. D. Zhao,† S. Vásquez-Céspedes,† and F. Glorius, “Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Cyclative Capture Approach to Diverse 1-Aminoindoline Derivatives at Room Temperature. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 1657. († These authors contributed equally; Highly Cited Papers) 
  5.  D. Zhao, F. Lied, and F. Glorius*, “Rh(III)-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization/Aromatization Cascade with 1,3-Dienes: A Redox-Neutral and Regioselective Access to Isoquinolines”. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2869. (Highly Cited Papers)
  6.  D. Zhao, G. Li, D. Wu, X. Qin, P. Neuhaus, Y. Cheng, S. Yang, Z. Lu, X. Pu, C. Long, and J. You*, “Regiospecific N-Heteroarylation of Amidines for Full-Color-Tunable Boron Difluoride Dyes with Mechanochromic Luminescence”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13676.
  7.  D. Zhao,† Z. Shi,† and F. Glorius*, “Indole Synthesis by Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Hydrazine-Directed C-H Activation: Redox-Neutral and Traceless by N-N Bond Cleavage”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12426. († These authors contributed equally; Highly Cited Papers)
  8. D. Zhao and F. Glorius*, “Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Isoquinolines”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9616.
  9.  D. Zhao, B. Beiring, and F. Glorius*, “Ruthenium-NHC-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Flavones and Chromones: General Access to Enantiomerically Enriched Flavanones, Flavanols, Chromanones, and Chromanols”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 8454; Synfacts, 2013, 9, 1184.
  10. D. Zhao, N. Wu, S. Zhang, P. Xi, X. Su, J. Lan, and J. You*, “Synthesis of Phenol, Aromatic Ether, and Benzofuran Derivatives by Copper-Catalyzed Hydroxylation of Aryl HalidesAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8729. 
  11.  D. Zhao, W. Wang, F. Yang, J. Lan, L. Yang, G. Gao, and J. You*, “Copper- Catalyzed Direct C-Arylation of Heterocycles with Aryl Bromides: Discovery of Fluorescent Core Frameworks”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 3296. (Highly Cited Papers)
  12.  D. Zhao, † C. Nimphius, † M. Lindale, and F. Glorius*, “Phosphoryl-Related Directing Groups in Rhodium(III) Catalysis: A General Strategy to Diverse P‑Containing Frameworks”. Org. Lett. 201315, 4504. (†These authors contributed equally)
  13. D. Zhao, † Q. Wu, † X. Huang, F. Song, T. Lv, and J. You*, “A General Method to Diverse Cinnolines and Cinnolinium Salts”. Chem. Eur. J. 201319, 6239. (†These authors contributed equally)
  14. D. Zhao, J. You* and C. Hu*, “Recent Progress in Coupling of Two Heteroarenes”. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 5466. (Highly Cited Papers)
  15.  D. Zhao, J. Hu, N. Wu, X. Huang, X. Qin, J. Lan and J. You*, “Regiospecific Synthesis of 1,2-Disubstituted (Hetero)aryl Fused Imidazoles with Tunable Fluorescent Emission”. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6516.
  16.  D. Zhao, C. Gao, X. Su, Y. He, J. You* and Y. Xue*, “Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling of Alkynyl Carboxylic Acids with Aryl Halides. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 9049.
  17.  D. Zhao, W. Wang, S. Lian, F. Yang, J. Lan, and J. You*, “Phosphine-Free, Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation of    Heterocycles through C- H Bond Activation with Pivalic Acid as a Cocatalyst”. Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 1337.