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何良年  教授FRSC

Prof. Liang-Nian He (L.-N. He)

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Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University.
Received Ph.D. degree in June, 1996 (with Prof. Ru-Yu Chen).

Institute of Organic Synthesis, Central China Normal University.
Received M. S. degree in June, 1991 (with Prof. Jing-Ling Zhang).



Professor, Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University,Tianjin, China

Postdoctoral associate, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
(with Prof.
Toshiyasu Sakakura)

Postdoctoral associate, Wuhan University (with Prof. Ren-Xi Zhuo)


(1)  Carbon dioxide chemistry

(2)  Synthetic chemistry and green catalysis

(3)  Biomass conversion


                2011              Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)

2014, 2015    Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Elsevier)

2014, 2015    The top 1% of highly cited authors in RSC journals



2012-    Series Editor, Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology (Springer)

2013     Journal of CO2 Utilization (Elsevier)

2015-    Editor-in-chief Current Organic Synthesis (Bentham Science)

2016-    Member, Editorial Advisory Board of CRC Press “Green Syntheses”

2016     Member, Editorial Board of Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry (Elsevier)



1.      Ma, R;He, L.-N.*;Zhou, Y.-B. An efficient and recyclable tetraoxo-coordinated zinc catalyst for the cycloaddition of epoxides with carbon dioxide at atmospheric pressure, Green Chem, 2016, 18, 226-231.

2.      Wang, M.-Y.; Song, Q.-W.; Ma, R.; He, L.-N.* Efficient conversion of carbon dioxide at atmospheric pressure to 2-oxazolidinones promoted by bifunctional Cu(II)-substituted polyoxometalate-based ionic liquids, Green Chem,2016, 18, 282-287.

3.      Song, Q.-W.; Zhou, Z.-H.;He, L.-N.*Robust Silver(I) Catalyst for the Carboxylative Cyclization of Propargylic Alcohols with Carbon Dioxide under Ambient Conditions, Adv Synth Catal, 2016, 358(8), 1251-1258. 

4.      Ma, R.; He, L.-N.* Liu, A.-H.; Song, Q.-W.Cu(II)-catalyzed esterification reaction via aerobic oxidative cleavage of C(CO)–C(alkyl) bonds, Chem Comm, 2016, 52, 2145-2148.

5.      Xi Liu, Shuai Zhang, Qing-Wen Song, Xiao-Fang Liu, Ran Ma and Liang-Nian He. Cooperative calcium-based catalysis with 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]-undec-7-ene for the cycloaddition of epoxides with CO2 at atmospheric pressure, Green Chem, 2016, 18, 2871-2876.

6.      Song, Q.-W.; Zhou, Z.-H.;He, L.-N.*Thermodynamically Favorable Synthesis of 2-Oxazolidinones through Silver-Catalyzed Reaction of Propargylic Alcohols, CO2,and 2-Aminoethanols,Chem Sus Chem, 2016,9, 2054-2058.

7.      Yu, B.; He, L.-N. Upgrading Incorporation of Carbon Dioxide into Heterocycles, Chem Sus Chem, 2015, 8, 52-62.

8.      Song, Q.-W.; Chen, W.-Q.; Ma, R.; Yu, A.;He, L.-N.*Bifunctional Silver(I) Complex-Catalyzed CO2 Conversion at Ambient Conditions: Synthesis of α-Methylene Cyclic Car-bonates and Derivatives,Chem Sus Chem, 2015, 8, 821-827.

9.      Yu, B.;Xie, J.-N.;He, L.-N.*Copper(I)@Carbon-Catalyzed Carboxylation of Terminal Alkynes with Atmospheric Pressure of CO2, ACS Catal,2015, 5, 3940-3944.

10.  Song, Q.-W.; Zhou, Z.-H.;He, L.-N.*Silver(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis ofβ-Oxopropylcarbamates from Propargylic Alcohols and CO2 Surrogate: A Gas-Free Process, Chem Sus Chem2015, 8, 3967-3972.

11.  Yang, Z.-Z.;He, L.-N.*;Zhao, Y.-N.; Yu, B. Highly Efficient SO2 Absorption and Its Subsequent Utilization by Weak Base/Polyethylene Glycol Binary System, Environ Sci Technol, 2013, 47, 1598-1605.

12.  Liu, A.-H.; Ma, R.; Yang, Z.-Z.;He, L.-N.*Equimolar CO2 Capture by N-Substituted Amino Acid Salts and Subsequent Conversion, Angew Chem Int Ed, 2012, 51, 11306-11310.

13.  Yang, Z.-Z.;He, L.-N.*;Liu, A.-H.; Yu, B. Carbon dioxide utilization with C-N bond formation: carbon dioxide capture and subsequent conversion, Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 6602-6639.

14.  Yang, Z.-Z.;He, L.-N.*; Yu, B. CO2 capture and activation by superbase/polyethylene glycol and its subsequent conversion,Energy Environ Sci, 2011, 4, 3971-3975.

15.  Liu, A.-H.; He, L.-N.*; Hua, F.; Yang, Z.-Z. In situ Acidic Carbon Dioxide/Ethanol System for Selective Oxybromination of Aromatic Ethers Catalyzed by Copper Chloride, Adv Synth Catal,2011, 353, 3187-3195.