Member login




National Distinguished Young Scholars


周其林 教授 中国科学院院士

Prof. Qi-Lin Zhou (Q.-L. Zhou)

Tel: 86-22-23500011


Group Home Page:


1982-1987    Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of
Sciences, Shanghai, CHINA. Received Ph.D. degree in December,
Prof. Yao-Zeng Huang).

1978-1982    Department of Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, CHINA.
Received B.Sc. degree in June, 1982.



Professor, Cheung Kong Scholar, Institute of Elemento-organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, CHINA.
Professor, Institute of Fine Chemicals, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, CHINA.
Postdoctoral associate, Department of Chemistry, Trinity University, Texas, USA. (with Prof. Michael P. Doyle).
Postdoctoral associate, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Basel University, Basel, SWITZERLAND (with Prof. Andreas Pfaltz).
Postdoctoral associate, Max-Planck Institute of Polymer Science, Mainz, GERMANY (with Prof. Klaus Müllen).
Postdoctoral associate, Institute of Fine Chemicals, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, CHINA (with Prof. Zheng-Hua Zhu).


(1)     Synthetic methodology

(2)     Asymmetric catalysis

(3)     Organometallic chemistry

(4)     Synthesis of biologically active compounds and chiral drugs

     National Outstanding Scientist (China Association for Science and Technology)

2014      Novartis Lecturer (the Scripps Research Institute)

2013      Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

2012      Prize of Chiral Chemistry (Chinese Chemical Society)

2009      Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2007      JSPS Fellowship Award (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

2006      Yao-Zeng Huang Prize of Organometallics (Chinese Chemical Society)

2005      Prize for Creation in Organic Synthesis (Chinese Chemical Society, Division of Organic Chemistry)

1999      Cheung Kong Scholar (Ministry of Education of China)

1997      Award for Outstanding Young Scientists (National Natural Science Foundation of China)


2014-     Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Helvetica Chimica Acta

2014-     Member, Advisory Editorial Board of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

2014-     Member, the Board of Consulting Editors of Tetrahedron: Asymmetry

2014-     Member, Advisory Editorial Board of J. Org. Chem.

2012-     Member, Advisory Editorial Board of Asian J. Org. Chem.

2012-     Editor-in-chief of Acta Chimica Sinica

2011-     Member, Editorial Board of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

2011-     Member, Editorial Board of Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis

2010-     Member, Advisory Editorial Board of Chemical Science

2009-     Member, Editorial Board of Series of Topics in Organometallic Chemistry

2009-     Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Accounts of Chemical Research

2008-     Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical

2007-     Member, Editorial Board of Chemical Journal of Chinese University

2007-     Member, Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry


  1.  L.-J. Xiao, X.-N. Fu, M.-J. Zhou, J.-H. Xie, L.-X. Wang, X.-F. Xu*, Q.-L. Zhou*, Nickel-catalyzed hydroacylation of styrenes with simple aldehydes: Reaction development and mechanistic insights, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2957-2960.
  2.  Q.-L. Zhou, Transition-metal catalysis and organocatalysis: Where can progress be expected? Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 5352-5353 (Editorial).
  3. J. Hou, J.-H. Xie, Q.-L. Zhou*, Palladium-catalyzed hydrocarboxylation of alkynes with formic acid, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6302-6305.
  4.   S. Song, S.-F. Zhu, L.-Y. Pu, Q.-L. Zhou*, Iridium-catalyzed enantioselective hydrogenation of unsaturated heterocyclic acids, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6072-6075.
  5.  X.-G. Song, S.-F. Zhu, X.-L. Xie, Q.-L. Zhou*, Highly enantioselective copper-catalyzed intramolecular phenolic O‒H bond insertion: An efficient synthesis of chiral 2-carboxy dihydro-benzofurans, dihydrobenzopyrans and tetrahydrobenzooxepines, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 2555-2558.
  6.  S. Song, S.-F. Zhu, Y.-B. Yu, Q.-L. Zhou*, Carboxy-directed asymmetric hydrogenation of 1,1-diarylethenes and 1,1-dialkylethenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 1556-1559.
  7.  S.-F. Zhu, Y.-B. Yu, S. Li, L.-X. Wang, Q.-L. Zhou*, Enantioselective hydrogenation of α-substituted acrylic acids catalyzed by iridium complexes with chiral spiro aminophosphine ligands, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8872-8875.
  8. S.-F. Zhu, Q.-L. Zhou*, Transition-metal-catalyzed enantioselective heteroatom–hydrogen bond insertion reactions, Acc. Chem. Res. 2012, 45, 1365-1377.