1957-1962 Graduated from Department of Chemistry, Nankai University, China.
2007- Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1988- Professor, Depatment of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
1995 Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Harvard University
1986-1988 Associate Professor, Depatment of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
1979-1981 Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, with Prof. D. Seyferth)
(1) Organometallic Chemistry
(2) Transition Metal Cluster Chemistry
(3) Biomimetic Chemistry of Hydrogenases
Honors & Awards
2005 Prize for the Natural Science awarded by Municiple Government of Tianjin
2004 Huang Yao-Zeng Prize for Organometallic Chemistry Awarded by Chinese Chemical Society
1998 Prize for the Advancement of Science and Technology Awarded by The Education Ministry of China
1993 Prize for the Advancement of Science and Technology Awarded by The Education Ministry of China
1993 National Prize for Excellent Teaching Achievements
1992 National Prize for Excellent Books
1989 Prize for the Advancement of Science and Technology Awarded by The Education Ministry of China
2019, Nature Conference, chairman of the organizing committee, Tianjin, CHINA
2018, The Seventh Annual Conference of the Chinese Crystallographic Society, Tianjin, CHINA
2018, RSC Dalton Transaction Symposia, Tianjin, CHINA
2016, The 14th Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Inorganic Synthesis, Tianjin, CHINA
1993-2006 Member of Editorial Board and Editorial Advisory Board of Chin. J. Chem.
1993-2018 Member of Editorial Board and Editorial Advisory Board of Acta Chimica Sinica
1992-1997 Member of Edtorial Advisory Board of Organometallics
2021- The Editorial Board of Inorganics
Li-Cheng Song,* Li Feng, Yu Lu, Xi-Yue Yang, Synthesis, Structures, and Reactivity of [NiFe]‑H2ase Mimics Containing One Square-Planar N2S2 Ligand Bridged between Their Ni/Fe Centers through One or Two S Atoms, Organometallics 2021, 40, 508-519.
Li-Cheng Song,* Wen-Bo Liu, Bei-Bei Liu, Nickel(II)-Nickel(II) Azadithiolates: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Electrocatalytic H2 Production, Organometallics 2020, 39, 1431-1439.
Li-Cheng Song,* Xi-Yue Yang, Xiu-Yun Gao, Meng Cao, Nickel-Iron Dithiolato Hydrides Derived from H2 Activation by Their µ-Hydroxo Ligand-Containing Analogues, Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 39-42.
Li-Cheng Song,* Li Feng, Yuan-Qiang Guo, Hydrophilic quaternary ammonium-group-containing [FeFe]H2ase models prepared by quaternization of the pyridyl N atoms in pyridylazadiphosphine- and pyridylmethylazadiphosphine-bridged diiron complexes with various electrophiles, Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 1443-1453.
Li-Cheng Song,* Liang Zhu, Bei-Bei Liu, A Biomimetic Model for the Active Site of [Fe]-H2ase Featuring a 2-Methoxy-3,5-dimethyl-4-phosphato-6-acylmethylpyridine Ligand, Organometallics 2019, 38, 4071-4075.
Li-Cheng Song,* Xiu-Yun Gao, Wen-Bo Liu, Hong-Tao Zhang, Meng Cao, Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactions of Functionalized Nickel-Iron Dithiolates Related to the Active Site of [NiFe]-Hydrogenases, Organometallics 2018, 37, 1050-1061.
Li-Cheng Song,* Long-Duo Zhang, Wei-Wei Zhang, Bei-Bei Liu, Heterodinuclear Ni/M (M = Mo, W) Complexes Relevant to the Active Site of [NiFe]-Hydrogenases: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrocatalytic H2 Evolution, Organometallics 2018, 37, 1948-1957.
Li-Cheng Song,* Xi-Yue Yang, Meng Cao, Xiu-Yun Gao, Bei-Bei Liu, Liang Zhu and Feng Jiang, Dithiolato-bridged nickel–iron complexes as models for the active site of [NiFe]-hydrogenases. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3818-3821.
Li-Cheng Song,* Yu Lu, Liang Zhu, Qian-Li Li, Dithiolato- and Diselenolato-Bridged Nickel−Iron Biomimetics for the Active Site of [NiFe] Hydrogenases. Organometallics 2017, 36, 750-760.
Li-Cheng Song,* Liang Zhu, Fu-Qiang Hu, Yong-Xiang Wang, Studies on Chemical Reactivity and Electrocatalysis of Two Acylmethyl(hydroxymethyl)pyridine Ligand-Containing [Fe]-Hydrogenase Models (2-COCH2‑6-HOCH2C5H3N)Fe(CO)2L (L =η1‑SCOMe, η1‑2-SC5H4N). Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 15216-15230.
Li-Cheng Song,* Yong-Xiang Wang, Xu-Kang Xing, Shu-Da Ding, Long-Duo Zhang, Xu-Yong Wang, Hong-Tao Zhang, Hydrophilic Quaternary Ammonium-Group-Containing [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Models: Synthesis, Structures, and Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 1-12.
Li-Cheng Song,* Kai-Kai Xu, Xiao-Feng Han, Ji-Wei Zhang, Synthetic and Structural Studies on 2-Acylmethyl-6-R-difunctionalized Pyridine Ligand-Containing Iron Complexes Related to [Fe]-Hydrogenase, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 1258-1269.