OMCOS Award for Zhang-Jie Shi

  • Author: Jonathan Faiz
  • Published Date: 31 July 2013
  • Source / Publisher: Angewandte Chemie International Edition/Wiley-VCH
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
thumbnail image: OMCOS Award for Zhang-Jie Shi

Zhang-Jie Shi, Peking University, China, has been awarded the OMCOS Award for organometallic chemistry. The OMCOS award is presented at the biennial OMCOS (IUPAC International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis) meeting to a scientist under the age of 40 who has made meritorious contributions to the field of organometallic chemistry and organic synthesis.

Shi was honored for his work on transition-metal-catalyzed C–H functionalization reactions. The prize was awarded at OMCOS 17 in Fort Collins, CO, USA, on July 31, 2013.


Zhang-Jie Shi studied chemistry at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China, and was awarded his Ph.D. in 2001 under Shengming Ma from the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He then moved to Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA, to do a one year National Institute of Health (NIH) Postdoctoral Fellowship with Gregory L. Verdine. From 2002–2004 he was a research associate at the University of Chicago, IL, USA, with Chuan He.
In 2004, Shi was appointed to Peking University and was promoted to professor in 2008.


His research focuses on the development of efficient and economic synthetic methods, in particular C–O and C–H activation. He has recently described a new approach to Suzuki–Miyarua coupling, directed rhodium catalysis, and rhodium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions.


Selected publications by Zhang-Jie Shi:

Article Views: 4171

Sign in Area

Please sign in below

Additional Sign In options

Please note that to comment on an article you must be registered and logged in.
Registration is for free, you may already be registered to receive, e.g., the newsletter. When you register on this website, please ensure you view our terms and conditions. All comments are subject to moderation.

Article Comments - To add a comment please sign in

Bookmark and Share

If you would like to reuse any content, in print or online, from ChemistryViews.org, please contact us first for permission. more


CONNECT:

ChemistryViews.org on Facebook

ChemistryViews.org on Twitter ChemistryViews.org on YouTube ChemistryViews.org on LinkedIn Sign up for our free newsletter


Magazine of Chemistry Europe (16 European Chemical Societies)published by Wiley-VCH