Faculty Profile
  Shi-Kai Tian
Department: Department of Chemistry
Mailing Address:
96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui
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Research Profile

    Sep. 1989 – Jul. 1993: Bachelor of Science in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lanzhou University.
Sep. 1993 – Jul. 1996: Master of Science in Organic Synthesis, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Sep. 1996 – Dec. 1998: Doctor of Science in Organic Synthesis, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Feb. 1999 – Apr. 2002: Postdoctoral Fellow in Asymmetric Catalysis, Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, USA.
Apr. 2002 – Aug. 2005: Investigator in Medicinal Chemistry, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, USA.
Sep. 2005 – present: Professor (recipient of “Hundred Talents Program”) in Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).
Selected Publications
1) Catalytic Regioselective Synthesis of Structurally Diverse Indene Derivatives from N-Benzylic Sulfonamides and Disubstituted Alkynes , Org. Lett. , 2010 ,
2) Catalytic Coupling of N-Benzylic Sulfonamides with Silylated Nucleophiles at Room Temperature , Chem. Commun. , 2010 ,
3) A Highly Tunable Stereoselective Olefination of Semistabilized Triphenylphosphonium Ylides with N-Sulfonyl Imines , J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 2010 ,
4) Byproduct-Catalyzed Four-Component Reactions of Aldehydes with Hexamethyldisilazane, Chloroformates, and Nucleophiles in Acetonitrile Leading to Protected Primary Amines, α-Amino Esters, and β-Amino Ketones , Chem. Eur. J. , 2010 ,
5) An Expeditious Entry to Benzylic and Allylic Sulfones through Byproduct-Catalyzed Reaction of Alcohols with Sulfinyl Chlorides , J. Org. Chem. , 2009 ,
6) Controllable Stereoselective Synthesis of Trisubstituted Alkenes by a Catalytic Three-Component Reaction of Terminal Alkynes, Benzylic Alcohols, and Simple Arenes , Org. Biomol. Chem. , 2009 ,
7) Catalyst-Free Alkylation of Sulfinic Acids with Sulfonamides via sp3 C-N Bond Cleavage at Room Temperature , Org. Lett. , 2009 ,
8) Stereoselective Synthesis of Polysubstituted Alkenes through a Phosphine-Mediated Three-Component System of Aldehydes, α-Halo Carbonyl Compounds, and Terminal Alkenes , Chem. Eur. J. , 2009 ,
9) Selective Benzylic and Allylic Alkylation of Protic Nucleophiles with Sulfonamides through Double Lewis Acid Catalyzed Cleavage of sp3 Carbon-Nitrogen Bonds , Chem. Eur. J. , 2009 ,
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