Prof. Qi-Lin Zhou's Research Group


Prof. Jian-Hua Xie

Jian-Hua Xie (谢建华)


Date of birth & place

21 July, 1968, Sichuan,China

Work Address

Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry
Nankai University
94 Wenjin Road, Tianjin 300071






2000 - 2003     Ph.D. (Chemistry), Nankai University, (with Prof. Qi-Lin Zhou)

1994 - 1997     M.Sc. (Chemistry), Nankai University, (with Prof. Tian-Lin Liu)

1990 - 1992    B.Sc. (Chemistry), Sichuan Normal College

2011 present Professor, Nankai University

2007 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, USA, (with Prof. Micheal P. Doyle)

2006 2011 Associate Professor, Nankai University

2003 - 2005 Assistance Professor, Nankai University

The main emphasis of my research is the discovery and development of new catalytic synthetic methods with particular interest in asymmetric reactions, the asymmetric total synthesis of various biologically active natural products and structural analogues, as well as the design and synthesis of new highly efficient chiral ligands and catalysts for asymmetric reactions.

93. Xiao-Dong Zuo, Shu-Min Guo, Rui Yang, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou*, Bioinspired Enantioselective Synthesis of Crinine-type Alkaloids via Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Enones, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, doi:10.1039/C7SC02112G.

92. Yun-Ting Liu, Ji-Qiang Chen, Lin-Ping Li, Xin-Yang Shao, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou, Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Tetrasubstituted Cyclic Enones to Chiral Cycloalkanols with Three Contiguous Stereocenters, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3231-3234.

91. Deng-Hui Bao, Xue-Song Gu, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou*. Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Racemic β-Keto Lactams via Dynamic Kinetic Resolution, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 118-121.

90. Xiao-Hui Yang, Hai-Tao Yue, Na Yu, Yi-Pan Li, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou*. Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Racemic α-Substituted Lactones to Chiral Diols, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1181-1184.

89. Ming-Lei Yuan, Jian-Hua Xie, Qi-Lin Zhou*. Boron Lewis Acid Promoted Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Amides: An Efficient Approach to Secondary Amines, ChemCatChem. 2016, 8, 3036-3040.

88. Ming-Lei Yuan, Jian-Hua Xie, Shou-Fei Zhu, Qi-Lin Zhou*. Deoxygenative Hydrogenation of Amides Catalyzed by a Well-Defined Iridium Pincer Complex, ACS. Catal. 2016, 6, 3665-3669.

87. Jing Hou, Ming-Lei Yuan, Jian-Hua Xie, Qi-Lin Zhou*. Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrocarboxylation of Alkynes with Formic Acid, Green Chem, 2016, 18, 2981-2984.

86. Yang Liu, Li-Jie Cheng, Hai-Tao Yue, Wen Che, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou. Divergent Enantioselective Synthesis of Hapalindole-type Alkaloids Using Aatalytic Asymmetric Hydrogenation of a Ketone to Construct the Chiral Core Structure, Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4725-4729.

85. Liu-Yang Pu, Ji-Qiang Chen, Mao-Lin Li, Yao Li, Jian-Hua Xie*, Qi-Lin Zhou. Enantioselective Construction of Chiral 2,3-cis-Dimethyl-dihydrobenzofuran with an All-Carbon Quaternary Center: An Efficient Approach to (+)/(-)-PI-220 and (+)-3-epi-Furaquinocin C, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1229-1240.

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2013 Award for Outstanding Young Scientists (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

2012 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award

2008 New Century Excellent Talents Project (Ministry of Education, China)

2007 Tianjin Natural Science Award (The First-Rank)