Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas FY2017-2021Hybrid Catalysis

Zhaomin Hou » Japanese

Affiliation RIKEN
Position Chief Scientist
Contact Email
HP http://www.riken.jp/lab-www/organometallic/HP2015e/index.html
Speciality Organometallic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry
Keyword Catalyst design and synthesis, Precision polymerization, C-H bond transformation, Asymmetric catalysis, Small molecule activation

Achievement

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Original papers

  • "Synthesis of Self-Healing Polymers by Scandium-Catalyzed Copolymerization of Ethylene and Anisylpropylenes"
    Wang, H.; Yang, Y.; Nishiura, M.; Higaki, Y.; Takahara, A.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2019, 141, 3249-3257
  • "B(C6F5)3/Amine-Catalyzed C(sp)−H Silylation of Terminal Alkynes with Hydrosilanes: Experimental and Theoretical Studies"
    Ma, Y.; Lou, S.; Luo, G.; Luo, Y.; Zhan, G.; Nishiura, M.; Luo, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2018, 57, 15222-15226
  • "Enantioselective Construction of Silicon-Stereogenic Silanes by Scandium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Alkene Hydrosilylation"
    Zhan, G.; Teng, H.; Luo, Y.; Lou, S.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2018, 57, 12342-12346
  • "Yttrium-Catalyzed Regioselective α‑C−H Silylation of Methyl Sulfides with Hydrosilanes"
    Luo, Y.; Teng, H.; Xue, C.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    ACS Catal.,2018, 8, 8027-8032
  • "Ortho-Selective C–H Borylation of Aromatic Ethers with Pinacol-borane by Organo Rare-Earth Catalysts"
    Xue, C.; Luo, Y.; Teng, H.; Ma, Y.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    ACS Catal.,2018, 8, 5017-5022
  • "Asymmetric C(sp)−H Addition of Terminal Alkynes to Cyclopropenes by a Chiral Gadolinium Catalyst"
    Teng, H.; Ma, Y.; Zhan, G.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    ACS Catal.,2018, 8, 4705-4709
  • "α-C−H Alkylation of Methyl Sulfides with Alkenes by a Scandium Catalyst"
    Luo, Y.; Ma, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2018, 140, 114-117
  • "Cationic Scandium Anisyl Species in Styrene Polymerization Using Anisole and N,N-Dimethyl-o-toluidine as Chain-Transfer Agents"
    Yamamoto, A.; Nishiura, M.; Yang, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    Organometallics,2017, 36, 4635-4642
  • "Diastereodivergent Asymmetric Carboamination/Annulation of Cyclopropenes with Aminoalkenes by Chiral Lanthanum Catalysts"
    Teng, H.; Luo, Y.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2017, 139, 16506-16509
  • "Cooperative Trimerization of Carbon Monoxide by Lithium and Samarium Boryls"
    Wang, B.; Luo, G.; Nishiura, M.; Luo, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2017, 139, 16967-16973
  • "Heteroatom-Assisted Olefin Polymerization by Rare-Earth Metal Catalysts"
    Wang, C.; Luo, G.; Nishiura, M.; Song, G.; Yamamoto, A.; Luo, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    Sci. Adv.,2017, 3, e1701011
  • "Asymmetric Yttrium-Catalyzed C(sp3)−H Addition of 2-Methyl Azaarenes to Cyclopropenes"
    Luo, Y.; Teng, H.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2017, 56, 9207-9210

Review

  • 「Metal-Catalyzed C−H Activation for Polymer Synthesis and Functionalization」 Yang, Y.; Nishiura, M.; Wang, H.; *Hou, Z., Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 376, 506-532,2018

Conference

  • The 15th International Symposium for Chinese Organic Chemists (ISCOC-15)
    "Rare-Earth and Group 4 Metal Complexes for Novel Chemical Transformations", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    10/29/2018, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 10th International Conference on f-Elements (ICFE-10)
    "Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth Alkyl Complexes: Versatile Catalysts for Organic Synthesis and Olefin Polymerization", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    9/5/2018, Lausannne, Switzerland
  • 43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC2018)
    "Asymmetric Catalysis by Chiral Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth Metal Complexes", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    8/3/2018, Sendai, Japan
  • 28th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC-2018)
    "Rare-Earth and Early Transition Metal Complexes for Novel Chemical Transformations", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    7/18/2018, Florence, Italy
  • The 8th International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry (PC2018)
    "Copolymerization of Nonpolar and Polar Olefins by Organo Rare-Earth Catalysts", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    6/7/2018, Changchun, China
  • The 7th Grubbs Symposium
    "Copolymerization of Nonpolar and Polar Olefins by Organo Rare-Earth Catalysts", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    5/17/2018, Shenzhen, China
  • Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2017
    "Heteroatom-Assisted Olefin Polymerization and Copolymerization by Rare-Earth Metal Catalysts", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    10/25/2017, Tianjin, China
  • International Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Western China
    "Half-Sandwich Rare Earth and Group 4 Metal Complexes for Novel Chemical Transformations", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    10/7/2017, Chengdu, China
  • The 5th National Symposium of Rare-earth Organometallic Chemistry
    "Heteroatom-Assisted Olefin Polymerization and Copolymerization by Rare-Earth Metal Catalysts", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    8/16/2017, Beijing, China
  • 2017 Conference on Organometallic Chemistry and Polymerization Catalysis
    "Heteroatom-Assisted Olefin Polymerization and Copolymerization by Rare-Earth Metal Catalysts", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    7/17/2017, Dalian, China

Award

  • 「Chemical Society of Japan Awards 2018」
    受賞者:Hou, Z.
    贈呈元:The Chemical Society of Japan
    受賞日:3/17/2019
  • 「Asian CORE Program/Advanced Research Network Lectureship Award」
    受賞者:Hou, Z.
    贈呈元:Asian Core Program on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia
    受賞日:11/4/2018
  • 「Swiss Chemical Society Lectureship Awards」
    受賞者:Hou, Z.
    贈呈元:The Swiss Chemical Society
    受賞日:6/2018

Media

  • MRS Bulletin
    「Ethylene-based copolymer autonomously self-heals in dry and wet environments」
    3/20/2019
  • ASIAN SCIENTIST
    「Elastic Polymers That Spontaneously Heal Themselves 」
    2/22/2019
  • Frontiers of Polymer Science
    「Japanese Scientists Developed New Self-Healing Polymers」
    2/17/2019
  • Xinhua News
    「Japanese Scientists Developed New Self-Healing Polymers」
    2/11/2019
  • TMR Research Blog
    「Scientists Manufactured a New Self-Healing Material 」
    2/8/2019
  • PHYS & ORG
    「Scientists discover new type of self-healing material」
    2/7/2019
  • SIGNS OF THE TIMES
    「New form of self-healing material discovered 」
    2/7/2019