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

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Original papers

  • "Co‐syndiospecific Alternating Copolymerization of Functionalized Propylenes and Styrene by Rare‐Earth Catalysts"
    Wang, H.; Wu, X.; Yang, Y.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2020, 59, 7173-7177
  • "Diastereodivergent [3+2] Annulation of Aromatic Aldimines with Alkenes via C-H Activation by Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth Catalysts"
    Cong, X.; Zhan, G.; Mo, Z.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2020, 142, 5531−5537
  • "Rare-Earth-Catalyzed C-H Silylation of Aromatic Heterocycles with Hydrosilanes"
    Xu, W.; Teng, H.; Luo, Y.; Lou, S.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    Chem Asian J.,2020, 15, 753-756
  • "CO2 Activation by Lewis Pairs Generated Under Copper Catalysis Enables Difunctionalization of Imines"
    Li, Z.; Zhang, L.; Nishiura, M.; Luo, G.; Luo, Y.; *Hou, Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2020, 142, 1966-1974
  • "Construction of All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters by Scandium-Catalyzed Intramolecular C-H Alkylation of Imidazoles with 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes"
    Lou, S.; Mo, Z.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2020, 142, 1200-1205
  • "Scandium-Catalyzed Regio- and Stereoselective Cyclopolymerization of Functionalized α,ω-Dienes and Copolymerization with Ethylene"
    Wang, H.; Zhao, Y.; Nishiura, M.; Yang, Y.; Luo, G.; Luo, Y.; *Hou Z.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2019, 141, 12624-12633
  • "Alkylative Carboxylation of Ynamides and Allenamides with Functionalized Alkylzinc Halides and Carbon Dioxide by a Copper Catalyst"
    Takimoto, M.; Gholap, S. S.; *Hou, Z.
    Chem. Eur. J.,2019, 25, 8363-8370
  • "Copper-Catalyzed Umpolung of Imines through Carbon-to-Nitrogen Boryl Migration"
    Li, Z.; Zhang, L.; Nishiura, M.; *Hou, Z.
    ACS Catal.,2019, 9, 4388-4393
  • "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

  • 「Carboxylation Reactions with Carbon Dioxide Using N‐Heterocyclic Carbene‐Copper Catalysts」 Zhang, L.; Li, Z.; Takimoto, M.; *Hou, Z., Chem. Rec., 19, 1-20,2019
  • 「Metal-Catalyzed C−H Activation for Polymer Synthesis and Functionalization」 Yang, Y.; Nishiura, M.; Wang, H.; *Hou, Z., Coord. Chem. Rev., 376, 506-532,2018

Conference

  • 2019 Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Forum on Synthetic Chemistry
    "Rare-Earth and Early Transition Metal Complexes for Novel Chemical Transformations", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    12/21/2019, Beijing, China
  • Materials Research Meeting 2019
    "Synthesis and Remarkable Self-Healing Properties of Ethylene-Anisylpropylene Copolymers", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    12/12/2019, Yokohama, Japan
  • The 19th Tateshina Conference on Organic Chemistry
    "Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth Catalysts for Olefin Polymerization and Organic Synthesis", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    11/8/2019, Chino, Japan
  • The 6th Chinese National Conference on Organo Rare Earth Chemistry
    "Synthesis of Self-Healing Polymers by Scandium-Catalyzed Copolymerization of Ethylene and Anisylpropylenes", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    10/12/2019, Suzhou, China
  • Organometallic Chemistry Around the World (7th Razuvaev Lectures)
    "Recent Advances in Organo Rare Earth Catalysis for Organic Synthesis and Olefin Polymerization", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    9/16/2019, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • The 47th Naito Conference on C-H Bond Activation and Transformation
    "C-H Activation and Transformation by Rare-Earth Catalysts", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    7/4/2019, Sapporo, Japan
  • 5th EuChemS Inorganic Chemistry Conference
    "Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth and Group 4 Metal Complexes for Novel Chemical Transformations and Functional Polymer Synthesis", 基調講演
    Hou, Z.
    6/25/2019, Moscow, Russia
  • The 1st International Symposium on Hybrid Catalysis for Enabling Molecular Synthesis on Demand
    "Rare-Earth Catalyzed C-H Activation and Olefin Polymerization", 招待講演
    Hou, Z.
    5/30/2019, Tokyo, Japan
  • 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