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ZHANG Heng-Rui
Doctoral candidate

Sorbonne Université,
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5


Couloir 32-42 5ème étage


Research interests

Organometallic catalysis, photoredox catalysis, radical chemistry, organic synthesis

Scientific career

Since Nov. 2017: Ph.D in Organic Chemistry, Sorbonne Université, Faculté des Sciences et Ingénierie, Advisors : Prof. Louis Fensterbank and Dr. Cyril Ollivier, Paris, France
2014-2017: M. S. in Medicine Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Advisors : Prof. Xueyuan Liu, Gansu, China
2007-2011: B. Sc. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

Selected publications:

  1. Merging photoredox with copper catalysis: decarboxylative difluoroacetylation of α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acids with ICF2CO2Et, H. Zhang, D. Chen, Y. Han, Y. Qiu, D. Jin, X. Liu. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 11827-11830. Link
  2. A metal-free transformation of alkynes to carbonyls directed by remote OH group, D. Chen, C. Guo, H. Zhang, D. Jin, X. Li, P. Gao, X. Wu, X. Liu, Y. Liang. Green. Chem. 2016, 18, 4176-4180. Link
  3. Lewis Acid Catalyzed Cyclization of Propargylic Alcohols with 2-Vinylphenol, Y. Han, X. Song, Y. Qiu, X. Li, H. Zhang, X. Zhu, X. Liu and Y. Liang. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3866–3869. Link
  4. Lewis Acid Catalyzed [4 + 3] Cycloaddition of Propargylic Alcohols with Azides, Y. Han, X. Song, Y. Qiu, H. Zhang, L. Li, D. Jin, X. Sun, X. Liu and Y. Liang. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 940–943. Link