Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.
The main duties of SUSTCEF is to accept the donations from the domestic and foreign associations, enterprises, trading companies and individuals, and establish the funding projects depending on the demands of the university and the wishes of the donors.
Department of Chemistry
First Faculty Research Building 504
◆ Core-structure directed asymmetric synthesis
◆ Development of new catalytic system and green synthetic methodology
◆ Application of cooperative catalysis involving metal and organocatalyst
◆ Synthesis of chiral drugs and natural products
Education and research background：
◆ 2010.03-2012.09, Postdoctoral fellow, The Scripps Research Institute;
◆ 2006.01-2010.01, Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore;
◆ 2002.09-2005.11, M.S., Xiamen University, China
2012.09-now: Associate professor, Department of Chemistry, South University of Science and Technology of China
Honors & Awards：
◆ The 4th Recruitment Program of Global Experts (1000 Young Talents Program Award), Organization Department of the CCCPC (2012)
◆ Overseas High-Caliber Personnel from Shenzhen: Peacock Plan Awardee, Shenzhen (2013)
◆ Chinese Government Award For Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad (2009)
◆ Recruitment Program of Global Experts (2.5 million)
◆ Start-up funding of SUSTC (6.2+1.0 million)
◆ National Science Foundation of China (1.05 million)
◆ Shenzhen fundamental research grant (0.4 million)
Patents (The first author is supervisor)
1. Zhong, G.; Tan, B.; Zhang, X.; Chua, P. J. Process for highly enantioselective Michael addition of 1,3-diaryl-1,3-propanedione to nitroolefins using using cinchona alkaloids as recyclable organocatalysts. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2012), US 20120004424 A1 20120105.
2. Zhong, G,; Tan, B.; Shi, Z. Chua, P. J. Process of forming pyrrole compounds. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2011), US 20110124881 A1 20110526.
3. Zhong, G,;Tan, B.; Chua, P. J.; Shi, Z. Process for preparation of chiral cycloalkane derivatives by asymmetric cyclization. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2010), US 20100298576 A1 20101125.
4. Zhong, G.; Lu, M.; Zhu, D.; Lu, Y.; Hou, Y.; Tan, B. Processes for enantioselective preparation of an aminoxy compound and an 1,2-oxazine compound. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2011), US 20110224429 A1 20110915
Selected publications: (Before join SUSTC)
1. Tan, B.; Candeias, N.; Barbas III, C.R. Construction of Bispirooxindoles Containing three Quaternary Stereocentres in a Cascade Using a Single Multifunctional Organocatalyst. Nature Chem. 2011, 3, 473-477.
2. Tan. B.; Toda N; Barbas III, C. F. Organocatalytic Amidation and Esterification of Aldehydes with Activating Reagents by a Cross-coupling Strategy. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12538-12541.
3. Tan. B.; Hernández-Torres, G.; Barbas III, C. F. Rational Design Enables Amide Nucleophiles for Organocatalytic Asymmetric Michael Reactions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5381-5385.
4. Tan B.; Hernández-Torres, G.; Barbas III, C.F. Highly Efficient Hydrogen-Bonding Catalysis of the Diels-Alder Reaction of 3-Vinylindoles and Methyleneindolinones Provides Carbazolespirooxindole Skeleton. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 131, 12354-12358.
5. Tan, B.; Candeias, N.; Barbas III, C.F. J. Core-Structure-Motivated Design of a Phosphine-Catalyzed [3+2] Cycloaddition Reaction: Enantioselective Syntheses of Spirocyclopenteneoxindoles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 131, 4672-4675.
6. Tan, B.; Shi. Z.; Chua, P. J.; Li, Y.; Zhong, G. Unusual Domino Michael/Aldol Condensation Reactions Employing Oximes as N-Selective Nucleophiles: Synthesis of N-Hydroxypyrroles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 758-761.
7. Tan, B.; Zeng, X.; Chua, P. J.; Zhong, G. Rational Design of Domino Michael-Henry Reaction: Direct Construction of Bicyclo[3.2.1]octane Skeletons with Four Stereogeric Centers. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2682-2685.
8. Tan, B.; Zhu, D.; Zhang, L.; Dai, L.; Chua, P. J.; Shi, Z.; Zeng, X; Zhong, G. Water More than Just a Green Solvent: A Stereoselective One-Pot Access to All Chiral Tetrahydronaphthalenes in Aqueous Media. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 3842-3848.
9. Tan, B.; Zeng, X.; Leong, W. W. Y.; Shi, Z.; Barbas III, C.F.; Zhong, G. Core Structure-Based Design of a Novel Organocatalytic [3+2] Cycloaddition: Highly efficient and Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Spirocyclic Oxindoles. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 63-67.
10. Tan, B.; Zhang, X.; Chua, P. J.; Zhong, G. Recyclable organocatalysis: highly enantioselective Michael addition of 1,3-diaryl-1,3-propanedione to nitroolefins (Cover Article). Chem. Commun. 2009, 779-781
11. Tan, B.; Zeng, X.; Lu, Y.; Chua, P. J.; Zhong, G. Rational Design of Organocatalyst: Highly Stereoselective Michael Addition of Cyclic Ketones to Nitroolefins. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1931-1933.
12. Tan, B.; Chua, P. J.; Zeng, X.; Lu, M.; Zhong, G. A Highly Diastereo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of Multisubstituted Cyclopentanes with Four Chiral Carbons by the Organocatalytic Domino Michael-Henry Reaction. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3489-3492.
13. Tan, B.; Shi, Z.; Chua, P. J.; Zhong, G. Control of Four Stereocenters in an Organocatalytic Domino Double Michael Reaction: Efficient Synthesis of Multisubstituted Cyclopentanes. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3425-3428.
14. Tan, B.; Chua, P. J.; Li, Y.; Zhong, G. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Tandem Michael-Henry Reactions: A Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of Multifunctionalized Cyclohexanes with Two Quaternary Stereocenters. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 2437-2440.
Representative Research Papers：(From 2013.07-)
1. Ming-Yue Wu, Wei-Wei He, Xin-Yuan Liu*, Bin Tan,* Asymmetric Construction of Spirooxindoles by Organocatalytic Multicomponent Reactions Using Diazooxindoles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, DOI: 10.1002/anie. 201504640.
2. Zhi-Jia Fang, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Zhen Guo, Jing-Yao Guo, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*, Asymmetric Synthesis of Axially Chiral Isoquinolones: Nickel-Catalyzed Denitrogenative Transannulation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, DOI: 10.1002/anie. 201503207.
3. Jin-Shun Lin, Peng Yu, Lin Huang, Pan Zhang, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*, Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydroamination of Alkenes: Synthesis of Pyrrolidines Bearing a Tetrasubstituted Carbon Stereocenter. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7847.
4. Peng Yu, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Ning-Yuan Yang, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*，Phosphine-Catalyzed Remote β-C-H Functionalization of Amine Triggered by Trifluoromethylation of Alkene: One-Pot Synthesis of Bistrifluoromethylated Enamides and Oxazoles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4041.
5. Peng Yu, Jin-Shun Lin, Lei Li, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Ya-Ping Xiong, Li-Jiao Zhao, Bin Tan*,and Xin-Yuan Liu* “Enantioselective C-H Bond Functionalization Triggered by Radical Trifluoromethylation of Unactivated Alkene” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 11890.
6. Dao-Juan Cheng, Liang Yan, Shi-Kai Tian,* Ming-Yue Wu, Lu-Xin Wang, Zi-Li Fan, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Xin-Yuan Liu,* and Bin Tan* “Highly Enantioselective Kinetic Resolution of Axially Chiral BINAM Derivatives Catalyzed by a Brønsted Acid” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3684.
7. Lin Huang, Jin-Shun Lin, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*, Alkene Trifluoromethylation-Initiated Remote α-Azidation of Carbonyl Compounds toward Trifluoromethyl γ-Lactam and Spirobenzofuranone-lactam. ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 2826.
8. Lin Huang, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*, Metal-Free Direct 1,6- and 1,2-Difunctionalization Triggered by Radical Trifluoromethylation of Alkenes. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 1589-1592.
9. Lin Huang, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Bin Tan,* Xin-Yuan Liu*, Trifluoromethylation-Initiated Remote Cross-Coupling of Carbonyl Compounds to Form Carbon–Heteroatom/Carbon Bonds. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 6718.
10. Lei Li, Jing-Yao Guo, Su Chen, Tao Wang, Bin Tan* and Xin-Yuan Liu* “Amide Groups Switch Selectivity: C-H Trifluoromethylation of α,β-Unsaturated Amides and Subsequent Asymmetric Transformation” Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 6032.
11. Jin-Shun Lin, Xiang-Geng Liu, Xiao-Long Zhu, Bin Tan* and Xin-Yuan Liu* “Copper-Catalyzed Aminotrifluoromethylation of Unactivated Alkenes with TMSCF3: Construction of Trifluoromethylated Azaheterocycles” J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 7084.
12. Xing-Li Zhu, Jin-Hui Xu, Dao-Juan Cheng, Li-Jiao Zhao, Xin-Yuan Liu* and Bin Tan* “In Situ Generation of Electrophilic Trifluoromethylthio Reagents for Enantioselective Trifluoromethylthiolation of Oxindoles” Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2192.
13. Ya-Ping Xiong, Ming-Yue Wu, Xiang-Yu Zhang, Can-Liang Ma, Lin Huang, Li-Jiao Zhao, Bin Tan* and Xin-Yuan Liu* “Direct Access to α-CF3-enones via Efficient Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation of Meyer-Schuster Rearrangement” Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1000.
14. Lei Li, Min Deng, Sheng-Cai Zheng, Ya-Ping Xiong, Bin Tan* and Xin-Yuan Liu.* “Metal-Free Direct Intramolecular Carbotrifluoromethylation of Alkenes to Functionalized Trifluoromethyl Azaheterocycles” Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 504.
15. Jin-Shun Lin, Ya-Ping Xiong, Can-Liang Ma, Li-Jiao Zhao, Bin Tan* and Xin-Yuan Liu*. “Efficient Copper-Catalyzed Direct Intramolecular Aminotrifluoromethylation of Unactivated Alkenes with Diverse Nitrogen-Based Nucleophiles” Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 1332.
16. Dao-Juan Cheng, Yoshihiro Ishihara, Bin Tan* and Carlos F. Barbas, III* “Organocatalytic Asymmetric Assembly Reactions: Synthesis of Spirooxindoles via Organocascade Strategies”
ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 743.