Seminar

2021

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Paul G. HAYES
Tier I Board of Governors Research Chair in Organometallic Chemistry University of Lethbridge, Canada

Title : Metal-ligand Cooperative Small Molecule Activation by Rhodium NNN-Pincer Complexes
Date: 6 August, 2021 (Fri.) 11:00-12:00
Online 

 

2019

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Florian Jaroschik
CNRS, Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, France

Title : New Organometallic Transformations of Pentafulvenes and Benzofulvenes:
from Regioselective Hydroalumination to C-F bond Activation
Date:23 October, 2019 (Wed.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Zongxian Wang
College of Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum, China

Title : Efficient Thermal Conversion of Heavy Oils by Recycling Hydrogen Donor Fractions
Date:11 June, 2019 (Tue.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Aiwen Lei
Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS), Wuhan University, China

Title : Oxidation-Induced C-H Activation and Oxidative Cross-Coupling with Hydrogen Evolution
Date:23 May, 2019 (Thu.) 16:00-17:20
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. PWU Jishan
Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title : Diradicaloids, Polyradicaloids, and Covalent Organic Radical Frameworks
Date:27 February, 2019 (Wed.) 11:00-12:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Patchanita Thamyongkit
Institute for Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University , Thailand

Title : On Potential of π-Extended Oligopyrrole Derivatives for Optoelectronics and Electrocatalysis
Date:8 February, 2019 (Fri.) 11:00-12:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Peter Junk
College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Australia

Title : Recent Developments in Redox Transmetallation Chemistry Involving Rare Earth Metals
Date:17 January, 2019 (Thu.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building

2018

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Holger Braunschweig
Institute for Sustainable Chemistry & Catalysis with Boron,Institute of Inorganic Chemistry,
University of Würzburg, Germany
Title : Turning Boron Chemistry on its Head: The Unusual Chemistry of Boron
in Low Oxidation States

Prof. Kuo-Wei Huang
KAUST Catalysis Center and Division of Physical Science and Engineering,
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Title : A Novel Class of PN3(P)-Pincer Complexes: Cooperative Catalysis and Beyond

Date:8 November, 2018 (Thu.) 15:00-17:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Martin Oestreich
Institute for Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Title : Solving (Our) Two Long-Standing Problems in Silicon Chemistry
Date:23 October, 2018 (Tue.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Alan S. Goldman
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, USA
Title : Catalysis by Pincer-Iridium Complexes. Breaking C-H Bonds, Making C-C Bonds, and Various Combinations Thereof

Prof. Bing-Tao Guan
State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University,China
Title : New Explorations on S-Block Metal Catalysts

Prof. Pierre H. Dixneuf
Institute of Chemical Sciences of Rennes/ Center for Catalysis and Green Chemistry, University of Rennes 1, France
Title : Catalytic Cross-Couplings from C-H Bonds : Late Stage Modifications of P & N Ligands

Date:29 August, 2018 (Tue.) 14:30-17:20
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Yi Luo
School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China
Title : The Mechanism of Olefin Polymerizations Catalyzed by Rare Earth Metal Complexes: Insights from DFT Calculations

Prof. Wenjing Hong
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, China
Title :Charge Transport through Single-Molecule Organometallic Complex

Prof. Haiping Xia
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, China
Title : Polycarbolong Chemistry: A Story of Carbon Chain ligands and Transition Metals

Date:6 August, 2018 (Mon.) 14:00-17:20
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Da-Gang Yu
College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, China

Title : :CO2Utilization in Organic Synthesis
Date:26 June, 2018 (Thu.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Dmitri G. Goussev
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Title : :Catalytic Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenative Coupling
Date:7 June, 2018 (Thu.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. John C. Gordon
Chemistry Division Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Title : The Efficient Outer Sphere Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Containing Substrates: Some New Insights
Date:12 March, 2018 (Mon.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Han Sen Soo
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title : Artificial Photosynthesis by Light Absorption, Charge Separation, and Photoredox Catalysis
Date:8 March, 2018 (Thu.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building

 

2017

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Paula L. Diaconescu
University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Title : Redox Switchable Catalysis
Date:11 September, 2017 (Mon.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Pengfei Li
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Title : Chemoselective Manipulation of Boryl Groups With or Without Metals
Date:5 September, 2017 (Tue.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Tiow-Gan Ong
Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Title : Carbon and Catalysis
Date:29 August, 2017 (Tue.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Shuanhu Gao
Shanghai Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Chemical Processes School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University, China

Title : Natural Products Total Synthesis Using Photo-reactions
Date:7 July, 2017 (Fri.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Jean-François Carpentier
Catalysis & Organometallics, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rennes 1, France

Title : Highly Reactive Heavy Alkaline-Earth Complexes for Hydroelementation and
   Dehydrocoupling Catalysis
Date:10 May, 2017 (Wed.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Zhibin Guan
Department of Chemistry University of California, USA

Title:Exploring Transition Metal Catalysts for Making and Breaking Polymers
Date:24 March, 2017 (Fri.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building

 

2016

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Rei Kinjo
Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title : Design of Organoboron Featuring Unique Electronic Property
Date:20 December, 2016 (Tue.) 15:00-16:30
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Zhu-Jun Yao
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Nanjing University, China

Title: Discoveries through Total Synthesis of Natural Hybrid Chlorofusin
Date:21 November, 2016 (Mon.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Martin Oestreich
Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Title : Catalysis with Silicon and Boron
Date:17 November, 2016 (Thu.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Congyang Wang
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS), China

Title:Manganese-Group Metal Catalysis for Transformations of Inert C-H Bonds
Date:27 September, 2016 (Tue.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Ming-Hua Xu
State Key Laboratory of Drug Research Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica Chinese Academy of Science, China

Title:Exceptionally Simple Olefin Ligands for Broad-Scope Asymmetric Catalysis
Date:25 April, 2016 (Mon.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Alexander Trifonov
Institute of Organometallic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Title:Complexes of Rare- and Alkaline-Earth Metals for Catalytic Intermolecular Olefin Hydrophosphination and Hydroamination Reactions
Date:14 March, 2016 (Mon.) 11:00-12:00
Place:Seminar Room, 6F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Jin Kyoon Park
Department of Chemistry, Pusan National University, Korea

Title:Synthesis and Application of Fused N-Heterocycles in Pd and Cu Catalysis
Date:26 February, 2016 (Fri.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building
RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Steven Nolan
Chemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Title:Prospecting with Gold: Gold-N-Heterocyclic Carbene
Date:19 January, 2016 (Tue.) 15:00-16:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building

 

2015

RIKEN Seminar
Prof. Jun Okuda
Director of Institute of Inorganic Chemistry and Chair Professor of Organometallic Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Title:Chemistry of Carbon Dioxide Dianion
Date:19 November, 2015 (Thu.) 16:00-17:00
Place:Seminar Room, 5F Chemistry and Material Physics Building