Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (+86) 18571719856


Academic Areas: Organic Chemistry

Long Wang is the associate professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST). His research focuses on the exploration of novel transition metal catalyst, synthetic methods for organoboronic compounds preparation and efficient oxidation reactions by using green oxidants.

Academic Degrees

2009-2014    PhD in Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2007-2009    MS in Chemistry, Tsinghua University

2002-2006    BS in Chemistry, Wuhan University

Professional Experience

2018-now     Associate Professor, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, HUST

2014-2018    Postdoc, Münster University, Germany

Selected Publications

[1] Wang, L.; Huang, H.; Priebbenow, D. L.; Pan, F.-F.; Bolm, C., Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Sulfoximines and Alkynes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52 (12), 3478-3480. Highlighted by P. Knochel and N. Barl (Synfacts 2013, 9, 651).

[2] Wang, L.; Dong, S.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Liu, L.; Grimme, S.; Knitsch, R.; Eckert, H.; Hansen, M. R.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., Formation of macrocyclic ring systems by carbonylation of trifunctional P/B/B frustrated Lewis pairs. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9 (6), 1544-1550.

[3] Wang, L.; Kehr, G.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Brinkkötter, M.; Wiegand, T.; Wübker, A.-L.; Eckert, H.; Liu, L.; Brandenburg, J. G.; Grimme, S.; Erker, G. Solid State Frustrated Lewis Pair Chemistry. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9 (6), 1544-1550.

[4] Wang, L.; Zhang, S.; Hasegawa, Y.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., Cooperative carbon monoxide to formyl reduction at a trifunctional PBB frustrated Lewis pair. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53 (40), 5499-5502.

[5] Wang, L.; Priebbenow, D. L.; Dong, W.; Bolm, C., N-Arylations of Sulfoximines with 2-Arylpyridines by Copper-Mediated Dual N-H/C-H Activation. Org. Lett. 2014, 16 (10), 2661-2663.

[6] Wang, L.; Priebbenow, D. L.; Zou, L.-H.; Bolm, C., The Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative N-Acylation of Sulfoximines. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355 (8), 1490-1494.

[7] Wang, L.; Fu, H.; Jiang, Y.; Zhao, Y., Highly Efficient Copper-Catalyzed Amidation of Aldehydes by C-H Activation. Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14 (34), 10722-10726.

[8] Wang, L.; Samigullin, K.; Wagner, M.; McQuilken, A. C.; Warren, T. H.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., An Ethylene-Bridged Phosphane/Borane Frustrated Lewis Pair Featuring the -B(Fxyl)2 Lewis Acid Component. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22 (31), 11015-11021.

[9] Wang, L.; Jian, Z.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., Formation of borata-alkene/iminium zwitterions by ynamine hydroboration. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47 (32), 10853-10856.

[10] Wang, L.; Li, J.; Deng, D.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Mück-Lichtenfeld, C.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., Carbon–carbon bond forming reactions of acetylenic esters and ketones within frustrated phosphane/borane Lewis pair frameworks. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48 (31), 11921-11926.

[11] Wang, L.; Deng, D.; Škoch, K.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G., Macrocycle Formation by Cooperative Selection at a Double-Sited Frustrated Lewis Pair. Organometallics 2019, 38 (9), 1897-1902.

[12] Wang, L.; Priebbenow, D. L.; Chen, X. Y.; Pan, F.-F.; Bolm, C., The Synthesis of Chiral Benzothiazine and Thiazinoquinoline Derivatives. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2015 (15), 3338-3343.

Awards and Honors

Courses Taught

1. Organic Chemistry (for Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students)

2. Organic Chemistry Experiments (for Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students)

3. Comprehensive Chemistry Experiments (for Applied Chemistry undergraduate students)


1. National Science Foundation of China: 21901079