REN Peng
Address:
Rm 810, Building G, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, P. R. China (518055)
Email:
renpeng@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
+86-(0)755-86102148
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
Ren Peng was born in Zhengzhou City, Henan Province. In 2004, he was admitted to Nankai University to study chemistry. In November 2012, he received the doctoral degree from Federal University of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. After that, he did postdoctoral research in Oxford University and Princeton University. In September 2015, he was hired as the associate professor by Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School. Until now, a total of 23 SCI articles were published.
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Metal-organic frameworks for gas adsorption, catalysis and sensing
Well-defined catalyst for organic synthesis
Functional polymers synthesis
EDUCATION  
November 2012
Ph.D. in Chemistry, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne(EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. Advisor Professor Xile Hu
June 2008
B.S. in Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, P. R. China. Advisor: Professor Peng Cheng
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
September 2015-
Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, P. R. China
July 2014 – August 2015
Postdoc., Princeton University, US. Advisor Professor Brad Carrow
January 2013 – June 2014
Postdoc., Oxford University, UK. Advisor Professor Andrew Weller and Professor Michael Willis
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2018-2020
National Nature Science Foundation of China for Youths
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2012
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad
2012
Swiss National Science Foundation fellowship for young researchers
2012
Student Travel Award from the Swiss Academy of Science
PATENT
   
none
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
1. Gorsline J. B., Wang L., Ren P., and Carrow P. B.*
C-H Alkenylation of Heteroarenes: Mechanism, Rate,and Selectivity Changes Enabled by Thioether Ligands
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b03887.
2. Chen L.Y.; Ren, P.; Carrow B.P.*
Tri(1-adamantyl)phosphine: Expanding the Boundary of Electron-Releasing Character Available to Organophosphorus Compounds
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 6392-6395.
3. Ren, P.; Pike, S.D.; Pernik, I.; Weller,* A, S.; Willis M. C.
Rh-POP Pincer Xantphos Complexes for C-S and C-H Activation. Implications for Carbothiolation Catalysis.
Organometallics 2015, 34, 711-723.
4. Perez Garcia, P. M.; Ren, P.; Scopelliti, R.; Hu, X. L.*
Nickel-Catalyzed Direct Alkylation of Terminal Alkynes at Room Temperature: A Hemilabile Princer Ligand Enhances Catalytic Activity
ACS Catalysis 2015, 5,1164-1171.
5. Cheung, C. W.; Ren, P.; Hu, X.L.*
Mild and Phosphine-free Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Non-activated secondary Alkyl Halides with Alkynyl Grignard Reagents
Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2566-2569.
6. Ren, P.; Stern, L.A.; Hu, X.L.*
Copper-Catalyzed Cross Coupling of Functionalized Alkyl Halides and Tosylates with Secondary and Tertiary Alkyl Grignard Reagents
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2012, 51, 9110-9113.
7. Perez Garcia, P. M.; Franco, T. D.; Orsino, A.; Ren, P.; Hu, X. L.*
Nickel-Catalyzed Diastereoselective Alkyl-Alkyl Kumada Coupling
Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 4286-4289.
8. Madhira, V. N.; Ren, P.; Vechorkin, O.; Hu, X.L.; Vicic, D.A.*
Synthesis and Electronic Properties of a Pentafluoroethyl Derivatized Nickel Pincer Complex
Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 7915-7919.
9. Ren, P.; Salihu, I.; Scopelliti, R.; Hu, X.L.*
Cu-Catalyzed Alkylation of Benzoxazoles with Secondary Alkyl Halides
Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 1748-1751.
10. Ren, P.; Vechorkin, O.; Von Allmen, K.; Scopelliti, R.; Hu, X.L.*
A Structure-Activity Study of Ni-Catalyzed Alkyl-Alkyl Kumada Coupling. Improved Catalysts for Coupling of Secondary Alkyl Halides.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133, 7084-7095.
11. Ren, P.; Vechorkin, O.; Csok, Z.; Salihu, I.; Scopelliti, R.; Hu, X.L.*
Pd, Pt, and Ru Complexes of a Pincer Bis(amino)amide Ligand.
Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 8906-8911.
12. Ren, P.; Liu, M.L.; Zhang, J.; Shi, W.; Cheng, P.;* Liao, D.Z.; Yan, S.P.
1D, 2D and 3D Luminescent Zinc(II) Coordination Polymers Assembled from Varying Flexible Thioether Ligands.
Dalton Trans., 2008, 35, 4711-4713.
13. Ren, P.; Shi, W.; Cheng, P.*
Synthesis and Characterization of Three-Dimensional 3d-3d and 3d-4f Heterometallic Coordination Polymers with High Thermal Stability.
Cryst. Growth & Des., 2008, 8, 1097-1099.
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
The 19th National Symposium on Organometallics "Design, Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Copper Complexes Containing Tridentate Pincer N2N Ligands"
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Spring/Autumn 2017-General Chemistry (experimental section)
Autumn 2017-Organic Chemistry (experimental section)
Updated:2019-03