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Dr. Antonio J Martínez-Martínez

University of Strathclyde, UK
Research Interests:
  • Main Group Organometallic Chemistry
  • Synergic Bimetallic Chemistry
  • Metallation of Aromatic Compounds



Prof. Carlos Roque Duarte Correia

State University of Campinas - Unicamp, Brazil
Research Interests:
  • Development of new and practical synthetic methodologies
  • Concise and green organic synthesis of natural and unnatural compounds
  • Homogeneous catalysis with emphasis on palladium-catalyzed reactions
  • Ligand design for new enantioselective metal-catalyzed reactions
  • Synthesis of natural or unnatural heterocyclic compounds of medicinal interest

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Prof. Carmen Claver

University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Research Interests:
  • Sustainable chemical transformation through innovative homogenous and nano-catalysis.
  • CO2 transformation.
  • Metal nanoparticles stabilization for catalysis.
  • Catalysts for the production of value-added chemicals and renewable fuelstecat. 

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Prof. David Cole-Hamilton

University of St. Andrews, RSC Dalton Division, UK
Research Interests:
  • Renewable resouces
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Isomerising methoxycarbonylation
  • Metathesis
  • Hydrogenation

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Prof. Deryn Fogg

University of Ottawa, Canada
Research Interests:
  • Olefin metathesis
  • Catalyst deactivation
  • Mechanistic studies

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Prof. Eduardo Peris

Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Research Interests:
  • Design of heterobimetallic catalysts for tandem catalytic reactions. 
  • Preparation of NHC-based multitopic N-Heterocyclic carbene ligands with rigid polyaromatic linkers, for the recognition of ions and neutral molecules.
  • NHC-based macromolecules, cages and cavitands.

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Prof. Ernesto Schulz Lang

Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Research Interests:
  • Synthesis, Chalcogen Chemistry, Selenium, Tellurium, Metal Chalcogenolate


Prof. Evgueni Kirillov

University of Rennes 1, France
Research Interests:
  • Organometallic Chemistry & Polymerization catalysis with metallocenes and post-metallocenes
  • "Oscillating" polymerization catalysis
  • Polynuclear polymerization catalysis
  • Stereochemistry of polymerization
  • Mechanistic studies of elementary steps in polymerization reactions

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Prof. Hiroshi Nakazawa

Osaka City University, Japan
Research Interests:
  • C-C, C-N, C-O, and C-Si bond cleavage catalyzed by a transition metal complex
  • Creation of iron complexes catalyst effective for hydrosilylation reaction
  • Creation of iron complexes catalyst effective for dehydrogenative Si-Si bond formation
  • Hydrophosphination reaction catalyzed by a transition metal ccomplex
  • Synthesis and reactivity of sigma-donation complex from B, Si, Ge, Sn to a transition metal


Prof. Jan-Uwe Rohde

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Research Interests:
  • Activation of small molecules
  • Organometallic O2 reactivity
  • Synthesis, structure, and spectroscopy of reactive transition metal complexes
  • High-oxidation-state complexes
  • Complexes of redox-active ligands

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Dr. Jay J. Dunsford

University of Manchester, UK
Research Interests:
  • Organometallics
  • Synthetic Methodology
  • Base-Metals
  • Cross-Coupling


Prof. Jean-Francois Carpentier

University of Rennes 1, France
Research Interests:
  • Organometallic chemistry of oxophilic elements (groups 2-6, 12-14) 
  • Design of single-site polymerization catalysts
  • Polymerization and oligomerization catalysis: polyolefins, polydienes, polyesters, functional polymer materials
  • Homogeneous catalysis for fine chemicals synthesis: hydrogenation, hydroelementation, carbonylations….
  • Green chemistry and biorenewables, biodegradable polymer materials

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Prof. Johanna Blacquiere

Western University, Canada
Research Interests:
  • Metal-Ligand Cooperativity
  • Responsive Ligand Hapticity
  • Proton Shuttling
  • Catalyst Design

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Prof. Juventino J. Garcia

National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Research Interests:
  • Activation of small molecules
  • Catalysis using C1 sources
  • Production of heterocylces from simple raw materials
  • Catalytic transformation of biomass
  • Nanocatalysis

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Prof. Liane M. Rossi

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Research Interests:
  • Preparation of metal nanoparticles as component for the preparation of heterogeneous catalysts
  • Catalyst recycling by magnetic separation
  • Heterogeneous catalysis for fine chemicals
  • Development of sustainable chemical processes
  • Heterogeneous catalysis for utilization of renewable resources

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Prof. Lionel Delaude 

University of Liège, Belgium
Research Interests:
  • Organic synthesis (preparation of N-heterocyclic carbenes and their precursors)
  • Organometallic chemistry (ruthenium-arene and ruthenium-alkylidene complexes)
  • Coordination chemistry (transition metals and dithiocarboxylate ligands)
  • Homogeneous catalysis (formation of carbon-carbon bonds, olefin metathesis)
  • Organocatalysis (with N-heterocyclic carbenes and derivatives thereof)

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Prof. Lisa Rosenberg

University of Victoria, Canada
Research Interests:
  • Design and synthesis of homogeneous catalysts for silicon and phosphorus chemistry
  • Mechanistic aspects of catalytic E-H activation
  • Structure/property relationships in inorganic polymers

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Prof. Luis A. Oro 

University of Zaragoza, Spain
Research Interests:
  • Homogeneous catalysis by complexes of rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium.
  • Preparation, structure and reactivity of organometallic and coordination complexes.
  • Molecular architecture, cluster chemistry and polymetallic reactivity.

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Prof. Martin H. G. Prechtl 

University of Cologne, Department of Chemistry, Germany
Research Interests:
  • Metal hydride complex catalyst design
  • Metal nanoparticle synthesis
  • Hydrogen storage systems
  • Selective hydrogenation and dehydrogenation
  • Cross-coupling reactions

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Prof. Masafumi Hirano

Tokyo University of A & T, Japan
Research Interests:
  • Chemo- and Stereoselective Cross-Dimerizations of Substituted Alkenes
  • Enantioselective Oxidative Coupling Reactions
  • Successive C-H/C-O Bond Activation Reactions
  • Bond Cleavage Reactions by Internal Electrophilic Substitution Mechanism
  • Synthesis and Reactions of Coordinationally Unsaturated Zero-valent Metal Complexes

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Prof. Oscar Navarro

School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, UK
Research Interests:
  • Synthesis of organometallic compounds
  • Homogeneous catalysis

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Prof. Osvaldo de Lazaro Casagrande Junior

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Research Interests:
  • Organometallic Chemistry involving groups 4-6, and 10
  • Homogeneous Catalysis
  • Polymerization and Oligomerization Catalysis

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Prof. Régis Gauvin

UCCS - UMR CNRS 8181, France
Research Interests:
  • Well-defined supported organometallic catalysts
  • Structure-activity and -selectivity relationships
  • Advanced characterization of catalytic materials

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Prof. Rinaldo Poli

CNRS, Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, France
Research Interests:
  • Biphasic catalysis in polymer nanoreactors
  • Mechanistic investigation of catalytic processes
  • Metal-mediated controlled radical polymerization
  • Chiral ligands and anantioselective catalysis

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Prof. Sergio Castillon

Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Research Interests:
Our reseach is oriented in two different directions: a) developping catalytic and non catalytic methods for synthesing aminoalcohols regio and stereoselectively, and b) to the synthesis of glycolipids with biological proporties
Synthesis of aminoalcohols are tackled by enantioselective palladium catalyzed allylic amination, and by aziridination of dienes, inter and intramolecular, catalyzed and non catalyzed. 



Prof. Stanislav Groysman

Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, USA
Research Interests:
  • Metal-alkoxide complexes
  • N-N and C-N bond formation
  • Bimetallic complexes for the cooperative activation of small molecules
  • Redox-active ligands

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Important Dates

  • APR 02nd
    Online registration is open
  • JUL 10th
    Deadline for early (discount) registration
  • AUG 10th
    Deadline for abstract submission
  • OCT 18th
    Symposium begins
  • OCT 23rd
    Symposium ends



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