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List of PhD Theses    [HKUST]    [ZJU]

    From The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China

25.    Haichen MA: Total Synthesis of the Proposed Structure of Iriomoteolide-13a, August 2020, HKUST.

24.    Nanfeng GAO: Synthesis of Depleted Analogues of Amphidinolide C Congeners, August 2020, HKUST.

23.    Wen ZHANG: Studies toward Total Synthesis of Iriomoteolide-2a and 4b-Acetoxyprobotryanes, August 2020, HKUST.

22.    Yongxiang WANG: Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide B4 via B-Alkyl Suzuki Coupling and Ring-Closing Metathesis, July 2018, HKUST. [Abstract]

21.    Xingbang LIN: Total Synthesis of (2S,6R,9S)- and (2S,6S,9S)-Stereoisomers of Amphidinolactone B, July 2018, HKUST. [Abstract]

20.   Man Ki SIT: Synthesis of Maltepolide Cores via Diene–Ene RCM and Study on SmI2-Mediated Reductive Coupling of Methacrylates with Aldehydes, August 2017, HKUST. [Abstract]

19.   Hui ZHAO: Copper- and Gold-Catalyzed Reactions of Functionalized Internal Alkynes and Synthesis of the C19–C30 Fragment of Iriomoteolide-13a, August 2017, HKUST. [Abstract]

18.    Ye-Xiang SU: Synthesis of C9–C17 and C18–C26 Fragments of Amphidinolide C Congeners and the Coupling Reactions, January 2017, HKUST. [Abstract]   

17.    Yecai LAI: SmI2-Mediated Reductive Couplings of Acrylates/Crotonates for Diverted Total Synthesis of Designed Macrolactones, (−)-Palmyrolide A and Laingolide A, January 2015, HKUST. [Abstract]

16.    Yandong WU: Total Synthesis of Marine Butenolides Possessing a Remote Stereogenic Center on the Side Chain, January 2014, HKUST. [Abstract]

15.    Ning YE: Total Synthesis of Mycolactone E and Iriomoteolide-1b Stereoisomer via Ring-Closing Metathesis Strategies, January 2014, HKUST. [Abstract]

14.    Yuan WANG: Synthesis of the Side Chain of Mycolactone E and Linear Polyenes Related to Biosynthesis of the C-1027 Enediyne Core, July 2013, HKUST. [Abstract]

13.    Gaofeng FENG: Total Synthesis of 24-Demethylbafilomycins Using Diester-Tethered Ring-Closing Metathesis, January 2010, HKUST. [Abstract]

12.    Congyong YUE: Palladium Complexes of Aromatic Amide-Derived Phosphines and Application for Synthesis of Biaryls, Nitrogen Heterocycles, and Benzo[b]furans, November 2009, HKUST. [Abstract]

11.    Lijie SUN: Synthesis of Atropisomeric 1-Naphthamide-Derived Phosphines and Application for Asymmetric Heck and Suzuki–Miyaura Reactions, August 2009, HKUST. [Abstract]

10.    Ye ZHANG: Development of Amide-Derived P,O-Ligands for Suzuki Cross-Coupling of Aryl Chlorides and the Asymmetric Version, August 2005, HKUST. [Abstract]

9.    Xuan WANG: Studies on Preparation of Aromatic Amines and Their Synthetic and Biological Applications, August 2005, HKUST. [Abstract]

8.    Li-Ping SUN: Syntheses of Heterocyclic Compounds via Diversity-Oriented Approach and Microwave-Assisted Solid-Phase Combinatorial Chemistry, July 2004, HKUST. [Abstract]

7.    Huafeng WU: Design and Synthesis of Novel Chiral Arsines for Asymmetric Wittig Reactions and Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation and Asymmetric Heck Reactions, July 2004, HKUST. [Abstract]

6.    Kwong Wah LAI: Studies on Syntheses, Reactions, and Biomedical Applications of Functionalized Alkynes, January 2004, HKUST. [Abstract]

5.    Ka Yim YEUNG: Studies on Asymmetric Reactions and Catalysis Using Axially Chiral 2-Substituted N,N-Dialkyl-1-naphthamides and P-Chiral Secondary Phosphine Oxides, August 2003, HKUST. [Abstract]

4.    Wing Leung MAK: Studies on Synthesis of Novel Porphycene Analogs and Eu(fod)3-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Allylic Esters, July 2000, HKUST. [Abstract]

3.    Yuk Ha LEE: Studies on Allylic Rearrangement Strategy to Enediynes and Intramolecular Cyclization of Hydroxyl Propargylic Sulfones, July 1999, HKUST. [Abstract] 

2.    Kin Chiu FONG: Design and Synthesis of Novel Enediynes and Propargylic Sulfones as DNA Cleaving and Anticancer Agents, August 1997, HKUST. [Abstract]

1.    Patrick Chi Wai LAU: Studies on Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Intermolecular Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of 1,1-Dimethyl-1,3-butadiene Derivatives and Applications to Taxoid Synthesis, July 1997, HKUST. [Abstract]


    From Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

18.    Guanglian ZHAO: Study on Total Synthesis of Ansa Macrolide Divergolide A, June 2015, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]   

17.    Jingjing XU: Expeditious Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing 5-Memebered Heterocycles and Construction of the Fused g-Lactam Core of Cytochalasins, September 2014, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

16.    Weiwei HAN: Synthesis of Benzofurans by Sequential Ugi and RapStoermer Reactions and Construction of C14C21 Acid Fragment of Cytochalasin Z8, September 2014, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

15.    Dongdong WU: Common Intermediate Strategy Based Diverted Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide T Marine Macrolides and Amphidinin B, May 2013, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

14.    Jing DAI: Metal Complex-/Lewis Acid-Catalyzed C–C Bond Forming Reactions for Synthesis of Functionalized Alkenes, July 2011, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

13.    Yuanxin LIU: Preparation of a Cinnamide Library and Total Synthesis of Stereoisomers of Marine Macrolide Iriomoteolide-1a, June 2011, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

12.    Huoming LI: Lewis Acid- and Base-Catalyzed Multicomponent Reactions of Nitrophenols and Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide T2, June 2010, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

11.    Yu ZHENG: Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling and Decarbonylative Cross-Coupling Reactions for Synthesis of Heterocycles, April 2010, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

10.    Yan WANG: Synthesis of Bicyclic Heterocycles Containing an N–O Bond and Marine Butenolides, December 2009, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

9.    Liang SUN: Study on Total Synthesis of Micromonospolide B, September 2009, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

8.    Jialu LUO: Synthesis of Novel Pentacyclic Heterocycles and C1–C12 Fragment of Amphidinolide T Marine Macrolides, September 2009, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

7.    Jianyu SHI: Synthetic Study on Privileged Heterocycles Based on Ugi Four-Component Reaction and Microwave-Assisted Post Annulation, September 2008, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

6.    Gaofeng FENG: Synthesis of 3,4-Dihydro-3-oxo-2H-1,4-benzoxazines and C3–C12 Fragment of 24-Demethylbafilomycin C1, June 2008, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

5.    Yile CHEN: Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide X Based on Stereochemical Influence by Remote Exocyclic Functionalities in Ring-Closing Metathesis, June 2008, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

4.    Jian JIN: Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide Y via Searching for a Ring-Closing Metathesis Catalyst Enabling Formation of Trisubstituted E-Olefin, June 2008, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

3.    Yannian LI: Aromatic Amide-Derived Phosphines for Room Temperature Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryl Chlorides and Aryl/Vinyl Bromides, June 2008, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

2.    Yucui GUAN: Study toward Total Synthesis of Complex Antitumor Plecomacrolide 24-Demethylbafilomycin C1, June 2007, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]

1.    Xinglong XING: Microwave-Assisted MCR-Annulation Approaches toward Heterocycles Synthesis, September 2006, ZJU, China. [Abstract] [link]