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Xu Weici
Research Assistant Professor

Educational background:

2016 PhD in chemicobiology, Xiamen University

2011 Bachelor in chemistry, Xiamen University

Work experience: 

2020.11-now Research Assistant Professor in Southern University of Science and Technology

2019.05-2020.09 Postdoctoral in University of Florida

2016.11-2019.02 Postdoctoral in Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Area:

Asymmetric catalysis

Design, synthesis and application of new chiral catalysts


1. Zhang J.;  Xu, W.; Xu, M.* Low coordination state Rh(I)-complex as high performance catalyst for asymmetric intramolecular cyclopropanation: construction of penta-substituted cyclopropanes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, e202216799

2. Niu,S.; Zhang, H.; Xu, W. *; Bagdi, P. R.; Zhang, G.; Liu, J.; Yang, S. and & Fang, X.* Access to enantioenriched compounds bearing challenging tetrasubstituted stereocenters via kinetic resolution of auxiliary adjacent alcohols. Nature Communications 2021, 12, 3735.

3. Xu, W.; Arieno, M.; Löw, H.; Huang, K.; Xie, X.; Cruchter, T.; Ma, Q.; Xi, J.; Huang, B.; Wiest, O.*; Gong, L.*; Meggers, E.* Metal-templated design: enantioselective hydrogen-bond-driven catalysis requiring only parts-per-million catalyst loading. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8774–8780.

4. Xu, W.; Shen, X; Ma, Q; Gong, L.*; Meggers, E.* Restricted conformation of a hydrogen-bond mediated catalyst enables the highly efficient enantioselective construction of an all-carbon quaternary stereocenter. ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 7641−7646.