Chen Mu-Wang, Male, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Mailing address: Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 457 Zhongshan Road, 

Dalian 116023, China

Postal Code: 116023

Research Areas

Asymmetric Synthesis


2016-09--2020-07 Jiangxi Normal University   PhD

2006-09--2009-06 Wenzhou University           Master

2002-09--2006-07 Yichun University               Bachelor


Work Experience

2017-07~Now, Associate Researcher, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2011-11~2017-06, Assistant Researcher, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2009-06~2011-10, Intern Researcher, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,



(1) Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Alkyl- ation of 2-Arylquinazoline-4- (3H)-ones with Cyclopropanols via Directing C-H Activation and Ring Opening at Ambient Temperature, Asian J. Org. Chem.2021.10, 192-195.
(2) Enantioselective Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Dihydroquinoxalinones via Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation, Org. Chem. Front., 2019. 6, 746-750.
(3) Synthesis of Chiral β-Fluoroalkyl β-Amino Acid Derivatives Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenation, J. Org. Chem2019. 84, 10371-10379.
(4) OrganocatalyticAsymmetric Reduction of Fluorinated Alkynyl Ketimines, J. Org. Chem., 2018. 83, 8688-8694
(5) Facile Synthesis of Chiral Cyclic Ureas through Hydrogenation of 2-Hydroxypyrimidine/Pyrimidin-2(1H)-one Tautomers, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2018. 57, 5853-5857.
(6) Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Isoquinolines and Pyridines Using Hydrogen Halide Generated in situ as Activator, Org. Lett.2017. 19, 4988-4991.
(7) Synthesis of Chiral Fluorinated Propargylamines via Chemoselective Biomimetic Hydrogenation., Org. Lett., 2016. 18, 4650-4653. 
(8) Enantioselective Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl Substituted Piperidines with Multiple Stereogenic Centers via Hydrogenation of Pyridinium Hydrochlorides., Org. Chem. Front.2015. 2, 586-589.
(9) Facile Construction of Three Contiguous Stereogenic Centers via Dynamic Kinetic Resolution in Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Quinolines, Chem. Commun201450, 12526-12529.
(10) A Mild Method for Generation of o-Quinone Methide under the Basic Condition. The Facile Synthesis of trans-2,3-Dihydrobenzofurans, Chem. Commun2013. 49, 1660-1662.
(11) Asymmetric Hydrogenolysis of Racemic Tertiary Alcohol, 3-Substituted 3-Hydroxyisoindolin-1-ones, Chem. Commun2012. 48,  1698-1700.
(12) Enantioselective Pd-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Fluorinated Imines: Facile Access to Chiral Fluorinated Amines., Org. Lett., 2011. 12, 5075-5077.


(1) A method for synthese of chiral fluoroamines by palladium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation, invention, 2014,  patent number: ZL201010238747.2

(2) A class of disulfoxide ligands with axial chirality and its synthesis method, Invention, 2014,  patent number: ZL200910187742.9

Research Interests

Asymmetric synthesis, Organic fluorine chemistry