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REN Yufeng
Doctoral candidate

Sorbonne Université,
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5


Couloir 32-42 5ème étage

Office 506


Research interests

Organometallic catalysis, radical chemistry, organic synthesis

Current research

Non-innocent ligands/redox

Scientific career

  • Since Oct. 2016: PhD in Organic Chemistry, Sorbonne Université (Paris)
    Advisors: Prof. Louis Fensterbank, Dr. Marine Desage El Murr.
  • 2013-2016: M.S. in Pharmaceutical Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China.
  • 2009-2013: B.Sc. in Pharmacy, Changzhi Medical College, China.

Selected publications

  1. The amino side chains do matter: chemoselectivity in the one-pot threecomponent synthesis of 2-amino-4H-chromenes by supramolecular catalysis with amino-appended β-cyclodextrins (ACDs) in water, Y. Ren, B. Yang, X. Liao, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2016, 6, 4283. Link
  2. Solid inclusion complexes of oleanolic acid with amino-appended β-cyclodextrins (ACDs): preparation, characterization, water solubility and anticancer activity, Y. Ren, Y. Liu, Z Yang, R. Niu, K. Gao, B. Yang, J. Zhang, X. Liao, Materials Science and Engineering C, 2016, 69, 68. Link
  3. Merging supramolecular catalysis and aminocatalysis: amino-appended β-cyclodextrins (ACDs) as efficient and recyclable supramolecular catalysts for the synthesis of tetraketones, Y. Ren, B. Yang, X. Liao, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 22034. Link
  4. Host-guest inclusion system of oleanolic acid with methyl-β-cyclodextrin: preparation, characterization, and anticancer activity, Y. Ren, Y. Liu, R. Niu, X. Liao, J. Zhang, B. Yang, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2016, 1117, 1. Link
  5. One-pot synthesis of tetrahydro-4H-chromenes by supramolecular catalysis in water, Y. Ren, B. Yang, X. Liao, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 79405. Link