Yongqiang XU


Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 32-42, 4th floor, office 418
CASCH group

Research interests:

  • Development of cobalt-catalyzed reactions
  • Activation of C-H bonds
  • Valorization of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF)

Scientific career

  • Since October 2023: Doctoral thesis at Sorbonne University under the supervision of Dr. Julie Oble and Dr. Marc Petit (IPCM, UMR 8232).
  • Sept. 2020- June 2023: Master in Chemistry of Organosilicon Compounds and Materials at Hangzhou Normal University (Hangzhou, China) under the supervision of Prof. Hua Lu.
  • Sept. 2016- June 2020: Bachelor of Applied Chemistry at Hainan Normal University (Haikou City, China)

Selected publications

  1. Helical β-isoindigo-Based Chromophores with B–O–B Bridge: Facile Synthesis and Tunable Near-Infrared Circularly Polarized Luminescence.
    Xu, Y. Q.; Ni, Z.; Xiao, Y.; Chen, Z.; Wang, S.; Gai, L.; Zheng, Y.; Shen, Z.; Lu, H.; Guo, Z. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202218023.