Faculty Profile

Hong Wang

Title
Professor
Department
Chemistry
College
College of Science

    

Education

PhD, UC Davis, 2003.
Major: Chemistry
Degree Specialization: Organic Chemistry
MS, Shandong University, 1993.
Major: Inorganic Chemistry
BS, Shandong University, 1990.
Major: Inorganic Chemistry

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2023
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2023
CHEM 5950.756, Master's Thesis, Spring 2023
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Spring 2023

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2022
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2022
CHEM 5500.001, Physical Organic Chemistry, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Fall 2022
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2022
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2022
CHEM 5640.001, Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Spring 2022
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2021
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Fall 2021
CHEM 4940.001, Chemistry Seminar, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2021
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Spring 2021
CHEM 5940.001, Seminar in Current Chemistry, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2020
CHEM 5500.001, Physical Organic Chemistry, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6010.756, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Fall 2020
CHEM 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2020
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2020
CHEM 5640.001, Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CHEM 6010.706, Seminar for Doctoral Candidates, Spring 2020
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2019
CHEM 4940.001, Chemistry Seminar, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2019
CHEM 5940.001, Seminar in Current Chemistry, Spring 2019 SPOT
CHEM 4910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2019
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2018
CHEM 5500.001, Physical Organic Chemistry, Fall 2018 SPOT
CHEM 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2018
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2018
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
CHEM 4951.714, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2018
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2018
CHEM 2370.002, Organic Chemistry, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 2370.212, Organic Chemistry, Spring 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2018
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2017
CHEM 5500.001, Physical Organic Chemistry, Fall 2017 SPOT
CHEM 4900.706, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2017
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
CHEM 3996.00, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2017
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Spring 2017
CHEM 5640.001, Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry, Spring 2017 SPOT
CHEM 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
CHEM 6940.756, Individual Research, Fall 2016
CHEM 2370.002, Organic Chemistry, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 2370.212, Organic Chemistry, Fall 2016

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Peters, Ren\'e, (2015). Cooperative catalysis: designing efficient catalysts for synthesis. John Wiley \& Sons.
Book Chapter
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. W., Kumar, S. (2016). Push--Pull Porphyrins: Synthesis, Properties and Applications. Handbook of Porphyrin Science: With Applications to Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Biology and Medicine—Volume 40: Nanoorganization of Porphyrinoids. 105--200.
Conference Proceeding
Wang, H., Hu, Y., Thomas, M., Alsaleh, A., D'Souza, F. (2020). Beta, Beta-Functionalized Push-Pull Opp-Dibenzoporphyrins As Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: The Role of the Phenylethynyl Bridge and the Tertiary Amine Push Group. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (11), 880.
Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., Wang, H., D'Souza, F. (2019). Accelerated Charge Separation and Stabilization in a Fused Bis Zinc Porphyrin-Quinone Conjugate Via Cation-Quinone Interaction. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (14), 947.
Wang, H., Hu, Y., D'Souza, F. (2019). Beta, Beta-Functionalized Push-Pull Opp-Dibenzoporphyrins As Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: The Role of the Phenylethynyl Bridge. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (13), 884.
Kumar, S., Webre, W., Stewart, C., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2019). Novel Synthesis of [2, 3] Naphthaloporphyrins. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (45), 2216.
Hu, Y., Jinadasa, R. W., Yellappa, S., Webre, W., Thomas, M., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2018). Linker Group Effects of Linearly Pi-Extended Porphyrins for Solar Energy Conversion. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (11), 910.
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. W., Thomas, M., Hu, Y., D'Souza, F. (2017). Linearly-and Cross-Conjugated Porphyrin Dimers: Synthesis and Characterization. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (14), 887.
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. G., Hu, Y., Thomas, M., D'Souza, F., Yellappa, S. (2017). Push-Pull P-Extended porphyrins As Sensitizer for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (13), 841.
Hu, Y., Jinadasa, R. W., Wang, H. (2017). Synthesis of Oligomeric Benzoporphyrins Via Imidation. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (14), 907.
Jinadasa, R. W., Wang, H., Li, B., Kerr, L. (2016). Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Based on Dicarboxylic Acid Substituted Benzoporphyrin and the Effect of Pi-Linkers Towards Their Photovoltaic Performances. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (13), 859.
Wang, H., Kerr, L., Jinadasa, R. W., Li, B., Schmitz, B., Matus, A., Hu, Y. (2016). Functionalized Pi-Extended porphyrins As Sensitizer for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (12), 809.
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. W., Fang, Y., Kumar, S., Kadish, K. M., Hu, Y. (2016). Functionalizing P-Extended Porphyrins. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (13), 848.
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. G., Kumar, S., Schmitz, B., Miller, E., Kadish, K. M., Fang, Y. (2015). Functionalized Pi-Extended Porphyrins. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (11), 963.
Wang, H., Jinadasa, R. G., Matus, A., Zou, S., Kerr, L. (2015). Push-Pull p-Extended porphyrins for Solar Energy Conversion. ECS Meeting Abstracts. (10), 906.
Jinadasa, R., Waruna, E., Wang, H. (2014). Design and synthesis of new Pi-extended porphyrins for solar energy conversion. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 248, .
Jinadasa, R., Waruna, E., Wang, H. (2014). Design and synthesis of new Pi-extended porphyrins for solar energy conversion. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 248, .
Wang, H., Xu, Z., Daka, P. (2009). CATL 56-Metal Lewis acid-Lewis base bifunctional catalysts: An example of the combination of transition-metal catalysis and organocatalysis. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 238, .
Shulan, L., Wang, H., Liu, D. (1995). Studies on Synthesis and Properties of Transition Metals With o-Vanillin Amino Acid Schiff Base Complexes.. Chinese Science Abstracts Series B. 4(14), 3.
Journal Article
Moss, A. E., Jang, Y., Arvidson, J., Wang, H., D'Souza, F. (2023). Highly Coupled Heterobicycle-Fused Porphyrin Dimers –Excitonic Coupling and Charge Separation with Coordinated Fullerene, C60.
Moss, A. E., Jang, Y., Arvidson, J., Nesterov, V. N., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2022). Aromatic heterobicycle-fused porphyrins: impact on aromaticity and excited state electron transfer leading to long-lived charge separation. Chemical Science. 13(34), 9880--9890. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Davis, J., Gharaee, M., Karunaratne, Chamini, V,, Vazquez, J. C., Haynes, M., Luo, W., Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H. (2022). Asymmetric Synthesis of Chromans Through Bifunctional Enamine-Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis. Other. 28(27), .
Han, T., Jang, Y., Arvidson, J., D’Souza, F., Wang, H. (2022). Optical and photophysical properties of platinum benzoporphyrins with C 2 v and D 2 h symmetry. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. A--K. World Scientific Publishing Company.
Moss, A. E., Nevonen, D. E., Hu, Y., Nesterov, V. N., Nemykin, V., Wang, H. (2022). Unsymmetrical Pentacene- and Pentacenequinone-Fused Porphyrins: Understanding the Effect of Cross- and Linear-Conjugation.
Cortes Vazquez, J., Alharbi, W. S., Davis, J., Moore, A., Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H., Luo, W. (2022). Three Component Cascade Reaction of Cyclohexanones, Aryl Amines, and Benzoylmethylene Malonates: Cooperative Enamine-Brønsted Acid Approach to Tetrahydroindoles.. ACS Omega. 7(49), 45341-45346.
Wang, H., Moss, A., Nesterov, V. N. (2022). Unsymmetrical Pentacene- and Pentacenequinone-Fused Porphyrins: Understanding the Effect of Cross- and Linear-Conjugation. 2(6), 468-481.
Hu, Y., Alsaleh, A., Trinh, O., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2021). $\beta$-Functionalized push--pull opp-dibenzoporphyrins as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells: the push group effect. Other. 9(48), 27692--27700. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Fernando, E. N., Cortes Vazquez, J., Davis, J., Luo, W., Nesterov, V. N., Wang, H. (2021). Can Primary Arylamines Form Enamine? Evidence, $\alpha$-Enaminone, and [3+ 3] Cycloaddition Reaction. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 86(21), 14617--14626. American Chemical Society.
Cortes Vazquez, J., Davis, J., Nesterov, V. N., Wang, H., Luo, W. (2021). Sc (OTf) 3-Catalyzed Formal [3+ 3] Cycloaddition Reaction of Diaziridines and Quinones for the Synthesis of Benzo [e][1, 3, 4] oxadiazines. Organic Letters. 23(8), 3136--3140. American Chemical Society.
Kumar, S., Webre, W., Stewart, C., D’Souza, F., Wang, H. (2020). A Synthetic Approach to $\beta$-Functionalized Naphtho [2, 3] porphyrins. Organic Letters. 22(18), 7078--7082. American Chemical Society.
Hu, Y., Thomas, M. B., Weber, W. A., Moss, A. E., Jinadasa, W. R., Nesterov, V. N., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2020). Bisporphyrin-Fused Pentacenes Exhibiting Abnormal High Stability.
Wang, H., Hu, Y., Thomas, M., Webre, W., Moss, A., Jinadasa, R., Nesterov, V., D'Souza, F. (2020). Bisporphyrin-Fused Pentacenes Exhibiting Abnormal High Stability.. Other.
Thomas, M. B., Kumar, S., Esquivel, T., Wang, H., D’Souza, F. (2020). Excited state electron transfer in A2 and A2B2 functionalized zinc porphyrins carrying rigid and flexible $\beta$-pyrrole $\pi$-extended substituents. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. 24(05n07), 904--919. World Scientific Publishing Company.
Luo, W., Sun, Z., Fernando, E. H. Nisala,, Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H. (2020). Formal oxo- and aza-[3+2] reactions of aenaminones and quinones: a double divergent process and the roles of chiral phosphoric acid and molecular sieves. Chemical Science. 11(35), 9386-9394.
Hu, Y., Thomas, M. B., Webre, W., Moss, A., Jinadasa, R. W., Nesterov, V. N., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2020). Nickel (II) Bisporphyrin-Fused Pentacenes Exhibiting Abnormal High Stability. Other. 132(45), 20250--20257.
Moss, A. E., Zhou, Z., Jiang, L., Vicente, G., Wang, H. (2020). Synthesis of highly water soluble tetrabenzoporphyrins and their application toward photodynamic therapy.
Moss, A., Zhou, Z., Jiang, L., Vicente, G. H., Wang, H. (2020). Synthesis of highly water soluble tetrabenzoporphyrins and their application toward photodynamic therapy. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. no.
Luo, W., Sun, Z., Fernando EHN,, Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H. (2020). Formal oxo- and aza-[3 + 2] reactions of α-enaminones and quinones: a double divergent process and the roles of chiral phosphoric acid and molecular sieves.. Chemical Science. 11(35), 9386-9394.
Hu, Y., Webre, W., Thomas, M. B., Moss, A., Hancock, S. N., Schaffner, J., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2019). $\beta$-Functionalized push--pull opp-dibenzoporphyrins as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells: the role of the phenylethynyl bridge. Other. 7(17), 10712--10722. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Kumar, S., Webre, W., Schaffner, J., Islam, S. M., D’Souza, F., Wang, H. (2019). A2 and A2B2 Benzoporphyrins as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. 23(04n05), 599--610. World Scientific Publishing Company.
Kumar, S., Webre, W., Schaffner, J., Islam, S. M., D’Souza, F., Wang, H. (2019). A2 and A2B2 Benzoporphyrins as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. 23(04n05), 599--610. World Scientific Publishing Company.
Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., Shan, W., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H., D’Souza, F. (2019). Acceleration and Stabilization of Electron Transfer Products with Improved Quantum Yields upon Cation Binding to a Fused Bis-Zinc Porphyrin-Quinone Donor--Acceptor Conjugate. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123(36), 22066--22073. American Chemical Society.
Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., Shan, W., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H., D’Souza, F. (2019). Acceleration and Stabilization of Electron Transfer Products with Improved Quantum Yields upon Cation Binding to a Fused Bis-Zinc Porphyrin-Quinone Donor--Acceptor Conjugate. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123(36), 22066--22073. American Chemical Society.
Luo, W., Sun, Z., Fernando, E. N., Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H. (2019). Asymmetric ring-opening of Donor--Acceptor cyclopropanes with primary arylamines catalyzed by a Chiral heterobimetallic catalyst. ACS Catalysis. 9(9), 8285--8293. American Chemical Society.
Luo, W., Sun, Z., Fernando, E. H. Nisala,, Nesterov, V. N., Cundari, T. R., Wang, H. (2019). Asymmetric Ring-Opening of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes with Primary Arylamines Catalyzed by a Chiral Heterobimetallic Catalyst. ACS Catalysis. 9(9), 8285-8293.
Kumar, S., Jiang, X., Shan, W., Jinadasa, R. W., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H. (2018). $\beta$-Functionalized trans-A2B2 push--pull tetrabenzoporphyrins. Chemical Communications. 54(42), 5303--5306. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Torres King, J. H., Wang, H., Yezierski, E. J. (2018). Asymmetric aldol additions: A guided-inquiry laboratory activity on catalysis. Journal of Chemical Education. 95(1), 158--163. American Chemical Society and Division of Chemical Education, Inc..
Torres King, J. H., Wang, H., Yezierski, E. J. (2018). Asymmetric Aldol Additions: A Guided-Inquiry Laboratory Activity on Catalysis. Journal of Chemical Education. NO. 95(1), 158-163.
Thomas, M. B., Jindasa, R. W., Hu, Y., Schmitz, B., Wang, H., D’Souza, F. (2018). Investigation of the push--pull effects on $\beta$-functionalized zinc porphyrin coordinated to C60 donor--acceptor conjugates. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. 96(9), 881--889. NRC Research Press.
Thomas, M. B., Jindasa, R. W., Hu, Y., Schmitz, B., Wang, H., D’Souza, F. (2018). Investigation of the push--pull effects on $\beta$-functionalized zinc porphyrin coordinated to C60 donor--acceptor conjugates. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. (999), 1--9. NRC Research Press.
Kumar, S., Jiang, X., Shan, W., Jinadasa, R., KADISH, K. M., Wang, H. (2018). “beta, beta-Functionalized Trans-A2B2 Push-Pull Tetrabenzoporphyrins. Chemical Communications. 54, 5303-5306.
Hu, Y., Yellappa, S., Thomas, M. B., Jinadasa, R. W., Matus, A., Shulman, M., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2017). $\beta$-Functionalized Push--Pull opp-Dibenzoporphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Other. 12(20), 2749--2762. Wiley Online Library.
Hu, Y., Yellappa, S., Thomas, M. B., Jinadasa, R. W., Matus, A., Shulman, M., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2017). $\beta$-Functionalized Push--Pull opp-Dibenzoporphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Other. 12(20), 2749--2762.
Hu, Y., Thomas, M. B., Jinadasa, R. W., Wang, H., D'Souza, F. (2017). Competitive Energy and Electron Transfer in $\beta$-Functionalized Free-Base Porphyrin--Zinc Porphyrin Dimer Axially Coordinated to C60: Synthesis, Supramolecular Formation and Excited-State Processes. Other. 23(52), 12805--12814. Wiley Online Library.
Hu, Y., Thomas, M. B., Jinadasa, R. W., Wang, H., D'Souza, F. (2017). Competitive Energy and Electron Transfer in $\beta$-Functionalized Free-Base Porphyrin--Zinc Porphyrin Dimer Axially Coordinated to C60: Synthesis, Supramolecular Formation and Excited-State Processes. Other. 23(52), 12805--12814.
Hu, Y., Thomas, M. B., Jinadasa, R. W., Wang, H., D'Souza, F. (2017). Cover Feature: Competitive Energy and Electron Transfer in $\beta$-Functionalized Free-Base Porphyrin--Zinc Porphyrin Dimer Axially Coordinated to C60: Synthesis, Supramolecular Formation and Excited-State Processes (Chem. Eur. J. 52/2017). Other. 23(52), 12679--12679.
Jinadasa, R. W., Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2017). Investigation of the push--pull effects on $\beta$-functionalized benzoporphyrins bearing an ethynylphenyl bridge. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19(20), 13182--13188. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Jinadasa, R. W., Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., D'Souza, F., Wang, H. (2017). Investigation of the push--pull effects on $\beta$-functionalized benzoporphyrins bearing an ethynylphenyl bridge. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19(20), 13182--13188. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Jinadasa, R. W., Thomas, M. B., Hu, Y., DSouza, F., Wang, H. (2017). Investigation of the push-pull effects on $β$-functionalized benzoporphyrins bearing ethynylphenyl bridge. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Karunaratne, C. V., Sarkisian, R. G., Reeves, J., Deng, Y., Wheeler, K. A., Wang, H. (2017). Multicomponent reaction through cooperative trio catalysis incorporating enamine, Br\onsted acid and metal Lewis acid catalysis: a concise route to access chromans. Other. 15(23), 4933--4936. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Karunaratne, 1. V., Sarkisian, R. G., Reeves, J., Deng, Y., Wheeler, K. A., Wang, H. (2017). Multicomponent Reaction through Cooperative Trio Catalysis Incorporating Enamine, Brønsted Acid and Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 15, 4933-4936.
Schmitz, B., Li, B., Waruna Jinadasa, R., Lalvani, S. B., Kerr, L. L., Wang, H. (2016). Benzoporphyrins bearing pyridine or pyridine-N-oxide anchoring groups as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cell. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. 20(01n04), 542--555. World Scientific.
Schmitz, B., Li, B., Waruna Jinadasa, R., Lalvani, S. B., Kerr, L. L., Wang, H. (2016). Benzoporphyrins bearing pyridine or pyridine-N-oxide anchoring groups as sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cell. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines. 20(01n04), 542–555. World Scientific Publishing Company.
Frigerio, C., Santos, J. P., Quaresma, P., Rebelo, S. L., Gomes, A., Eaton, P., Pereira, E., Carvalho, Patr\'\icia A,, Shelnutt, J. A., Jiang, L., others, (2016). Ionic self-assembly reactions of a porphyrin octacation. Tetrahedron. 72(44), 6988--6995. Pergamon.
Jinadasa, R. W., Li, B., Schmitz, B., Kumar, S., Hu, Y., Kerr, L., Wang, H. (2016). Monobenzoporphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Observation of Significant Spacer-Group Effect. ChemSusChem. 9(16), 2239--2249. Wiley Online Library.
Jinadasa, R., Li, B., Schmitz, B., Kumar, S., Hu, Y., Kerr, L., Wang, H. (2016). Monobenzoporphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Observation of Significant Spacer-Group Effect. ChemSusChem. 9(16), 2239–2249.
Jinadasa, R. W., Fang, Y., Kumar, S., Osinski, A. J., Jiang, X., Ziegler, C. J., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H. (2015). Other. 80(24), 12076–12087. American Chemical Society.
Jinadasa, R. W., Fang, Y., Kumar, S., Osinski, A. J., Jiang, X., Ziegler, C. J., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H. (2015). $\beta$-Functionalized Push--Pull opp-Dibenzoporphyrins. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80(24), 12076--12087. American Chemical Society.
Deng, Y., Karunaratne, C. V., Csatary, E., Tierney, D. L., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2015). Chiral Bimetallic Catalysts Derived from Chiral Metal Phosphates: Enantioselective Three-Component Asymmetric Aza-Diels--Alder Reactions of Cyclic Ketones. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80(16), 7984--7993. American Chemical Society.
Deng, Y., Karunaratne, C. V., Csatary, E., Tierney, D. L., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2015). Chiral Bimetallic Catalysts Derived from Chiral Metal Phosphates: Enantioselective Three-Component Asymmetric Aza-Diels–Alder Reactions of Cyclic Ketones. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 80(16), 7984–7993. American Chemical Society.
Daka, P., Liu, A., Karunaratne, C., Csatary, E., Williams, C., Xiao, H., Lin, J., Xu, Z., Page, R. C., Wang, H. (2015). Design, synthesis and evaluation of XZH-5 analogues as STAT3 inhibitors. Other. 23(6), 1348--1355. Pergamon.
Daka, P., Liu, A., Karunaratne, C., Csatary, E., Williams, C., Xiao, H., Lin, J., Xu, Z., Page, R. C., Wang, H. (2015). Design, synthesis and evaluation of XZH-5 analogues as STAT3 inhibitors. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 23(6), 1348–1355. Pergamon.
Deng, Y., Kumar, S., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2015). Trio Catalysis Merging Enamine, Br\onsted Acid, and Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis: Asymmetric Three-Component Aza-Diels--Alder Reaction of Substituted Cinnamaldehydes, Cyclic Ketones, and Arylamines. Other. 21(21), 7874--7880. Wiley Online Library.
Deng, Y., Kumar, S., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2015). Trio Catalysis Merging Enamine, Brønsted Acid, and Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis: Asymmetric Three-Component Aza-Diels–Alder Reaction of Substituted Cinnamaldehydes, Cyclic Ketones, and Arylamines. Chemistry - A European Journal. 21(21), 7874–7880. WILEY-VCH Verlag.
Jinadasa, R. W., Fang, Y., Deng, Y., Deshpande, R., Jiang, X., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H. (2015). Unsymmetrically functionalized benzoporphyrins. RSC Advances. 5(64), 51489--51492. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Jinadasa, R. W., Fang, Y., Deng, Y., Deshpande, R., Jiang, X., Kadish, K. M., Wang, H. (2015). Unsymmetrically functionalized benzoporphyrins. RSC Advances. 5(64), 51489–51492. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Liu, L., Daka, P., Sarkisian, R., Deng, Y., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2014). Oxa-Diels--Alder Reaction of Isatins and Acyclic $\alpha$, $\beta$-Unsaturated Methyl Ketones through Cooperative Dienamine and Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis. Other. 46(10), 1339--1347. \copyright Georg Thieme Verlag.
Liu, L., Daka, P., Sarkisian, R., Deng, Y., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2014). Oxa-Diels–Alder Reaction of Isatins and Acyclic $α$, $β$-Unsaturated Methyl Ketones through Cooperative Dienamine and Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis. Other. 46(10), 1339–1347. Georg Thieme Verlag.
Jiang, L., Engle, J. T., Zaenglein, R. A., Matus, A., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H., Stillman, M. J. (2014). Pentacene-Fused Diporphyrins. Other. 20(43), 13865--13870. Wiley Online Library.
Jiang, L., Engle, J. T., Zaenglein, R. A., Matus, A., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H., Stillman, M. J. (2014). Pentacene-Fused Diporphyrins. Chemistry - A European Journal. 20(43), 13865–13870. WILEY-VCH Verlag.
Deng, Y., Kumar, S., Wang, H. (2014). Synergistic--cooperative combination of enamine catalysis with transition metal catalysis. Chemical Communications. 50(33), 4272--4284. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Deng, Y., Kumar, S., Wang, H. (2014). Synergistic–cooperative combination of enamine catalysis with transition metal catalysis. Chemical Communications. 50(33), 4272–4284. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Wang, X., Dong, S., Yao, Z., Feng, L., Daka, P., Wang, H., Xu, Z. (2014). Synthesis of spiroaminals and spiroketals with bimetallic relay catalysis. Organic Letters. 16(1), 22--25. American Chemical Society.
Deng, Y., Liu, L., Sarkisian, R. G., Wheeler, K., Wang, H., Xu, Z. (2013). Arylamine-Catalyzed Enamine Formation: Cooperative Catalysis with Arylamines and Acids. Other. 125(13), 3751--3755. WILEY-VCH Verlag Weinheim.
Deng, Y., Liu, L., Sarkisian, R. G., Wheeler, K., Wang, H., Xu, Z. (2013). Arylamine-Catalyzed Enamine Formation: Cooperative Catalysis with Arylamines and Acids. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 52(13), 3663–3667. WILEY-VCH Verlag.
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Deshpande, R., Wang, B., Dai, L., Jiang, L., Hartley, C. S., Zou, S., Wang, H., Kerr, L. (2012). Opp-Dibenzoporphyrins as a Light-Harvester for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Other. 7(11), 2662--2669. Wiley Online Library.
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Zieglerb, C. J., Wang, H. (2012). Water-soluble ionic benzoporphyrins. Other. 48(69276929), .
Jiang, L., Zaenglein, R. A., Engle, J. T., Mittal, C., Hartley, C. S., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H. (2012). Water-soluble ionic benzoporphyrins. Chemical Communications. 48(55), 6927--6929. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Jiang, L., Zaenglein, R. A., Engle, J. T., Mittal, C., Hartley, C. S., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H. (2012). Water-soluble ionic benzoporphyrins. Chemical Communications. 48(55), 6927–6929. Royal Society of Chemistry.
Liu, A., Liu, Y., Jin, Z., Hu, Q., Lin, L., Jou, D., Yang, J., Xu, Z., Wang, H., Li, C., others, (2012). XZH-5 inhibits STAT3 phosphorylation and enhances the cytotoxicity of chemotherapeutic drugs in human breast and pancreatic cancer cells. PLOS One. 7(10), e46624. Public Library of Science.
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Xu, Z., Liu, L., Wheeler, K., Wang, H. (2011). Asymmetric Inverse-Electron-Demand Hetero-Diels–Alder Reaction of Six-membered Cyclic Ketones: An Enamine/Metal Lewis Acid Bifunctional Approach. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 123(15), 3546–3550. Wiley Online Library.
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Daka, P., Xu, Z., Alexa, A., Wang, H. (2011). Direct Aldol Reaction Catalyzed by a Chiral Bifunctional Catalyst System. Other. 2011(04), 0401–0401. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart? New York.
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Jiang, L., Engle, J. T., Sirk, L., Hartley, C. S., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H. (2011). Triphenylene-fused porphyrins. Organic Letters. 13(12), 3020--3023. American Chemical Society.
Jiang, L., Engle, J. T., Sirk, L., Hartley, C. S., Ziegler, C. J., Wang, H. (2011). Triphenylene-fused porphyrins. Organic Letters. 13(12), 3020–3023. American Chemical Society.
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Other
Ngo, N., Jaquinod, L., Wang, H. (2010). Devices and methods for the synthesis of nucleic acids.
Xu, Z., Daka, P., Budik, I., Wang, H., Bai, F., Zhang, H. (2009). Enamine--metal Lewis acid bifunctional catalysis: application to direct asymmetric aldol reaction of ketones. WILEY-VCH Verlag Weinheim.
Yang, J., Feng, K., Li, Y., Zang, H., Wang, H., Chou, C., Liang, R. (2008). Fluorinated dyes or colorants and their uses.
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Ph.D. Thesis
Jiang, L. (2013). Functionalized Pi-Extended Porphyrins. Miami University.
Deshpande, R. A. (2010). A New Approach to the Benzoporphyrins: Towards Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. Miami University.
Technical Report
Wang, H., Kerr, L. (2018). Pi-Extended Porphyrins: Functionalization and applications in DSSC. SC0010800-Final. Miami Univ., Oxford, OH (United States).

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Wang, H. (Principal), D'Souza, F. (Co-Principal), "Largely pi-Extended Molecular Systems: Porphyrins Fused with PAHs," Sponsored by Department of Energy, Federal, $693000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2023).
Wang, H. (Principal), "Merging Enamine Catalysis with Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis for Asymmetric Organic Transformations," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $490000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2023).
Slaughter, L. M. (Principal), Wang, H. (Co-Principal), "REU Site: Team-Mentored Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Chemistry for Early-Stage Undergraduates," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $279576 Funded. (September 1, 2018August 31, 2022).
Wang, H. (Principal), D'Souza, F., "“π-Extended porphyrins: functionalization and applications in DSSC," Sponsored by Department of Energy, Federal, $630000 Funded. (September 2016August 2020).
Slaughter, L. M., D'Souza, F., Omary, M. A., Richmond, M. G., Wang, H., "MRI: Acquisition of a Microfocus X-Ray Diffractometer as a Regionwide Resource for Chemistry and Materials Research," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $262689 Funded. (August 15, 2017July 31, 2020).
Wang, H. (Principal), Omary, M. A. (Co-Principal), D'Souza, F. (Co-Principal), "Cyclically Conjugated 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks," Sponsored by AMMPI, University of North Texas, $15000 Funded. (September 2016September 2017).
Wang, H. (Principal), "Enamine-metal Lewis acid bifunctional catalysts for asymmetric organic transformations," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $559899 Funded. (March 1, 2011February 28, 2017).
Wang, H. (Principal), Page, R. (Co-Principal), "CAS Health-Related Grants," Sponsored by Miami University, State, $120000 Funded. (20142016).
Wang, H. (Principal), "Push-pull π-extended porphyrins for solar energy conversion," Sponsored by Department of Energy, Federal, $670000 Funded. (August 15, 2013August 14, 2016).
Wang, H., "Research Incentive Fund," Sponsored by Ohio Board of Regents, State, $40000 Funded. (20112013).
Wang, H., "CRF Faculty Research Grant," Sponsored by Miami University, State, $40000 Funded. (20082009).
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