Researcher Information

JIANG Julong

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

Development of novel reactions based on quantum chemical calculations

Department of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry


Study on the mechanochemical reactions using the AFIR method

FieldTheoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Mechanochemistry
KeywordMechanistic Study on Catalytic Reactions, Theory-Guided Design of Catalysts, Development of Novel Mechanochemical Reactions

Introduction of Research

Using the AFIR method to investigate the mechanism of different
organic chemical reactions. The mechanism revealed is then used for the development of new catalysts or chemical reactions.

Representative Achievements

RhIII‐Catalyzed C(sp3)–H Bond Activation by an External Base Metalation/Deprotonation Mechanism: A Theoretical Study.
J. Jiang, R. Ramozzi, K. Morokuma, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 11158-11164.
Mechanism of Metal-Free C–H Activation of Branched Aldehydes and Acylation of Alkenes Using Hypervalent Iodine Compound: A Theoretical Study.
J. Jiang, R. Ramozzi, S. Moteki, A. Usui, K. Maruoka, K. Morokuma. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 9264-9271.
Mechanism and Stereoselectivity of Directed C(sp3)–H Activation and Arylation Catalyzed by Pd(II) with Pyridine Ligand and Trifluoroacetate: A Computational Study.
J. Jiang, J. -Q. Yu, K. Morokuma. ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 3648-3661.
A comprehensive study on metal triflate-promoted hydrogenolysis of lactones to carboxylic acids: from synthetic and mechanistic perspectives.
R. Zhu, J. Jiang, X. Li, J. Deng, Y. Fu. ACS Catal. 2017, 11, 7520-7528.
A Mechanistic Study of the Lewis Base-Directed Cycloaddition of 2-Pyrones and Alkynylboranes.
D. F. P. Crepin, J. P. A. Harrity, J. Jiang, A. J. H. M. Meijer, A. M. A. Nassoy, P. Raubo. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 8642-8653.

Related industries

Catalytic Chemistry
Academic degreePh. D
Academic background2010 B.Sc Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Science & Technology of China
2014 Ph.D Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Sheffield (U.K.)
2014 PD Fellow, Fukui Institute of Fundamental Chemistry, Kyoto University
2016 PD Fellow, Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Science & Technology of China
2018 PD Fellow, Institute for Research Initiatives, NAIST
2020- Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
Room addressCRI Building Room 04-217