Xiaotian Qi

Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates   Supervisor of Master's Candidates



Date of Employment:2021-02-01

Discipline: Organic Chemistry

Business Address:化学院化北118


Educational Experience

2013.9 -- 2017.6

Chongqing University       Chemical Engineering and Technology       With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study       博士

2009.9 -- 2013.6

Chongqing University       Applied Chemistry       Undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree)       学士

Research Focus

MD simulation of transition metal-catalyzed asymmetric radical transformation reaactions

Mechanistically driven and machine learning-enabled new ligands and catalysts design for transition metal catalysis

Mechanistic study and energy decomposition analysis (EDA) of organometallic reactions

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  • Work Experience

    2021.2 -- Now

    Wuhan University      College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences      Professor

    2017.9 -- 2020.12

    University of Pittsburgh      Department of Chemistry      Postdoctoral associate


           戚孝天,教授、博导、课题组长(PI)。2013年6月在重庆大学获得学士学位,2017年6月在重庆大学获得博士学位,师从蓝宇教授。2017年9月至2020年12月在美国匹兹堡大学(University of Pittsburgh)刘鹏教授(Peng Liu)课题组从事博士后研究。2021年初加入武汉大学开展独立科研,主要研究方向为理论与计算有机化学,致力于通过理论计算研究过渡金属促进的自由基偶联过程,借助能量分解分析(EDA)方法、自由基-配体局域相互作用模型等策略揭示影响反应活性和选择性的主导因素,归纳总结金属有机化学中自由基成键、断键的一般规律,建立自由基本征活性预测模型。

          目前发表科研论文70余篇,其中(共同)一作和通讯作者文章22篇,包括1篇Chem、2篇J. Am. Chem. Soc.、3篇Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,另有第二作者Nature 文章1篇。科研论文被正面引用2100余次,个人H因子为29。


    (1)Wang, B.; Peng, P.; Ma, W.; Liu, Z.; Huang, C.; Cao, Y.; Hu, P.; Qi, X.;* Lu, Q.* Electrochemical Borylation of Alkyl Halides: Fast, Scalable Access to Alkyl Boronic Esters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 12985-12991. (加入武大之后科研成果)

    (2)Zhou, B.; Qi, X.;* Liu, P.;* Dong, G.* Development and Mechanistic Studies of the Iridium-Catalyzed C-H Alkenylation of Enamides with Vinyl Acetates: A Versatile Approach for Ketone Functionalization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 20926-20934. (加入武大之后科研成果)

    (3)Qi, X.;* Lan, Y.* Recent Advances in Theoretical Studies on Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Carbene Transformations. Acc. Chem. Res. 2021, 54, 2905-2915. (加入武大之后科研成果)

    (4)Qi, X.; Wang, J.; Dong, Z.; Dong, G.;* Liu, P.* Compatibility Score for Rational Electrophile Selection in Pd/NBE Cooperative Catalysis. Chem 2020, 6, 2810-2825.

    (5)Guo, R.;# Qi, X.;# Xiang, H.; Geaneotes, P.; Wang, R.; Liu, P.;* Wang, Y.-M.* Stereodivergent Alkyne Hydrofluorination Using Protic Tetrafluoroborates as Tunable Reagents. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 16651-16660. (Equal contribution)

    (6)Qi, X.; Kohler, D. G.; Hull, K. L.;* Liu, P.* Energy Decomposition Analyses Reveal the Origins of Catalyst and Nucleophile Effects on Regioselectivity in Nucleopalladation of Alkenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 11892-11904.

    (7)Xu, Y.; Qi, X.; Zheng, P.; Berti, C. C.; Liu, P.;* Dong, G.* Deacylative transformations of ketones via aromatization-promoted C–C bond activation. Nature 2019, 567, 373-378.

    (8)Qi, X.; Liu, X.; Qu, L.-B.; Liu, Q.;* Lan, Y.* Mechanistic insight into cobalt-catalyzed stereodivergent semihydrogenation of alkynes: The story of selectivity control. J. Catal. 2018, 362, 25-34.