OMC LIA CHEMSUSCAT

Scientific Coordinators

01/2013-12/2016 : C. Bruneau (Rennes) ; M. Beller (Rostock).

01/2017-12/2020 : C. Darcel (Rennes) ; M. Beller (Rostock).

Main topic

  • Development of green organometallic catalysis with transition metals (Pd, Ru, Co, Fe, Mn)
  • Reduction via hydrogenation, hydrogen transfert and hydrosilylation
  • Carbonylation and CO surrogates
  • Hydroformylation
  • Hydrogen production

Exchanges

2 cotutelles PhD students [SaravanaKumar Elangovan (2013-2017) and Julien Hervochon (2018-2020)].

8 short term periods of PhD students from Rennes to Rostock.

1 short term period of PhD students from Rostock to Rennes.

4 short term periods of Master students from Rennes to Rostock.

3 former PhD students from Rennes did a Post -doc research stay in Rostock.

Publications

12 publications from the cotutelle thesis Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (4); J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1); Nature Commun. (2); ChemSusChem (1); Adv. Synth. Catal. (2); Organometallics (2).

8 publications and 1 patent fromshort term exchanges Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (3); J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1); Nature Commun. (1); ChemSusChem (1); Green Chem. (1); Chem. Eur. J. (1).

Visits

7 permanent researchers from LIKAT visited Rennes as lecturers, PhD jury members, Habilitation members.

3 permanent researchers from Rennes visited Rostock as lecturers.

Other interactions and events

Paul Kamer participated in the PhD defense of Apurba R. Sahoo (Nov 17th, 2017)

Paul Kamer (PhD defense)

A special symposium was organize during the 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington DC, USA, August 20-24, 2017 to celebrate the 2016 ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science awarded to Mathias Beller. Christian Bruneau was invited to deliver a lecture.

Beller 08-2017

Third International Green Catalysis Symposium & Advanced Spring School on Green Catalysis, Rennes, March 23-24, 2017 (invited by Rennes organizers - LIA members, Paul Kamer, Matthias Beller and Hans de Vries)

3rd Int. Green Catatalysis Symposium

Xiao-Feng Wu received his habilitation degree from the University of Rennes 1 (March, 22nd, 2017)

Xiao-Feng Wu habilitation degree

Saravanakumar Elangovan defense January 19th, 2017 (join PhD student)

Saravanakumar Elangovan defense

International Conference on Coordination Chemistry - Brest, July 3-5, 2016 (invited by Rennes organizers)

M. Beller received the Honoris Causa degree from the University of Rennes1 (March 11, 2016)

M. Beller Honoris Causa Ceremony

December 15th, 2015 : "Yves Chauvin space" inauguration, 1st floor of the building 10C.

"Yves Chauvin space" inauguration

M. Beller contributed in scientific events in Rennes with lectures Second International Green Catalysis Symposium & Advanced Spring School on Green Catalysis, Rennes, April 2-4, 2014 (invited by Rennes organizers - LIA members)

December 15-16, 2014 : CNRS silver medal awarded to J.-F. Carpentier (LIA member) and CNRS bronze medal awarded to F. Pointillart (member of the research team)

CNRS silver and Bronze medals ceremony