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Dr Jean-Baptiste Sortais

Associate Professor
Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France

Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes
UMR 6226 CNRS - Université Rennes 1
Campus de Beaulieu - Building 10C - Room 028
35042 Rennes Cedex - France

Phone : 33 (0) 2 23 23 62 88
Email: jean-baptiste.sortais@univ-rennes1.fr

ORCID: 0000-0003-1178-8588
ResearcherID: B-3801-2014

Education and professional experience

Professional experience

  • 09 2009 Associate Professor at Rennes 1 University, UMR 6226, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, « Organometallics : Materials & Catalysis » team
  • 05-2008 - 08-2009 “Metal-free activation of hydrogen”, Post-doctoral associate with Pr. G. Erker, Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Münster, Allemagne
  • 03 2007 - 04 2008 “Towards new catalysts for Dynamic Kinetic Resolution for primary alcohols and primary amines” Post-doctoral associate (boursier Lavoisier) with Pr. J.-E. Bäckvall, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Suède

Education

  • 2013 Habilitation (Habilitation à diriger les recherches), Rennes, France, (3 décembre 2013)
  • 2007 PhD (Thèse de doctorat) (Dr. M. Pfeffer et Dr. L. Barloy), Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, (26 janvier 2007)

Research interests

Topic 1

Iron catalyzed hydroelementation reactions and C-H functionnalization.

Topic 2

Group 7 transition metal complexes (Mn and Re) in redox catalysis (hydrogenation, hydrogen borrowing reactions)

Collaborations

  • Dr. Noël Lugan, Dr. Dmitry Valyaev and Dr. Vincent César (Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination/Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 3, France): Hydrosilylation catalyzed by Manganese complexes
  • Dr. Sylviane Sabo-Etienne, Dr. Sébastien Bontemps and Dr. Mary Grellier (Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination/Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 3, France): Iron hydride complexes in catalysis
  • Dr. Vincent Ritleng and Pr. Michael Chetcuti (Université de Strasbourg, France): NHC-Nickel complexes in catalysis
  • Dr. Eric Clot (Université de Montpellier, France) : DFT calculations

Publications referenced in HAL since 2006