Kai Liu

Kai Liu (刘凯 2017级博士生)

Ph.D. candidates, co-supervised by Prof. Jin Xie and Chengjian Zhu

Kai was born in 1989, China, in Su Zhou.

He likes playing basketball, footballtable tennis, etc.


•2013/09 - 2016/06  Master degree

Changzhou University (Supervisor: Prof. Sun Jiangtao)

•2009/09 - 2013/06  Bachelor

Huaibei Normal University


1.Stereodivergent Synthesis of N-Heterocycles by Catalyst-Controlled, Activity-Directed Tandem Annulation of Diazo Compounds with Amino Alkynes Liu, K.; Zhu, C.; Min, J.; Peng, S.; Xu, G.; Sun, J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 12962.    

2.Divergent Synthesis of Fused Tricyclic Compounds via a Tandem Reaction from Alkynyl-cyclohexadienones and Diazoesters Xu, G.; Liu, K.; Sun, J. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6440.

3. Gold-Catalyzed Controllable C2-Functionalization of Benzofurans with Aryl Diazoesters. Xu, G.; Liu, K.; Sun, J. Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 72.

4. Gold-Catalyzed Stereoselective Dearomatization/Metal-Free Aerobic Oxidation: Access to 3-Substituted Indolines/Oxindoles. Liu, K.; Xu, G.; Sun, J. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 634.


2015  China National Scholarship

2016  Master's outstanding graduate thesis award 

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