Prof. Yang Qihua

Head of Organic-inorganic Hybrid Materials Group
State Key Laboratory of Catalysis (SKLC)
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP)
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Zhongshan Road 457, 116023, Dalian,
Tel/Fax: 0086-411-84694447,


2003- Present Professor, Head of Organic-inorganic Hybrid Materials Group

Professional Preparation:

Toyota Central R&D Labs. Inc., Japan Post-doc 08/2001-03/2003


Laboratory COMS-CNRS/CPE, France Post-doc 12/1999-07/2001


State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, DICP, China, Post-doc 07/97-11/99

Research Interests:
Nanoreactors with confined molecular catalysts for chemical reaction; Novel methods for the synthesis of functionalized organic-inorganic materials; Organic-inorganic hybrid materials with chiral functional groups for asymmetric catalysis; Organic-inorganic hybrid materials with acidic functional groups for catalysis; Enzyme immobilization and catalysis.
Selected Publications:

1. D. Jiang, J. Gao, Q. H. Yang*, J. Yang and C. Li*,
ˇ°Large-Pore Mesoporous Organosilicas Functionalized with trans-(1R, 2R)-Diaminocyclohexane: Synthesis, Postmodification, and Catalysisˇ±,. Chem. Mater., 18 (2006) 6012-6018


2. L. Zhang, H. C. L. Abbenhuis, Q. H. Yang*, Y. M. Wang, P. C. M. M. Magusin, B. Mezari, R. A. van Santen,* C. Li*,
Mesoporous organic-inorganic hybrid materials built using polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane blocks, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 5003 ¨C5006.


3. H. Yang, L. Zhang, L. Zhong, Q. H. Yang*, C. Li*,
Enhanced cooperative activation effect in the hydrolytic kinetic resolution of epoxides on [Co(salen)] catalysts confined in nanocages, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 6861-6865.


4. J. Liu, S. Y. Bai, Q. R. Jin, C. Li*, Q. H. Yang*,
Enhanced thermostability of enzymes accommodated in thermo-responsive nanopores,. Chem. Sci.,2012, 3 (12), 3398-3402.


5. Y. Yang, X. Liu, X. B. Li, J. Zhao, S. Y. Bai, J. Liu,* Q. H. Yang*,
Yolk-Shell Nanoreactor with Basic Core and Acidic Shell for Cascade Reactions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9164 ¨C9168.


6. B. Li, S. Y. Bai, X. F. Wang, M. M. Zhong, Q. H. Yang*, C. Li*,
Hydration of Epoxides on [CoIII(salen)] Encapsulated in Silica-Based Nanoreactors,. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.DOI:10.1002/anie.201203774.