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Xiangyang Zhang——Professor

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School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
1997-2001 Ph. D. Physical Organic Chemistry University of Basel
2001-2003 Postdoctoral Organic Chemistry ETH Zurich
Professional Experience
2003-2006 Oberassistent ETH Zürich
2007- Head MS Service / PI ETH Zürich
Research Area

The research interests include 1) organic mass spectrometry beyond "-omics"; 2) combinatorial studies of non-covalent interactions in gas-phase and in solution; 3) mechanistic studies of OM-mediated  homogenous catalytic reactions.



Honors and Awards
DAAD Scholarship, 1996
WKC research award, 2005
Highlighted Publications
Werner M. Nau, Xiangyang Zhang, "An Exceedingly Long-Lived n,π*-Fluorescent State as a Distinct Structural and Dynamic Probe for Supramolecular Association: An Exploratory Study of Host-Guest Complexation by Cyclodextrins", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 8022-8032.
Xiangyang Zhang, Werner M. Nau, "Chromophore Alignment in a Chiral Host Provides a Sensitive Test for the Orientation-Intensity Rule of Induced Circular Dichroism", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 544-547.
Xiangyang Zhang, Gramlich, Gabriela; Wang, Xiaojuan; Werner M. Nau, "A Joint Structural, Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Investigation of Substituent Effects on Host-Guest Complexation of Bicyclic Azoalkanes by b-Cyclodextrin", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 254-263.
Xiangyang Zhang, Peter Chen, "(bipy)ReO3+X– Catalyzed Aldehyde Olefination: Carbene and Phosphorane Intermediates", Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 1852-1959.
Xueyi Chen, Xiangyang Zhang, Peter Chen, "Metallaoxetanes and Carbenes from Diolates in High-Valent Rhenium Oxo Chemistry. The Importance of Coordination Number", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 3798-3801.
Zhongshu Li, Erik P. A. Couzijn, and Xiangyang Zhang*, “Intrinsic Properties of beta-Cyclodextrin Complexes with Benzoate Derivatives in the Gas Phase: An Experimental and Theoretical Study”. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2012, 116, 943-950.
Zhongshu Li, Eric Couzijn, and Xiangyang Zhang*, “A Quantitative Study of Intrinsic Non-covalent Interactions within Complexes of beta-Cyclodextrin and Benzoate Derivatives”, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9864-9866.
Yan Li, Zhongshu Li, Tao Xiong, Qian Zhang* and Xiangyang Zhang*, “Copper-Catalyzed Selective Benzylic C–O Cyclization of N-o-Tolylbenzamides: Synthesis of 4H-3,1-Benzoxazines”, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 3522-3525.
Chaoqun You, Hongshuai Wu, Minxing Wang, Yawen Zhang, Jingwen Wang, Yanghui Luo, Lihai Zhai. Baiwang Sun, Xiangyang Zhang, Jin Zhu, “Near‐Infrared Light and pH Dual‐Responsive Targeted Drug Carrier Based on Core‐Crosslinked Polyaniline Nanoparticles for Intracellular Delivery of Cisplatin”, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 5352-5360.
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