Dr. Kamil Hofman


Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 1.131
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-27506
E-mail: khofma02@uni-mainz.de
2011–2015 Bachelor Studies in Chemistry at Frankfurt/Main University
2015 Bachelor Thesis in the Manolikakes group at Frankfurt/Main University
2015–2017 Master Studies in Chemistry at Frankfurt/Main University
2017 Master Thesis at the Manolikakes group at Frankfurt/Main University
2017–2021 PhD Thesis at the Manolikakes group at TU Kaiserslautern
Since 2021 PostDoc in the Waldvogel group at Mainz University
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Research interests: electroorganic synthesis, sustainable chemistry, modification of natural products
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J. Nikl, K. Hofman, S. Mossazghi, I. C. Möller, D. Mondeshki, F. Weinelt, F.-E. Baumann, S. R. Waldvogel, Electrochemical oxo-functionalization of cyclic alkanes and alkenes using nitrate and oxygen, Nat. Commun. 2023, 14, 4565. [DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-40259-0]

M. Friedrich, L. Schulz, K. Hofman, R. Zangl, N. Morgner, S. Shaaban, G. Manolikakes, Direct C-H-Sulfonylation of 6-Membered Nitrogen-Heteroaromatics, Tetrahedron Chem, 2022, 1, 100003. (Preprint posted on ChemRxiv)

S. Liang, K. Hofman, M. Friedrich, J. Keller, G. Manolikakes, Recent Progress and Emerging Technologies towards a sustainable synthesis of sulfones, ChemSusChem, 2021, in print.
[DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202101635]

S. P. Blum, K. Hofman, G. Manolikakes, S. R. Waldvogel, Advances in the photochemical and electrochemical incorporation of sulfur dioxide for the synthesis of value-added compounds, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 8236–8249.
[DOI: 10.1039/d1cc03018c]

S.Liang, K. Hofman, M. Friedrich, G. Manolikakes, Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Direct Application of Sulfinate Salts, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, 4664–4676.
[DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202000403]

S. Liang, S. Shaaban, N.-W. Liu, K. Hofman, G. Manolikakes, Recent Advances in the Synthesis of C–S Bonds via Metal-Catalyzed or -Mediated Functionalization of C–H Bonds, Adv. Organomet. Chem., 2018, 69, 135–207.
[DOI: 10.1016/bs.adomc.2018.02.001]

N.-W. Liu, K. Hofman, A. Herbert, G. Manolikakes, Visible-Light Photoredox/Nickel Dual Catalysis for the Cross-Coupling of Sulfinic Acid Salts with Aryl Iodides, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 760–763.
[DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03896] (Among the most accessed articles in 02/2018)

K. Hofman, N.-W. Liu, G. Manolikakes, Radicals and Sulfur Dioxide: A Versatile Combination for the Construction of Sulfonyl-Group Containing Molecules, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 11852–11863.
[DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705470] (Highlighted with a frontispiece. This article is part of a Special issue for the 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress and has been selected as Review Showcase.)

J. Halli, K. Hofman, T. Beisel, G. Manolikakes, Synthesis of N-Acyl-N,O-acetals from Aldehydes, Amides and Alcohols, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 4624–4627.
[DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201500655]