Dr. Sohel Shariar Md Abu


1997 Bachelor of science at Visva Bharati University, India
1999 Master of science at Visva Bharati University, India
2009 Ph.D. thesis in Liu group at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
2009–2011 PostDoc in Liu group, Taiwan
2011–2012 PostDoc in Tilloy group, France
2012–2013 PostDoc in Opatz group, Germany
2014–2016 PostDoc in Greaney group, United Kingdom
Since 2019 PostDoc in the Waldvogel group
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Research interests: electroorganic synthesis
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J. Teskey, S. M. A. Sohel, D. L. Bunting, S. G. Modha, M. F. Greaney, Domino N-/C-Arylation via In Situ Generation of a Directing Group: Atom-Efficient Arylation Using Diaryliodonium Salts, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5263-5266. ( Equal contribution) [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701523], Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 5347-5350. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701523]

M. Holden, S. M. A. Sohel, M. F. Greaney, Metal Free Bi-(hetero)aryl Synthesis: A Benzyne Truce-Smiles Rearrangement, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 2450-2453. [DOI: 10.1002/ange.201510236], Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 2496-2499. [DOI: 10.1002/ange.201510236]

M. A. Sohel, T. Opatz, Synthetic Approaches towards Huperzine A and B. Arkivoc, 2014, 92-108. [DOI: 10.3998/ark.5550190.p008.313]

C.-W. Li, K. Pati, G. Y. Lin, S. M. A. Sohel,  H.-H. Hung, R.-S. Liu, Gold-Catalyzed Oxidative Ring expansion and Clevages of Alkynylcyclopropanes by Intramolecular Reactions Oxidized by Diphenylsulfoxide, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9891-9894. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201004647] Angew. Chem. 2010, 51, 10087-10090. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201004647]

T.-A. Chen, T.-J. Lee, M.-Y. Lin, S. M. A. Sohel, E. W.-G. Diau, S.-F. Lush, R.-S. Liu, Regiocontrolled Synthesis of Ethene-Bridged para-Phenylene Oligomers Based on PtII- and RuII-Catalyzed Aromatization. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 1826-1833. [DOI: 10.1002/chem.200902231]

Das, S. M . A. Sohel, R.-S. Liu, Carbo- and Heterocyclization of Oxygen- and Nitrogen-containing Electrophiles by Platinum, Gold, Silver and Copper Species. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 960-979. [DOI: 10.1039/B923510H]

M . A. Sohel, R.-S. Liu, Carbocyclization of Alkynes with External Nucleophiles Catalyzed by Gold, Platinum and Other Electrophilic Metals. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 2269-2281. [DOI: 10.1039/B807499M]

Bhunia, S. M . A. Sohel, C.-C. Yang, S.-F. Lush, F.-M. Shen, R.-S. Liu, Gold-catalyzed synthesis of 1,3-disubstituted benzenes through tandem allylation/cyclization reaction of alkynals. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2009, 694, 566-570. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2008.10.049]

M. A. Sohel, S.-H. Lin, R.-S. Liu, Platinum-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization–Nazarov Cylization Reactions: An Easy Access to Complex Carbocyclic Molecules from 2-Alkenyl-(1’-hydroxyl-4-en-2-ynyl)benzenes, Synlett, 2008, 745-750. [DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1042809]

J.-M. Tang, S. Bhunia, S. M. A. Sohel, M.-Y. Lin, H.-Y. Liao, S. Datta, A. Das, R.-S. Liu,The Skeletal Rearrangement of Gold- and Platinum-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of cis-4,6-dien-1-yn-3-ols. Pinacol Rearrangement and Formation of Bicyclo[4.1.0]heptenone and Reorganized Styrene Derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15677-15683. [DOI: 10.1021/ja076175r]

P. Taduri, S. M. A. Sohel, H.-M. Cheng, G.-Y. Lin, R.-S. Liu, Pt- and Au-catalyzed oxidative cyclization of 2-ethenyl-1-(prop-2’-yn-1’-ol)benzenes to naphthyl aldehydes and ketones: catalytic oxidation of metal-alkylidene intermediates using H2O and H2O2. Chem. Commun., 2007, 2530-2532. [DOI: 10.1039/B700659D]

J. Madhushaw, M.-Y. Lin, S. M. A. Sohel, R.-S. Liu, Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cyclization of Epoxide with a Tethered Alkyne: Formation of Ketene Intermediates via Oxygen Transfer from Epoxides to Terminal Alkynes. J. Am. Chem.  Soc. 2004, 126, 6895-6899. [DOI: 10.1021/ja049943c]

Brahamchari, S.M.A. Sohel, D. Gorai, S. Mondal, B. Mistri.An Ethylenedioxy Flavonoid Carboxylic Acid from Limnophila indica. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. 2003, 50, 325-328. [DOI: 10.1002/jccs.200300048]

S. Mukherjee, S. Mondal, S. M. A. Sohel, P. Mukherjee, D. Chatterjee, G. Brahmachari, A New Triterpene from Adiantum lunulatum Burm, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section B, 2003, 42B, 2665-2667.

S. Mukherjee, D.Gorai, S. M. A. Sohel, D. Chatterjee, B. Mistri, B. Mukherjee, G. Brahamchari. A New Flavonoid from Limnophila rugosa. Fitoterapia, 2003, 74, 188-190. [DOI: 10.1016/S0367-326X(02)00309-X]