Novel Pincer complexes for catalysis


Project Description

The student will work on the design and synthesis of 2-amino-pyridine based pincer ligands (3-10 steps) and the preparation of their corresponding transition metal complexes. Students will trained on standard organic synthesis knowledge and Schlenk skills.  For more information see:​
Program - Chemistry
Division - Physical Sciences and Engineering
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Center Affiliation - KAUST Catalysis Center
Field of Study - ​Catalysis and Organometallics​

About the

Kuo-Wei Huang

Kuo-Wei Huang

Desired Project Deliverables

​Preparation and characterization of new complexes. Development of catalytic applications​