Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Motoki Yamane

Lecturer, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Dr Motoki Yamane

Assistant Professor Motoki YAMANE is currently in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences since April 1st 2007. He received his Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from The University of Tokyo. His research interests include synthetic organic chemistry and organometallic chemistry. Dr. Yamane is a member of The Chemical Society of Japan and The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan.
Research Interests
Asst. Prof. Motoki YAMANE's areas of expertise are synthetic organic chemistry. His current research works focus on activation of small molecules and transition metal-catalyzed reaction.
Current Projects
  • Design of Multi-Function Ligand for Transition Metal Catalysis
  • Multifunctional Catalysis: Synthesis of Heteroatom-Tethered Multimetallic Catalyst and Application to Organic Synthesis
  • Rhodium-Catalyzed C-C Bond Formation Reactions Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reactions of Organosilicon Compounds Group VI Metal-Mediated
  • Synthetic Reactions Based on Activation of Nonreactive Compounds by Using Group VIII Metal Catalysts
Selected Publications
  • Yue, Y.; Yamamoto, H.; Yamane, M. (2009). Rhodium-Catalyzed Homocoupling of (1-Acyloxyvinyl)silanes; Synthesis of 1,3-Diene-2,3-diyl Diesters and Their Derivatives. Synlett, 2009(17), 2831.
  • Ren, W.; Yamane, M. (2009). Palladium-Catalyzed Carbamoylation of Aryl Halides by Using Tungsten Carbonyl Amine Complexes. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 74(21), 8332.
  • Yamane, M. (2009). Frontiers in Chemistry, SPMS Official Opening and Conference 2009: Heteroatom-Bridged Dinuclear Transition Metal Complexes as Catalysts.......NTU, Singapore.
  • Yamane, M., Ren, W. (2009). Joint Symposium in Catalysis between Nanyang Technological University and Technische Universitaet Muenchen: Heteroatom-Bridged Dinuclear Transition Metal Complexes as Catalysts....TUM, Garching, Germany.
  • Yamane, M., Ren, W. (2009). NTU Singapore–Heidelberg University Chemistry Symposium: Heteroatom-Bridged Dinuclear Transition Metal Complexes as Catalysts......Heidelberg, Germany.

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