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Department of Chemistry


LIN, Ying-Chih

LIN, Ying-Chih
Professor Emeritus
Room A520, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8670
Research Interest

  • Organometallic Chemistry

  • Metal Cyclopropenyl and Azirinyl Complexes

  • Cyclization of Enyne by Organometallic Complexes

  • Application of NMR

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1971, National Tsing-Hua University.

  • Ph.D., 1981, University of California, Los Angeles.

  • Visiting Scientist, 1981-1983, Du Pont Company.

  • Associate Professor, 1983-1987; Professor, 1987-present; Chairman, 1996-1999, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Professor Emeritus, 2016-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Honors and Awards

  • National Science Council Award for Outstanding Research, 1994.

  • Sun Yat-Sen Award for Academic Publications, 2001.

  • National Taiwan University Award for Teaching Excellence, 2002.

  • Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan University, 2006-present.

Selected Publications

  1. Feng, Y.-J.; Lo, J.-X.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Huang, S.-L.; Wang, Y.; Liu, Y.-H. “Tandem Cyclization of Enynes Containing a Thioether or Ether Linkage via Ruthenium Allenylidene and Vinylidene Complexes” Organometallics 201332, 6379–6387.

  2. Ma, H.-W.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Huang, S.-L. "Sequential Allenylidene/Vinylidene Cyclization for Stereoselective Construction of Bicyclic Carbocycles from Propargyl Alcohol" Org. Lett. 201214, 3846–3849.

  3. Tsai, F.-Y.; Ma, H.-W.; Huang, S.-L.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Wang, Y.; Liu, Y.-H. "Cyclization of Aromatic Propargyl Alcohol with a Thiophene Group Yielding Naphthothiophene Aldehyde Induced by Ruthenium Complex" Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 3399–3407.

  4. Chen, C.-C.; Cheng, P.-C.; Huang, S.-L.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Liu, Y.-H. “Reactions of Cp Phosphine Ruthenium Allenylidene Complexes Tethering a Cyclopropyl Group” Chem. Asian J. 20116, 3122–3131.

  5. Chen, K.-H.; Feng, Y. J.; Ma, H.-W.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Liu, Y.-H.; Kuo, T.-S. “Cyclization Accompanied with 1,2-Phenyl Migration in the Protonation of Ruthenium Acetylide Complex Containing an Allenyl Group” Organometallics201029, 6829–6836.

  6. Chung, C.-P.; Chen, C.-C.; Lin, Y.-C.*; Liu, Y.-H.; Wang, Y. “Reactions of Ruthenium Cp Phosphine Complex with 4,4-Disubstituted-1,6-Enynes: Effect of Methyl Substituents in the Olefinic Fraction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 18366–18375.

  7. Cheng, C.-W.; Kuo, Y.-C.; Chang, S.-H.; Lin, Y.-C.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wang, Y. “Intramolecular Cyclization of Ruthenium Vinylidene Complexes with a Tethering Vinyl Group: Facile Cleavage and Reconstruction of the C-C Double Bond” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 14974–14980.

Update: 2020-08-24