Juri Ugolotti

Education:

  • BSc. (Hons) in Applied Chemistry, University of Huddersfield, UK, 1994
  • Masters (Laurea) in Industrial Chemistry, University of Parma, Italy, 1996
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Imperial College London, UK, 2006

Work experience:

  • Intercast Europe SpA, Research and Development Engineer, 1998-2000
  • Dow Chemical, Polyurethane Systems House Research and Development, 2000-2002

Research interests:

  • Graphene chemistry, modification of graphene-based materials
  • Nanomaterials based on iron oxides and their use in catalysis and biology
  • Synthesis and characterization of moisture- and air-sensitive organometallic materials with focus on their applications
  • Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis

Selected publications:

  •  J. Ugolotti, G. Kehr, R. Fröhlich, G. Erker, ”Photochemical Isomerisation of Boryl-Substituted Silole Derivatives”, Chem.Commun., 2010, 3016-3018.
  • G. Dierker, J. Ugolotti, G. Kehr, R. Fröhlich, G. Erker, ”Synthesis of Bulky Silole Derivatives by Means of 1,1-Carboboration under Mild Reaction Conditions”, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009, 351, 1080-1088.
  • J. Ugolotti, G. Kehr, R. Fröhlich, S. Grimme, G. Erker, ”Five-Membered Zirconacycloallenoids: Synthesis and Characterization of Members of a Unique Class of Internally Metal-Stabilized Bent Allenoid Compounds”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 1996-2007.
  • J. Ugolotti, G. Dierker, G. Kehr, R. Fröhlich, S. Grimme, G. Erker, ”Five-membered Metallacyclic Allenoids: Synthesis and Structure of Remarkably Stable Strongly Distorted Cyclic Allene derivatives”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47(14), 2622-2625; Angew. Chem. 2008, 120(14), 2662-2665.
  • J. Ugolotti, S. L. Hellstrom, G. J. P. Britovsek, T. S. Jones, P. Hunt, A. J. P. White, ”Synthesis and characterisation of luminescent fluorinated organoboron compounds”, Dalton Trans. 2007, 1425-1432.
  • G. J. P. Britovsek, J. Ugolotti, A. J. P. White, ”From B(C6F5)3 to B(OC6F5)3: Synthesis of (C6F5)2BOC6F5 and C6F5B(OC6F5)2 and Their Relative Lewis Acidity”, Organometallics 2005, 24(7), 1685-1691.

Conferences attendance:

NanoCon 2014, Brno, Czech Republic; EuCheMS 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; DFG SPP 1178 Meeting 2009, Kloster Banz, Germany; CIMAT Workshop 2008, Renaca, Chile; EuCheMS XVII 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria; ACS 2005, Washington, USA; ASPIC 2005, London, UK; ADOCC5 2004, Cardiff, UK.