Man

Rene Rojas

Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Design and synthesis of organics molecules to develop new post metallocene catalysts. Probing electronic effects and activation processes in well-defined oligomerization and polymerization catalysts with applications in heterogeneous catalysis.

Educación

  •  Chemistry, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chemistry

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Visiting Researcher Full Time

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, Estados Unidos

    2003 - 2006

Formación de Capital Humano


As Director 3 PhD Thesis completed
6 PhD Thesis in progress
2 Two postdoctoral under my supervision
6 under graduated thesis completed.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

    ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION

    Alemania, 2012

    Proposal title Heterobimetallic and Dendritic Transition Metal Catalysts for the in situ copolymerisation of ethylene and ?-olefins

  •   Fulbright Scholarship

    COMISION FULBRIGHT-CHILE

    Estados Unidos, 2000

    Scholarship: research stay at Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106.


 

Article (55)

Cyclic Carbonates from CO2 and Epoxides Catalyzed by Tetra- and Pentacoordinate Amidinate Aluminum Complexes
Amidinate Aluminium Complexes as Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Fixation into Cyclic Carbonates
B(C6F5)(3) Promotes the catalytic activation of [N,S]-ferrocenyl nickel complexes in ethylene oligomerization
Heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes bearing methoxycarbonyl-imidoylindazole and POP ligands - an experimental and theoretical study of their photophysical properties
Intermolecular stabilization in new 2-iminopyridine derivatives complexes of Pd(II) and their reactivity towards alkenes
Chromium(III) complexes bearing bis(benzotriazolyl)pyridine ligands: synthesis, characterization and ethylene polymerization behavior
New imidoyl-indazole platinum (II) complexes as potential anticancer agents: Synthesis, evaluation of cytotoxicity, cell death and experimental-theoretical DNA interaction studies
Ring-Opening Polymerization and Copolymerization of Cyclic Esters Catalyzed by Amidinate Aluminum Complexes
Synthesis of 4(3H)quinazolinimines with selective cytotoxic effect on human acute promyelocytic leukemia cells
The Role of Co-Activation and Ligand Functionalization in Neutral Methallyl Nickel(II) Catalysts for Ethylene Oligomerization and Polymerization
Borata-Alkene Derived Syntheses of (F 5 C 6 ) 2 B-Substituted Bis(indenyl) Group 4 Metal Complexes
Catalytically Active N-Acylamidine-Zirconium Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Application in Ethylene Polymerization
Dialkylboron guanidinates: syntheses, structures and carbodiimide de-insertion reactions
New air stable cationic methallyl Ni complexes bearing imidoyl-indazole carboxylate ligand: Synthesis, characterization and their reactivity towards ethylene
New air stable cationic methallyl Ni complexes bearing imidoyl-indazole carboxylate ligand: Synthesis, characterization and their reactivity towards ethylene
Synthesis and Characterization of New Diazenecarboxamide Ligands Using a Selective Adduct Formation with B(C6F5)(3)
Synthesis of new phosphorescent imidoyl-indazol and phosphine mixed ligand Cu(I) complexes structural characterization and photophysical properties
A computational and conceptual DFT study on the mechanism of hydrogen activation by novel frustrated Lewis pairs
A new series of zirconium metallocenes derived from partially alkylated s-indacene with potential applications in the polymerization of ethylene
Lewis Acid Enhanced Ethene Dimerization and Alkene Isomerization-ESI-MS Identification of the Catalytically Active Pyridyldimethoxybenzimidazole Nickel(II) Hydride Species
Methyl branching in polyethylene from homopolymerization of ethylene with N-Arylcyano-?-diketiminate methallyl nickel-B(C6F5)3
Methyl Branching in Polyethylene from Homopolymerization of Ethylene with N-Arylcyano-beta-diketiminate methallyl nickel-B(C6F5)(3)
Synthesis and structures of N-arylcyano-beta-diketiminate zinc complexes and adducts and their application in ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide
Synthesis of 4(3H)quinazolinimines by reaction of (E)-N-(aryl)-acetimidoyl or -benzimidoyl chloride with amines
Synthesis of 4(3H)quinazolinimines by reaction of (E)-N-(aryl)-acetimidoyl or -benzimidoyl chloride with amines
Synthesis of new asymmetric substituted boron amidines - reactions with CO and transfer hydrogenations of phenylacetylene
Synthesis of new asymmetric substituted boron amidines - reactions with CO and transfer hydrogenations of phenylacetylene
The performance of methallyl nickel complexes and boron adducts in the catalytic activation of ethylene: a conceptual DFT perspective
Grafting of the zirconium complexes [Zr(eta(5)-C5H5){NC-amidine}-Cl-2] and [Zr(eta(5)-C5H5)(NC-NacNac)Cl-2] and the study of their behavior in ethylene polymerization
Copper(I) complexes bases on a new indazol-4,7-dione ligand
N-Arylcyano-beta-diketiminate Methallyl Nickel Complexes: Synthesis, Adduct Formation, and Reactivity toward Ethylene
N-Arylcyano-β-diketiminate Methallyl Nickel Complexes: Synthesis, Adduct Formation, and Reactivity toward Ethylene.
Novel titanocene derived from a partially alkylated s-indacene: Synthesis, characterization and comparative study with its zirconium analog
PALLADIUM COMPLEX BEARING 3,5-BIS(BENZOTRIAZOL-1-YLMETHYL)TOLUENE LIGAND CATALYZES OXIDATIVE AMINATION OF ALLYL BUTYL ETHER
Synthesis and structural characterization of new 2-bromo-1,3-bis(triazol-1-ylmethyl)benzene ligands. Study of their behavior as complexing agents for determination of nickel(II) by adsorptive stripping voltammetry
Nickel pre-catalysts bearing [(N)-imidoylamidine] ligands; influence of the presence of pyridine and pentafluorophenyl groups in ligand backbone on the reactivity in ethylene polymerizations
Synthesis of [(?-cyano-P-nacnac)Cp] and [(?-cyano-nacnac)Cp]- zirconium complexes, and their remote activation for ethylene polymerization
Synthesis of [(pi-cyano-P-nacnac)Cp] and [(pi-cyano-nacnac)Cp]-zirconium complexes, and their remote activation for ethylene polymerization
New bis(azolylcarbonyl)pyridine chromium(III) complexes as initiators for ethylene polymerization
Organonickel(II) Complexes with Anionic Tridentate 1,3-Bis(azolylmethyl)phenyl Ligands. Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Catalytic Behavior
Reactions of Topologically Related "nacnach-CN" and "P-nacnach-CN" Chelate Ligand Systems with HB(C6F5)(2) Chelate Ligand Systems with HB(C6F5)2
Synthesis and characterization of materials prepared via the copolymerization of ethylene with 1-octadecene and norbornene using a [(?-cyano-nacnac)Cp] zirconium complex
Synthesis and Characterization of Materials Prepared via the Copolymerization of Ethylene with 1-Octadecene and Norbornene Using a [(pi-Cyano-nacnac)Cp] Zirconium Complex
Synthesis and Structure of Bifunctional Zirconocene/Borane Complexes and Their Activation for Ethylene Polymerization
Palladium(II) complexes bearing the new pincer ligand 3,5-bis(indazol-2-ylmethyl)toluene; synthesis and catalytic properties
Synthesis of a [(?-Cyano-nacnac)Cp]zirconium complex and its remote activation for ethylene polymerization
Synthesis of a [(pi-Cyano-nacnac)Cp]zirconium Complex and Its Remote Activation for Ethylene Polymerization
Acetamidine complexes as catalysts for ethylene polymerization
Binding modes of a dimethyliminopentanone ligand on nickel pre-catalysts toward olefin polymerization
Chromium(III) complexes with terdentate 2,6-bis(azolylmethyl)pyridine ligands: Synthesis, structures and ethylene polymerization behavior
Mono and bimetallic nickel bromide complexes bearing azolate-imine ligands: Synthesis, structural characterization and ethylene polymerization studies
Nickel ?-Keto-?-diimine initiators for olefin polymerization
Structural characterization and polymerization studies of nickel bromide complexes bearing azolate-imine ligands
Synthesis of nanosized ZSM-2 zeolite with potential acid catalytic properties
Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity studies in ethylene polymerization of cyclometalated palladium(II) complexes containing terdentate ligands with N,C,N-donors

ConferencePaper (1)

Organonickel(II) Complexes with Anionic Tridentate 1,3-Bis(azolylmethyl) phenyl Ligands. Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Catalytic Behavior
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Rene Rojas

Professor

Chemistry

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

8
Juan Quijada

FULL PROFESSOR

INGENIERIA QUIMICA Y BIOTECNOLOGIA

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Diego Cortés

Académico No Regular

Programa Institucional de Fomento a la Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación

Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana

Santiago, Chile

4
Alejandro Toro

PROFESOR TITULAR

Química Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
CRISTIAN COVARRUBIAS

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN CIENCIAS ODONTOLÓGICAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

4
Celso Quintero

Investigador

Proyectos con la Industria

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Agustin Ibañez

DIRECTOR

INCYT

CABA, Argentina

3
Ramiro Arratia

DIRECTOR DOCTORADO

CIENCIAS QUIMICAS

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

3
Alvaro Muñoz

Full time professor

Dirección de Investigación y Postgrado

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Alan Cabrera

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Química Inorganica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Alvaro Muñoz

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

3
Cristian Salas

Associate professor

Organic Chemistry

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Alexandra Becerra

Investigador

Química

Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile en convenio con Rockwood litio limitada

Santiago, Chile

2
Maria Soledad Gutiérrez

Profesor Asociado

Química-Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Daniela Ortega

Académica e investigadora

Ciencias Químicas y Bíologicas

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

2
Ricardo Tapia

Full Professor

Organic Chemistry

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Javier Martínez

Postdoctorado FONDECYT

Departamento de Química Inorgánica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Bárbara Rodríguez

Académica/Investigadora

Centro de Investigación en Recursos Naturales y Sustentabilidad

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

2
Desmond MacLeod-Carey

Associate Professor

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Ivan Martinez

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Quimicas y Biologicas

UNIVERSIDAD BERNARDO O'HIGGINS

Santiago, Chile

2
Iván González

Profesor

Universidad Central de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Pablo Jaque

Profesor Asociado

Química Orgánica y Fisicoquímica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Patricia Perez

Full Professor

Ciencias Químicas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
EDUARDO CHAMORRO

Director Programa de Doctorado en Fisicoquímica Molecular

Departamento de Ciencias Químicas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Fabiane Manke

Académico Docente Investigador

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Talca, Chile

1
Cesar Morales

Associate Professor

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Gracia

Associate Professor

Departament of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Materials

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Jeronimo Maze

Associate Professor

Physics

FACULTAD DE FISICA, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA

Santiago, Chile

1
LEONARDO SILVA

PROFESOR TITULAR

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

TALCA, Chile

1
Veronica Arancibia

Profesor horas

Quimica Inorganica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Ivonne Chavez

profesor Jornada Completa

Inorgánica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Guerrero

ACADEMICO

QUÍMICA DE LOS MATERILAES

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Paulina Dreyse

Profesor Auxiliar

Departamento de Química

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisca Werlinger

Docente-coordinador en línea

Ciencias

Universidad San Sebastián

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudia López

Investigador Asociado

Food Science and Technology

The Ohio State University

Columbus, Estados Unidos