Research Activities- Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller

Scientific and technical experiences

  • Homogeneous catalysis and organic synthesis
  • P- and N-ligand synthesis
  • Organometallic chemistry (Pd, Rh, Ru, Fe, Cu etc.)
  • Development of processes for bulk chemicals
  • Synthesis of biologically active agents
  • Oxidations
  • High pressure chemistry (hydrogenations, carbonylations)

Present main research activities

  • Fe-catalyzed oxidations and hydrogenation
  • Hydroformylations
  • Hydroaminomethylation and hydroamination
  • Pd- and Cu-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions
  • Rh- and Ru-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenations