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Tong Zhenhe

Update time:2018-12-20

TONG Zhenhe

1937- 

Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, CAS 

No. 29 Zhongguancun East Road 

Beijing 100190, P. R. China 

Phone: +86-10-82543578 (office) 

Fax:+86-10-82543578 

E-mail: chtung@mail.ipc.ac.cn 

Education
1963 B.S. in Polymer Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China

1983 Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Columbia University (with Prof. N. J. Turro) 

Professional Experience: 

1963-1974     Teaching Assistant, University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui 

1974-1979         Research Associate, Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 

1979-1983         Graduate Student, Columbia University, USA 

1983-1987         Associate Professor, Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 

1987-present       Professor, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 

1999-present       Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Honors and Awards: 

1992          Second Prize of the CAS Natural Science Award 

2003          Award of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation for Scientific and Technological Progress 

2005          Second Prize of the National Natural Science Award, P. R. China 

2008          The Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association Award 

2010          Chinese Chemical Society - China Petroleum Chemical Co chemical Contribution Award 

2011          Physical Organic Chemistry Achievement Award in China 

Research Interests
Organic Chemistry; 

Photochemistry; 

Supramolecular Chemistry; 

Physical Organic Chemistry; 

Photoinduced Electron Transfer and Energy Transfer.

Selected Recent Publications
 1. C.-H. Tung*, H.-W. Wang, Y.-M. Ying, “Photosensitized Oxidation of Alkenes Adsorbed on Pentasil Zeolites”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 5179-5186. 

 2. C.-H. Tung*, L.-Z. Wu, Z.-Y. Yuan, N. Su, “Zeolites as Templates for Preparation of Large-Ring Compounds: Intramolecular Photocycloaddition of Diaryl Compounds”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 11594-11602. 

 3. C.-H. Tung*, J.-Q. Guan, “Remarkable Product Selectivity in Photosensitized Oxidation of Alkenes within Nafion Membranes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 11874-11879. 

 4. H.-R. Li, L.-Z. Wu, C.-H. Tung*, “Photosensitized Oxidation of Olefins in Mixed Surfactant vesicles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 2446-2451. 

 5. C.-H Tung*, L.-Z. Wu, L.-P. Zhang, B. Chen, “Supramolecular Systems as Microreactors: Control of Product Selectivity in Organic Phototransformation”, Acc. Chem. Res. 2003, 36, 39-47. 

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