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Giovanni Occhipinti

Researcher
  • E-mailGiovanni.Occhipinti@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 34 57
  • Visitor Address
    Realfagbygget, Allégt. 41
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN

Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

1.     Automated Building of Organometallic Complexes from 3D Fragments.
Foscato, M.; Venkatraman V.; Occhipinti, G.;Alsberg, B. K.; Jensen, V. R. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2014, 54, 1919-1931.

2.      Theory-Assisted Development of a Robust and Z-Selective Olefin Metathesis Catalyst.
Occhipinti, G.; Vitali Koudriavtsev, V.; Törnroos, K. W.; Jensen. V. R., Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 11106-11117.

3.      Neutral Nickel Ethylene Oligo- and Polymerization Catalysts: Towards Computational Catalyst Prediction and Design.
Heyndrickx, W.; Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R.Chem. Eur. J.,201420, 7962-7978.

4.      Automated design of realistic organometallic molecules from fragments.

Foscato, M.; Occhipinti, G.; Venkatraman, V.; Alsberg, B. K.; Jensen, V. R.J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2014, 54, 767-780.

5.      The Complete Reaction Pathway of Ruthenium-Catalyzed Olefin Metathesis of Ethyl Vinyl Ether: Kinetics and Mechanistic Insight from DFT.
Minenkov, Y.; Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R.Organometallics, 2013, 32,2099-2111.

6.      Simple and Highly Z-Selective Ruthenium-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalyst.
Occhipinti, G.; Hansen, F.; Törnroos, K. W.; Jensen. V. R.J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 3331−3334.

7.      Striking a Compromise: Polar Functional Group Tolerance versus Insertion Barrier Height for Olefin Polymerization Catalysts.
Heyndrickx, W.; Occhipinti, G.; Bultinck, P.; Jensen, V. R.Organometallics, 2012, 31, 6022−6031.

8.      An Evolutionary Algorithm for de Novo Optimization of Functional Transition Metal Compounds.
Chu, Y.; Heyndrickx, W.; Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R.; Alsberg, B. K. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8885−8895.

9.      The accuracy of DFT-optimized geometries of functional transition metal compounds: A validation study of catalysts for olefin metathesis and other reactions in the homogeneous phase.
Minenkov, Y.; Singstad, Å.; Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R. Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 5526-5541.  

10.  Nature of the Barrier to Phosphine Dissociation from Grubbs Olefin Metathesis Catalysts.
Minenkov, Y.; Occhipinti, G.; Heyndrickx, W.; Jensen, V. R. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 1507-1516.

11.  Neutral Nickel Oligo- and Polymerization Catalysts: The Importance of Alkyl Phosphine Intermediates in Chain Termination.
Heyndrickx, W.; Occhipinti, G.; Minenkov, Y.; Jensen, V. R.Chem. Eur. J.,2011, 17,14628-14642.

12.  The Nature of the Transition Metal—Alkylidene Bond in Grubbs Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis.
Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V.R., Organometallics, 2011, 30, 3322-3529.

13.  Synthesis and Stability of Homoleptic Metal(III) Tetramethylaluminates.
Occhipinti, G.; Meermann, C.; Dietrich, M. H.; Litlabø, R.; Auras, F.; Karl W. Törnroos, K. W.;  Maichle-Mössmer, C.; Jensen, V. R.; Anwander, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6323-6337.

14.  A Switchable Oxidation Process Leading to Two Various Versatile Pharmaceutical
Intermediates
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Occhipinti, G.; Liguori, L.; Tsoukala, A.; Bjørsvik, H.-R.Org. Process. Res. Dev.,2010, 14, 1387-1392.

15.  On the Nature of the Active Site in Ruthenium Olefin Coordination-Insertion Polymerization Catalysts.
Heyndrickx, W.; Occhipinti, G.; Minenkov, Y.; Jensen, V. R.J. Mol. Cat. A: Chem,2010,324, 64-74.

16.  Metal–Ligand Bond Strengths of the Transition Metals. A Challenge for DFT.
Minenkov, Y.; Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 11833-11844.

17.  Synthesis of a New Bidentate NHC Ag(I) Complex and its Unanticipated Reaction with the Hoveyda-Grubbs First Generation Catalyst.
Occhipinti, G., Jensen, V. R.; Törnroos, K. W.; Frøystein, N. Å.; Bjørsvik, H.-R.Tetrahedron, 2009, 113, 7186-7194.

18.  A Novel Simple and Efficient Bromination Protocol for Activated Arenes.
Tsoukala, A.; Liguori, L.; Occhipinti, G.; Bjorsvik, H.-R. Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50, 831-833.

19.  Ruthenium Alkylidene Complexes of Chelating Amine Ligands.
Occhipinti, G.; Bjørsvik, H.-R.; Törnroos, H.-R.; Jensen, V. R.Organometallics, 2007, 26, 5803-5814.

20.  The First Imidazolium-Substituted Metal Alkylidene.
Occhipinti, G.; Bjørsvik, H.-R.; Törnroos, K. W.; Fürstner, A.; Jensen, V. R. Organometallics, 2007, 26, 4383-4385.

21.  Green and Efficient Synthesis of Bidentate Schiff Base Ru Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis.
Occhipinti, G.; Jensen, V. R.; Bjørsvik, H.-R. J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 3561–3564.

22.  Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationships of Ruthenium Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis.
Occhipinti, G.; Bjørsvik, H.-R.; Jensen, V. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6952–6964.

23.  Synthesis of Methoxy-Substituted Phenols by Peracid Oxidation of the Aromatic Ring.
Bjørsvik, H.-R.; Occhipinti, G.; Gambarotti, C.; Cerasino, L.; Jensen, V. R. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 7290-7296.

 

Patents

1.      Jensen, V. R.; Occhipinti, G. Ruthenium and Osmium Heterocyclic Carbene Metathesis Catalysts. Eur. Pat. Appl. EP 2826783 A1 20150121, 2015; U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. US 2015025212, 2015; Chin. Pat. Appl. CN 104292273 A 20150121, 2015.

2.      Jensen, V. R.; Occhipinti, G. ; Hansen, F. Novel Olefin Metathesis Catalysts. Int. Patent Appl. WO 2012032131, 2012.

 

PhD thesis

Giovanni Occhipinti.
Theory-Assisted Prediction and Synthesis of Ruthenium Alkylidene Complexes for Olefin Metathesis.
Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, June 2007. ISBN: 9788230804025.