Magnus Rueping

Professor, Chemistry 

Physical Science and Engineering Division
Center membership :
KAUST Catalysis Center


Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University
  • Ph.D., ETH Zurich
  • B.Sc./M.Sc., Technical University of Berlin

Research Interests

Professor Rueping's research interests include organocatalysis, metal catalysis and biocatalysis; new reaction methodology and technology; smart materials, photochemistry and flow chemistry. 

Selected Publications

  • H.-H. Liao, A. Chatupheeraphat, C.-C. Hsiao, I. Atodiresei, M. Rueping. "Asymmetric Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Synthesis of Triarylmethanes - Construction of Communesin- and Spiroindoline Scaffolds." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 15540-15544
  • M. Nakajima, E. Fava, S. Loescher, Z. Jiang, M. Rueping. "Photoredox-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling of Aldehydes, Ketones, and Imines with Visible Light." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 8828-8832
  • D. C. Fabry, M. A. Ronge, J. Zoller, M. Rueping. "C-H Functionalization of Phenols Using Combined Ruthenium and Photoredox Catalysis: In Situ Generation of the Oxidant." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 2801-2805
  • S. Raja, M. Nakajima, I. Atodiresei, M. Rueping. "Combined Experimental and Computational Study for the First Catalytic Asymmetric 4p-Elektrocyclization of N-Heterocycles." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 2762-2765
  • M. Leiendecker, C.-C. Hsiao, L. Guo, N. Alandini, M. Rueping. "Metal-Catalyzed Dealkoxylative Caryl-Csp3 Cross-Coupling - Replacement of Aromatic Methoxy Groups Employing a Functionalized Nucleophile" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 12912-12915