Active members

 

Dr. József Kupai

Assistant professor

ORCID, MTMT, Scholar

Main research areas:

  • Preparation of cinchona-squaramide type organocatalysts, and their recovery with organic solvent nanofiltration (OSN). 

  • Synthesis and application of binaphthyl cinchona-(thio)squaramides and their application in Michael reactions, conjugate additions and aza-Diels-Alder reaction

  • Immobilization of cinchona-squaramides to poly(glycidyl methacylate) and its recovery

  • Application of crown ether modified cinchona-squaramides as enantioselective phase transfer catalysts

  • New type of hydrogen bond donor organocatalysts: deltamides, thiodeltamides

  • Application of cinchona derivatives in enantioselective multicomponent reactions

  • Investigation of the role of quinuclidine substituent on cinchona orgnaocatalysts in asmmetric reactions

  • Application of electrochemical oxidations

Péter Kisszékelyi

PhD Student

ORCID, MTMT, Scholar

Research topics:

  • Synthesis, application and recovery of cyclodextrin-anchored cinchona organocatalysts

  • Size-enlargement of organocatalysts using trifunctional core-units

  • Michael addition reaction of N-heterocycles 

Sándor Nagy

PhD Student

ORCID, MTMT, Scholar

Research topics:

  • Optimization of aza-Markovnikov additions catalyzed by different cinchona derivatives

  • Synthesis of new axially chiral organocatalysts containing bis-1,1'-binaphthyl unit

  • Immobilization of cinchona squaramide to polyglycidyl methacrylate support and its application in asymmetric synthesis

  • Synthesis of organocatalysts containing (thio)deltamide, (thio)squaramide as hydrogen-donor moieties

Zsuzsanna Fehér

PhD student

Research topics:

  • Optimization of aza-Markovnikov additions catalyzed by different cinchona derivatives

  • Immobilization of cinchona squaramide to polyglycidyl methacrylate support and its application in asymmetric synthesis

Gyula Dargó

MSc Student

MTMT

Research topics:

  • Synthesis of new axially chiral organocatalysts containing bis-1,1'-binaphthyl unit

  • Synthesis of organocatalysts containing (thio)deltamide, (thio)squaramide as hydrogen-donor moieties

Balázs Molnár

BSc Student

Research topics:

  • Synthesis and application of cinchona-based organocatalysts

Funda Lidya Görür

BSc Student

Research topics:

  • Synthesis and application of cinchona-based organocatalysts

Dóra Richter

BSc Student

Research topics:

  • Organocatalyst assisted nonproteinogenic amino acid synthesis

Diana Daicu

BSc Student

Research topics:

  • Solid-supported organic base catalyzed PET depolymerization

 

Alumni

Vu Hai Dang

Research topics:

  • Size-enlargement of organocatalysts using trifunctional core-units

Bálint Zeller

Research topics:

  • Synthesis, application and recovery of cyclodextrin-anchored cinchona organocatalysts

Petra Kozma

Research topics:

  • Size-enlargement of organocatalysts using trifunctional core-units

  • PBI-membrane-anchored cinchona organocatalyst synthesis and application in Michael addition 

Blanka Tóth

Research topics:

  • Michael addition reaction of N-heterocycles  

Magdalena Potępa

Research topics:

  • Synthesis and application of cinchona based organocatalysts  

Joanna Kacperek

Research topics:

  • Synthesis and application of cinchona based organocatalysts  

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