ICOS-20, 20th International Conference on Organic Synthesis
Friday, 20 October 2017
Claudio Palomo


PalomoClaudio Palomo

Claudio Palomo was born in Barcelona (1951)

Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry, University of País Vasco, 1983
Laurea in Chemistry, University of Barcelona, 1976
Chemical Engineer, Instituto Químico de Sarriá, Barcelona, 1975



Early Research Activity
Dep. of Organic Chemistry, University of País Vasco 1984-1985 (Postdoctoral)
Gema, S. A., 1975-1977 (Industry)

Positions in Academy
Full Professor, University of País Vasco, 1989–
Assistant Professor, University of País Vasco, 1985–1989
Associate Professor, University of País Vasco, 1979–1985

Visiting Professorships
University of California at Berkeley; Host: Prof. Henry Rapoport, 1992/1993

Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society

Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry Award in the Field of Organic Chemistry, 2002
Euskadi Research Award, 2008

Lectures and Seminars
Professor Palomo is regularly receiving invitations to deliver lectures and seminars from academic and other research institutions in Spain and abroad. He has delivered a total of more than 50 plenary/invited lectures and seminars. He has been Hoffmann la Roche 1992 Lecturer , Antonio Gonzalez Lecture 2006, Serratosa Lecturer 2006 and Lilly Lecturer 2006.

Current Areas of Research (A total of over 200 papers, 8 book chapters,11 patents, and 30 PhD Theses supervised)
Stereoselective carbon-carbon bond forming reactions. Asymmetric catalysis

ISI’s data: Sum of the times cited 7435; Average citation per item 33.19; Citing Articles without self-citations 4832; Index h 42

Selected Publications (times cited in brackets, January 2014)
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 4154-4155 (169) Friedel-Crafts reaction(paper highligthed in Synfacts 2005, 0, 36)
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 5984-5987 (151) Michael Addition   
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8054-8056 (42) Oxyamination of Aldehydes (paper highligthed in Synfacts, 2007, 12, 1310 and Org.Chem.Highlights July,28, 2008)
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8431-8435 (122) Water-Compatible Iminium Activation (paper highligthed in Synfacts, 2007, 12, 1313)
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7955-7966 (75) Aza-Henry Reaction (paper Editor`s JACS select J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17995-17997)
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51,10856 -10860. Sulfur Donor Reagents
Angew. Chem. Int.Ed. 2013, 52, 11846 -11851. Bifunctional Ureidopeptide-Based Brønsted Base Catalysts

Author Profile  in Angewandte  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201208009/pdf

Responsible, Doctoral Program with Mención de Calidad (Quality Distinction) from MEC (Spain) ● Head, Department of Organic Chemistry I, University of País Vasco ● Scientific and administrative responsible, more than 50 national research grants from academy and industry ● Participation in European Actions (Plan Science; COST D12 Program; Marie Curie Training Site, responsible; COST action CM0803, COST action CM0905) ● Qualified as Consolidated and High Yielding Research Group (Basque Country Government)●Research Home Page http://www.ehu.es/es/web/gicas/hasiera