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Biography


Prof. Valerian Dragutan

Romanian Academy of Sciences, Romania


Email: vdragutan@yahoo.com


Qualifications


1977 Ph.D., Institute of Organic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

1964 M.S., Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Polymer Chemistry

1963 B.S., Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Chemical Engineering


Publications (Selected)

  1. V. Dragutan, A. Demonceau, I. Dragutan, E. Sh. Finkelshtein (Eds.), “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, Berlin, 2010, 425 pp.
  2. Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan (Eds.) “Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Synthesis of Advanced Materials”, Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, Berlin, 2007, 504 pp.
  3. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Catalytic Polymerization of Cycloolefins”, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2000, 1292 pp.
  4. V. Dragutan, A.T. Balaban and M. Dimonie, “Olefin Metathesis and Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cycloolefins”, John-Wiley & Sons, Chichester, New York, 1985, 544 pp. (cited over 1000 times in books, journals, conferences, symposia).
  5. V. Dragutan, A.T. Balaban and M. Dimonie, “Olefin Metathesis and Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cycloolefins” Romanian Academy, 1981, 245 pp.
  6. L. Delaude, A. Demonceau, I. Dragutan and V. Dragutan, “Recent Advances in Ruthenium Catalysts for Alkene Metathesis”, in “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 3-16.
  7. D. Biccchielli, Y. Borguet, L. Delaude, A. Demonceau, I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, C. Jossifov, R. Kalinova, F. Nicks, X. Sauvage, in “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 207-274.
  8. I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, P. Filip, A. Demonceau, “Activation of Cycloolefin Metathesis by Ultrasonic Irradiation”, in: “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 315-326.
  9. V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan and M. Dimonie, “A Selective Route for Synthesis of Linear Polydicyclopentadiene”, in: “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 369-382.
  10. V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan and M. Dimonie, “Tuning Product Selectivity in ROMP of Cycloolefins”, in: “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 383-390.
  11. B. Spurcaciu, E. Buzdugan, C. Nicolae, P. Ghioca, L. Iancu, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan, in: “Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology”, Springer, Dordrecht, 2010, pp 409-416.
  12. I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, R. Drozdzak, F. Verpoort, “Ruthenium Vinylidene Complexes An Efficient Class of Homogeneous Metathesis Catalysts”, in: NATO Science Series II. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 243 (Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Synthesis of Advanced Materials ), Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, Eds., Springer, Dordrecht, 2007, pp. 137-150.
  13. B. Spurcaciu, E. Buzdugan, C.A. Nicolae, I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, “Synthesis of New Elastomers with Controlled Structures Based on Alkylene Oxides, Grafted by ROMP”, in: NATO Science Series II. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 243 (Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Synthesis of Advanced Materials), Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, Eds., Springer, Dordrecht, 2007, pp. 347-353.
  14. B. Allaert, N. Dieltiens, C. Stevens, R. Drozdzak, I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, F. Verpoort, “Towards New Generations of Metathesis Metal-Carbene Precatalysts”, in: NATO Science Series II. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 243 (Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Synthesis of Advanced Materials ), Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, Eds., Springer, Dordrecht, 2007, pp. 39-78.
  15. I. Dragutan and V. Dragutan, “Synthesis of Monomers by Olefin Metathesis”, chapter 3 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, 2-nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (C. Vasile, Ed.), China Petrochemical Press, China, 2004, pp. 95-104.
  16. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Advances in Cycloolefin Polymerization”, chapter 4 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile, Ed.), China Petrochemical Press, China, 2004, pp. 105-149.
  17. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Synthesis of Copolymers from Cycloolefins”, chapter 5 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile, Ed.), China Petrochemical Press, China, 2004, pp. 150-177.
  18. I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, A. Petride, M. Vinatoru, P. Filip, “Ultrasound Assisted Metathesis of Monocyclic Olefins with Tungsten-Based Catalysts”, NATO Science Series II. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht-Boston-London, 2002, Vol. 56 (Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerisation and Related Chemistry), E. Khosravi and T. Szimanska-Buzar, Eds., pp. 477-482.
  19. V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan,  M. Dimonie, C. Couve, M.J. Abadie, “Catalyst Activity and Selectivity in ROMP of Dicyclopentadiene Induced by Some Tungsten Systems”,  NATO Science Series II. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht-Boston-London, 2002, Vol. 56 (Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerisation and Related Chemistry), E. Khosravi and T. Szimanska-Buzar, Eds., pp. 465-476.
  20. I. Dragutan and V. Dragutan, “Synthesis of Monomers by Olefin Metathesis”, chapter 3 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, 2-nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (C. Vasile, Ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York-Basel-Hong  Kong, 2000, pp. 89-97.
  21. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Advances in Cycloolefin Polymerization”, chapter 4 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile, Ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000, pp. 99-137.
  22. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Synthesis of Copolymers from Cycloolefins”, chapter 5 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile, Ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000, pp. 139-159.
  23. V. Dragutan, S. Coca and M. Dimonie, “Correlation Between Catalyst Nature and Polymer Selectivity in ROMP of Cycloolefins with WCl6-Based Catalytic Systems”, in “Metathesis Polymerization of Olefins and Polymerization of Alkynes”, (Y. Imamoglu, Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1998, pp. 89-102.
  24. V. Dragutan, L. Popescu, S. Coca and M. Dimonie, “Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Cycloolefins Using Tungsten-Tetraphenylporphyrinate Catalysts”, in “Metathesis Polymerization of Olefins and Polymerization of Alkynes”, (Y. Imamoglu, Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1998, pp. 103-115.
  25. V. Dragutan, “Monomers by Olefin Metathesis”, chapter 2 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile and R.B. Seymour, Eds.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 1993, pp. 11-20.
  26. V. Dragutan and R. Streck,” Polymerization of Cycloolefins” chapter 4 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile and R.B. Seymour, Eds.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 1993, pp. 39-88.
  27. V. Dragutan and R. Streck, “Copolymers from Cycloolefins”, chapter 5 in “Handbook of Polyolefins”, (C. Vasile and R.B. Seymour, Eds.), Marcel Dekker, New York, 1993, pp. 89-117.
  28. V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan, H. Fischer, “Synthesis of Metal-Containing Polymers via Ring-Opening metathesis Polymerization (ROMP). Part. I. Polymers Containing Main Group Metals”, J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2008, 18 (1), 18-32.
  29. I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, H. Fischer, “Synthesis of Metal-Containing Polymers via Ring-Opening metathesis Polymerization (ROMP). Part. II. Polymers Containing Transition Metals”, J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2008, 18 (1), 000.
  30. S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan, F. Verpoort, “Ruthenium Indenylidene Complexes Bearing Saturated N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Synthesis and Catalytic Investigation in Olefin Metathesis Reactions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 432-440.