Giuliano Giambastiani

Dr. Giuliano Giambastiani

Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy



2000 Doctor of Philosophy, PhD. , University of Florence, UNIFI, Florence (Italy)

2000 Doctor of Philosophy, PhD., University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, Paris (France)

2000 Degree in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) 110/110 cum laude, University of Florence, UNIFI, Florence (Italy)

Publications (Selected)

  1. A.; Melucci, M.; Ghini, G.; Stagnaro, P.; Conzatti, L.; Passaglia, E.; Zoppi, M.; Montini, T.; Fornasiero,P., “Functionalization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes with Cyclic Nitrones for Materials and Composites: Addressing the Role of CNT Sidewall Defects” Chem. Mater., 2011, in press
  2. Rossin, A.; Di Credico, B.; Giambastiani, G.; Gonsalvi, L.; Peruzzini,* M.; Reginato, G. “Coordination chemistry of thiazole-based ligands: novel hydrogen-bonded architectures”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2011, 539–548
  3. Melucci, M.; Treossi, E.; Ortolani, L.; Giambastiani, G.; Morandi, V.; Klar, P.; Casiraghi, C.; Samorì, P.; Palermo, V. “Facile covalent functionalization of graphene oxide using microwaves: bottom-up development of functional graphitic materials”, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 9052-9060
  4. Raspolli Galletti,* A. M.; Antonetti, C.; Venezia, A. M.; Giambastiani, G. “An easy microwave assisted process for the synthesis of nanostructured palladium catalysts and their use in the selective hydrogenation of cinnamaldehyde” , Applied Catalysis A: General, 2010, 386, 124-131
  5. Luconi, L.; Giambastiani,* G.; Rossin, A.; Bianchini, C.; Lledós, A., “Intramolecular σ-Bond Metathesis / Protonolysis on ZrIV and HfIV Pyridyl-Amido Olefin Polymerization Catalyst Precursors: Exploring Unexpected Reactivity Paths”, Inorg. Chem, 2010, 49, 6811-6813
  6. Montini, T.; Singh, R.; Das, P.; Lorenzut, B.; Bertero, N.; Riello, P.; Benedetti, A.; Giambastiani, G.; Bianchini, C.; Zinoviev, S.; Miertus, S.; Fornasiero,* P., “Renewable H2 from glycerol steam reforming: effect of La2O3 and CeO2 addition to Pt/Al2O3 catalysts”, Chem. Sus. Chem., 2010, 3, 619-628
  7. Luconi, L.; Lyubov, D. M.; Bianchini, C.; Rossin, A.; Faggi, C.; Fukin, G. K.; Cherkasov, A. V.; Shavyrin, A. S.; Trifonov,* A. A.; Giambastiani,* G. “Yttrium Amidopyridinate Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization of New Y-Alkyl and Y-Hydrido Derivatives”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2010, 608-620
  8. Ghini, G.; Luconi, L.; Rossin, A.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Cicchi, S.; Lascialfari, L.; Brandi,* A.; Giannasi, A. “Can Nitrones Functionalize Carbon Nanotubes?”, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 252-254
  9. Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Luconi, L.; Meli, A., “Olefin oligomerization, homopolymerization and copolymerization by late transition metals supported by (imino)pyridine ligands”, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2010, 254, 431-455
  10. Lyubov, D. M.; Fukin, G. K.; Cherkasov, A. V.; Shavyrin, A. S.; Trifonov,* A. A.; Luconi, L.; Bianchini, C.; Meli, A.; Giambastiani,* G. “Selective σ-Bond Metathesis in Alkyl-Aryl and Alkyl-Benzyl Yttrium Complexes. New Aryl- and Benzyl-Hydrido Yttrium Derivatives Supported by Amidopyridinate Ligands” , Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1227-1232
  11. Chavez, P.; Guerrero Rios, I.; Kermagoret, A.; Pattacini, R.; Meli, A.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.;, Braunstein,* P. “Nickel Complexes with Phosphinito-Oxazoline Ligands: Temperature-Controlled Formation of Mono- orDinuclear Complexes and Catalytic Oligomerization of Ethylene and Propylene”, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1776-1784
  12. Toti, A.; Giambastiani,* G.; Bianchini,* C.; Meli, A.; Luconi, L., “New Functionalized Vinyl Monomers by Ethylene-(Functionalized)Norbornene Hetero-Trimerization Catalyzed by Cobalt(II)-(Imino)pyridine Complexes”, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2008, 350, 1855-1866
  13. Toti, A.; Giambastiani,* G.; Bianchini,* C.; Meli, A.; Bredeau, S.; Dubois,* Ph.; Bonduel, D.; Claes, M., “Tandem Action of Early-Late Transition Metal Catalysts for the Surface Coating of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Linear Low Density Polyethylene”, Chemistry of Materials, 2008, 20, 3092-3098
  14. Ricci,* A.; Angelucci, F.; Chiarini, M.; Lo Sterzo, C.; Masi, D.; Giambastiani, G.; Bianchini, C., “Bis(cyclopentadienyl)phenylphosphine as Ligand Precursor for Assembling Heteropolymetal Complexes”, Organometallics, 2008,27, 1617-1625
  15. Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Meli, A.; Guerrero, I.R.; Toti, A.; Passaglia, E.; Frediani, M., “LLDPE with exclusively ethyl branches by tandem catalysis with single-site Zr(IV)/Co(II) catalysts”, Topics in Catalysis,2008, 48, 107-113
  16. Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Guerrero, I.R.; Meli, A.; Oberhauser, W.; Sorace, L.; Toti, A., “Synthesis of a New Polydentate Ligand Obtained by Coupling 2,6-Bis(imino)pyridine and (Imino)pyridine Moieties and its Use in Ethylene Oligomerization in Conjunction with Iron(II) and Cobalt(II) Bis-halides” Organometallics, 2007, 26, 5066-5078
  17. Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Guerrero, I.R.; Meli, A.; Segarra, A.M.; Toti, A.; Vizza, F. “Regioselective propylene dimerization by tetrahedral (imino)pyridine CoII dichloride complexes activated by MAO”, J. Mol. Catal.: A Chemical, 2007, 277, 40-46
  18. Barbaro, P.; Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani, G.; Guerrero, I.R.; Meli, A.; Oberhauser, W.; Segarra, A.M.; Sorace, L.; Toti, A., “Synthesis of New Polydentate Nitrogen Ligands and their Use in Ethylene Polymerization in Conjunction with Iron(II) and Cobalt(II) Bis-halides and Methylaluminoxane”, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 4639-4651
  19. Bianchini,* C, Giambastiani,* G.; Meli, A.; Toti, A., “Diastereoselective Alkyl-Vinylation of Norbornene Catalyzed by a Tetrahedral Pyridinimine Cobalt(II) Complex”, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 1303-1305
  20. Bianchini,* C.; Gatteschi, D.; Giambastiani,* G.; Guerriero, R.I.; Ienco, A.; Laschi, F.; Mealli, C.; Meli, A.; Sorace, L.; Toti, A.; Vizza, F. “Electronic Influence of the Thienyl Sulfur Atom on the Oligomerization of Ethylene by 6-(Thienyl)-2-(imino)pyridine Cobalt(II) Catalysis”, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 726-739
  21. Giambastiani, G.; Bianchini, C., “Homogeneous, Single-Site Heterogeneous and Nanostructured Catalysts for Sustainable Development“, Topics in Catalysis, 2006, 40, 1, Eds. Springer (ISSN: 1022-5528)
  22. Yakhvarov,* D.G.; Tazeev, D.I.; Sinyashin, O. G.; Giambastiani,* G.; Bianchini, C.; Lönnecke, P.; Hey-Hawkins,* E.; Segarra, A.M., “Electrochemical Synthesis of the σ-Aryl Complex [NiBr(Mes)(bpy)] and Its Use as Catalyst Precursor for the Oligomerization of Ethylene (Mes = 2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl, bpy = 2,2’-Bipyridine)”, Polyhedron 2006, 25, 1607-1612
  23. Bianchini,* C., Giambastiani, G., Guerrero, I.R., Mantovani, G., Meli, A., Segarra, A.M., “Ethylene oligomerization, homopolymerization and copolymerization by iron and cobalt catalysts with 2,6-(bis-organylimino)pyridyl ligands”, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2006, 250, 1391-1418, Giambastiani, G. “primo autore“
  24. Bianchini,* C.; Frediani, M.; Giambastiani, G.; Meli, A.; Passaglia, E.; Kaminsky,* W., “Amorphous Polyethylene by Tandem Action of Cobalt and Titanium Single-Site catalysts”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2005, 26, 2018-2023
  25. Barbaro,* P.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G., “Large-Scale Synthesis of Chiral Ferrocenyl-Imino Phosphines”, Synthesis, 2005, 14, 2445-2448
  26. Giambastiani, G.; Oberhauser, W.; Bianchini, C.; Laschi, F.; Sorace, L.; Bruggeller, P.; Gutmann, R.;, Orlandini, A.; Vizza,* F., “Synthesis and Characterisation of a Novel Copper(II) Azamacrocycle-Phosphonate 3D Polymeric Network”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2005, 2027-2031
  27. Madec, D.; Mingoia, F.; Macovei, C.; Maitro, G.; Giambastiani, G.; Poli,* G., “New Enantiopure Bis-Thioether and Bis-Sulfoxide Ligands from Benzothiophene”, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2005, 552-557
  28. Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani, G.; Guerrero, I.R.; Meli, A.; Passaglia, E.; Gragnoli, T. “Simultaneous, Polymerization and Schulz-Flory Oligomerization of Ethylene Made Possible by Activation with MAO of a C1-Symmetric [2,6-Bis(arylimino)pyridyl]iron Dichloride Precursor”, Organometallics, 2004, 23/26, 6087-6089
  29. Barbaro, P.; Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani, G.; Parisel, S.L., “Progress in stereoselective catalysis by metal complexes with chiral ferrocenyl phosphines” Coord. Chem. Rev., 2004, 248/21-24, 2131-2150
  30. Barbaro,* P.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Oberhauser,W.; Morassi, L.; Rossi, F.; Dal Santo, V., “Recycling Asymmetric Hydrogenation Catalysts by their Immobilization onto Ion-Exchange Resins”, Dalton Transaction.,2004, 1783-1784
  31. (referred as “Research Highlights” article by RSC in: Chemical Science, 2004, 1, C51).
  32. Lemaire, S.L.; Giambastiani, G.; Prestat, G.; Poli, G., “Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids via Intramolecular Palladium-Catalysed Allylic Alkylation: Synthesis of (±)- Isoretronecanol”, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2004, 13, 2840-2847
  33. Bianchini,* C.; Giambastiani, G.; Mantovani, G.; Meli, A.; Mimeau, D., “Oligomerisation of ethylene to linear α-olefins by tetrahedral cobalt(II) precursors stabilised by benzo[b]thiophen-2-yl-substituted (imino)pyridine ligands”, J. Organomet. Chem., 2004, 689, 1356-1361
  34. Barbaro,* P.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Masi, D.; Parisel, S.L.; Togni, A. “Synthetic Approaches to New Diastereomerically Pure Ferrocenyl Triphosphines Combining Phosphorous, Planar and Carbon Chirality”, Synthesis, 2004, 3, 345-352
  35. Barbaro,* P.; Bianchini, C.; Giambastiani,* G.; Togni, A., “Ruthenium(II) Complexes with Triphosphane Ligands Combining Planar, Phosphorus, and Carbon
  36. Chirality: Application to Asymmetric Reduction of Trifluoroacetophenone”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2003, 4166-4172