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Hua Shao-An Assistant Professor


Date of employment: Aug.1, 2022

Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry 
Coordination Chemistry 

TEL (O): (886-5) 272-0411 ext.


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B.S. in Applied Chemistry, Tamkang University, 2006

M.S. in Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 2008

Ph.D. in Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 2012

Postdoctoral Fellow, National Taiwan University, 2013−2017

Visiting Researcher, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Goettingen, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Goettingen, 2018−2022


Research Interests

Bioinspired Coordination Chemistry

Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer


Molecular Magnetism and Electronic Structure




Selected Publications 代表著作  [SCOPUS論文統計]
  • S.-A. Hua, L. A. Paul, M. Oelschlegel, S. Dechert, F. Meyer,* I. Siewert,* “A Bioinspired Disulfide/Dithiol Redox Switch in a Rhenium Complex as Proton, H Atom, and Hydride Transfer Reagent” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 6238–6247. (Featured in JACS Spotlight)
  • M. Heindl, H. Jiang, S.-A. Hua, M. Oelschlegel, F. Meyer, D. Schwarzer, L. Gonzalez,* “Excited-State Dynamics of [Ru(S–Sbpy)(bpy)2]2+ to Form Long-Lived Localized Triplet States” Inorg. Chem. 202160, 1672–1682.
  • J. W. L. Wong, S.-A. Hua, S. Demeshko, S. Dechert, S. Ye, F. Meyer,* “Bis(pyrazolato) Bridged Diiron Complexes: Ferromagnetic Coupling in a Mixed-Valent HS-FeII/LS-FeIII Dinuclear Complex” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 4137–4145.
  • S.-A. Hua, M. Cattaneo, M. Oelschlegel, M. Heindl, L. Schmid, S. Dechert, O. S. Wenger, I. Siewert,* L. Gonzalez,* F. Meyer,* “Electrochemical and Photophysical Properties of Ruthenium(II) Complexes Equipped with Sulfurated Bipyridine Ligands” Inorg. Chem. 202059, 4972–4984.
  • Y.-C. Liu, S.-A. Hua,* M.-C. Cheng, L.-C. Yu, S. Demeshko, S. Dechert, F. Meyer, G.-H. Lee, M.-H. Chiang,* S.-M. Peng,* “Electron Delocalization of Mixed-Valence Diiron Sites Mediated by Group 10 Metal Ions in Heterotrimetallic Fe-M-Fe (M=Ni, Pd, and Pt) Chain Complexes” Chem. –Eur. J.  201824, 11649–11666.
  • M.-C. Cheng, S.-A. Hua, Q. Lv, M. Sigrist, G.-H. Lee, Y.-C. Liu, M.-H. Chiang, S.-M. Peng,* “Stepwise Synthesis of the Heterotrimetallic Chains [MRu2(dpa)4X2]0/1+  Using Group 7 to Group 12 Transition Metal Ions and [Ru2(dpa)4Cl]”  Dalton Trans. 201847, 1422–1434. (Cover Feature)
  • W.-C. Chang, C.-W. Chang, M. Sigrist, S.-A. Hua, T.-J. Liu, G.-H. Lee, B.-Y. Jin,* C.-h. Chen,* S.-M. Peng,* “Nonhelical Heterometallic [Mo2M(npo)4(NCS)2] String Complexes (M = Fe, Co, Ni) with High Single-Molecule Conductance” Chem. Commun. 201753, 8886–8889.
  • W.-C. Hung, M. Sigrist, S.-A. Hua, L.-C. Wu, T.-J. Liu, B.-Y. Jin, G.-H. Lee, S.-M. Peng,* “Heteropentanuclear Metal String Complex [Mo2NiMo2(tpda)4(NCS)2] with Two Linearly Aligned Quadruply Bonded Mo2 Units Connected by a Ni Ion and a Meso Configuration of the Complex” Chem. Commun. 201652, 12380–12382.
  • S.-A. Hua, M.-C. Cheng, C.-h. Chen, S.-M. Peng, “From Homonuclear Metal String Complexes to Heteronuclear Metal String Complexes” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2510-2523. (Mini Review, Cover Feature)
  • C.-H. Yu, M.-S. Kuo, C.-Y. Chuang, G.-H. Lee, S.-A. Hua, B.-Y. Jin, S.-M. Peng,* “Chirality Control of Quadruple Helixes of Metal Strings by Peripheral Chiral Ligands” Chem. Asian J. 20149, 3111–3115.
  • M.-J. Huang,† S.-A. Hua,† M.-D. Fu,† G.-C. Huang, C. Yin, C.-H. Ko, C.-K. Kuo, C.-H. Hsu, G. -H. Lee, K.-Y. Ho, C.-H. Wang, Y.-W. Yang, I.-C. Chen, S.-M. Peng,* C.-h. Chen,* “The First Heteropentanuclear Extended Metal-Atom Chain: [Ni+–Ru25+–Ni2+–Ni2+(tripyridyldiamido)4(NCS)2]” Chem. –Eur. J. 201420, 4526–4531. (†contribution equally)
  • S.-A. Hua, Y.-C. Tsai,* S.-M. Peng,* “A Journey of Metal-Metal Bonding beyond Cotton's Quadruple Bonds” J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 201461, 9–26. (Invited review article on behalf of 60th anniversary of Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society)
  • R. H. Ismayilov, W.-Z. Wang, G.-H. Lee, C.-Y. Yeh, S.-A. Hua, Y. Song, M.-M. Rohmer, M. Bénard,* S.-M. Peng,* “Two Linear Undecanickel Mixed-Valence Complexes: Increasing the Size and the Scope of the Electronic Properties of Nickel Metal Strings” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201150, 2045–2048. (Inside Cover Feature)
  • S.-A. Hua, G.-C. Huang, I. P.-C. Liu, J.-H. Kuo, C.-H. Jiang, C.-L. Chiu, C.-Y. Yeh, G.-H. Lee, S.-M. Peng,* “Manipulation of Electronic Structure via Supporting Ligands: A Charge Disproportionate Model within the Linear Metal Framework of Asymmetric Nickel String [Ni7phdptrany4Cl](PF6)” Chem. Commun. 201046, 5018–5020.
  • S.-A. Hua, I. P.-C. Liu, H. Hasanov, G.-C. Huang, R. H. Ismayilov, C.-L. Chiu, C.-Y. Yeh, G. -H. Lee, S.-M. Peng,* “Probing the Electronic Communication of Linear Heptanickel and Nonanickel String Complexes by Utilizing Two Redox-Active [Ni2(napy)4]3+ Moieties” Dalton Trans. 201039, 3890–3896. (Cover Feature)



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