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This web site contains information related to research being carried out in our laboratories, the former and current group members, the coworkers, news and positions available, and also a link for the students interested in joining the group for master or PhD thesis.

Highlighted News

Maurizio Benaglia has been promoted to Full Professor in Organic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Univ. of Milano.

"Enantioselective organocatalytic reduction of β-trifluoromethyl nitroalkenes: an efficient strategy for the synthesis of chiral β-trifluoromethyl amines." E. Massolo, M. Benaglia, M. Orlandi, S. Rossi, G. Celentano
Chemistry, Eur. J., 2014, accepted

"Solid supported 9-amino-9-deoxy-epi-quinine as efficient organocatalysts for stereoselective reactions in batch and under continuous flow conditions" R. Porta, M. Benaglia, F. Coccia, F. Cozzi, A. Puglisi
Adv. Synth. Catal, 2014, accepted

"Continuous-flow stereoselective synthesis in microreactors: nucleophilic additions to nitrostyrenes organocatalyzed by a chiral bifunctional catalyst" S. Rossi, M. Benaglia, A. Puglisi, C.C. De Filippo, M. Maggini
J. Flow Chem, 2014, accepted

"A catalytic reactor for organocatalyzed enantioselective continuous flow alkylation of aldehydes" R. Porta, M. Benaglia, A. Puglisi, A. Mandoli, A. Gualandi, P.G. Cozzi
ChemSusChem , 2014, 7, 3534-3540.

"Stereoselective synthesis of highly functionalized chiral 2-nitro-cyclohexane carboxylic esters via catalytic dienamine addition to β-substituted-β-nitroacrylates." E. Massolo, M. Benaglia, R. Annunziata, A. Palmieri, G. Celentano, A. Forni
Adv. Synth. Catal., 2014, 356, 493-500.

Research Activity

Research projects are focused into different topics, as polymer supported catalysis; development of new synthetic methods; stereoselective organocatalysis; synthesis of chiral supramolecular systems and molecular devices; enantioselective reactions in water ...read more

Maurizio Benaglia is the new Director of International summer school on organic synthesis, "A. CORBELLA" - ISOS ...read more

Maurizio Benaglia

Maurizio Benaglia was born in Bergamo in 1966. He received his laurea in Chemistry at the University of Milano in 1991 and his PhD in 1994 working with Prof. Mauro Cinquini ...read more

Contact Info

Professor Maurizio Benaglia
Department of Chemistry - Università degli Studi di Milano via Golgi 19 - 20133 Milano
Tel: +39 02 5031 4171
Fax: +39 02 5031 4159
maurizio.benaglia@unimi.it