• 1189 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
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Biography

Wes is Reader in Organic Chemistry. He obtained his MChem and PhD (2004) under the supervision of Professor Joe Harrity at the University of Sheffield. He then spent two years at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Professor Jim Morken’s group followed by 17 months at The University of Manchester in Professor Jonathan Clayden’s group. He began his independent career in September 2007 as Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Huddersfield and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in August 2009 and to Reader in August 2015.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Polyvalent iodine compounds
  • C-H activation
  • The synthesis of small molecules

Biography

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Research Output

  • 1189 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 1 Short survey
  • 1 Review article

Computationally Assisted Mechanistic Investigation into Hypervalent Iodine Catalysis: Cyclization of N-Allylbenzamide

Butt, S., Das, M., Sotiropoulos, J-M. & Moran, W., 6 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 84, 23, p. 15605-15613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Cyclic Vinyl(aryl)iodonium Salts: Synthesis and Reactivity

    Kepski, K., Rice, C. & Moran, W., 6 Sep 2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 17, p. 6936-6939 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Iodoarene-catalyzed cyclizations of N-propargylamides and β-amidoketones: synthesis of 2-oxazolines

    Kamouka, S. & Moran, W. J., 31 Aug 2017, In : Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. 13, p. 1823-1827 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Preparation and Synthetic Utility of Stable 1,3-Enynyl- and 1,3-Dienyl(aryl)iodonium Salts

    Zawia, E., Hamnett, D. J. & Moran, W. J., 23 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 82, 7, p. 3960-3964 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Aqueous DMSO mediated conversion of (2-(arylsulfonyl)vinyl)iodonium salts to aldehydes and vinyl chlorides

    Zawia, E. & Moran, W. J., 16 Aug 2016, In : Molecules. 21, 8, 11 p., 1073.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 3 Grant peer-review

    Full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

    Wesley Moran (Participant)
    2019

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    Peer reviewer for Agence Nationale de la Recherche

    Wesley Moran (Participant)
    2019 → …

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    Peer reviewer for American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund

    Wesley Moran (Participant)
    2014

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    Press / Media