Dr. Mohammad Al-Masum

Dr. Al-MasumProfessor
Organic Chemistry

 

 

 

Contact Information
Office: Boswell 220
Tel: 615-963-5339
Fax: 615-963-5326

Email: malmasum@tnstate.edu

Research Areas:

  • Developing New Methods for Organic Transformations
  • Potassium Organotrifluoroborates and Its Application in Organic Synthesis
  • Transition Metal Catalyzed Microwave Synthesis, Specially Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Chemistry
  • Environmental Sciences Focusing Green Chemistry
  • Various kinds of important biologically active organic species synthesis

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Patent

Al-Masum, M. (E)-Anethol synthesis, US 9833, 421 B2, Dec 5, 2017.

Recent Publications

 

  1. Al-Masum, M.; Hira, A. Chrisman, S.; Nguyen, N. Introducing efficient cross coupling reaction of tertiary alchols and ArCOPdCl for the synthesis of highly substituted esters, Tetrahedron Lett. 2019 (submitted).
  2. Al-Masum, M.; Islam, T.; Clopton, G.Efficient Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryltrifluoroborates and Aroyl Chlorides for the Synthesis of Fluorine Substituted Aromatic Ketones, Intl. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 9, 67.
  3. Al-Masum, M.; Hira, A. Microwave irradiated cross coupling of carboxylic acids and Crotyl bromides: Efficient application to make arachidonic acid esters, Intl. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 8, 341.
  4. Al-Masum, M.; Islam M.S.; Shaban, W. Cu-Pd dual catalyst system for amide styrylation reaction from potassium styryltrifluoroborates and amides, Intl. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 7, 254.
  5. Al-Masum, M.; Legan S.; Liu, K-Y, Pd-catalyzed microwave irradiated regioselective aroylation reaction of crotyl- and allyltrifluoroborates, Intl. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 6, 220.
  6. Al-Masum, M.; Quinones, L. Cain, L. Microwave application and anhydrous Cu(OAc)2 mediated O-arylation of aliphatic amino alcohols, Intl. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 6, 100.
  7. Al-Masum, M., Shaban, W., Microwave irradiated Pd-catalyzed C(sp)-H activation and cross-coupling with styryltrifluoroborates, Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 1437.
  8. Al-Masum, M.; Welch, R. L. Catalyst free, base free microwave irradiated synthesis of aryl nitrites from potassium aryltrifluoroborates and bismuth nitrate, Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 1726.
  9. Al-Masum, M.; Saleh, N.; Islam, T., A Novel Route to Organonitrites by Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Sodium Nitrite and Potassium Organotrifluoroborates, Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 1141.
  10. Al-Masum, M.; Lott, B. W.; Ghazialsharif, N., An efficient reaction process for the synthesis of oxazinanes and oxazolidines in the presence of air,Int. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 2, 362.
  11. Al-Masum, M.;Liu, K-Y., A New organic transformation by introducing crotyl\allyltrifluoroborates in cross-coupling reaction with aroyl chlorides, Tetrahedron Lett. 2011,52, 5090.
  12. Al-Masum, M.; Ng, E.; Wai, M., Palladium-catalyzed direct cross-coupling of potassium styryltrifluoroborates and benzoyl chlorides—a one-step method for chalcone synthesis, Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 1008.
  13. Al-Masum, M.; Alam, S., Remarkable regioselectivity in microwave enhanced palladium catalyzed allylation reaction involving allyltrifluoroborates and aryl halides,Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 5201.
  14. Domin, D. S.; Al-Masum, M.; Mensah, J., Students’ categorizations of organic compounds, Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 2008, 9, 114.
  15. Kabalka, G. W.; Al-Masum, M., Microwave enhanced cross-coupling reactions of potassium alkenyltrifluoroborates and allyl acetates, A new method for 1,4-pentadiene synthesis, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 11.
  16. Kabalka, G. W.; Dadush, E.; Al-Masum, M., Microwave-enhanced cross-coupling of allyl chlorides with vinyltrifluoroborates, Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 7459.
  17. Kabalka, G. W.; Al-Masum, M., Mereddy, A.; Dadush, E. Microwave enhanced cross-coupling reactions involving alkenyl- and alkynyltrifluoroborates, Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 1133.
  18. Kabalka, G. W.; Al-Masum, M., Microwave enhanced cross-coupling reactions involving potassium organotrifluoroborates, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 6329.
  19. Al-Masum, M.; Kumaraswamy, G.; Livinghouse, T., A new synthetic route to P-Chiral phosphine-boranes of high enantiopurity via stereocontrolled Pd(0)-Cu(I) cocatalyzed aromatic phosphorylation,  J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 4776.
  20. Al-Masum, M.; Livinghouse, T., Pd(0)-Cu(I) cocatlyzed phosphorylation of methylphenylphosphine-borane with aryl halides and aryl nonaflates, Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 7731.
  21. Al-Masum, M.; Yamamoto, Y., Palladium catalyzed hydrocarboxylation of allenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3809.
  22. Kamijo, S.; Al-Masum, M.; Yamamoto. Y., Palladium catalyzed hydrosulfination of allenes with tosylhydrazine leading to allylsulfones, Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 691.
  23. Radhakrishnan, U.; Al-Masum, M.; Yamamoto, Y. Palladium catalyzed hydroamination of conjugated enynes, Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 1037.
  24. Al-Masum, M.; Meguro, M.; Yamamoto, Y., The two component palladium catalyst system for intermolecular hydroamination of allenes, Tetrahedron Lett 1997, 38, 6071.
  25. Nakamura, I.; Tsukada, N.; Al-Masum, M.; Yamamoto, Y., Palladium catalyzed alkylative dimerization between pronucleophiles and vinyltins, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1997, 1583.
  26. Yamamoto, Y.; Al-Masum, M.;Takeda, A., Palladium catalyzed g-addition of pronucleophiles to allenylsulphides, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1996, 831.
  27. Yamamoto, Y.; Al-Masum, M.; Fujiwara, N., Palladium catalyzed addition-substitution reaction of pronucleophiles with allenylstannanes and propargylstannanes, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1996, 381.
  28. Yamamoto, Y.; Al-Masum, M.,Palladium catalyzed a-addition of certain pronucleophiles to alkoxyallenes, synlett. 1995, 9, 969.
  29. Yamamoto, Y.; Al-Masum, M.; Fujiwara, N.; Asao, N., Remarkable reversal of the regioselectivity in the palladium catalyzed hydrocarbonation reaction of allenes with methylmalononitrile, Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 2811.
  30. Yamamoto, Y.; Al-Masum, M.; Asao, N., Palladium catalyzed addition of activated methylene and methyne compounds to allenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6019.
  31. Tomooka, K.; Ishikawa, K.; Al-Masum, M.; Nakai, T.,Regio- and stereocontrol in the reductive ring opening of the spirocyclic epoxide derived from the 4-siloxy-2-cyclopentenone, synlett 1993, 9, 645.
  32. Rahman, M. T.; Hai, A.K.M.A.; Al-Masum, M.; Nahar, S. K., Preparation of ketones via organocoppermagnesium reagents and acyl chlorides, J. Bdesh. Chem. Soc. 1989, 2, 17.
  33. Al-MasumM.; Wai, M. C.; Dunnenberger, H., A Solvent Free C-Benzoylation and N-Benzoylation Reactions by Using Microwave Heating, Synthetic Commun. 201141, 2888.
  34. Al-Masum, M.; Aman, M.; Chrisman, S.; Nguyen, N.; Hira, A. Synthesis of styryl carboxylates and highly substituted esters: A unique application of RCOOPdH and RCOPdCl species. PAPER ID: 3080878, 257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, FL, United States, Mar. 31-Apr. 4, 2019 (2019), ORGN-0006
  35. Alyahya, S.; Liu, K-Y.; Al-Masum, M. N-allylation by palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling of potassium. PAPER ID: 2743521, 254th ACS national meeting in Washington DC, August 20-24, 2017
  36. Al-Masum, M. A novel application of Cu-Pd dual catalyst system for the cross-coupling of styryltrifluoroborates and amides. PAPER ID: 2622299, 253rd ACS national meeting in San Francisco, California, April 2-6, 2017.
  37. Al-Masum, M. Use of ArCOPd species for aroylation and esterification reactions under microwave irradiation. PAPER ID: 2401717, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2016.
  38. Al-Masum, M.; Snagg, C.; Chrisman, S. L. Novel reaction of ArCOPdCl species and tertiary alcohols for highly substituted esters. Paper ID: 2401594, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2016.
  39. Al-Masum, M. C-H activation and C-C bond formation through cross-coupling reaction by using potassium organotrifluoroborates. PAPER ID: 2125870, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  40. Shaban, W.; Al-Masum, M. Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of styryltrifluoroborates with activated alkynes and alkanes PAPER ID: 2129072, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  41. Welch, R.; Al-Masum, M. Palladium-catalyzed microwave heated cross-coupling of organotrifluoroborates and metal fluoride. PAPER ID: 2129183, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  42. IUPAC Sponsored Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference, Gainesville, FL, March 2-5 2014,March 4, FloHet 15 Room D1, 13.40 Professor Mohammad Al-Masum Tennessee State University, TN, USA, Efficient use of potassium organotrifluoroborates in palladium-catalyzed aroylation reaction, and nitration reaction
  43. Chrisman, S.; Al-Masum, M. Efficient atom economic synthetic method of functionalized aromatic esters from aroyl halides. PAPER ID: 24189 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.
  44. Shaban, W.; Al-Masum, M. C-H activation of alkynes and cross-couple with potassium organotrifluoroborates forming enynes. PAPER ID: 24173 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.
  45. Welch, R. L.; Al-Masum, M. Microwave enhanced catalyst free direct nitration of potassium aryltrifluoroborates. PAPER ID: 18311 (final paper number: 643) 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.
  46. Quinone, L.; Al-Masum, M. Pd-catalyzed microwave enhanced cross-coupling reaction of aryltrifluoroborates with amino alcohol. PAPER ID: 18404 (final paper number: 644) 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.
  47. Saleh, N.; Al-Masum, M. Sodium Nitrite and Bismuth Nitrate are New Nitrite Sources in Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Chemistry for Organonitrite,  245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, LA. ID # 18078
  48. Yeasmin, S.; Al-Masum, M. Microwave irradiated Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of potassium organotrifluoroborates with carboxylic acid, 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, LA. ID # 22228
  49. Islam, T.; Taylor, K.; Al-Masum, M. Microwave irradiated Pd-catalyzed direct aroylation reaction of aryltrifluoroborates with aroyl chloride,  245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, LA. ID # 19339
  50. Al-Masum, M.;Saleh, N.; Islam, T. Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling of organotrifluoroborates and nitrite to Organonitrites-A novel process 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, August 19-23, 2012. ID #11571
  51. Al-Masum, M; Liu, K.; Ng, E.; Wai, M; Alam, S. New look of potassium allyltrifluoroborates in C-C and C-N bond formation reactions, From Abstracts of Papers, 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, August 28-September 1, 2011 (2011), ORGN-311. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  52. Ng, Eunice; Wai, Maya; Al-Masum, Mohammad Palladium-catalyzed microwave irradiated direct coupling of potassium arylvinyltrifluoroborates and benzoyl chlorides From Abstracts of Papers, 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 22-26, 2010 (2010), ORGN-761. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  53. Liu, Kwei-Yu; Al-Masum, Mohammad Unprecedented cross coupling reaction of allyltrifluroborate and benzoyl halides, From Abstracts of Papers, 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 22-26, 2010 (2010), ORGN-760. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  54. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Ng, Eunice Palladium-catalyzed microwave irradiated cross-coupling reaction of potassium organotrifluoroborates and benzoyl halides, From Abstracts of Papers, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, March 21-25, 2010 (2010), ORGN-854. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  55. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Alam, Shahrina Microwave irradiated palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of potassium allyltrifluoroborates and organic halides, From Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, March 22-26, 2009 (2009), ORGN-317. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  56. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Dunnenberger, Henry Synthesis of ketone from potassium organotrifluoroborates and benzoyl bromide/chloride, From Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 6-10, 2008 (2008), ORGN-111. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  57. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Akther, Jesmin, Microwave enhanced amination reactions involving dihalocompounds, From Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), ORGN-504. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  58. Al-Masum, M. Unprecedented cross-coupling of potassium vinyltrifluoroborates and allyl acetates in the presence of palladium catalyst. 5th International Microwave in Chemistry Conference, Imperial College, London, UK, April 18-20, 2007.
  59. Al-Masum, M. Microwave enhanced palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reactions involving organotrifluoroborates. Abstract of papers, 4th International Microwaves in Chemistry Conference, Orlando, FL, March 8-11, 2006.  
  60. Kabalka, George W.; Al-Masum, Mohammad Microwave-enhanced cross-coupling reactions involving potassium organotrifluoroborates, From Abstracts of Papers, 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2005 (2005), ORGN-151. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  61. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Burkey, Theodore J. Bismuth oxide: A new catalyst system for oxazolidine synthesis under mild conditions, From Abstracts of Papers, 228th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 22-26, 2004 (2004), ORGN-774. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  62. Burkey, Theodore J.; To, Tung T.; Duke, Charles B.; Al-Masum, Mohammad Synthesis and photochemistry of metal arenes with pendant functional groups From Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1, 2004 (2004), INOR-036. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  63. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Burkey, Theodore J. Synthesis of side chain derivatives of cyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl and benzene chromium tricarbonyl, From Abstracts of Papers, 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY, United States, September 7-11, 2003 (2003), INOR-559. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  64. Burkey, Ted; To, Tung T.; Duke, Charles B., III; Al-Masum, Mohammad Photochromic properties of manganese and chromium complexes undergoing chelate ring closure and linkage isomerization, From Abstracts of Papers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, March 23-27, 2003 (2003), INOR-818. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  65. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Wai, Maya; Dunnenberger, Henry A New Look of AlCl3 in Microwave Irradiated Solvent Free Benzoylation Reaction, From Abstracts, 60th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, United States, November 12-15 (2008), SERM-385. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  66. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Alam, Shahrina; Wai, Maya Microwave Irradiated Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Potassium Allyltrifluoroborates and Organic Halides, From Abstracts, 60th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, United States, November 12-15 (2008), SERM-195. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  67. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Dadush, Eric; Kabalka, George W. Palladium Catalyzed Allylation of Alkenyltrifluoroborates with Allyl Chloride, From Abstracts, 57th Southeast/61st Southwest Joint Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN, United States, November 1-4 (2005), NOV04-404. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  68. Al-Masum, Mohammad; Islam, Mohammed Shahidul; Shaban, Wejdan Effective Cu-​Pd dual catalyst system for direct amidation reaction from potassium organotrifluoroborates and amides From Abstracts, 67th Southeast/71st Southwest Joint Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN, United States, November 4-7 (2015), SERMACS-SWRM-297. 

 

More than 100 meeting proceedings presented in local, regional, and international (UK, Japan, France) meetings.

 

Teaching
AT TSU

Chem6408 Special Topic-Metal Catalyzed Cross-coupling Chemistry, Chem 5210 Advanced Organic Chemistry, Chem 5600 Organic Structural Spectroscopy, Chem 5110 Graduate Organic Research, Chem 2020 Organic Chemsitry II, 2010 Organic Chemistry I, Chem2021, Organic Chemistry Lab II, Chem2011, Organic Chemistry Lab I, , Chem 1030, General Chemistry I, Chem 1111, General Chemistry Lab I, Fall 2005-present, Tennessee State University (TSU)

Renovating Organic Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum, Fall 2005-present, TSU
Chem 3311, Organic Chemistry, Spring 2003, 2004, University of Memphis, TN
Mentor: Graduate and under-graduate students at TSU, 2005-present
Mentor: Post-doc, Graduate and Under-graduate students at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Developing research laboratory for Post-graduate program and conducted several Chemistry courses, 1988-1993, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh Chem 2011, Organic Chemistry Lab I, ,

Honors/Award

Keynote Speaker, 2018 EuroSciCon conference Feb 19-20, Paris, France

Invited Speaker, 2018, Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Dec 13, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Faculty Development Awards, Academic Affairs, TSU;

2007 Faculty Research Award, Sponsored Research Program, TSU.

Monbusho (Ministry of Education, Japan) Award: 1993-1996.

26th International UNESCO Fellowship, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 1990-1991

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