Research Area

Our research group is a part of the chemistry department at Sharif University of Technology (SUT). We are Interested in the design, synthesis and study of structural and photophysical properties of new inorganic and organometallic compounds.
The synthesis of new compounds with interesting photophysical properties and the investigation on their emission-structure relationships are the main themes of our research. Examples of these compounds include [Cu(I), Ag(I), and Au(I)] and platinum metal complexes. We, also are interested in the synthesis of new organic luminophore derivatives such as cyanines, perylene and naphthalene mono or bis imides, carbazoles, and the synthesis of their transition metal complexes.

Glimpse of Us


Main Research Area
Dynamic Motions of Ligands around the Metal Centers Afford a Fidget Spinner Type AIE Luminogens.

Ali Jamjah, Simindokht Gol kar, Parham Rezaee, Maryam Ghotbi, Samira Amini, Hamidreza Samouei, Stefano Todisco, Piero Mastrorilli,* Zahra Jamshidi,*  Sirous Jamali,*
Inorganic Chemistry ,  202463, 3335–3347

Perylene bisimide-based nanocubes for selective vapour phase ultra-trace detection of aniline derivatives.

Gohar Soufi, Habib Bagheri,* Mohammadjavad Karimi, Majid Karimi,  Sirous Jamali*
Anal. Chim. Acta.,  20231238, 340632

A Metal-Organic Cubane Cage with Trimethylplatinum(IV) Vertices.

Zohreh Hendia , Sirous Jamali,* Soheil Mahmoudi , Hamidreza Samouei, Sara Nayeri, Seyed Mohamad J. Chabok, Zahra Jamshidi
Inorganic Chemistry ,  202261, 15-19

N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Coinage Metals Containing Four Naphthalimide Units: A Structure−Emission Properties Relationship Study

Zohreh Hendi, Sirous Jamali,* Ali Jamjah, Seyed Mohamad J. Chabok, Hamidreza Samouei, and Zahra Jamshidi.
Inorganic Chemistry , 2021, 60, 17, 12924-12933.

Five- and Six-Coordinated Silver(I) Complexes Formed by a Metallomacrocyclic Ligand with an “Au2N2” Donor Group: Observation of Pendulum Motion and Dual Phosphorescence

Sara Nayeri, Sirous Jamali, * Ali Jamjah, Julia R. Shakirova, Sergey P. Tunik, Vladislav Gurzhiy, Hamidreza Samouei, Hamidreza Shahsavari
Inorganic Chemistry 2020, 59, 5702-5712

Tetranuclear Au2Cu2 Clusters with Butterfly- and Planar-Shaped Metal Cores: Strong Rigidochromism Induced by Jahn–Teller Distortion in Two-Coordinated Gold(I) Centers.

Sara Nayeri, Sirous Jamali,* Ali Jamjah, Hamidreza Samouei
Inorganic Chemistry, 2019, 58, 12122-12131.

Pt–M (M = Au and Tl) Dative Bonds Using Bis(cyclometalated)platinum(II) Complexes.

Shieda Rajabi, Sirous Jamali,* Soroush Naseri, Ali Jamjah, Reza Kia, Hamidreza Samouei, Piero Mastrorilli, Hamid Reza Shahsavari
Organometallics, 2019, 38(8), 1709-1720.

Cyclometallation and pentafluorophenyl transfer in protonolysis of chelating Bis-NHC Platinum (II) complex

Sirous Jamali,* Soosan Hosseinmardi, Mehrafshan Jafari, Hamidreza Samouei
J. Organomet. Chem., 2018, 876.

Stimuli-Responsive Emissive Behavior of 1- and 1,3-Connectivities in Azulene-Based Imine Ligands: Cycloplatination and Pt-Tl Dative Bond Formation

Sirous Jamali,* Mojtaba Bagherzadeh, Reza Kia, Hamidreza Samouei, Narges-Alsadat Mousavi
Dalton Trans, 2017, 46, 11327-11334.

Synthesis, characterization and optical properties of a new cationic cyclometalated platinum(II) complex

Sirous Jamali,* Shariar Kermanshahian
Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2017, 31

A Cooperative Pathway for Water Activation Process Using a Bimetallic Pt0-CuI System

Sirous Jamali,* S. Abedanzadeh, N. Khaledi, H. Samouei, Z. Hendi, S. Zacchini, R. Kia, H. R. Shahsavari
Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 17644-51

A Highly Efficient Luminescent Pt2Tl2 Chain with a Short TlI−TlI Interaction.

Sirous Jamali,* Mona M. Ashtiani, Zahra Jamshidi, Elena Lalinde, M. Teresa Moreno, Hamidrezza Samouei, Eduardo Eschudero-Adan, Jordi Benet-Buchholz
Inorganic. Chemistry 2013, 52, 10729-10731.

Cyclometalated heteronuclear Pt/Ag and Pt/Tl complexes : a structural and photophysical study.

Sirous Jamali,* Reza Ghazfar, Elena Lalinde, Zahra Jamshidi, Hamidreza Samouie, Hamid R.Shahsavari,  M.  Teresa Moreno, Eduardo Escudero-Adán, J.  Benet-Buchholzdull.
Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 1105-16. 

Synthesis and structure of the cyclometalated hetero-binuclear Pt-Au complexes with bridging 2- diphenylphosphinopyridine ligand.

J. Karimi, Sirous Jamali*
 J. Organomet. Chem., 2015, 786, 14-20. 

Synthesis, Structure and Photophysical Properties of Binuclear Methylplatinum Complexes Containing Cyclometalating 2-Phenylpyridine or Benzo{h}quinoline Ligands: A Comparison of Intramolecular Pt-Pt and π-π Interaction.

Sirous Jamali,* Rafal Czerwieniec, Reza Kia, Zahra Jamshidi, Manfred Zabel.
Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 9123-30.

Cyclometalated Cluster Complex with a Butterfly-Shaped Pt2Ag2 Core.

Sirous Jamali,* Zahra Mazloomi, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Dalibor Milic, Reza Kia, Mehdi Rashidi. 
Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49, 2721–26.

Organoplatinum(II) complexes containing chelating or bridging bis(NHC) ligands: formation of a platinum(II) carbonate complex by aerial CO2 fixation.

Sirous Jamali,* Dalibor Milic, Reza Kia, Zahra Mazloomi and Hallimeh Abdolahi.
Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 9362. 

Associative and Dissociative Mechanisms in the Formation of Phthalazine Bridged Organodiplatinum(II) Complexes.

Mhdi Rashidi, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Ahad Zare, Sirous Jamali, Richard J. Puddephatt.
Inorganic Chemistry., 2010, 49(18), 8435-43

Assembly of Symmetrical or Unsymmetrical Cyclometalated Organoplatinum Complexes through a Bridging Diphosphine Ligand.

S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Mohsen Golbon Haghighi, Ahmad R. Esmaeilbeig, Fatemeh Raoof, Zeinab Mandegani, Sirous Jamali, Mehdi
Rashidi, Richard J. Puddephatt.
Organometallics, 2010, 29, 4893–4899

Cyclometalated organoplatinum(II) complexes: first example of a monodentate benzo[h]quinolyl ligand  and a  complex  with 
bridging bis(diphenylphosphino) ethane.

Mohsen Golbon Haghighi, Mehdi Rashidi, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Sirous Jamali and Richard J. Puddephatt.
Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 11396-11402.

Diorganoplatinum(II)complexes with chelating PN ligand 2-(diphenylphosphino amino) pyridine; synthesis and kinetics of the reaction
with MeI.

S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Elham S. Tabei, Fatemeh Niroomand Hosseini, Niloofar Keshavarz, Sirous Jamali and Mehdi Rashidi.
New J. Chem., 2010, 34, 495–499.

Synthesis of a new T-shaped heterobinuclear Pt0-AuI complex [(t-Bu3P)2PtAu(PPh3)]BF4 from trinuclear gold cluster complex [(PPh3)Au]3(µ-O) BF4.

Sirous Jamali,* M. M. Ashtiani, D. Milic 
Scientia Iranica, 2010, 23 (3), 1089-1094.

Oxidative addition reaction of diarylplatinum (II) complexes with MeI in ionic liquid media: a kinetic study.

Masoud Nabavizadeh, Hamidreza Shahsavari, H Sepehrpour, FN Hosseini, Sirous Jamali
Dalton Trans, 2010, 39 (33), 7800-7805.

Binuclear cyclometalated organoplatinum complexes containing 1,1'-bis(diphenyl phosphino) ferrocene as spacer ligand: kinetics
and mechanism of MeI oxidative addition

Sirous Jamali,* S. Masoud Nabavizadeh and Mehdi Rashidi.
Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 5441-5452.

Uncommon solvent effect in oxidative addition of MeI to a new dinuclear platinum complex containing a platina(II)cyclopentane moiety.

Jafar Hoseini, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Sirous Jamali, and Mehdi Rashidi.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 5099-5105.

Ligand substitution reaction at a binuclear organoplatinum (II) complex. 

S. Jafar Hosseini, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Sirous Jamali and Mehdi Rashidi.
J. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 1990-1996.

Oxidative addition of methyl iodide to a new type of binuclear platinum(II) complex: a kinetic study.

Sirous Jamali, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh and Mehdi Rashidi
Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44, 8594-8601.

A Comparison of binuclear dimethylplatinum(II) complexes with the bridging X(PPh2)2, X= CH2, NH.

Sirous Jamali, Mehdi Rashidi, Michael C. Jennings and Richard J. Puddephatt.
J. Chem. Soc. Dalton. Trans, 2003, 2317.

Kinetic and mechanism of cleavage of O-O bond in hydrogenperoxide and ibenzoeylperoxide by arylplatinum(II) complexes.

Mehdi Rashidi, S. Masoud Nabavizadeh, Sirous Jamali.
J. Chem. Soc Dalton Trans, 2001, 3430-3434.

Unsymmetrical organodiplatinum (II) and organodiplatinum (IV) complexes containing bis (diphenylphosphino) methane as bridging ligand: general approaches for synthesis

Mehdi Rashidi, Sirous Jamali, M. Hashemi.
J. Organomet. Chem. 633 (1-2), 105-113.

Activation of CX (= Cl, Br) bond in aryl halides toward the palladium-catalyzed Heck reaction using 2, 6-bis (diphenylphosphino) pyridine

A. Ataei, S. Nadri, E Rafiee, S. Jamali, M. Joshaghani. 
Journal of Molecular Catalysis AChemical 366, 30-35.

ONO pincer type binuclear Pd(II) complex: Synthesis, crystal structure and catalytic utilization of the resulting organopalladium complex in catalytic copper-free Sonogashira

M. Bagherzadeh, N Mousavi, M. Zare, S. Jamali, A. Ellern, LK Woo.
Inorganica Chimica Acta 451, 227-232.

2, 6-Bis (diphenylphosphino) pyridine: a simple ligand showing high performance in palladium-catalyzed CN coupling reactions

S. Nadri, E. Rafiee, S. Jamali, M. Joshaghani.
Tetrahedron Letters 55 (30), 4098-4101.

1,1′-Methylene-3,3′-bis [(N-(tert-butyl) imidazol-2-ylidene] and Its Effect in Palladium-Catalyzed C–C Coupling

S. Nadri, E. Rafiee, S. Jamali, M. Joshaghani.
Synlett 26(05), 619-624.

NIR emitting platinum pincer complexes based on the N^N^C ligand containing {benz[4,5]imidazo[1,2-a]pyrazin} aromatic system; synthesis, characterization and photophysical study.

Julia R. Shakirovaa, Zohreh Hendi, Daniil Zhukovskya, Victor Sokolova, Sirous Jamali, Vladimir Pavlovskiya, Vitaly Porseva, Robert Evarestova, Sergey P. Tunik* 
Inorg Chim. Acta. 2020, 511, 119776.

A rare example of Re(I) diimine complexes with unsupported coordinated phosphine oxide ligand: synthesis, structural characterization, photophysical and theoretical study.

Sara Nayeri, Sirous Jamali, Vladimir Pavlovskiy, Vitaly Veniaminovich Porsev, Evarestov Robert, Kristina Kisel, Igor Koshevoy, Julia Shakirova, Sergey Tunik*
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 39-40,  4350-4357.

Targeted Synthesis of NIR Luminescent Rhenium Diimine cis,trans‐[Re( )(CO)2(L)2]n+ Complexes Containing N‐Donor Axial Ligands: Photophysical

J.R. Shakirova, S. Nayeri, S. Jamali, V.V. Porsev, V.V. Gurzhiy, O.V. Levin, Sergey Tunik* 
ChemPlusChem, 2019, 85 (11), 2518-2527.


Dr. Sirous Jamali
Associate Professor

Visiting Professor, University of California Davis, Prof. Philip Power Laboratory
Ph.D. Degree of Inorganic Chemistry, Shiraz University (Prof. Mehdi Rashid)
M.Sc. Degree of Inorganic Chemistry, Shiraz University
B.Sc. Degree of Pure Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology

ORCID : 0000-0002-5997-2619

Melika Mahmoudi

Ph.D. Student, Since 2023
ORCID : 0000-0000-0000-0000

Ali Jamjah

Ph.D. Student, Since 2018
ORCID : 0000-0002-0209-5942

Zohreh Daemi

M.Sc. Student, Since 2022

Amir Abbas Zare

M.Sc. Student, Since 2023

Yeganeh Honarvar

B.Sc. Student, Since 2023

Amir Mohammad Raeisi

B.Sc. Student, Since 2023

Former Members

 Dr. Pegah Mohammadpour (Post-Doc, 2021-23)

 Dr. Asma Nahaei (Post-Doc, 2021-22)

 Dr. Zohre Hendi (Ph.D., 2016-22)

 Dr. Sara Nayeri (Ph.D., 2015-21)

 Dr. Narges Mousavi (Ph.D., 2012-17)

 Mahsa Hosseini (M.Sc., 2022-24)
 PhD Student at HU Berlin
Prof. Thomas Brown

 Amin Abdolrahimi (M.Sc., 2021-23)
 PhD Student at HU Berlin
Prof. Thomas Brown

 Leili Dadkhahan (M.Sc., 2019-21)
PhD Student at University of Göttingen
Prof. Frank Meyer

 Mahtab Akbarzadeh (M.Sc., 2018-20)
PhD Student at University of Oulu

 Ehsan Abbasi (M.Sc., 2018-20)
PhD Student at Madani University

 Nahid Mehranpour (M.Sc., 2017-19)

 Simin-Dokht Golkar (M.Sc., 2016-18)
 PhD Student at University of Göttingen
Prof. Frank Meyer

 Samira Amini (M.Sc., 2016-18)
 PhD Student at University of Zurich
Prof. Felix Zelder

Niyaz Alizadeh (M.Sc., 2015-17)
 PhD Student at University of Göttingen
Prof. Sven Schneider

Soroush Nasseri (M.Sc., 2015-17)
 PhD Student at Geneva
Prof. Claude Piguet

Dr. Sheida Rajabi (M.Sc., 2014-16)
Post-Doc at University of Göttingen 
Prof. Frank Meyer

Shahriar Kermanshahian (2014-16)
 PhD Student at  University of Bonn
Prof. Rainer Streubel

Dr. Niloofar Kamyar (M.Sc., 2013-15)
Graduated at Shahid Beheshti University
Dr. Mostafa Pouramini

Mona Maleka Ashtiani (M.Sc. 2011-13)
PhD Student at MSU
Prof. Mitch Smith

Reza Ghazfar  (M.Sc. 2011-13)
PhD Student at MSU
Prof. Mitch Smith

Soosan Hoseinmardi (M.Sc., 2009-11)
 PhD Student at University of Erlangen
Prof. Karsten Meyer

Dr. Zahra Mazloomi
Post-Doc at Chimie ParisTech - PSL

Hooriya Dehestani (B.Sc., 2022-23)
PhD Student at Texas A&M University

Maryam Ghotbi (B.Sc., 2019-22)
PhD Student at Texas A&M University

Mohammad J. Chabok (B.Sc., 2019-21)
M.Sc. Student at EPFL University

Dr. Mehrafshan Jafari (B.Sc., 2014-16)
Graduated at University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Daniel José Mindiola

Dr. Mohammad J. Karimi (B.Sc., 2014-16)
Graduated at Texas A&M University
Prof. François P Gabbaï

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