Professor Hsu, Sodio C. N. 



Telephone: Office: (886) 7-3121101 Ext. 6984

                    Fax: (886) 7-3125339


      Ph. D., Inorganic Chemistry, June 1998, National Sun Yat-Sen University .

       M. S., Inorganic Chemistry, July 1994, National Sun Yat-Sen University .

      B. S. Chemistry, June 1992, Tamkang University .       


8/2009 - present       Kaohsiung Medical University, Associate Professor

8/2002 - 7/2009       Kaohsiung Medical University, Assistant Professor

9/2000 - 7/2002       University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana, Postdoctoral Fellow

4/2000 - 8/2000       Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests:  

  • Structural and functional bio-minic metalloprotein active sites
  • Supramolecular chemistry of cyanometallate complexes and their molecular recognition
  • Organometallics of transition metal carbonyl, phosphine, or alkyne complexes




(1). Hsu, S. C. N.; Yeh, W.-Y.*; Chiang, M. Y. “Syntheses and Characterization of Tricarbonyl Tungsten Complexes Containing 1,1’-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene Ligand” J. Organomet. Chem., 1995, 492, 121-128.

(2). Hsu, S. C. N.; Yeh, W.-Y.* “Syntheses, Characterization and Facial-meridional Isomerism of Tungsten Tricarbonyl Diphosphine Complexes” J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1998, 125-131.

(3). Yeh, W.-Y.*; Hsu, S. C. N.; Peng, S.-M.; Lee, G.-H. “C-H versus C-C Activation of biphenylene in Its Reactions with Iron Group Carbonyl Clusters”Organometallics 1998, 17, 2477-2782.

(4). Hsu, S. C. N.; Yeh, W.-Y.*; Lee, G.-H. ; Peng, S.-M. “Reductive Dimerization and Thermal Rearrangment of Biphenylene Coordinated to Tricarbonymanganese” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 13250-13251.

(5). Rauchfuss, T. B.*; Contakes, S. M.; Hsu, S. C. N.; Reynolds, M. A.; Wilson, S. R. “The Influence of Cyanide on the Carbonylation of Iron(II): Synthesis of Fe-SR-CN-CO Centers Related to the Hydrogenase Active Sites” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6993-6994.

(6). Contakes, S. M.; Hsu, S. C. N.; Rauchfuss, T. B.*; Wilson, S. R. “Preparative and Structural Studies on the Carbonyl Cyanides of Iron, Manganese, and Ruthenium: Fundamentals Relevant to the Hydrogenases” Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 1670-1678. 

(7). Hsu, S. C. N.* “Cyanometallate Cage Compound: An Inorganic Crystand” Chemistry ( Taipei ) 2003, 61, 69-75.

(8). Hsu, S. C. N.; Ramesh, M.; Espenson, J. H.; Rauchfuss, T. B.* “Membership Rules for a Molecular Box: the Admission Process and Protection Provided to Guest Molecules” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2663-2667.

(9). Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chien, S. S. C.; Chen, H. H. Z.; Chiang, M. Y. “Synthesis and Characterization of Copper(I) Complexes Containing Tri(2-pyridylmethyl)amine LigandJ. Chin. Chem. Soc., 2007, 54, 685-692. (SCI; Chemistry, Multidisciplinary 85/125; IF: 0.617)

(10). Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chen, H. H. Z.; Lin, I.-J.; Liu, J.-J. Chen, P.-Y “Dinuclear Copper(I) Complexes of Tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)methane: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity” J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 3676-3684 (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear; 14/44; IF: 2.347)

(11). Deng, M.-J.; Su, C.-J.; Hsu, S. C. N.; Chen, P.-Y.* “The bis((trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl)imide-based room temperature ionic liquids used for several electrochemical applications” ECS Transactions, 2007, 3, 297-311.

(12). Li, S.-R.; Chen, H.-M.; Chen, L.-Y.; Tsai, J.-C.; Chen, P.-Y.; Hsu, S. C. N.; Wang, E.-C.* “Synthesis of 1-benzoxepin-5-ones (ols) from salicylaldehydes via ring-closing metathesis” ARKIVOC, 2008, 2, 172-182. (SCI; Chemistry, Organic.; 38/57; IF: 1.090)

(13). Tsai, J.-C.; Li, S.-R.; Chen, L.-Y.; Chen, P.-Y.; Hsu, S. C. N.; Lin, C.-N.; Wang, E.-C.* “Synthesis of substituted 2,5-dihydro-1-naphthoxepines from 1-naphthol via ring-closing metathesis” ARKIVOC, 2008, 12, 205-217. (SCI; Chemistry, Organic.; 38/57; IF: 1.090)

(14). Hsu, S. C. N.*; Zheng, Y.-C.; Chen, H.-Y.; Hung, M.-Y.; Kuo, T.-S. “Synthesis, characterization, and structural study of iron–sulfur core {Cp2Fe2(μ-SEt)2} complexes”J. Organomet. Chem. 2008693, 3035-3042. (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear; 14/44; IF: 2.347)

(15). Shi, C.-C.; Chen, C.-S.; Hsu, S. C. N.*; Yeh, W.-Y.; Chiang, M. Y.Kuo, T.-S. “The first anion template cubic cyanometallate cage and its 3,5-dimethyltris(pyrazolyl)methane iron(II, III) tricyanide building blocks” Inorg. Chem. Commun.2008, 11, 1264-1266. (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear;19/44; IF: 2.029)

(16).Hsu, S. C. N.; Su, C.-J; Yu, F.-L.; Chen, W.-J.; Zhuang, D.-X.; Deng, M.-J.; Sun, I.-W.; Chen, P.-Y.*Extracting Cu(II) from aqueous solutions with hydrophobic room-temperature ionic liquid in the presence of a pyridine-based ionophore to attempt Cu recovery: A laboratory studyElectrochim. Acta2008,54, 1744-1751.m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" coordsize="21600,21600">   (SCI; Electrochemistry; 4/24; IF: 3.325)

(17).Chen, T.-J.; Cheng, T.-H.; Chen, C.-Y.; Hsu, S. C. N. Sodio C. N. Cheng, T.-L.; Liu, G.-C. Wang, Y.-M.* “Targeted Herceptin–dextran iron oxide nanoparticles for noninvasive imaging of HER2/neu receptors using MRI” J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 14, 253-260. (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear;8/44; IF: 3.415)

(18). Chen, H.-Y.*; Young, P.-Y.; Hsu, S. C. N. Theoretical evidence of barrier-free proton transfer in 7-azaindole-water cluster anions” J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 130, 165101-165110 (SCI; Phys, Atomic Molecular & Chemcal. 6/33; IF: 3.093)

(19). Hsu, S. C. N.*Hu, S.-C.; Wu, Z.-S.; Chiang, M. Y.; Hung, M.-Y.  “Methyl-oxygen bond cleavage in hemilabile phosphine-ether ligand of ruthenium(II) complexesJ. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 1912-1917. (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear; 14/44; IF: 2.347)

(20). Chen, H. Y. *; Chai-Lin Kao, C.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N. “Proton Transfer in Guanine-Cytosine Radical Anion Embedded in B-Form DNA” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 15930–15938. (SCI; Chemistry, Multidisciplinary; 7/138; IF: 8.580)

(21). Chen, H. Y. *Hsu, S. C. N.; Chai-Lin Kao, C.-L., “Microhydration of 9-Methylguanine: 1-Methylcytosine Base Pair and Its Radical Anion: A density functional theory study” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 1253-1263. (SCI; Phys, Atomic Molecular & Chemcal.; 3/33, IF: 4.116)

(22). Chuang, W.-J.; Lin, I-J.; Chen, H. Y.; Chang, Y.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Characterization of A New Copper(I)-ntirito Complex That Evolves Nitric Oxide”Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (12), 5377-5384. (SCI; Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear; 3/44; IF: 4.657)

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