Thierry Ollevier

Full Professor

Tel.: +1(418) 656-5034, Fax: +1(418) 656-7916

E-mail: thierry.ollevier@chm.ulaval.ca

Research Interests

Synthetic organic chemistry, homogeneous catalysis

Green chemistry, organic chemistry in water

Catalytic asymmetric synthesis, new chiral ligands

Novel methodologies involving main metal chemistry

Education

1997
Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Namur, Belgium)
1991
B.Sc. in Chemistry (University of Namur, Belgium)

Research experience

2010–Present
Full Professor in Chemistry Université Laval, Québec (Canada)
2006–2010
Associate Professor in Chemistry Université Laval
2001–2006
Assistant Professor in Chemistry Université Laval
2000–2001
Post-Doctoral Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Amino Acid Cyclopropanes Supervisor: Prof. A. B. Charette, Université de Montréal (Montréal, Canada)
1998–2000
Post-Doctoral Research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Alkylated α-Amino Acids Palladium-Catalysed Allylic Alkylation of Oxazolones Supervisor: Prof. B.M. Trost, Stanford University (California, USA)
1997
Research Assistant (4 months) in Synthetic Organic Chemistry Preparation and Synthetic Utility of 2-Methylselenomethyl Allyl Methyl Selenide, Precursor to 2-Silylmethylallyllithiums Supervisor: Prof. I. E. Markó, Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
1991–1997
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry New Enantio- and Stereoselective Syntheses of Precursors of Chrysanthemic Acid and Analogues Supervisor: Prof. A. Krief, Université de Namur (Belgium)
1989–1991
B.Sc. in Chemistry Réductions de β-dicétones et de cétones α-hétérosubstituées par le réactif de Luche (NaBH4-CeCl3-MeOH) Advisor: Prof. A. Krief, Université de Namur (Belgium)

Awards and Fellowships

2016
Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
2014
Professeur Etoile
2013
Professeur Etoile
2010–2011
Professeur Etoile
2009–2010
Professeur Etoile
2003–2004
Professeur Etoile
2003
Ichikizaki Fund
1998–2000
NATO Fellowship
1998
Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Université catholique de Louvain
1997
Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowship
1997
Prix Stas of the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences
1991-1995
IRSIA-FRIA Doctoral Fellowships

Grants

2017–2022
Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada
2012–2017
Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada
2007–2012
Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada
2004–2007
Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada
2004–2007
Fonds de la recherche du Québec (Jeunes chercheurs)
2003
Canada Foundation of Innovation
2002–2004
Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada

Teaching Experience

Lecturing 'Chimie organique II' (2018–2013, 2002–2011, undergraduate course)

Lecturing 'Synthèse organique par voie organométallique' (2018–2013, 2005–2011 winter sessions, undergraduate + graduate course)

Lecturing 'Chimie organique verte' (2014, graduate course)

Lecturing 'Chimie verte' (2009, graduate course)

Lecturing 'Synthèse stéréosélective' (2002, graduate course)

Professional Memberships

Canadian Society of Chemistry

American Chemical Society (Organic Division)

Société française de chimie

European Chemical Society