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Prof. Fu-Yu Tsai



Dr. Fu-Yu Tsai

Research Laboratory

Nano-material and Organometallic Laboratory


Ph. D. National Taiwan University

M. Sc. National Taiwan University

B. Sc. Chun-Yuan Christian University


Floor 4th, Molecular Science Building (02)27712171#2437


Rm 402, Floor 4th, Molecular Science Building (02)27712171#2425





Professor, National Taipei University of Technology (2011, Aug.-)

Associate Professor, National Taipei University of Technology (2008, Feb.-2011, Jul.)

Assistant Professor, National Taipei University of Technology (2004, Feb.-2008, Jan.)

Research Interest

Reusable and water soluble transition-metal catalysts for organic reactions

Mesoporous silica supported transition-metal catalysts for organic reactions

Synthesis of fluorescent amphiphiles and polymers



Publication List in Recent 5 Years


1.     Wei-Yi Wu, Ling-Jun Liu, Fen-Ping Chang, Yu-Lun Cheng, Fu-Yu Tsai* “A Highly Efficient and Reusable Palladium(II)/Cationic 2,2’-Bipyridyl-Catalyzed Stille Coupling in Water” Molecules 2016, 21, 1205.

2.      Cheng-Yuan Liu, Ying-Ho Chen, Chih-Hao Chen, Ming-Shiuan Yu, Fu-Yu Tsai*, Tiow-Gan Ong* Selective C(8)–H Activation of Imidazopyridines Mediated by Cooperative Nickel–Aluminum Catalysis” Synthesis 2016, 48, 27812788.

3.      Wei-Ting Liao, Xin-Jing Yang, Ya-Yi Tseng, Chien-Chi Wu, Ling-Jun Liu, Fu-Yu Tsai* Mizoroki–Heck Reaction of Aryl Halides and Dialkyl Allylphosphonates in Water Catalyzed by Reusable Palladium Nanoparticles” Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 11121119.

4.      Ming-Shiuan Yu, Wei-Chih Lee, Chih-Hao Chen, Fu-Yu Tsai, Tiow-Gan Ong* “Controlled Regiodivergent CH Bond Activation of Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridine via Synergistic Cooperation between Aluminum and Nickel” Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 48264829.

5.     Ai-Jan Chen, I-Jui Hsu, Wei-Yi Wu, Yu-Tse Su, Fu-Yu Tsai*, Chung-Yuan Mou* A fluorescent organic nanotube assembled from a novel (p-phenylene ethynylene) based di-cationic amphiphiles Langmuir 2013, 29, 2580–2587.

6.      Wei-Yi Wu, Tze-Chiao Lin, Tamotsu Takahashi, Fu-Yu Tsai*, Chung-Yuan Mou* “Palladium Bipyridyl Complex Grafted on Nanosized MCM-41 as a Heterogeneous Catalyst for Negishi Coupling” ChemCatChem 2013, 5, 1011–1019.

7.      Sheng-Wen Tsai, Shao-Hsien Huang, Han-Sheng Lee, Fu-Yu Tsai* A Reusable Palladium(II)/Cationic 2,2_-Bipyridyl Catalytic System for Hydroxycarbonylation of Aryl Iodides in Water” J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 769772.

8.     Tzu-Ting Hung, Chun-Min Huang, Fu-Yu Tsai* Sonogashira-Hagihara Coupling towards Diaryl Alkynes Catalyzed by FeCl3.6H2O/Cationic 2,2’-Bipyridyl ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 540–545.