Wallace Wong


Postdoctoral Fellow


HCI G-314


+41-1-632 2636



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Wallace Wong



BSc(Hons) at the University of Sydney


MSc at the University of Sydney with Prof. Peter Lay


DPhil at the University of Oxford with Prof. Paul Beer

since 2005:

Postdoc with Prof. Francois Diederich in the ETH

Regio- and Stereoselective Multiple Functionalization of C70

In previous studies1, it was found that Tröger’s base bismalonate tethers can regio- and stereoselectively react with C60 via double Bingel reactions. Investigations are now in progress to see if this can be similarly applied to C70.

1 S. Sergeyev, F. Diederich, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 1738-1740.



W. W. H. Wong, J. Cookson, E. A. L. Evans, E. J. L. McInnes, J. Wolowska, J. P. Mahr, P. Bishop, P. D. Beer, Chem. Commun. 2005, advanced article on web. Heteropolymetallic copper(II)–gold(III) dithiocarbamate [2]catenanes via magic ring synthesis.

W. W. H. Wong, D. Curiel, S.-W. Lai, M. G. B. Drew, P. D. Beer, Dalton Trans. 2005, 4, 774-781. Ditopic redox-active polyferrocenyl zinc(II) dithiocarbamate macrocyclic receptors: synthesis, coordination and electrochemical recognition properties.

W. W. H. Wong, D. Curiel, A. R. Cowley, P. D. Beer, Dalton Trans. 2005, 2, 359-364. Dinuclear zinc(II) dithiocarbamate macrocycles: ditopic receptors for a variety of guest molecules.

W. W. H. Wong, D. E. Phipps, P. D. Beer, Polyhedron 2004, 23, 2821-2829. Acyclic and macrocyclic transition metal dithiocarbamate complexes containing imidazolium moieties for anion binding.

P. D. Beer, N. G. Berry, A. R. Cowley, E. J. Hayes, E. C. Oates, W. W. H. Wong, Chem. Commun. 2003, 19, 2408-2409. Metal-directed self-assembly of bimetallic dithiocarbamate transition metal cryptands and their binding capabilities.

P. D. Beer, A. R. Cowley, J. C. Jeffery, R. L. Paul, W. W. H. Wong, Polyhedron 2003, 22, 795-801. Self-assembled xanthate-transition metal polyether macrocycles and cryptands.


P. A. Lay, P. Boyd, R. S. Armstrong, W. W. H. Wong, Australian Patent Application APPA 2003 900341, Jan 28, 2003. Water-Soluble Porphyrin-Fullerene Dyads.