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Veselin R. Maslak, Ph.D.

associate professor
Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd
Department of Organic Chemistry

Phone:   011-3336655

Phone (local):   655

Office:   416

E-mail:   vmaslak AT chem · bg · ac · rs

Personal data

Born February 15, 1970 in Bijelo Polje. Married, father of 1 child.

Education and qualifications

1994: Undergraduate studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

1999: Master of science studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2004: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

1994: Junior associate / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

1995: Graduate assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

1999: Assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2006: Assistant professor / Univerzitet u Beogradu (Belgrade, Serbia)

2006-2016: Assistant professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2016-2016: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Organic chemistry; Organic synthesis; Supramolecular chemistry; Chemistry of fullerene; Organic materials;

Other activities

Member of Serbian Chemical Society.

Member of American Chemical Society.

Vice Dean for Finance from May 19, 2010 till May 19, 2013.

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Representative references

Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews:

  1. V. Maslak, Z. Yan, J. D. Badjić, "Trifluorovinyllithium" in: Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Wiley InterScience (www3.interscience.wiley.com), 2005, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn00655

Izabrani radovi / Selected papers:

  1. V. Maslak, Ž. Čeković, R. N. Saičić: Sequential Reactions with Xanthates: Cyclopentane Ring Annulation, Synlett 1998, 1435-1437;
  2. V. Maslak, R. Matović, R. N. Saičić: Titanium tetrachloride promoted reaction of silyl ketene acetals with epoxides: a new method for the synthesis of g-butanolides, Tetrahedron Letters 2002, 43, 5411-5413;
  3. V. Maslak, R. Matović, R. N. Saičić: Reaction of silyl ketene acetals with epoxides: a new method for the synthesis of g-butanolides, Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 8957-8966;
  4. V. Maslak, Z. Yan, S. Xia, J. Gallucci, C. M. Hadad, and J. D. Badjić Design, synthesis, and conformational dynamics of a gated molecular basket, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 5887-5894;
  5. Z. Yan, Y. Chang, D. Mayo, V. Maslak, S. Xia, J. D. Badjic: Allosteric Regulation of the conformational dynamics of a cavitand receptor, Organic Letters 2006, 8, 3697-3700.
  6. Z. Yan, S. Xia, M. Gardlik, W. Seo, V. Maslak, J. Gallucci, C. M. Hadad, J. D. Badjic, Silver(I) Mediated Folding of a Molecular Basket, Organic Letters 2007, 9, 2301.
  7. Elheshi, Ahmed Mohamed; Maslak, Veselin; Saicic, Radomir N. Radical reactions of xanthates: annulation of the cyclopentene ring. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 2007, 72(12), 1173-1179.
  8. Z. Yan, T. McCracken, X. Shijing, V. Maslak, J. Galluci, C. M. Hadad, J. D. Badjić, Supramolecular Catalysis at Work: Diastereoselective Synthesis of a Molecular Bowl with Dynamic Inner Space, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008), 73(2), 355-363.
  9.  B. Y. Wang, X. Bao, Z. Yan, V. Maslak, C. M. Hadad, J.D. Badjic, A 3-fold "Butterfly Valve" in Command of the Encapsulation's Kinetic Stability. Molecular Baskets at Work.    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2008,  130(45),  15127-15133.
  10. V. Maslak, Z. Tokic-Vujosevic, R. N. Saicic, Palladium-catalyzed cross-couplings of allylic phosphates.    Tetrahedron Letters  2009,  50(16),1858-1860. 
  11. V. Maslak, Z. Tokic-Vujosevic, Z. Ferjancic, R. N. Saicic,  A useful synthetic equivalent of an acetone enolate.    Tetrahedron Letters  2009,  50(48),  6709-6711.
  12. M. Bigovic, V. Maslak, Z. Tokic-Vujosevic, V. Divjakovic, R. N. Saicic, A Useful Synthetic Equivalent of a Hydroxyacetone Enolate.  Organic Letters 2011, 13 (17), 4720-4723.
  13. Ismail Ajaj, Dušan Mijin, Veselin Maslak, Danijela Brković,Miloš Milčić,Nina Todorović, Aleksandar Marinković, A simple and convenient synthesis of tautomeric (6 or 2)-hydroxy-4-methyl-(2 or 6)-oxo-1-(substituted phenyl)-(1,2 or 1,6) dihydropyridine-3-carbonitriles. Monatschefte fur Chemie, 2013, 144, 665-675,  DOI 10.1007/s00706-012-0911-5
  14. Aleksandra Mitrović, Nina Todorović, Andrijana Žekić, Dalibor Stanković,Dragana Milić and Veselin Maslak, Synthesis, Electrochemistry, and Hierarchical Self-Organization of Fulleropyrrolidine–Phthalimide Dyads Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2013, 2188-2193,  DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201201631
  15. Yian Ruan , Hashem A. Taha , Ryan J Yoder , Veselin Maslak , Christopher M. Hadad , and Jovica D Badjic. The Prospect of Selective Recognition of Nerve Agents with Modular Basket-like Hosts. A Structure-Activity Study of the Entrapment of a Series of Organophosphonates in Aqueous Media. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117, 3240-3249,  DOI: 10.1021/jp401841w
  16. Gordana TasicJelena RandjelovicNikola VusurovicVeselin MaslakSuren HusinecVladimir Savic A highly regioselective, protecting group controlled, synthesis of bicyclic compounds via Pd-catalysed intramolecular cyclisations. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 2243-2246, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.02.068
  17. Tanja Narancic, Jelena Radivojevic, Predrag Jovanovic, Djordje Francuski, Miljan Bigovic, Veselin Maslak, Vladimir Savic, Branka Vasiljevic, Kevin E. O’Connor, Jasmina Nikodinovic-Runic,

     

    Highly efficient Michael-type addition of acetaldehyde to b-nitrostyrenes by whole resting cells of Escherichia coli expressing 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase. Bioresource Technology 2013, 142, 462-468.

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