Morteza Shiri, Faculty Member of Alzahra University

Printed papers in International Journals  (Indexed in Scopus):

  1. Salehi P, Tanbakouchian Z, Farajinia-Lehi N, Shiri M: Cascade synthesis of 2,4-disulfonylpyrroles by the sulfonylation/[2 + 3]-cycloaddition reactions of gem-dibromoalkenes with arylsulfonyl methyl isocyanides. RSC Advances 2021, 11(22): 13292-13296 (Link)
  2. Shiri M, Salehi P, Mohammadpour Z, Salehi P, Notash B: Cs2CO3-mediated regio- and stereoselective sulfonylation of 1,1-dibromo-1-alkenes with sodium sulfinates. Synthesis 2021, 53(06): 1149-1156. (Link)
  3. Shiri M, Gholami-Koupaei Z, Bandehali-Naeini F, Tonekaboni MS, Soheil-Moghaddam S, Ebrahimi D, Karami S, Notash B: Highly selective synthesis of α-hydroxy, α-oxy, and α-oxo amides by a post-Passerini condensation transformation. Synthesis 2020, 52(21):3243-3252. (Link)
  4. Shiri M, Farajinia-Lehi N, Salehi P, Tanbakouchian Z: Transition metal and inner transition metal catalyzed amide derivatives formation through isocyanide chemistry. Synthesis 2020, 52(21): 3162-3188. (Link)
  5. Mohammadnejad M, Shiri M, Heydari M, Faghihi Z, Afshinpoor L: A novel high selective colorimetric chemosensor for determination of copper in food samples: Visual detection. ChemistrySelect 2020, 5(43):13690-13693. (Link)
  6. Faghihi Z, Shiri M, Pourabed R, Heravi MM, Zadsirjan V: Synthesis of novel dihydrothieno- and thiopyrano quinolines from 3-formyl-2-mercaptoquinoline derivatives. Polycyclic Aromat Compd 2020, 40, 1406-1416. (Link)
  7. Yasaei Z, Mohammadpour Z, Shiri M, Tanbakouchian Z, Fazelzadeh S: Isocyanide reactions toward the synthesis of 3-(oxazol-5-yl)quinoline-2-carboxamides and 5-(2-tosylquinolin-3-yl)oxazole. Front Chem 2019, 7(433). (Link)
  8. Tanbakouchian Z, Zolfigol MA, Notash B, Ranjbar M, Shiri M: Synthesis of four series of quinoline-based heterocycles by reacting 2-chloroquinoline-3-carbonitriles with various types of isocyanides. Appl Organomet Chem 2019, 33(8). (Link)
  9. Shiri M, Heravi MM, Zadsirjan V, Ghiasi M, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA, Singh T: Highly regio- and diastereoselective synthesis of oxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrazino[1,2-a]indoles, based on a post-Ugi condensation: joint experimental and computational study. J Iran Chem Soc 2019, 16(7):1517-1526. (Link)
  10. Salehi P, Shiri M: Palladium-catalyzed highly regioselective synthesis of 3-(hetero)arylpropynamides from gem-dibromoalkenes and isocyanides. Adv Synth Catal 2019, 361(1):118-125. (Link)
  11. Gholami-Koupaei Z, Shiri M, Kaffash S, Yasaei Z: Palladium catalyzed domino sonogashira coupling of 2-Chloro-3-(chloromethyl)quinolines with terminal acetylenes followed by dimerization. Polycyclic Aromat Compd 2019. (Link)
  12. Bandehali-Naeini F, Shiri M, Ramezani B, Rajai-Daryasarei S: Quinoline-based polyazaheterocycles by a hydrogen peroxide-mediated isocyanide insertion. Polycyclic Aromat Compd 2019. (Link)
  13. Shiri M, Momahed Heravi M, Zadsirjan V, Najatinezhad Arani A, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA: Pseudo-five-component condensation for the diversity-oriented synthesis of novel indoles and quinolines containing pseudo-peptides (tricarboxamides). Iran J Chem Chem Eng 2018, 37(4):101-115. (Link)
  14. Shiri M, Heravi MM, Faghihi Z, Zadsirjan V, Mohammadnejad M, Ranjbar M: Tandem and transition metal-free synthesis of novel benzoimidazo-quinazoline as highly selective Hg2+ sensors. Res Chem Intermed 2018, 44(4):2439-2449. (Link)
  15. Ghashghaei T, Soudi MR, Hoseinkhani S, Shiri M: Effects of nonionic surfactants on xanthan gum production: A survey on cellular interactions. Iran J Biotechnol 2018, 16(1):60-66. (Link)
  16. Zadsirjan V, Shiri M, Heravi MM, Hosseinnejad T, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA: Molecular diversity in cyclization of Ugi-products leading to the synthesis of 2,5-diketopiperazines: computational study. Res Chem Intermed 2017, 43(4):2119-2142. (Link)
  17. Shiri M, Ranjbar M, Yasaei Z, Zamanian F, Notash B: Palladium-catalyzed tandem reaction of 2-chloroquinoline-3-carbaldehydes and isocyanides. Org Biomol Chem 2017, 15(47):10073-10081. (Link)
  18. Shiri M, Nejatinezhad-Arani A, Faghihi Z: Synthesis of novel quinoline-substituted 1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives via Hantzsch reaction in aqueous medium: Potential bioactive compounds. J Heterocycl Chem 2017, 54(1):131-136. (Link)
  19. Shiri M, Heydari M, Zadsirjan V: Efficient synthesis of novel functionalized pyrazolo-pyranoquinoline and tetrahydrodibenzo-[1,8]naphthyridinone derivatives. Tetrahedron 2017, 73(15):2116-2122. (Link)
  20. Shiri M, Fathollahi-Lahroud M, Yasaei Z: A novel strategy for the synthesis of 6H-chromeno [4, 3-b] quinoline by intramolecular Heck cyclization. Tetrahedron 2017, 73(17):2501-2503. (Link)
  21. Shiri M: Editorial: Synthesis of heterocycles via cascade reactions. Curr Org Chem 2017, 21(15):1341. (Link)
  22. Heravi MM, Hosseinnejad T, Faghihi Z, Shiri M, Vazinfard M: Synthesis of 2-amino-3-cyano 4-H-chromenes containing quinoline in water: computational study on substituent effects. J Iran Chem Soc 2017, 14(4):823-832. (Link)
  23. Faghihi Z, Oskooie HA, Heravi MM, Tajbakhsh M, Shiri M: A novel analogue of Asinger reaction for the synthesis of thiazinoquinoline derivatives. Monatsh Chem 2017, 148(2):315-320. (Link)
  24. Zadsirjan V, Heravi MM, Tajbakhsh M, Oskooie HA, Shiri M, Hosseinnejad T: Hydroarylation of cinnamic acid with phenols catalyzed by acidic ionic liquid [H-NMP]HSO4: computational assessment on substituent effect. Res Chem Intermed 2016, 42(7):6407-6422. (Link)
  25. Shiri M, Pourabed R, Zadsirjan V, Sodagar E: Highly selective organocatalytic three-component reaction of 2-chloroquinoline-3-carbaldehydes, 6-aminouracils, and cyclic methylene active compounds. Tetrahedron Lett 2016, 57(49):5435-5438. (Link)
  26. Shiri M, Heravi MM, Hamidi H, Zolfigol MA, Tanbakouchian Z, Nejatinezhad-Arani A, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA: Transition metal-free synthesis of quinolino[2′,3′:3,4]pyrazolo[5,1-b]quinazolin-8(6H)-ones via cascade dehydrogenation and intramolecular N-arylation. J Iran Chem Soc 2016, 13(12):2239-2246. (Link)
  27. Shiri M, Faghihi Z, Oskouei HA, Heravi MM, Fazelzadeh S, Notash B: The synthesis of iminothiophenone-fused quinolines and evaluation of their serendipitous reactions. RSC Adv 2016, 6(95):92235-92240. (Link)
  28. Shiri M, Farajpour B, Bozorgpour-Savadjani Z, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA, Kruger HG, Notash B: Transition-metal free highly selective aerobic oxidation of hindered 2-alkylindoles. Tetrahedron 2015, 71(34):5531-5537. (Link)
  29. Shiri M, Bozorgpour-Savadjani Z: Highly selective base-catalyzed ring closing Ugi-adducts from the reaction of 2-formylindole, 2-bromoacetic acid, amines and isocyanides. J Iran Chem Soc 2015, 12(3):389-396. (Link)
  30. Hamidi H, Heravi MM, Tajbakhsh M, Shiri M, Oskooie HA, Shintre SA, Koorbanally NA: Synthesis and anti-bacterial evaluation of novel thio- and oxazepino[7,6-b]quinolines. J Iran Chem Soc 2015, 12(12):2205-2212. (Link)
  31. Daraei M, Zolfigol MA, Derakhshan-Panah F, Shiri M, Kruger HG, Mokhlesi M: Synthesis of tetrahydropyridines by one-pot multicomponent reaction using nano-sphere silica sulfuric acid. J Iran Chem Soc 2015, 12(5):855-861. (Link)
  32. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Khazaei A, Faal-Rastegar T, Kruger HG: Participation of ethyl 3-formylindole-2-carboxylate with the Ugi four-component condensation reaction. J Iran Chem Soc 2014, 11(1):85-90.
  33. Shiri M, Mirpour-Marzoni SZ, Bozorgpour-Savadjani Z, Soleymanifard B, Kruger HG: Base-catalyzed cyclization of Ugi-adducts to substituted indolyl based γ-lactams. Monatsh Chem 2014, 145(12):1947-1952.
  34. Zolfigol MA, Tavasoli M, Moosavi-Zare AR, Moosavi P, Kruger HG, Shiri M, Khakyzadeh V: Synthesis of pyranopyrazoles using isonicotinic acid as a dual and biological organocatalyst. RSC Adv 2013, 3(48):25681-25685.
  35. Zolfigol MA, Khazaei A, Safaiee M, Mokhlesi M, Rostamian R, Bagheri M, Shiri M, Kruger HG: Application of silica vanadic acid as a heterogeneous, selective and highly reusable catalyst for oxidation of sulfides at room temperature. J Mol Catal A Chem 2013, 370:80-86.
  36. Shiri M, Heravi MM, Soleymanifard B, Kruger HG, Zolfigol MA: A domino amino-lactonisation of arylidene pyruvic acids (APAs) by amines in aqueous media. Tetrahedron 2013, 69(15):3257-3263.
  37. Shiri M: Prolinium Triflate: A protic ionic liquid which acts as water-tolerant catalyst in the alkylation of indoles. J Iran Chem Soc 2013, 10(5):1019-1023.
  38. Moghimi S, Shiri M, Heravi MM, Kruger HG: A novel and easy route to 1,3,4-thiadiazine derivatives via the three-component reaction of phenylhydrazine, α-bromo aryl ketones and aryl isothiocyanates. Tetrahedron Lett 2013, 54(46):6215-6217.
  39. Govender T, Maguire GEM, Kruger HG, Shiri M: A review of cyanoacetyl indoles (CAIs): Versatile starting materials in organic synthesis. Curr Org Synth 2013, 10(5):737-750.
  40. Soleymanifard B, Heravi MM, Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Rafiee M, Kruger HG, Naicker T, Rasekhmanesh F: Synthesis of arylidenepyruvic amide derivatives via Ugi-four component condensation. Tetrahedron Lett 2012, 53(28):3546-3549.
  41. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Shamsian A, Dehghani-Firouzabadi AA: Synthesis of dendrimer-like polyindolyl compounds. J Heterocycl Chem 2012, 49(6):1429-1433.
  42. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Pirveysian M, Ayazi-Nasrabadi R, Kruger HG, Naicker T, Mohammadpoor-Baltork I: A new and facile access to the 2-(indol-3-yl)-3-nitriloquinolines based on Friedländer annulations. Tetrahedron 2012, 68(30):6059-6064.
  43. Shiri M, Heravi MM, Soleymanifard B: Arylidene pyruvic acids (APAs) in the synthesis of organic compounds. Tetrahedron 2012, 68(33):6593-6650.
  44. Shiri M: Indoles in multicomponent processes (MCPs). Chem Rev 2012, 112(6):3508-3549.
  45. Khazaei A, Zolfigol MA, Safaiee M, Mokhlesi M, Donyadari E, Shiri M, Kruger HG: Silica-bonded vanadic acid [SiO2-VO(OH)2] as a heterogeneous and recyclable catalyst for thiocyanation of organic compounds in aqueous media at room temperature. Catal Commun 2012, 26:34-38.
  46. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Kruger HG, Tanbakouchian Z: Friedlnder annulation in the synthesis of azaheterocyclic compounds. In: Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry. vol. 102; 2011: 139-227.
  47. Zolfigol MA, Kolvari E, Abdoli A, Shiri M: Synthesis of new tripodal Hantzsch 1,4-dihydropyridines under solvent-free condition and their conversion to the corresponding tripodal pyridines. Mol Diversity 2010, 14(4):809-813.
  48. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Kruger HG, Tanbakouchian Z: Bis- and trisindolylmethanes (BIMs and TIMs). Chem Rev 2010, 110(4):2250-2293.
  49. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Kruger HG, Tanbakouchian Z: Advances in the application of N2O4/NO2 in organic reactions. Tetrahedron 2010, 66(47):9077-9106.
  50. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA, Ayazi-Nasrabadi R: AlCl3 as a powerful catalyst for the one-pot preparation of 1,1,3-triheteroaryl compounds. Tetrahedron Lett 2010, 51(2):264-268.
  51. Shiri M, Zolfigol MA: Surfactant-type catalysts in organic reactions. Tetrahedron 2009, 65(3):587-598.
  52. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Shiri M, Sayadi A, Abdoli A, Keypour H, Rezaeivala M, Niknam K, Kolvari E: A simple and efficient route for the synthesis of di and tri(bis(indolyl) methanes) as new triarylmethanes. Mol Diversity 2008, 12(3-4):203-207.
  53. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Shiri M, Faal Rastegar T, Ghaderi A: Silica sulfuric acid as an efficient catalyst for the friedländer quinoline synthesis from simple ketones and ortho-aminoaryl ketones under microwave irradiation. J Iran Chem Soc 2008, 5(3):490-497.
  54. Zolfigol MA, Mohammadpoor-Baltork I, Shiri M: N2O4/SiO2 system as an efficient reagent for rapid and chemoselective conversion of trimethylsilyl ethers to the parent alcohols under nonaqueous conditions. J Iran Chem Soc 2008, 5(1):90-95.
  55. Esna-Ashari M, Gholami M, Zolfigol MA, Shiri M, Mahmoodi-Pour A, Hesari M: Analysis of trans-resveratrol in Iranian grape cultivars by LC. Chromatographia 2008, 67(11-12):1017-1020.
  56. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Shiri M, Tanbakouchian Z: A new catalytic method for the preparation of bis-indolyl and tris-indolyl methanes in aqueous media. Catal Commun 2007, 8(2):173-178.
  57. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Ghaderi A, Shiri M: Iodine-catalyzed Friedlander quinoline synthesis under solvent-free conditions. J Chin Chem Soc 2007, 54(2):267-271.
  58. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Ghaderi A, Shiri M: A catalytic and green procedure for Friedlander quinoline synthesis in aqueous media. Catal Commun 2007, 8(8):1214-1218.
  59. Zolfigol MA, Chehardoli G, Shiri M: Epoxidation of aromatic α,β-unsaturated ketones using PVP-H2O2 under mild and heterogeneous conditions. React Funct Polym 2007, 67(8):723-727.
  60. Shiri M: Metal dodecyl sulfates: Combined Lewis acid-surfactant catalyst (LASC). Res J Chem Environ 2007, 11(2):74-75.
  61. Khazaei A, Zolfigol MA, Tanbakouchian Z, Shiri M, Rostami A, Iloukhani H: Mono and dibromo-5,5-diethylbarbituric acids for cleavage of trimethylsilyl ethers. J Braz Chem Soc 2007, 18(1):239-242.
  62. Khazaei A, Zolfigol MA, Tanbakouchian Z, Shiri M, Niknam K, Saien J: 1,3-Dibromo-5,5-diethylbarbituric acid as an efficient catalyst for the protection of various alcohols with HMDS under solvent-free conditions. Catal Commun 2007, 8(6):917-920.
  63. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Ghaderi A, Shiri M, Tanbakouchian Z: An eco-friendly procedure for the synthesis of polysubstituted quinolines under aqueous media. J Mol Catal A Chem 2006, 259(1-2):253-258.
  64. Zolfigol MA, Mohammadpoor-Baltork I, Shiri M: Ferric nitrate/molibdatophosphoric acid as a new and efficient system in the oxidative deprotection of trimethylsilyl ethers to corresponding carbonyl compounds under solvent-free conditions. J Chin Chem Soc 2006, 53(3):545-548.
  65. Zolfigol MA, Mohammadpoor-Baltork I, Khazae A, Shiri M, Tanbakouchian Z: SiO2/N2O4 and Fe(NO3)3.9H2O/H3 PMo12O40.xH2O systems as powerful oxidants for removal of cyclic dioxalanes and dithianes. Lett Org Chem 2006, 3(4):305-308.
  66. Shiri M: Dinitrogen tetroxide: N2O4. Synlett 2006(11):1789-1790.
  67. Habibi D, Zolfigol MA, Shiri M, Sedaghat A: Nitration of substituted phenols by different efficient heterogeneous systems. S Afr J Chem 2006, 59:93-96.
  68. Zolfigol MA, Shiri M: Molybdatophosphoric acid as a catalyst for the methoxymethylation of alcohols under solvent-free conditions. Mendeleev Commun 2005(4):165-166.
  69. Iranpoor N, Firouzabadi H, Heydari R, Shiri M: Nitration of aromatic compounds by Zn(NO3)2·2N2O4 and its charcoal-supported system. Synth Commun 2005, 35(2):263-270.
  70. Zolfigol MA, Salehi P, Shiri M: An efficient procedure for the preparation of mono, and di-bis-indolyl methanes catalyzed by molibdatophosphoric acid. Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon Relat Elem 2004, 179(11):2273-2277.
  71. Firouzabadi H, Iranpoor N, Shiri M: Direct and regioselective iodination and bromination of benzene, naphthalene and other activated aromatic compounds using iodine and bromine. Tetrahedron Lett 2003, 44(49):8781-8785.

 

Awards

1. Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University (top 10%), 2020.
2. Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University (top 10%), 2019.
3. Top 100 Iranian researchers (Iran Science Elite Federation), 2016.
4. Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University (top 10%), 2016.
5. Top 100 Iranian researchers (Iran Science Elite Federation), 2015. (Grant awarded
$20.000.00)
6. Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7. Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
8. Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012, (Grant awarded $20.000.00).
9. NRF postdoctoral Scholarship, University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa,
2011-2012.
10. Distinguished PhD student in Bu-Ali Sina University, 2007.
11. PhD Governmental scholarship, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran, 2004-2008.
12. Government Graduate scholarship, Shiraz University, Iran, 2003-2006.
13. Government Graduate scholarship, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran, 1998-2002.

 

Publications (Books):

 

M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, G. Kruger, Z. Tanbakouchian "Friedlnder annulation in the synthesis of azaheterocyclic compounds" Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, A. R. Katritzky, Ed.;  Elsevier Science, 2011, Vol. 102, pp. 139-227.

M. Shiri, S. Rajai-Daryasarei, "Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Reactions Starting from 2,3-Substitutedquinoline Derivatives" TARGETS in HETEROCYCLIC SYSTEMS, O. A. Attanazi, B. Gabriele, P. Merino, D. Spinelli, Eds.; Italian Chemical Society, 2020, Vol. 24, pp. 1-21.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.