Sodio C. N. Hsu

TEL:07-3121101 ext 6984 or  2123

Current Position

  • Professor, Depratement of Medicinal and Applied Chemistry, Kaohsiung Medical University

The Highest Education Degree

  • Ph. D., Chemistry, June 1998, National Sun Yat-Sen University
  • M. S., Chemistry, July 1994, National Sun Yat-Sen University
  • B. S. Chemistry, June 1992, Tamkang University

Personal Experiences

  • 10/2020-present     Vice President for General Affairs
  • 8/2013 – present    Kaohsiung Medical University, Professor
  • 8/2009 – 7/2013     Kaohsiung Medical University, Associate Professor
  • 8/2002 – 7/2009     Kaohsiung Medical University, Assistant Professor
  • 8/2000 – 7/2002     University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 4/2000 – 7/2000     Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Postdoctoral Fellow

Academic expertise

Sodio Lab offers several international Master or PhD student positions dedicated to the study of bio-inspired and metallo-supramolecular chemistry.

  1. Bio-mimicing and structural study of bio-inspired coordination complexes.
  2. Metallo-supramolecular chemistry and their molecular recognition in nano-scale.
  3. Catalytic behavior and structural study of organometallics complexes.

Recent Publications (2012-2015)

  1.  Huang, Y.-T.; Lan, W.-Y.; Ching, W.-M.; Tsai, M.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Formation of Iron(III)-Thiolate Metallocyclophane Using a Ferrocene-Based Bis-Isocyanide” New J. Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript
  2. Narwane, M.; Chang, Y.-L.; Ching, W.-M.; Tsai, M.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Investigation on the Coordination Behaviors of Tris(2-pyridyl)pyrazolyl Borates Iron(II) Complexes” Inorganica Chim. Acta 2019, 495, 118966.
  3. Huang, Y.-T.; Haribabu, J; Chien, C.-M.; Sabapathi, G; Chou, C.-K.; Karvembu, R.; Venuvanalingam, P.; Ching, W.-M.; Tsai, M.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Half-sandwich Ru(η6-p-cymene) complexes featuring pyrazole appended ligands: Synthesis, DNA binding and in vitro cytotoxicity” J. Inorg. Biochem. 2019, 194, 74-84.    
  4. Chuang, W.-J.; Narwane, M.; Chen, H.-Y.; Kao, C.-L.; Huang, B.; Hsu, K.-M.; Wang, Y.-M.*; Hsu, S. C. N.*“Nitric Oxide Release Study of a Bio-inspired Copper(I)-nitrito Complex on Chemical and Biological Conditions” Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 13151-13157.
  5. Chang, Y.-L.; Lin, Y.-F.; Chuang, W.-J. Kao, C.-L.; Narwane, M.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chiang, M. Y.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Structure and Nitrite Reduction Reactivity Study of Bio-inspired Copper(I)-nitro Complexes in Steric and Electronic Considerations of Tridentate Nitrogen Ligand” Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 5335-5341.  
  6. Chand, K.; Tsai, C.-L.; Chen, H.-Y.; Ching, W.-M.; Hsu, S.-P.*; Carey, J. R.*; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Improved Synthesis of Unsymmetrical N-aryl-N'-alkylpyridyl ß-Diketimines using Molecular Sieves and their Lithium Complexes” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 1093-1098. This article was selected as a very important paper (VIP).
  7. Kosuru, S. R.; Sun, T.-H.; Wang, L.-F.; Vandavasi, J. K.; Lu, W.-Y.; Lai, Y.-C.; Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chiang, M. Y.*; Chen, H.-Y.* “Enhanced Catalytic Activity of Aluminum Complexes for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of ε-Caprolactone” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 7998-8006
  8. Chuang, W.-J.; Hsu, S.-P.; Chand, K.; Yu, F.-L.; Tsai, C.-L.; Tseng, Y.-H; Lu, Y.-H.; Kuo, J.-Y.; Carey, J. R. Chen, H.-Y.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chiang, M. Y.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Reactivity study of unsymmetrical β‑diketiminato copper(I) complexes: effect of the chelating ring” Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 2722-2735
  9. Chuang, W.-J.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chen, W. T.; Chang, H.-Y.; Chiang, M. Y.; Chen, H.-Y.*; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Steric and chelating ring concerns on the L-lactide polymerization by asymmetric b-diketiminato zinc complexes” RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 36705-36714.
  10. Chuang, W.-J.; Huang, Y.-T.; Chen, Y.-H.; Lin, Y.-S.; Lu, W.-Y.; Lai, Y.-C.; Chiang, M. Y.*; Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chen, H.-Y.* “Synthesis, characterization, and catalytic activity of sodium ketminiate complexes toward the ring opening polymerization of L-lactide” RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 33014-33021.
  11. Chen, Y.-H.; Chen, Y.-J.; Tseng, H.-C.; Lian, C.-J.; Tsai. H.-Y.; Lai, Y.-C. Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chiang, M. Y.*; Chen, H.-Y.* “Comparing L-lactide and 3-caprolactone polymerization by using aluminum complexes bearing ketiminate ligands: steric, electronic, and chelating effects” RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 100272-100280
  12. Chen, Y.-H.; Lin, T. T. Y.; Chen, H.-Y.; Kao, C.-L.; Chen, H.-Y.; Hsu, S. C. N.*; Carey, J. R.; Chiang, M. Y. “A simple competition assay to probe pentacopper(I)-thiolato cluster ligand exchange” J. Inorg. Biochem. 2013, 120, 24-31.
  13. Hsu, S. C. N.*; Chang, Y.-L.; Chuang, W.-J.; Chen, H.-Y.; Lin, I. J.; Chiang, M. Y.; Kao, C.-L.; Chen, H.-Y. “Copper(I) Nitro Complex with an Anionic [HB(3,5-Me2Pz)3]− Ligand: A Synthetic Model for the Copper Nitrite Reductase Active Site” Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 9297-9308.
  14. Su, C.-J.; Tang, Y.-H.; Yu, F.-L.; Wu, R.-R.; Hsu, S. C. N.*; Kao, C.-L.*; Huang, H.-Y.; Chen, P.-Y.* “Extraction of Cupric Ions with Ionic Liquids Containing Polypyridine-type Small Molecules or Peripherally Pyridine-modified Dendrimers” Chemistry – An Asian Journal 2012, 7, 2438-2445.
  15. Lin, P.-C.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chen, P.-Y.; Chiang, M.-H.; Chiang, M. Y.; Kuo, T.-S.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Self-Assembly and Redox Modulation of the Cavity Size of an Unusual Rectangular Iron Thiolate Aryldiisocyanide Metallocyclophane”Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 10825-10834.
    “This work provides a nice illustration of how the size of a self-assembled redox-active system can be controlled thanks to a redox stimulus, opening therefore interesting perspectives in terms of electrochemical-triggering of guest binding.” Comment by a feature article at Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 7275-7289.
  16. Chuang, W.-J.; Lin, I-J.; Chen, H. Y.; Chang, Y.-L.; Hsu, S. C. N.* “Characterization of A New Copper(I)-ntirito Complex That Evolves Nitric Oxide” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 5377-5384.