Dr. Cesar Morales Verdejo

Dr. Cesar Morales Verdejo
Investigador Asociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, B.A., 2006.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, Ph.D., 2010.

Argonne National Laboratory, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2011.

Universidad de Valparaíso, Professor, 2012-2013.

Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins, Professor, 2013-.


Email Contacto: cesar.morales@ubo.cl


  • Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Ximena Zarate, Eduardo Schott, Sebastián Correa and Iván Martinez-Díaz. Photophysics of tungsten-benzylidyne complexes derived from s-indacene: synthesis, characterization and  DFT studies. RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 25594-25602.
  • Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Eduardo Schott, Ximena Zarate and Juan Manuel Manriquez. Novel mono- and heterobimetallic chromium-nickel s-indacene complexes: synthesis, characterrization, and DFT studies. Can. J. Chem. 2014, 92, 677-683.
  • Jaime Mella-Raipán, Santiago Hernández-Pino, César Morales-Verdejo and David Pessoa-Mahana , 3D-QSAR/CoMFA-Based Structure-Affinity/Selectivity Relationships of Aminoalkylindoles in the Cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 Receptors , Molecules, 19, 2842, 2014.
  • César Morales-Verdejo, Iván Martínez-Díaz, Christopher Adams, Juan Felipe Araneda, Luciano Oehninger, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Ramiro Arratia-Pérez, Ivonne Chávez and Juan Manuel Manríquez. New mono and bimetallic iron complexes derived from partially methylated s-indacene: a precursor to access to large multimetallic compounds. Polyhedron 2014, 69, 15.

  • C. Adams, P. Riviere, M. Riviere-Baudet, C. Morales-Verdejo, M. Dahrouch, V. Morales, A . Castel, F. Delpech, J.M. Manríquez and I. Chávez. Catalytic study of heterobimetallic rhodium complexes derived from partially alkylated s-indacene in dehydrogenative silylation of olefins. Journal Organometallic Chemistry 2014, 749, 266.

  • Cesar A. Morales-Verdejo, Michael I. Newsom, Brian W. Cohen, Hunter B. Vibbert and Michael D. Hopkins. Dihydrogen activation by a tungsten–alkylidyne complex: toward photoredox chromophores that deliver renewable reducing equivalents Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 10566.

  • César Morales-Verdejo, Ivan Martinez, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Ivonne Chavez,Juan Manuel Manríquez, Dimitri Matioszek, Nathalie Saffon, Annie Castel, Pierre Rivière, Elies Molins, Synthesis and Structure of Some Heterobimetallic Complexes having a Polyalkyl-s-indacenyl Spacer. Inorganica Chimica Acta 2013, 394, 752.

  • César Morales-Verdejo, Luciano Oehninger, Iván Martínez-Díaz, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Ramiro Arratia-Pérez, Ivonne Chávez, Juan Manuel Manríquez. A new Heterobimetallic Manganese-Rhodium Carbonyl Complex derived from Partially Alkylated s-Indacene. Inorganica Chimica Acta 2013, 394, 132.

  • Luciano Oehninger, Juan Felipe Araneda, César Morales-Verdejo, Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Christopher Adams, Ramiro Arratia-Pérez, Rene Rojas, Juan Manuel Manríquez, Ivonne Chávez. Novel Titanocene derived from partially alkylated s-indacene: Synthesis, characterization and comparative study with its zirconium analog. Accepted in Inorganica. Chimica Acta. 2013, 396, 35.

  • Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Christopher Adams, Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, César Morales-Verdejo, Juan Felipe Araneda, Ivonne Chavez, Juan Manuel Manríquez, Annie Castel, Pierre Rivière, Monique Rivière-Baudet, Dimitri Matioszek, Nathalie Saffon, Raluca Septelean and Ramiro Arratia-Pérez. A new method to radical anions derived from s-Indacene organobimetallic complexes, their ESR characterization. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2012, 392, 154.

  • C. Adams, J. Araneda, C. Morales, I. Chavez, J.M. Manriquez, D. Mac-Leod Carey, N. Katir, A. Castel, P. Rivière, M. Rivière-Baudet, M. Dahrouch, N.Gatica. Preparation and ESR Characterizationof Polyalkyl-s-Indacenyl Anion-radicals from Polyalkyl -1,5- Dilithio -s-Indacenes. Inorganica Chimica Acta 2011, 366, 44.

  • Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Ivonne Chávez, Juan Manuel Manríquez and Ramiro Arratia-Pérez. Toward the Synthetic Control of the HOMO−LUMO Gap in Binuclear Systems: Insights from Density Functional Calculations. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 4175.

  • D. Mac-Leod Carey, C. Morales-Verdejo, A. Muñoz-Castro, F. Burgos, D. Abril, C. Adams, E. Molins, O. Cador, I. Chávez, J.M. Manríquez, R. Arratia-Pérez, J.Y. Saillard. [Cp*Ru(s-indacene)RuCp*] and [Cp*Ru(s-indacene)RuCp*]+: Experimental and theoretical findings concerning the electronic structure of neutral and mixed valence organometallic systems. Polyhedron 2010, 29, 1137.

  • Christopher Adams, César Morales-Verdejo, Verónica Morales, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Juan Manuel Manríquez, Ivonne Chávez, Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Fabien Delpech, Annie Castel, Heinz Gornitzka, Monique Rivière-Baudet, Pierre Rivière, Elies Molins. Heterobinuclear s-Indacene Rhodium Complexes, Synthesis and Characterization. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 784.