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Ei-ichi Negishi

Ei-ichi Negishi, chemistry professor. Achievements include research for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis; patents in field. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society Chemistry (Sir E. Frankland Prize lectureship 2000), Japan Chemical Society (award 1997), American Chemical Society (Organometallic Chemistry award 1998), Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon.

Background

  • Negishi, Ei-ichi was born on July 14, 1935. Arrived in the United States, 1960.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Tokyo, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, University Pennsylvania, 1963.

    Career

    • Research chemist Teijin Ltd., 1958—1960, 1963—1966. Postdoctoral associate Purdue University, 1966-1968, assistant to hockey club Brown, 1968-1972, professor West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1999, Herbert C. Brown distinguished Professor Chemistry, since 1999. Assistant professor Syracuse University, New York, 1972-1976, associate professor, 1976-1979.

      Visiting professor University California, Santa Cruz, 1980, National University Singapore, 2000. Lecturer in field; consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis. Patents in field.

    Works

    • Contributor of several articles to publications. Author: Handbook of Organopalladium Chemistry for Organic Synthesis.

    Membership

    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society Chemistry (Sir E. Frankland Prize lectureship 2000), Japan Chemical Society (award 1997), American Chemical Society (Organometallic Chemistry award 1998), Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon.
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    Born July 14, 1935